New 2017 Jeep Patriot at Newark Chrysler Jeep Dodge for Newark, DE
The all-new 2017 Jeep Patriot is a five-passenger compact crossover SUV that will not disappoint. With the Jeep Patriot, you can choose whichever engine suits your needs best, while still having a comfortable interior cabin no matter your decision. The great fuel economy will definitely make all drivers happy, as well. Please read on for more information about the 2017 Jeep Patriot.
Under the Patriot's Hood
The new 2017 Jeep Patriot is available in two trim levels and several sub-trim levels. These levels include the Sport and the Latitude trim levels, each of which have exclusive packages. The Sport has two packages called the Sport SE and the 75th Anniversary Edition and the Latitude has the High Altitude Edition. The Sport is equipped with the standard equipment which includes 16-inch steel wheels, roof rails, manual exterior mirrors, crank-down windows, manual locks, cruise control, cloth upholstery, tinted rear windows, a tilt-only steering wheel, a 60/40-split folding rear seat, and a four-speaker sound system with a CD player. The base engine for the Patriot would be the 2.0-liter four-cylinder that is able to produce up to 158 horsepower and 141 lb.-ft of torque and can only be equipped with front-wheel drive. Another engine option would be the 2.4-liter four-cylinder that produces 172 horsepower and 165 lb.-ft of torque and is available on all front-wheel drive Patriots. The transmission for either engine is a five-speed manual transmission while there is also an automatic option for the 2.0-liter and the 2.4-liter engine.
Design of Jeep Patriot
The 2017 Jeep Patriot utilizes industrial-grade plastics throughout the interior cabin, but don't let that fool you. The industrial-grade plastic does not take away from how comfortable your seats are. In fact, the front seats are able to provide much support during the long and winding drives for adult drivers. The cushioned seats will be quite comfortable, as well, and it will be much appreciated by all drivers whether you be driving across country or just around the corner. The primary gauges allow for a great impression with their large and easy-to-read and no-nonsense ergonomic controls. There is about 23 cubic feet of behind the rear seatbacks and then opens up to 53.5 cubic feet of storage. Also, for your entertainment there is an optional 6.5-inch touchscreen infotainment system.
The 2017 Jeep Patriot is equipped with many various standard safety features. Those standard safety features include the anti-lock brakes that include front discs and rear drums, traction control, stability control, front side airbags, and full-length side curtain airbags. Also, all Patriots with Freedom Drive I or Freedom Drive II get front and back disc brakes.