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Jeep’s 4X4 System – Part 1

Are you an adventurous person who has to reach the high rocky mountains with your favorite Jeep, below you can find info which makes you learn even more on 4X4 system which helps you to reach the peak.


From paved roads to the ones less traveled, these 4×4 systems arm you with advanced traction and handling no matter where adventure takes you. Here you’ll learn what it means to have legendary Jeep capability.

The information on this blog is not a model or year specific. Please refer to your owner’s manual for information pertaining to your specific Jeep vehicle.

There are several types of Trac’s we will discussing some of them below. Let’s Gooo!.

Rock-Track 4X4

The Rock-Trac heavy-duty part-time 4×4 system features Brake Lock Differential for superior capability in a wide range of conditions and obstacles like steep hills and large rocks. For more extreme situations, the Tru-Lok electronically locking differential answers the call.

The 4:1 low-gear ratio gives you the torque to crawl over the toughest obstacles with a consistent 0.8 km/h speed for greater control. It also features an electronic front sway bar disconnect for legendary Jeep® capability that dominates the rough terrain in Canada.

Standard on Wrangler Rubicon and Unlimited Rubicon


During High Range that is all road surfaces, including wet or snow-covered pavement, sand or gravel

In Low range like conditions requiring added low-speed power, technical driving, and situations when added torque is helpful (e.g., pulling a boat trailer out of water).

Command-Trac 4X4

Thanks to a proven shift-on-the-fly system, rock climbing 2.72:1 low range and NV241 GII transfer case, the Command-Trac 4×4 system provides serious confidence whether off-roading or in slippery conditions.

Torque is split up to 50/50 front and rear and neutral is provided for flat towing. For added convenience and adaptability, the system can be shifted from 2WD to 4WD HI at speeds of up to 88 km/h (57 mph).

Standard on Wrangler Sport, Sport S, Willys Wheeler, Unlimited Willys Wheeler, Sahara, Unlimited Sport S and Unlimited Sahara.


During high range that is on all road surfaces, including wet or snow-covered pavement, sand or gravel

For Low ranges having conditions requiring added low-speed power, technical driving, and situations when added torque is helpful (e.g., pulling a boat trailer out of water).

Quadra-Trac I 4X4

For those looking for full-time, all-weather capability that adjusts itself automatically to the conditions, the Quadra-Trac I 4×4 system is for you. It senses a change in driving conditions and adapts with no driver input needed.

Power can be split up to 48% front and 52% rear to maximize traction. It also combines with the standard Brake Lock Differential and 4-Wheel-Brake Traction Control System for confidence to tackle a wide range of surfaces and weather conditions.

Standard on Grand Cherokee Laredo.


During High range that is on all road surfaces, including wet or snow-covered pavement, sand or gravel

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Every All-New Jeep Compass Trail-hawk proudly wears the Trail Rated badge—signifying its ability to perform well under various off-road conditions. It carries on the Jeep Brand tradition of having legendary traction, ground clearance, maneuverability, articulation and water fording abilities.

Jeep Compass is the Most Capable Compact SUV Ever. Get behind the wheel and head north, south, east or west–it’s ready to explore in whatever direction you choose. The Select-Terrain Traction Management System, combined with the Jeep Active Drive Low 4×4 System, delivers outstanding on-road traction and Best-in-Class off-road performance.

As we have already discussed on features and safety. Let’s go explore the technical features of Compass.


Bold red tow hooks on the All-New Jeep Compass Trail-hawk provide superb functionality as well as adding a striking appearance feature that makes the vehicle instantly identifiable.


The All-New Jeep Compass Trail-hawk has increased ground clearance, underbody skid plates and an aggressive front and rear fascia for Best-in-Class approach and departure angles


Efficiency meets responsive power under the hood of the All-New Jeep Compass. A dynamic 2.4L Tigershark MultiAir 2 engine provides drivers with unsurpassed highway fuel economy and Best-In-Class 4×4 fuel economy. Choose from a six-speed manual and a six- or nine-speed automatic transmission for enhanced performance and smooth shifting. Fuel-saving Stop/Start technology is standard with the automatic transmission. Stop/Start technology shuts the engine off when the vehicle stops and then starts the engine again when the brakes are released.

Performance and efficiency are amplified with the help of the exclusive MultiAir 2 valvetrain system on the 2.4L Tigershark engine. MultiAir 2 technology maximizes intake manifold pressure and manages combustion quality to help the engine run more efficiently and effectively. The available class-exclusive nine-speed automatic transmission further optimizes engine output and enables aggressive launches and smooth power delivery.


  • Windshield Wiper De-Icer – The available windshield wiper de-icer melts snow and ice from the wiper for increased visibility.
  • Rain-Sensing Wipers – Available rain-sensing wipers automatically active when precipitation is detected.
  • Heated Mirrors – The available heated exterior mirrors prevent ice and fog build up to help keep your rear view clear.


From rural roads to the most modern highways, the All-New Jeep Compass is designed to give you an impressive ride. A stiff body structure combined with a responsive steering system and a frequency-sensitive damping front and rear strut systems add up to excellent handling with maximum control.


When it’s time to haul, the All-New Jeep Compass steps up. The 2.4L Tigershark MultiAir 2 engine provides a maximum towing capacity of up to 2,000 pounds. This tow rating is useful for hauling everything from folding camp trailers to trailers for small boats, motorcycles, and snowmobiles.

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2017 Jeep Wrangler – Styled for Adventure!

The Jeep Wrangler remains popular because it’s so rugged and pure. The 2017 Wrangler may be the last of this generation. 


The 2017 Jeep Wrangler boasts a comfortable interior. The seats are upholstered in premium Sedoso cloth or available McKinley leather trim with embroidered stitching. Browse entertainment options without ever taking your hands off the wheel with standard integrated audio controls. Expand the entertainment and communications capabilities with the available available Uconnect systems.

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Every Wrangler comes standard with a durable and washable interior with drain plugs. Extend your off-roading fun into the off-season with the available Cold Weather Group, which bundles features designed to help keep you warm, safe and secure on cold days. 


Wrangler incorporates classic Jeep Brand vehicle design elements to bring you all-weather capability that testifies to its off-road prowess. It comes as a two-door or four-door, removable hard top or soft. Wrangler wheels were designed to elevate your off-roading experience with legendary capability and striking style.

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Available LED headlamps and fog lamps illuminate the road ahead with bright, white light. It is equipped with cold-weather features designed to help you go head-to-head with Mother Nature and keep on the unbeaten path.


Every Jeep Wrangler proudly wears the Trail Rated badge—signifying its ability to perform well under various off-road conditions. It effortlessly tackles difficult conditions and terrain as you embark on your next adventure. The 2017 Wrangler boasts a powerful and efficient 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine rated at 17 city/21 highway mpg. 

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Wrangler offers the ability to tow 10 up to 3,500 pounds. One can choose from the available 4×4 systems and impressive traction for handling in the Wrangler. 


Wrangler helps protect you and your loved ones with outstanding safety and security features including standard advanced multistage front airbags. A four-wheel disc Antilock Brake System helps decrease stopping distances on both dry and slippery surfaces. High-strength steel is integrated into the B-pillar to help improve side-impact performance and vehicle stiffness.

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Electronic Stability Control helps correct for over- or under-steer, while Electronic Roll Mitigation helps reduce the possibility of a rollover. 



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New Cherokee Night Eagle II Limited-Edition!!!!

Jeep Cherokee Night Eagle II Special Edition


Jeep Cherokee Night Eagle II is based on the finish Limited, adding an aesthetic treatment for specific premium on the color black, along with greater standard equipment.



The car’s bold new appearance accentuates its distinctive style, with satin-finished grey elements on the front grille-mounted Jeep badge, the fog light frames, black gloss roof bars and the dedicated Night Eagle name badge, combined with exclusive 18-inch black gloss alloy wheels and deep tint sunscreen glass.


The Night Eagle is based on the Longitude “Plus” mid-trim level, so the special edition adds quite a few options on the interior. Inside, a leather steering wheel, exclusive leather upholstery, heated front seats with electric lumbar adjustment on the driver’s seat, Uconnect with 8.4-inch screen and navigation system, Bluetooth and TFT instrument panel create a comfortable, high-tech setting for driver and passengers.


Other standard equipment on Cherokee Night Eagle includes a Nine-Speaker Sound System with subwoofer, cruise control, dual-zone climate control, electric tailgate, and rear parking sensors, automatic headlamps with washer, rain sensing wipers, and auto-dimming rear mirror.


This edition comes in four stylish colors: Brilliant Black, Bright White, Billet Silver and Granite Crystal.



This special edition Cherokee is powered by the new 2.2-liter MultiJet II turbo diesel engine with 200 hp, working together with the nine-speed automatic transmission and Active Drive | 4×4 system gives the car a top speed of 204 km/h and 0-100 km/h acceleration in 8.5 seconds.


Electronic stability the system also includes Power Steering System (BAS), the Traction Control System (TCS), the Electronic anti-tilt system (ERM) and the Brake Differential Lock (BLD).

The Selec-Terrain® Management System will allow you to drive in all weather conditions and on any surface, thanks to the five modes tailored driving: Auto, Snow, Sport and Sand / Mud.


The all-wheel drives Jeep ® Active Drive I is fully automatic, and ensures a smooth transition from all-wheel drive system to the two-wheel drive at any speed.



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The (Chrysler) Lancia Thema








  • In most European countries … Chrysler vehicles are sold under the Lancia brand
  • The  Chrysler brand is set to change, once more, in Europe
  • Chrysler shall be departing the UK (Although Jeep shall remain), whilst …
  • … Lancia will be leaving Austria … and …
  • … possibly the rest of Europe except for Italy
  • In keeping with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEOSergio Marchionne‘s promise, Lancia is slowly withdrawing to Italy



  • At one time, the Thema would have been described as a flagship
  • That was when the world still had two very different approaches to car design …
    • elegance in Europe … and …
    • substance in America
  • The Thema combines both these approaches to create true harmony between style and power design and character



  • The Lancia Thema brand is ostensibly famous outside of its native Italy for the 3.0-liter Ferrari V8 that the top end Thema borrowed from the Ferrari 308
  • Close watchers of the auto industry have been aware of the Chrysler 300-based, Lancia Thema for quite a while
  • Click here or on the Dilawri-TV to watch and learn more of this beauty … oh, it’s in Italian too BTW!


Style, Power, Design and Character
Style, Power, Design and Character




Ottawa's Chrysler Central
Ottawa’s Chrysler Central




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Is This The Concept For The New 2018 Jeep Wrangler?

  • More rumours abound concerning the next-generation Jeep Wrangler


The 2018 Jeep Wrangler Concept?
The 2018 Jeep Wrangler Concept?



  • 3.6 liter V6 powertrain
  • 285 of horsepower
  • 260 pound-feet of torque
  • a speed manual transmission
  • 21 mpg on highway
  • 17 mpg in the city … and … 18.2 mpg combined
  • a powerful 12 volt electric engine to supply enough power for all power-needing activities within the vehicle
  • increased headroom and legroom
  • redesigned rear and front seating
  • a high-mounted dash housing all controls and safety systems
  • a navigation system
  • an Alpine audio system
  • lift kits
  • blank canvas
  • modernized airbags
  • glove gear box
  • lockable centre console
  • extended hood architecture
  • aluminum doors, tailgate, fenders and hood
  • a new rear suspension geometry
  • a new chrome trim … and …
  • a new durable chrome grille


Ottawa's Jeep HQ
Ottawa’s Jeep HQ
This Is Sneaky ... Our Man On The Inside
This Is Sneaky … Our Man On The Inside


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Jeep Patriot & Compass To Be Replaced By New Jeep Model In 2016

  • Last year, Jeep announced that the Patriot and Compass models would be replaced by a single new compact crossover model in 2016
  • There have been many spy photographs circulating … all seem to point to a design inspired by Jeep’s larger Cherokee and Grand Cherokee SUVs
  • This new model will occupy a place between the Renegade and Cherokee models


The New Jeep 'Insert Name Here'
The New Jeep Insert Name Here


  • We understand that the new model will …
    • employ a stretched version of the Small Wide 4×4 platform from the Renegade and the related Fiat 500X
    • adopt a more refined appearance comparable to that of the Cherokee and Grand Cherokee as mentioned above
    • show off a classic slatted Jeep grille
    • implement small, traditional-looking headlights as per the Grand Cherokee
    • sport a slightly raked rear tailgate … and will …
    • be powered by a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder and 9-speed automatic transmission (as in the Renegade and Cherokee)
  • It is also rumoured that we can look forward to …
    • a new 2.0-liter turbo 4-cylinder option … and …
    • a Trailhawk version

* our thanks to for the snaps


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We Know Jeep

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