The new 2017 Jeep Patriot was recently seen being tested in the US. It is going to replace the current model and according to rumors the carmaker will probably introduce the vehicle sometime next year and more particularly in the second half of the year. The same rumors state that the vehicle will be assembled sometime next year.
2017 Jeep Patriot – Exterior and Interior
Reliable sources say that the carmaker may refer to the Patriot as the Compass and furthermore the new model will be more diverse as compared to the earlier models. The dimensions of the Patriot will also be in the same range as the jeep Cherokee and the Jeep Renegade. This new crossover will be according to expectations a well-designed and stylish vehicle that delivers excellent all-round performance. The carmaker plans to introduce the Patriot as a vehicle that will drive sales of the company higher. At the very least, sales should exceed the 1.8 million units by the year 2018. To achieve this target the carmaker will need to create a Patriot that is an excellent substitute to the more popular crossovers in the market today.
The Patriot has always enjoyed good sales and the new vehicle is creating an excitement among Jeep followers. This new offering will be positioned between the Rebel and the Cherokee. The Patriot is the product of a five-year plan by Fiat and Chrysler to offer a truly exciting vehicle.
Jeep is a company that has enjoyed a reputation for its impressive line of vehicles and a unique culture. The new 2017 Jeep Patriot embodies these values and will look very much like the Rebel. It will also be longer as well as trust worthier than the Rebel. It boasts of a longer rear end and it is also a bit wider than before. The Patriot also gets an excellent suspension and rides on the very best tires. On the outside, the Patriot looks a bit boxy but even so it has a very distinct look. Overall, the Patriot looks very modern as well as exciting. It is going to be recognized for a true car even by those who do not know much about cars.
2017 Jeep Patriot – Engine Specs
There is a lot of speculation regarding the kind of powertrain this vehicle is going to get. Various people have put forward different theories regarding the powertrain of the 2017 Jeep Patriot. The most likely engines to power up the Patriot will be a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that is turbocharged to provide 158 hp and 141 lb-ft of torque, and another engine capacity of 2.4 liters that generates 172 hp and 165 of torque. The Patriot will also be offered as automatic and manual versions. In all probability, the engine will be paired to a 6-speed automatic transmission though there is also likelihood that the carmaker will introduce a 9-speed transmission sometime. The 2017 Jeep Patriot will also be offered as both front wheel drive and all wheel drive variants.
2017 Jeep Patriot – Release Date and Price
The carmaker has not provided any details regarding the release date and price of the new 2017 Jeep Patriot. However, as mentioned earlier the car will be available sometime in 2016 or early in 2017. Till such time as the carmaker offers more information about the release date and price we will have to wait and see, but will be expected to be about $ 20,000.