With the newest 2019 Jeep Patriot model the company is introducing a completely new course in its sports utility vehicle category. Time will reveal how the vehicle will fare in the market.
Sports utility vehicles by Jeep have been quite popular since 2007. The Patriot nameplate was taken away by Jeep and was replaced by the all-new Compass. But this did not stand for long and the Patriot has made a grand comeback in complete style.
2019 Jeep Patriot Exterior Redesign
While talking about the design of the 2019 Jeep Patriot, it has been seen that Jeep has kept the SUV in the same compact class. There are two trims in which the Patriot are available Latitude and Sport. Still, there is no confirmation if the architecture of the new Patriot will be same as that of the current Compass.
Though a huge overhaul might not be possible, there will be are some updates in the architectural structure of the vehicle for sure. However, coming to the appearance of the vehicle, there will not be many similarities with the predecessors. The new design is will have aggressive and dynamic lines.
These are not only for the exterior designing of the vehicle but also for boosting performance and efficiency of the vehicle. The front fascia of the vehicle will see a seven-slot grille, which is in a horizontal pattern. To be frank, this is the trademark, which can be seen in all Jeep vehicles.
The headlights in the vehicle sit right on the front face with no concealing whatsoever. The fog lights sit right below the headlights. The strong looking wheels ensure that the vehicle can run on the most rugged terrains.
2019 Jeep Patriot Interior
The interior of this year model will be very stylish and techier. It will be more comfortable and spacious than the predecessor.
The vehicle will have air conditioning system and second that it will have Uconnect infotainment system. Other prominent features in the vehicle will include automatic headlamps, keyless entrance, leather-wrapped steering wheel, brightened access, energy warmed exemplifies, backup electronic camera and so on.
2019 Jeep Patriot Engine Specifications and Output
The newest model will be available with two engines. The first engine variant of 2019 Jeep Patriot is a 2.0-liter inline 4-cylinder engine. This engine has the capacity of churning out almost 158 HP of output. This base engine will provide EPA city/highway fuel economy of 23/30 mpg for the FWD, manual gearbox and 22/26 mpg for the FWD with CVT.
However, the more powerful model will get under the hood 2.4-liter inline-4 engine that will be able to make 172 horsepower and 165 lb-ft of torque. The fuel economy on this one for FWD and the manual gearbox is 23/28 mpg, 22/27 mpg (4WD and manual) and 20/23 mpg for the model with 4WD, CVT and Off-Road package.
Both engines will be available with five-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission. Also, the model with the 2,4-liter engine will get CVT system.
2019 Jeep Patriot Availability, Pricing and Competitors
No dates have been announced regarding the availability of 2019 Jeep Patriot by FCA. There is no news about availability from the automobile industry veterans as well. Also, there is no exact pricing of the 2019 Jeep Patriot that has been declared by the company.
However, from some rumors, the basic trim of the vehicle will start at around $22,000. However, there is the possibility of a lower price tag too. This new model will like the predecessor lock horn with models Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, Ford Escape and Subaru Forester.
Summing it up
Though there are many improvements and upgradation from the previous model, time will reveal how the 2019 Jeep Patriot will fare on the roads when it is launched finally. It will come with good on-road and off-road capabilities.