Jeep Patriot Models and Patriot History

In 2007, Jeep introduced the brand new Patriot mid-sizedSUV as an economy SUV that worked for the commuter or for off-road adventureseekers. In 2008, Jeep made some minor changes to the Patriot, making A/Cstandard and adding the AutoStick manual transmission and a continuouslyvariable transmission (CVT), as well as introducing several new trim levels andoptional GPS.

 

In 2009, Jeep added the Uconnect multimedia integration, enhancedthe sound-proofing of the Patriot and redesigned the dash, center console anddoors. The 2010 Patriot offered an optional 4x2 and introduced active headrestraints as a standard feature. In 2011, Jeep updated the style of theexterior of the car and the interior trim, redesigned the steering system andoffered voice-control and 17 alloy wheels as options. In 2012 and in 2013, thePatriot had some minor changes made to the trims. The 2014 Patriot introduced asix-speed automatic transmission, and the carmaker made front-side airbagsstandard across all trims.

 

New and Used Patriot Prices, Jeep Patriot Model Years and History

Jeep’s popular entry-level Patriot X SUV has swept the marketplace with its popularity and affordable price tag.
J.D. Power Ratings
Overall Quality
 3 / 5
Overall Performance
 2 / 5
Overall Dependability
Not Available
Consumer Reviews ( 9 )
Braking
 4.6
Fuel Economy
 4.1
Interior Comfort
 4.4
Acceleration
 4.4
Dependability
 4.8
Handling
 4.8
Ride Quality
 4.3
Overall Rating
 4.7

Jeep’s entry-level Patriot SUV has an affordable starting price tag, but can be modified to suit the needs of the pickiest of shoppers.
J.D. Power Ratings
Overall Quality
 3 / 5
Overall Performance
 2 / 5
Overall Dependability
Not Available
Consumer Reviews ( 7 )
Braking
 4.6
Fuel Economy
 4.6
Interior Comfort
 4.6
Acceleration
 4.6
Dependability
 4.0
Handling
 4.6
Ride Quality
 4.6
Overall Rating
 4.4

The Jeep Patriot is a mid-sized crossover SUV with plentyof storage space, seating for five and a price tag that makes it attractive for entry-level buyers.
J.D. Power Ratings
Overall Quality
 2 / 5
Overall Performance
 2 / 5
Overall Dependability
 3 / 5
Consumer Reviews ( 7 )
Braking
 4.4
Fuel Economy
 4.0
Interior Comfort
 3.9
Acceleration
 4.0
Dependability
 4.4
Handling
 4.1
Ride Quality
 4.3
Overall Rating
 4.3

The 2014 Jeep Patriot is a compact SUV that offers classic Jeep styling in an affordable package, capable of off-road fun.
J.D. Power Ratings
Overall Quality
 4 / 5
Overall Performance
 2 / 5
Overall Dependability
 2 / 5
Consumer Reviews ( 6 )
Braking
 4.5
Fuel Economy
 4.2
Interior Comfort
 4.3
Acceleration
 3.7
Dependability
 4.0
Handling
 3.8
Ride Quality
 4.0
Overall Rating
 4.0

Available to be outfitted in an assortment of variations, the 2013 Jeep Patriot can be equipped with 4WD, a 2.-liter 4-cylinder engine, and CVT transmission.
J.D. Power Ratings
Overall Quality
 3 / 5
Overall Performance
 2 / 5
Overall Dependability
 2 / 5
Consumer Reviews ( 3 )
Braking
 4.3
Fuel Economy
 3.7
Interior Comfort
 3.7
Acceleration
 2.7
Dependability
 4.7
Handling
 3.7
Ride Quality
 3.7
Overall Rating
 4.3

A compact crossover with off-road capabilities, the 2012 Jeep Patriot is available with 4WD and capable of 29 miles per gallon.
J.D. Power Ratings
Overall Quality
 2 / 5
Overall Performance
 2 / 5
Overall Dependability
 2 / 5
Consumer Reviews ( 5 )
Braking
 4.0
Fuel Economy
 4.2
Interior Comfort
 3.8
Acceleration
 3.4
Dependability
 3.8
Handling
 4.0
Ride Quality
 3.6
Overall Rating
 3.8

Undergoing its first major design update, the 2007 model year of the small sport utility, the 2011 Jeep Patriot outer and inner style improvements will be combined with several mechanical refinements.
J.D. Power Ratings
Overall Quality
 4 / 5
Overall Performance
 3 / 5
Overall Dependability
 3 / 5
Consumer Reviews ( 5 )
Braking
 4.4
Fuel Economy
 4.6
Interior Comfort
 4.4
Acceleration
 3.6
Dependability
 3.8
Handling
 4.4
Ride Quality
 3.6
Overall Rating
 3.4

Similarly equipped as the Compass, the 2010 Jeep Patriot is a compact SUV that seats five passengers and is more readily prepared to tackle an off-road adventure than its Jeep sibling.
J.D. Power Ratings
Overall Quality
 2 / 5
Overall Performance
 2 / 5
Overall Dependability
 2 / 5
Consumer Reviews ( 3 )
Braking
 5.0
Fuel Economy
 4.0
Interior Comfort
 4.7
Acceleration
 4.3
Dependability
 5.0
Handling
 4.7
Ride Quality
 4.7
Overall Rating
 5.0

A compact car-based SUV, the rugged, entry-level 2009 Jeep Patriot boasts safety, fuel economy and off-road readiness.
J.D. Power Ratings
Overall Quality
 2 / 5
Overall Performance
 2 / 5
Overall Dependability
 3 / 5
Consumer Reviews ( 1 )
Braking
 3.0
Fuel Economy
 3.0
Interior Comfort
 3.0
Acceleration
 3.0
Dependability
 3.0
Handling
 3.0
Ride Quality
 3.0
Overall Rating
 3.0

The 2008 Jeep Patriot is a compact SUV that is a capable off-roader when equipped with the optional Freedom Drive II package.
J.D. Power Ratings
Overall Quality
 2 / 5
Overall Performance
 2 / 5
Overall Dependability
 3 / 5
Consumer Reviews ( 3 )
Braking
 5.0
Fuel Economy
 3.7
Interior Comfort
 4.3
Acceleration
 3.7
Dependability
 3.3
Handling
 4.0
Ride Quality
 3.7
Overall Rating
 3.0

A brand-new compact crossover SUV with seating for five, the 2007 Jeep Patriot may be small but it has optional equipment that turns it into a true off-road adventurer.
Consumer Reviews ( 7 )
Braking
 4.9
Fuel Economy
 3.7
Interior Comfort
 2.1
Acceleration
 3.9
Dependability
 2.9
Handling
 3.1
Ride Quality
 3.0
Overall Rating
 3.1

J.D. Power Rating Legend
Among the Best
5 / 5
Better than Most
4 / 5
About Average
3 / 5
The Rest
2 / 5

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