HOW JEEP® 4X4 SYSTEMS WORK
Beholding the power of a Jeep® 4x4 system is, well, something you have to experience as a driver. But, for now, reading will have to suffice (bummer, eh?). There are nine systems in all—each precious in their own way.
Command-Trac II® supports the MP 1522 two-speed, part-time four-wheel drive transfer case. 2WD High is the usual driving mode, with the front driveline disengaged from the transfer case and power directed to the rear wheels. Selecting 4WD Lock via the electronic, console-mounted switch locks the front and rear driveshafts together; the two then rotate at the same speed and provide a 50 front/50 rear torque split, providing better traction on slippery surfaces. This transfer case allows for 2WD, 4WD high-range and low-range as well as neutral.