New 2017 Jeep Patriot at Antioch Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram for Antioch, IL
The all-new 2017 Jeep Patriot is a perfect option if you are in the search for a compact SUV. The 2017 Jeep Patriot rings in the new model year with many updates and features. The available packages and sub-trim levels allow you to practically tailor fit your Jeep Patriot to your exact needs and as you travel through the trim levels you will see you are getting a bang for you buck. Please read on to learn more about the 2017 Jeep Patriot.
Under the Patriot 's Hood
The new 2017 Jeep Patriot is a compact SUV that is available in two trim levels and several notable sub-trims. The trim levels include the Sport and the Latitude and the sub-trim levels includes two packages, the Sports SE and the 75th Anniversary Edition. The Latitude trim can be had with the High Altitude Edition package, as well. The base trim level is equipped with standard features such as its, comprising 16-inch steel wheels, roof rails, foglights, manual exterior mirrors, 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, satellite radio, a USB port, and an auxiliary audio jack. The base engine for the 2017 Patriot is the 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produces up to 158 horsepower and 141 lb.-ft of torque and is matched with front-wheel drive. There is an upper level engine which is a 2.4-liter four-cylinder that is able to produce up to 172 horsepower and 165 lb.-ft of torque. This engine can be coupled with either front-wheel-drive or all-wheel-drive. There are two transmissions to choose from, as well. The standard transmission is a five-speed manual and the optional is an automatic continuously variable transmission. The fuel economy of the 2017 Jeep Patriot is 24 miles per gallon combined.
Design of Jeep Patriot
The 2017 Jeep Patriot has a basic interior cabin, but that does not mean it is not fully equipped. The primary gauges are very pleasing with their large, easy-to-read font, and the straightforward controls that remain consistent with the Jeep's no-nonsense reputation. There are two touchscreen interfaces available which includes a 6.5-inch interface or an 8.4-inch system. The 2017 Jeep Patriot also allows you to be the life of the party with its optional flip-down liftgate speakers. There are 23 cubic feet of space behind the rear seatbacks and when folded down that measurement increases to 53.5 cubic feet.
The 2017 Jeep Patriot is equipped with many standard safety features. The standard safety features include antilock brakes with front discs and rear drums. All Patriots can be equipped with the Freedom Drive I or Freedom Drive II that is equipped with font and rear disc brakes. There is also standard traction control, stability control, front side airbags, and full-length side curtain airbags.