Jeep Driving Modes: What They Do and How to Use Them

June 26th, 2018 by

2018 Jeep Wrangler Offroad

Jeep models like the Grand Cherokee and Wrangler all come with Selec-Terrain® Traction Management Systems, and feature five available driving modes—Auto, Sport, Snow, Sand/Mud, and Rock—to help you tackle the terrain ahead. Learn what these driving modes are, and when best to utilize them with this helpful guide before going on your own adventure around Hoffman Estates.

Auto Mode

The Auto Mode is perfect for your commute or day-to-day driving. This mode allows the Jeep to set the suspension on certain models, and decide how torque should be distributed between the wheels.

Sport Mode

Kick the performance up a notch by switching to Sport Mode to achieve smooth performance with athletic handling.

Sand/Mud Mode

Maximize traction so you don’t get stuck in the mud–literally. This combined with 4×4 low will keep you moving forward even in the stickiest terrain.

2018 Jeep Wrangler Cliffside
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Offroad

Snow Mode

Power through the slickest Barrington conditions in Snow Mode. Torque will be evenly distributed to all four wheels, and the suspension will be set when possible to get you through sleet, slush, or snow.

Rock Mode

Crawl over the biggest boulders with Rock Mode, available on the burliest models like the Trailhawk. Using low speeds, evenly distributed torque, locking axles, and Hill Descent Control, this setting will take you over anything in your path.

See How the Jeep Handles in Schaumburg

Test out your favorite Jeep model today at Zeigler Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Schaumburg near Hoffman Estates, and see just how well the models handle over any terrain. We offer Jeep lease deals and home delivery!

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Climbing
2018 Jeep Wrangler In Snow

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