After a series of unfortunate getups, 2017 Jeep Patriot looks very promising. It seems that Jeep engineers have finally found out a formula that will give this vehicle a platform of its own. Styling of this vehicle is superb. Design wise this car looks very much a 21st century automobile. Powertrain is going to bring the house down with its magnificent performance. Safety features have also been upgraded for the passengers to feel more relaxed and comfortable while riding this automobile.
2017 Jeep Patriot – Mixed Design
The 2017 Jeep Patriot borrows some of its designing concept from Grand Cherokee. This means that it is going to be the embodiment of conservative aesthetic. This concept is totally different from what Jeep Renegade and Jeep Scrambler uses.
LEDs have been used in headlamps and this setup together with the front grille setup gives this car a fashionable look. Some of these new designs match with Jeep Renegade in the C-pillars section. Shut line keeps going until it reaches upper rear doors and proceeds into tailgate portions.
What gives this vehicle a muscular feel is the use of sheet metals. Exterior body has been designed only with these sheets and these metals have also given this automobile an athletic look. Use of these metals will increase off-road driving values.
Host of Rivals awaits new Jeep Patriot
The 2017 Jeep Patriot is going to have a lot of rival cars to deal with when it gets launched in the market next year. This new car is likely to create rivalry with lower priced compact SUVs like:
- Subaru XV Crosstrek
- Mini Countryman
Will its name be retained in the new model?
Previous Jeep Patriot’s had been a disappointment. So if the company wished to reboot this automobile, it is preferred to use a new nameplate. But according to many rumors, Jeep is going to retain its present name for this vehicle.
2017 Jeep Patriot – Brilliant Engine Setup
The 2017 Jeep Patriot is going to use a new engine configuration which will be more powerful than the previous models and will be equally more fuel efficient. This new vehicle will use FCA’s Small-Wide enlarged 4×4 platform. This same platform is also shared by Jeep Renegade.
Along with this, the latest Jeep Patriot is going to utilize nine-speed auto version which is also used by Renegade. The new engine will be of 2.0 liter capacity and will be powered by four cylinders. Other feature of this powertrain setup includes turbocharging and direct injection units. Transmission is rumored to be six-speed manual with a chance of having an automatic transmission as well. There is no concrete evidence to support this news, so it is not entirely correct.
2017 Jeep Patriot – Price and Release Date
The 2017 Jeep Patriot makers have not confirmed any release date for their new model. According to numerous speculations, this car will roll into the market by the summer of 2017. Even the price range of this new model is not known. It can be expected that Jeep will reveal all of its specifications in future auto shows.