Jeep 4×4 Systems | Barre, VT

Jeep is synonymous with off-road capability. Every Jeep SUV is equipped with one of their beloved 4×4 systems. To help you learn more about these off-road systems, the Jeep specialists at Midstate Jeep in Barre, VT have put together this detailed review of the Jeep 4×4 systems available with each model.

Explore the entire off-road-ready Jeep lineup in our model research hub. If you have any questions, get in touch with the Midstate Jeep team through our contact form or by calling (802) 505-6331.


Jeep Cherokee 4×4 Systems

With the Jeep Cherokee, you’ll find three brilliant 4×4 systems to choose from to help you tackle the toughest terrains and weather conditions. To see our available Jeep Cherokee models, browse our new Cherokee inventory.

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  • Disconnecting power take off unit helps maximize fuel economy
  • Fully automatic and seamless operation in and out of 4×4
  • Balanced torque distribution with brake lock differential
  • Includes Selec-Terrain® Traction Management System with four customized modes: Auto, Snow, Sport, and Sand/Mud
Jeep® Active Drive II 4×4 System
  • 56:1 crawl ratio for controlled off-road driving (2.4L engine only)
  • Disconnecting two-speed power take off unit helps maximize fuel economy
  • 4-Low mode locks front and rear driveshafts for low-speed power, rock crawling, and towing
  • Includes Selec-Terrain® Traction Management System with four customized modes: Auto, Snow, Sand, and Mud
  • Neutral mode capability for available flat towing behind a recreational vehicle
Jeep® Active Drive Lock 4×4 System
  • Rear locker for additional traction when off-roading
  • Selec-Speed® Control with Hill Ascent and Hill Descent Control
  • 56:1 crawl ratio for controlled off-road driving (2.4L engine only)
  • Disconnecting two-speed power take off unit helps maximize fuel efficiency
  • 4-Low mode locks front and rear driveshafts for low-speed power, rock crawling, and towing
  • Includes Selec-Terrain® Traction Management System with five customized settings: Auto, Snow, Sport, Rock, and Sand & Mud
  • Neutral mode capability for available flat towing behind a recreational vehicle

Jeep Grand Cherokee 4×4 Systems

From highway cruising to trail trekking, the Jeep Grand Cherokee offers four amazing 4×4 systems to ensure your weekend adventures go off without a hitch. To see our available Grand Cherokee models, browse our new Grand Cherokee inventory.

Quadra-Drive® II 4×4 System with Rear Electronic Limited- Slip Differential
  • Full-time 4×4 system
  • Fully automatic high range for year-round driving in all conditions
  • Active electronic transfer case
  • Rear electronic limited-slip differential
  • When traction is lost, torque can be sent to the wheel with the most traction—up to 100%
  • Torque can be sent front to back or side to side
  • 4-Low mode locks front and rear driveshafts for low-speed power, rock crawling, and towing
  • Available Selec-Terrain® Traction Management System includes five modes: Auto, Sport, Now, Sand & Mud, and Rock
  • Neutral mode capability for available flat towing behind a recreational vehicle
Quadra-Trac I® 4×4 System
  • Single-speed transfer case
  • Full automatic and seamless operation
  • Balanced torque distribution with brake lock differential
Quadra-Trac II® 4×4 System
  • Two-speed transfer case with torque management and 2.72:1 low range
  • 4-Low mode locks front and rear driveshafts for low-speed power, rock crawling and towing
  • Available Selec-Terrain® Traction Management System include four modes: Auto, Sport, Snow, and Sand & Mud
  • 44.1:1 crawl ratio for slow, controlled crawling over rocks and off-road obstacles
  • Neutral mode capability for available flat towing behind a recreational vehicle
Quadra-Trac® SRT® 4×4 System
  • Single-speed transfer case
  • Full automatic and seamless operation
  • Balanced torque distribution with brake lock differential
  • Includes Selec-Track® System (includes six modes: Auto, Track, Sport, Snow, Tow, and Custom)


Jeep Compass 4×4 Systems

While the new Jeep Compass may be small in stature, it still delivers a performance capable of taking on weather conditions of every kind thanks to two available 4×4 systems. Browse our available Jeep Compass models by visiting our new Compass inventory.

Jeep® Active Drive 4×4 System
  • Disconnecting power take off unit helps maximize fuel economy
  • FFully automatic and seamless operation in and out of 4×4
  • Balanced torque distribution with brake lock differential
  • Includes Selec-Terrain® Traction Management System with Hill Descent Control and four customized modes: Auto, Snow, Sand, and Mud
eep® Active Drive Low 4×4 System
  • 20:1 Crawl Ratio for controlled off-road driving (2.4L engine only)
  • Disconnecting power take off unit helps maximize efficiency
  • 4-Low modes locks front and rear driveshafts for low-speed power, rock crawling, and towing
  • Includes Selec-Terrain® Traction Management System with Hill Descent Control and five customized modes: Auto, Snow, Sand, Mud, and Rock
  • Neutral mode capability for available flat towing behind a recreational vehicle

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Jeep Wrangler and Wrangler Unlimited 4×4 Systems

When you think of off-road capability, only one model comes to mind: the Jeep Wrangler. This adventure icon offers two highly capable 4×4 systems to choose from. Check out our available Jeep Wrangler and Wrangler Unlimited models by exploring our Wrangler inventory.

Command-Trac® 4×4 System
  • Part-time system for all-weather and off-road capability
  • 2.72:1 ratio in low-range mode
  • Brake lock differential
  • Robust NV241 GII transfer case
  • Solid front and rear axles
  • Neutral mode capability for available flat towing behind a recreational vehicle
Rock-Trac® 4×4 System
  • Part-time system for all-weather and off-road capability
  • 4.0:1 ratio in low-range mode
  • 73.1:1 crawl ratio
  • Tru-Lok® locking front and rear differentials (low-range only)
  • Electronic Sway Bar Disconnect System
  • NV241 OR heavy-duty transfer case
  • Solid front and rear Dana® 44 axles
  • Neutral mode capability for available flat towing behind a recreational vehicle


Jeep Renegade 4×4 Systems

When you choose the new Jeep Renegade, you’ll have two incredible 4×4 systems to choose from that can seamlessly transition in and out of 4×4, making it easy to go from the daily grind to weekend adventure. To view our available Jeep Renegade models, check out our new Renegade inventory.

Jeep® Active Drive 4×4 System
  • Disconnecting power take off unit helps maximize fuel economy
  • Fully automatic and seamless operation in and out of 4×4
  • Balanced torque distribution with brake lock differential
  • Includes Selec-Terrain® Traction Management System with Hill Descent Control and four customized modes: Auto, Snow, Sand, and Mud
Jeep® Active Drive Low 4×4 System
  • 20:1 Crawl Ratio for controlled off-road driving (2.4L engine only)
  • Disconnecting power take off unit helps maximize efficiency
  • 4-Low modes locks front and rear driveshafts for low-speed power, rock crawling, and towing
  • Includes Selec-Terrain® Traction Management System with Hill Descent Control and five customized modes: Auto, Snow, Sand, Mud, and Rock
  • Neutral mode capability for available flat towing behind a recreational vehicle

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If you have any questions, reach out to the Midstate Jeep team in Barre, VT using our contact form, or give us a call at (802) 505-6331 to speak with a team member directly.