2021 Jeep Cherokee Technology and Safety Highlights

April 14th, 2021 by

The 2021 Jeep Cherokee is the robust go-anywhere and do-anything small SUV you’ve been looking for. With eight impressive models to choose from, including the highly capable and Trail Rated® Trailhawk, you won’t have any trouble finding the right Cherokee that fits your lifestyle in and around the St. Louis area. As you’d expect, the 2021 Cherokee comes equipped with a smorgasbord of tech features to enhance your convenience, comfort, and off-road encounters.


Off-Road Tech Highlights


It wouldn’t be a Jeep if you couldn’t take it off-road. Fortunately, the 2021 Cherokee boasts the latest in trail-blazing technology, ensuring

you’ll have fun on and off the pavement. Depending on your chosen trim level, you have your pick between three time-tested 4×4 systems,

each with its own unique advantages:

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  • Jeep Active Drive 4×4 system automatically gives you the traction you need on a variety of challenging services while
    actively monitoring for wheel slippage, making it ideal for just about any road or weather-related encounter.
  • Jeep Active Drive II 4×4 system adds 4-Low mode to the mix for superior off-road traction you can rely on, plus you can lock the front and rear driveshafts whenever you need the extra power or want to take advantage of the 2021 Cherokee’s 4,500-pound maximum towing capacity.
  • Available exclusively on the Trailhawk trim, Jeep Active Drive Lock 4×4 system gives you a rear locker and low range for the ultimate in low-speed grip, plus a special Rock Mode you can toggle on the Selec-Terrain® Traction Management System for rocky terrain and a neutral setting for flat towing behind RVs.


When the going gets rough, the Off-Road Pages lets you keep tabs on your 2021 Jeep Cherokee. Available when you choose the Uconnect® 4C NAV with its 8.4-inch touch screen display, Off-Road Pages displays key off-roading stats, from wheel articulation and suspension height to transmission temperatures, vehicle GPS coordinates, and much more.

Infotainment Highlights

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Stay connected and in command with the available Uconnect® 4C NAV, complete with a large and easy-to-use 8.4-inch color touch screen display. With Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support, you’ll have all of your favorite smartphone features and apps right at your fingertips. Uconnect® also brings the power of Amazon Alexa to the Jeep Cherokee, giving you control over your vehicle’s important features, including remote start, via the power of your own voice. And thanks to the 2021 Cherokee’s available 4G LTE Wi-Fi Hotspot, your passengers will have plenty to occupy themselves on those long road trips.


Additional Tech Features

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The 2021 Jeep Cherokee also delights with its long list of comfort and convenience-oriented tech features. Available heated front seats and

heated steering wheel bring warmth to any chilly morning while the available Dual-Zone Automatic Temperature Control puts you and your front passenger in control of cabin comfort.

Whether you want to let some fresh air and sunshine in or just gaze at the stars, the available CommandView® Dual-Pane Panoramic Sunroof lets you do just that with a simple push of a button. And who can resist the heart-pumping sound of the available 12-channel 506-watt Alpine® Premium Audio System and its nine speakers, including a powerful 8-inch subwoofer?


Safety and Driver-Assistance Features2021 cherokee exterior

Safety always comes first, so it’s no surprise that the 2021 Jeep Cherokee comes packed with a long list of advanced safety and driver assistance technologies to complement its high-strength steel frame and robust array of driver and passenger airbags. Electronic Stability Control comes standard, giving you greater peace of mind over your Cherokee’s handling under adverse road and weather conditions. Other standard safety features include the LaneSense Lane Departure Warning System and Full-Speed Forward Collision Warning with Active Braking, which uses its radar sensors to help warn you of potential front-end collisions and even automatically brakes to a complete stop if needed.

The 2021 Jeep Cherokee also goes the extra mile with its optional driver assistance features, including rain-sensing wipers that adapt from light sprinkles to torrential downpours, headlights that activate automatically depending on lighting conditions, and available Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop and Go, which lets you maintain preset following distances and brings your Cherokee to a stop to avoid collisions.

When it comes time to find a parking spot, the ParkView® Rear Back-Up Camera lends a hand with its dynamic gridlines so you can reverse into your spot without worry. You’ll also have available ParkSense® Rear Park Assist with Stop and available Parallel and Perpendicular Park Assist with Full Stop to lean on, as both features use advanced rear sensors to detect obstacles and even apply the brakes when needed.

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