The Jeep Patriot looks like it has just come from MTV's hit show "Pimp my Ride". It has definitely been "pimped" by a team of wicked mechanics who have given it a cool Cherokee-ish styling. The Jeep Patriot is like a well-balanced meal because it balances style, efficiency, and performance with new elements from other cars. However, it still maintains the original feel of a true Jeep Patriot. Mirror mirror on the wall, behold the Patriot is the prettiest of them all. Because it has a very eye-popping look that also balances the design elements of the Renegade.
What's new in the Jeep Patriot?
For starters, the Patriot has lost its trademark boxy shape that has been existing in previous years. The Grand Cherokee lends the Patriot a classic seven-slotted grille, which sits in the middle of two prominent headlamps.
It also has trapezoid-shaped fender flares and an accentuated belt-line. It is more powerful, sitting on a stiffer and lighter unibody platform that is made of steel. The Jeep also comes with a sculpted look as well as fresh taillamps.
What about the engine?
In the United States, the Tigershark engine will be offered with three transmission options. The 2.4-litre Tigershark MultiAir 2 engine is the only engine available in the 2018 Jeep Patriot. This engine comes with impressive start/stop technology that works automatically, and it produces 180 hp with 174 lb-ft of torque.
The manufacturers claim that the vehicle can hit 30 miles per gallon with some of the possible configs. Jeep enthusiasts can go with the 6-speed manual or auto transmissions with the front-wheel-drive version. 9-speed auto or 6-speed manual transmissions are the available options for the four-wheel drive version.
The 2018 Jeep Patriot brings the term C-SUV to life; it offers a rich balance of style, performance, and efficiency. These qualities are a testament to the manufacturer's aggressive hunt for the customer's hearts. This vehicle is expected to perform exceptionally in the car market.
How many trim levels are available for the 2018 Jeep Patriot?
The Jeep Patriot is offered in four trim levels; Sport, Limited, Latitude, and Trailhawk. The Trailhawk can handle off-road terrains thanks to quality features like Select-Terrain system and hill descent control. The Trailhawk also comes with distinct styling elements. Off-roading buffs will definitely fall in love with the four-wheel drive variant. The consumers will also get a chance to choose between four-wheel drive and front-wheel drive options.
What about the interior?
The interior of the Jeep Patriot comes with various comfort features, modern technology as well as a futuristic design. The Patriot comes with Android Auto support and Apple CarPlay. Jeep enthusiasts will definitely love that there are two options in the information panel; a 7-inch digital cluster and a 3.5-inch info display. The trims also offer three display sizes. The design of this vehicle is also complimented by quality materials that have been used to furnish the interior.