Intelligent Safety of a Jeep Cherokee

There are a number of cool and innovative safety features available on a 2018 Jeep Cherokee. These intelligent safety systems use new technology to grant you a safer driving experience when you get behind the wheel. Check out our breakdown of a few of these safety features below!

What is the LaneSense ® Feature?

A safety feature that is available on a 2018 Jeep Cherokee is LaneSense® Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist. This system monitors lane markings to get an idea of where the lane is. It then can alert you of when you are drifting over these lane markings, into another lane, without turning your turn signal on.

If you begin to sway into the other lane, the system will conduct an audible and visual warning and will apply force to your steering wheel to guide you back into your lane. You can override this system by continuing to turn into the other lane if it was an intended move. This system defaults to off if you would like the feature activated then push the Lane Sense button on your dashboard. The phrase, “Lane Sense On” will appear in the instrument cluster display.

What is Forward Collision Warning with Active Braking?

This is another system that is available with the 2018 Jeep Cherokee. It uses radar sensors to detect if you are approaching another vehicle at too great of a speed. If you are then it will warn you with a chime sound. The vehicle can even apply braking pressure it senses that you are not braking fast enough

Below we have listed three tips for using the Forward Collision Warning with Active Braking System. Let us know what you think of these tips!

Tips for using the Forward Collision Warning with Active Braking System

  1. Clear your sensors of any snow or ice because this can affect the effectiveness of the feature.
  2. Glare from the sunrise or sunset can affect the quality of this feature. Do not completely rely on this feature and always pay attention to the road!
  3. Check your owner’s manual for any questions related to your sensors or on how to use the system.

What is ParkSense ® Front and Rear Park Assist System?

This system is available on the 2018 Jeep Cherokee. It utilizes four sensors, located in the front and rear fascias of the vehicle. This system alerts you when your vehicle gets too close to an object that is in front or behind your vehicle. The system warns you through visual and audible warnings. The closer you get to the object, the more rapidly the noise will beep to warn you of your proximity.

You can enjoy these features and more when you purchase a 2018 Jeep Cherokee. Call or stop by your local dealership and ask about it!

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