Join Date: Nov 2013
I read this on fourwheeler.com:
"With three different 4x4 systems the engineers found a way. With the Active Drive 1 system you are upgraded out of the 2WD status, but no low range is available. It is best for cute-ute buyers and mall cruisers or the occasional dirt road or trip to the ski resort. Next comes the Active Drive 2, which incorporates a low range of 2.92:1, effectively giving the Cherokee a 56.1 crawl ratio with the four-cylinder engine, which is even better than the (non-Rubicon) JK Wrangler. Finally, the Active Drive Lock 4x4 system (standard on the Trailhawk model) incorporates a locking center differential, sort of, a mechanical coupling instead of a viscous or clutch plate unit. But the best news, and the vehicle’s saving grace, is that the Trailhawk model also has a true mechanical locking differential (made by AAM) in the rear."
I haven't heard this before.....True?
|Finally, the Active Drive Lock 4x4 system (standard on the Trailhawk model) incorporates a locking center differential, sort of, a mechanical coupling instead of a viscous or clutch plate unit.|
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|4x4 MPG||checkers||2014 Jeep Cherokee General Discussion||1||12-07-2013 04:56 AM|
|I'm a nerd :)||ib516||Engine and Technical Discussion||5||12-04-2013 09:50 PM|
|Differences between the 3 4X4 sytems||Hudsonhawk||Off-Road||9||11-26-2013 09:36 AM|
|Winter tires on your 4x4 Jeep?||chalo||Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension||16||11-25-2013 10:42 PM|
|51% of Cherokee Builds are 4x4||checkers||2014 Jeep Cherokee General Discussion||22||11-25-2013 11:23 AM|