4WD Systems

The Jeep® brand has always been about choosing your own path. Our incomparable range of sophisticated 4WD systems let you find your own way up, down, through or around almost anything. Jeep 4x4s are champions in all-weather capability so you'll be ready for anything Mother Nature throws your way.

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Comparison of all transfer cases 4WD System Availability

ROCK-TRAC® 4WD

The Rock-Trac® 4WD system has attained legendary status in off-road circles. And for good reason: Rubicon's tough-as-nails NV241 OR transfer case with 4:1 low gear ratio, Brake Lock Differential, Tru-Lok® electronically locking differentials, and electronic front sway bar disconnect allow for jaw-dropping off-road capability. With these hard-core guts, you have a turnkey Trail Rated® rock warrior that can take you to heights others only dream of.

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Wrangler

  • Rubicon – Standard
Wrangler

Wrangler Unlimited

  • Rubicon – Standard
Wrangler Unlimited

COMMAND-TRAC® 4WD

Made to conquer. When four-wheel power is required, like off-roading or slick conditions where more traction is required, the Command-Trac® 4WD system with NV241 GII transfer case kicks into action to help you get through with ease. Command-Trac is a proven shift-on-the-fly system with a 2.72:1 low range for rock crawling and neutral for flat towing. A Wrangler with a Command-Trac 4WD system is purpose-built for fun and the freedom to go wherever adventure leads.

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Wrangler

  • Sport - Standard
  • Sport S - Standard
  • Sahara - Standard
Wrangler

Wrangler Unlimited

  • Sport - Standard
  • Sport S - Standard
  • Sahara - Standard
Wrangler Unlimited

COMMAND-TRAC® II 4WD

Backed by over 70 years of off-road adventure, the part-time Command-Trac® II 4WD transfer case can confidently take you to your next freedom adventure. High range 4WD is great for churning through mud on a backwoods trail with your buddies. Low range 4WD is trail-tested and proven capable to Go Anywhere, Do Anything®. The neutral mode is great for flat towing behind a motorhome to your next Jeep® Jamboree USA event.

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Liberty

  • Sport - Standard
  • Latitude – Standard
  • Limited Jet Edition – Standard
Liberty

SELEC-TRAC® II 4WD

It's good to have a Jeep® 4x4 system - just in case. Life's unpredictable, so when you come upon unexpected obstacles, the full-time Selec-Trac® II 4WD system will see you through. Whether raging rain, slippery mud, heavy snow or squirrelly gravel roads, this sophisticated system actively monitors wheel slip and automatically applies torque when needed. Simple, smart and supremely effective.

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Liberty

  • Sport - Optional
  • Latitude – Optional
  • Limited Jet Edition – Optional
Liberty

QUADRA-DRIVE® II 4WD WITH REAR ELSD

The definitive capability statement — Quadra-Drive® II 4WD system with rear Electronic Limited Slip Differential delivers superior all-weather traction and legendary Jeep® off-road capability. Choose the Auto mode in the standard Selec-Terrain® traction control system for everyday driving or quickly dial-in Sport, Snow, Sand/Mud or Rock for specific driving conditions. Adding another dimension is the Quadra-Lift® air suspension system — it can raise the vehicle for better off-road capability and lower it on-road for better handling and fuel efficiency+.

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Grand Cherokee

  • Limited – Optional
  • Overland – Optional
  • Overland Summit – Optional
Grand Cherokee

QUADRA-TRAC I® 4WD

No buttons to push, or levers to pull. The Quadra-Trac I® 4WD system is always engaged for all-weather capability and peace-of-mind. Combined with Brake Lock Differential, the Quadra-Trac I 4WD system provides a "command of the road" confidence that only comes in a Jeep® vehicle.

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Grand Cherokee

  • Laredo – Standard
  • Laredo X – Standard
Grand Cherokee

QUADRA-TRAC SRT 4WD

The Grand Cherokee SRT8® uses an all-new full-time SRT8 4WD system for superior driving performance in any condition. The strongest t-case ever designed by the Jeep® brand handles massive amounts of horsepower and torque produced by the mighty 6.4L V8 engine. The 4WD system features a massive mechanical "wet" clutch and Electronic Limited Slip Differential in the rear which allows 100% of the drive torque to be sent to one rear wheel. Managing of torque split and suspension damping is accomplished with a dial on the five-mode Selec-Track system.

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Grand Cherokee

  • SRT8® – Standard
Grand Cherokee

QUADRA-TRAC II® 4WD

Capability breeds confidence. The Quadra-Trac II® 4WD system features a two-speed transfer case that uses input from a variety of sensors in order to determine tire slip at the earliest possible moment and take corrective action. When tire slippage is detected, as much as 100% of available torque is instantly routed to the axle with the most traction. Choose the Auto mode in the standard Selec-Terrain® traction control system for everyday driving or quickly dial-in Sport, Snow, Sand/Mud or Rock for specific driving conditions. Go boldly.

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Grand Cherokee

  • Laredo - Optional
  • Laredo X - Optional
  • Limited – Standard
  • Overland – Standard
  • Overland Summit – Standard
Grand Cherokee

FREEDOM DRIVE I4WD

Hydroplaning can be a terrifying experience, this is when the vehicle's tires are "skimming" across the road like a skier on water. Thankfully, having a Jeep® 4WD system like Freedom Drive I helps in situations like this — and can tackle snow, ice and mud like a champ. This state-of-the-art electronic system anticipates the need for added traction and responds to wheel-slippage by transferring power to the rear wheels when slippage occurs. Ready, willing, and all-weather capable.

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Compass

  • Sport – Standard
  • Latitude – Standard
  • Limited – Standard
Compass

Patriot

  • Sport – Standard
  • Latitude – Standard
  • Limited – Standard
Patriot

FREEDOM DRIVE II® 4WD

Tame the terrain. The Trail Rated® Freedom Drive II® Off-Road Group helps you maintain traction and control on the toughest terrain. You'll keep moving on steep grades and get through all-weather conditions like deeper snow, mud and sand. The Off-Road Group features a CVT2L transmission with Off-Road mode and a 19:1 crawl ratio provides the torque multiplication needed for water fording, steep grades and crawling slowly in off-road events.

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Compass

  • Sport – Optional
  • Latitude – Optional
  • Limited – Optional
Compass

Patriot

  • Sport – Optional
  • Latitude – Optional
  • Limited – Optional
Patriot
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