New 2017 Jeep Patriot at Central Ave Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM for Yonkers, NY
The Patriot is an excellent SUV if you want a lot of value for your dollar, in addition to the ability to go off-road with Jeep's classic drive systems. There are many convenient features found with the Patriot, and plenty of smart storage solutions, so it will appeal to many drivers and their passengers. The 2017 is carrying over mostly unchanged from 2016, and customers can continue to look forward to the best-priced SUV, incredible fuel efficiency, off-road capability, and towing potential. Read on to find out more about the 2017 Jeep Patriot!
Two Great Engine Options
Two dynamic engines are available with the Patriot. The engine that comes standard with most Patriot models is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder that has a front-wheel drive system, and produces 158 horsepower and 141 lb-ft of torque. Jeep will also offer a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine with their Patriot, and that option will be offered with either front-wheel or all-wheel drive. It delivers 172 horsepower and 165 lb-ft of torque. There are two different all-wheel drive systems called Freedom Drive I and Freedom Drive II, and both will offer plenty of capability for inclement weather conditions and off-road adventures. Both engines will come mated to a five-speed manual transmission, but the 2.0-liter is offered with a continuously variable transmission (CVT) and the 2.4-liter is available with a six-speed conventional automatic. When the Jeep has been equipped for towing it can offer a maximum of 2,000 pounds.
Excellent Standard Features
The Patriot is a five-passenger vehicle that is in the compact crossover SUV segment. There are two main trim levels and a variety of subtrims offered so that you can personalize the vehicle however you want it. The base Sport trim is offered with the Sport SE and 75th Anniversary Editions, while the Latitude is offered with the High Altitude Edition. These subtrims will add various appearance-related features as well as additional electronics. However, even choosing the base Sport model will offer you a great experience and plenty of value for your dollar. Some of the features found on the base model will include roof rails, 16-inch steel wheels, and foglights. The interior will have cloth upholstery, tinted rear windows, and the 60/40-split folding rear seat makes it easy to alter the interior for your passenger's comfort and cargo needs. A four-speaker sound system is found in the base Sport trim, and it offers Bluetooth connectivity, a USB port, an auxiliary audio jack, satellite radio, and a CD player.
Is a sunroof available with the Patriot?
Yes, the Patriot can be equipped with a great power sunroof that opens and closes with the simple press of a button!
Jeep estimates that the Patriot can go for up to 400 highway miles when it has a full tank of gas!
Many Safety and Security Features
The Patriot has been equipped with a great range of safety and security features, with the standard equipment list including traction and stability control, full-length side curtain airbags, and front side airbags. Front-wheel drive Patriots will have antilock brakes with front discs and rear drums. The Patriot models that are equipped with Freedom Drive I or II will have disc brakes for both the front and rear. The 2017 Jeep Patriot is a terrific SUV, and if you would like to learn more about this great vehicle we would be happy to tell you more. Just give us a call today at Central Ave Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM!