Jeep Patriot Reviews
The 2014 Patriot is unmistakably a Jeep, made to appeal to compactSUV buyers who need traditional Jeep styling with best-in-category offroad ability at an economical cost.
Patriot offers section to consumers - top 4x4 capability and outstanding fuel-efficiency alongside intelligent inside features and rugged exterior styling.
"Jeep Patriot provides best-in-class 4x4 ability with the iconic Jeep style," said Mike Manley, President and CHIEF executive officer -- Jeep Brand, Chrysler Group LLC. "With a brand new sixspeed automatic transmission for 2014, Patriot functions enhanced onroad driving dynamics without sacrificing some of its best-in-category offroad ability.
Besides the regular features, the 2014 Jeep Patriot provides an array of intelligent features consumers will value whether commuting to work, discovering out-of-theway locations or driving in difficult climate conditions.
For 2014, the Jeep Patriot proceeds to provide an Allweather Capacity Group alternative which comprises Goodyear 17inch allterrain tires, allseason floor mats, daytime functioning headlamps, engine block heater and tow hooks, creating the Patriot one of the most capable compact SUV offroad and in all weather conditions.
6F24 sixspeed PowerTech automatic transmission
Available for the very first time in many 2014 Jeep Patriot models will be the worldclass 6F24 sixspeed automatic transmission. Independently produced by PowerTech and refined for use in the 2014 Jeep Patriot, the automatic is completely digital and designed for improved functionality and fuel economy.
Compact and light-weight, the 6F24 removed many possible additional engineering initiatives from a packaging perspective with all the chassis layout. Total duration of the transmission is 378.5 mm.
The sixspeed automatic includes a carefully aligned 5.46 equipment spread that supplies almost imperceptible shifting from start through freeway speeds. Using a 4.21 first-gear and regular Car Stick for manuallike shifting, acceleration features produce fun-to-drive pleasure.
Using a 0.77 sixth gear, motor rpm is considerably decreased at freeway speeds for best fuel-efficiency. The stepped change program across all six gears is created for best fuel-economy in city driving too. Clients will detect extremely quiet operation through the entire gear varies by means of noise-immune gears that efficiently reduce noise, vibration and harshness (NVH).
The final-drive ratio when mated to the 2.0liter I-4 engine is 3.648. When mated to the 2.4liter I-4 engine both 4x2 and 4x4 variants are going to have final-drive ratio of 3.367.
The new sixspeed transmission further helps reduce cost of ownership as well as care costs using its fill-for-life layout. There isn't any transmission dipstick, and transmission filter or fluid shifts aren't required under ordinary driving conditions. Lowviscosity liquid is utilized to enhance fuel-economy by enabling faster operating temperatures to the transmission to lessen drag on internal parts.
2011 Jeep Patriot - Drive Time Review
Jeep Patriot comes in three drive-train configurations. Besides the conventional frontwheel-drive system, in addition, it is available with Freedom Drive I and Freedom Drive II.
Jeep Freedom Drive I 4x4 is an accessible fulltime, active fourwheel-drive system with lock mode designed to give motorists yearround assurance together with the capability to deal with rough weather and lowtraction conditions. This active fourwheel - drive system is recommended for daily-use, including problems that have rain and light snow. Freedom Drive I also includes a lockable centre coupling, giving the capability to motorists to place the Jeep Patriot in fourwheel - drive lock mode to manage deep snow, sand and other low - grip surfaces.
The Jeep Freedom Drive II 4x4 Offroad Package is an accessible fourwheel-drive system which produces Jeep Trail Rated capacity in Patriot type. The accessible Freedom Drive II Offroad Package is advised for offroad situations that contain occasional wheel lift, steep grades and stone or log scaling.
The 2014 Jeep Patriot's power-train was created to produce worldclass functionality in all weather conditions, with outstanding fuel-economy and refinement, all at an affordable, valuepacked value.
The Jeep Patriot includes a conventional 2.0liter I-4 World Engine for the 2014 Patriot Activity and Permission models that delivers 158 horse-power (117 kW) and 141 lb.ft. (191 N--m) of torque coupled with the continuouslyvariable transmission II (CVT2), and delivers 30 mpg in the main road when mated to the fivespeed manual-transmission.
The Patriot's 2.4liter fourcylinder engine paired with a fivespeed manual transaxle in frontwheel drive configuration produces 23 mpg in town, and 28 mpg on the highway.
To the Patriot Sport model, a brand new sixspeed automatic transmission that's accessible to the Patriot Sport model and standard to the Permission and Restricted versions and the transmission on vehicles with Freedom Drive II the 2014 Jeep Patriot also includes a standard fivespeed manual transaxle. The Patriot's CVT2L is a secondgeneration CVT that Chrysler Group engineers calibrated for a gratifying engine result and exact ratio control.
The 2014 Jeep Patriot provides up-to 2,000 lbs of towing capability.
Jeep Patriot version line
The 2014 Jeep Patriot provides three available versions: Permission, Patriot Activity and Restricted. Each is available with frontwheel drive, the Jeep Freedom Drive I fulltime active 4x4 system or the Freedom Drive II OffRoad fulltime active 4x4 system with lowrange ability.
Jeep Patriot Sport version
The 2014 Jeep Patriot Sport version is powered by the 2.0liter I-4 World Gas-engine (creating 158 horsepower (117 kW) and 141 lb.ft. (191 N--m) of torque) mated to a fivespeed manual-transmission.
Jeep Patriot Permission design
Jeep Patriot Limited version
Available choices include: Jeep Freedom Drive I and Freedom Drive II fourwheel drive systems, 2.4liter I-4 World Gas-engine producing 172 hp (129 kW) and 165 lb.ft. (224 N--m) of torque, 6F24 sixspeed automatic transmission, power sunroof, Uconnect hands-free Bluetooth-compatible mobile with iPod connectivity, superior ninespeaker sound system with liftgate speakers and navigation with SiriusXM Vacation Link.
Assembled within america in the Belvidere Assembly Plant in Belvidere, Illinois, 2014 Jeep Patriot models will start arriving in dealer showrooms within the 2nd quarter 2013.
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