New 2016 Jeep Patriot at Springfield Chrysler Dodge Jeep for Springfield, PA
The 2016 Jeep Patriot is a great vehicle offering great value. It states that it is the least expensive SUV you can purchase. It is a compact SUV but also offers the ability to drive off-road. There are two model types for this year which are the Sport and Limited. A spacious interior is present allowing for a deal of cargo space with seats that fold down for ease in making even more room.
Under the Patriot's Hood
For 2016 the Jeep Patriot offers two engine power-train combinations. The first is the entry level which is an inline 4 cylinder 2.0-liter producing 158 horsepower and 141 lb.-ft. of torque. It has good mileage checking in at 23 miles per gallon city and 30 miles per gallon with front-wheel drive and manual transmission and 22 miles per gallon city and 26 miles per gallon front-wheel drive with automatic transmission. There is also a 2.4-liter inline 4 cylinder 2.4-liter making 172 horsepower and 165 lb.-ft. of torque. It has fuel ranges depending on transmission and drive type but they range from 21 to 28 miles per gallon regardless of your selection.
Design of Jeep Patriot
The Jeep Patriot can be purchased for typically a lower amount of money and this can be your ticket into the brand for those that may be tighter on money. There are many add-ons and versions that build up from there allowing for the buyer to purchase exactly what they want. The Patriot's exterior is boxy and includes the brand's famous seven slotted grille. There are standard roof rails on the Patriot. For added toughness, skid plates and tow hooks are fitted to models equipped with the Freedom Drive II off-road package. Base Sport models ride on 16-inch steel wheels, while the Patriot Latitude version comes with 17-inch aluminum versions. The 2016 Jeep Patriot features a 2-row, 5-passenger interior. Depending on trim level and options, it ranges from simple and utilitarian with hard plastic surfaces to nicely equipped with leather seats and a 6.5-inch touch-screen navigation and entertainment system. There are three different driving outfits available for the 2016 models of the Patriot. They are: Standard front-wheel drive, Freedom Drive I and Freedom Drive II. Freedom Drive I is a system giving you four-wheel drive all of the time it is engaged helping to get you through the elements. The Freedom Drive II is also four-wheel drive and comes with tow hooks and skid plates as well as a continuously variable axle using off road mode. Another feature is the towing capacity of the patriot which comes in at 2,000 pounds which is great for a compact SUV. The SUV can fit up to 5 passengers comfortably and is ready to offer amazing driving experiences.
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Coming along with the Jeep Patriot is the Jeep brand technology and engineering. With that said there is plenty of equipment for safety and security on-board giving you extra peace of mind. Some of the features include: front side airbags, electronic roll mitigation, backseat center seatbelt traction control and for models with four-wheel drive there is hill descent control. For smaller passengers there is car seat anchors and childproof rear locks. The 2016 Jeep Patriot knows off road capability and that is why it is a leader in the segment. Visibility from the inside out is very good for this vehicle, its body design and glass placement help to be able to see combined with a rear-view camera available on both of this year's editions. The Patriot was awarded 4 of 5 stars for overall safety in government crash testing and a top score of "Good" from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety.