SUVs are high in demands in the market and almost all leading automobile manufacturers have some in their inventory. Jeep is a well-known name in this regard. The newest model 2018 Jeep Patriot is almost identical to Jeep Compass mechanically.
When compared to other SUVs available in Canada, Jeep Patriot is the most affordable one.
2018 Jeep Patriot Exterior Styling
On the first glance at the 2018 Jeep Patriot, you can see a boxy looking SUV. The vehicle has a macho and muscular look, though the lines of the vehicle are not sharp and come with smooth curves. There is no fancy styling in the exterior of the SUV. The grille in the front comes in horizontal slats and imparts a bold look to the front fascia. This model measure 103.7 Inch in wheelbase, 173.8 in length, 69.2 in width and 66.8 in height.
The headlights are round and prominent and sit right on the front without any special effects and style. The fog lights are right below the headlights on the bumper and are prominently visible as well. The roofline adds special masculinity to the vehicle. The wheels of the vehicle are designed to be in sync with the SUV.
2018 Jeep Patriot Interior Design and Trims
Coming to the interior of 2018 Jeep Patriot, the SUV has an accommodation capacity of 5 people comfortably. There are different trims in which the SUV is available. They are Latitude, Sport, Trailhawk and Limited. The interior is done well so that passengers can travel comfortably.
Some of the prominent interior features in the compact SUV include sun/Moonroof, auto climate control, heated front seats, leather steering wheel, Bluetooth connections, satellite radio, CD player, entertainment system, AM/FM stereo, auxiliary audio input, MP3 player, floor mats and so on. The higher trims come with other additional features as well. As for the passenger’s volume, it measures 102 cu ft, 23 cu ft for the cargo volume and curb weights is 3422 lb.
Additional options include Power Value Group that cost around $2000. This package will add keyless entry, power heated mirrors, automatic headlamps. Also, for the backup camera one need to give extra around $990 and for the six-speed automatic transmission around $1500.
The new 2018 Jeep Patriot comes with highly advanced safety and security features which ensure safety and security of the driver as well as the passengers. Some prominent safety and security features in the vehicle include electronic stability control, roll stability control, a navigation system, cruise control, power door locks, airbags, low tire pressure warning, seatbelts, back up camera etc.
2018 Jeep Patriot Tigershark MultiAir 2 Engine Specification
The engine that will fuel the new Jeep Patriot is a 2.4 liter Tigershark MultiAir 2 engine. The vehicle is capable of churning out 180 HP of energy and 174 lbs-feet of torque. The engine has automatic start/stop tech. With that engine, this SUV speeds up from 0 to 60 mph in 9.7 sec and from 0 to 100 mph in 31.0 sec. Its EPA city/highway fuel economy score is 20/26 mpg.
There are three transmission variants available for the same engine. The 6-speed manual or auto transmission with the front-wheel-drive version is on the offer. There is also a four-wheel drive version available with a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic transmission.
2018 Jeep Patriot Pricing and Availability
Talking about the pricing of 2018 Jeep Patriot, the prices vary depending on the trims of the vehicle. The basic trim comes at a price of $19,000 while the highest trim costs $28,000. Features in the higher trims are more and hence the increase in price. The 2018 Jeep Patriot has already made its entry in the automobile market in mid-2017.
Summing it up
To sum up, this compact SUV from Jeep is intended to give stiff competition to many SUVs in the market. Available in various trims, you can choose a variant of the new Jeep Patriot which seems suitable.