Powerful, all-weather capability

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2.0L DOHC 16V engine

Patriot offers an efficient 2.0L DOHC 16V 158-hp four-cylinder engine capable of delivering a powerful 141 lb-ft of torque. Matched to a five-speed manual 2WD transaxle or the available new six-speed automatic transmission, it comes with a convenient automatic oil change monitoring system.

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2.4L World Engine

Also available is the 2.4L 172-hp World Engine capable of delivering 165 lb-ft of torque. Coupled with a five-speed manual or the available new, smooth-shifting six-speed automatic transmission, it provides up to 28 hwy mpg+. When properly equipped, the versatile Patriot vehicle becomes capable of towing up to an awesome 2,000 pounds+.

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Choose a 4X4 system

Freedom Drive IThis system provides you with active, full-time 4WD capability with Brake Traction Control and selectable LOCK mode. Freedom Drive I features an Electronically Controlled Coupling (ECC) that monitors wheel slippage and transfers torque to the axle that can use it most. In tough conditions, it can be locked 50/50 front/rear for added low-speed capability and control.

Freedom Drive II®This system takes Freedom Drive I and adds a selectable locking Off-Road mode with Hill Descent Control (HDC) along with grade sensing features. When not in low speed Off-Road LOCK mode, torque is adjusted on-demand for added fuel efficiency. This system’s all-weather capability and control handles difficult situations both on- and off-road including deep snow, mud, and up to 19-inches of water+. Included with Freedom Drive II® Off-Road Group.

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BadgeTrail Rated® for the toughest
trails in the world

Confirming the Jeep® brand’s place as the leader in 4x4 innovation and off-road capability, the Trail Rated® badge signifies that any vehicle holding it has been tested to perform in five categories of off-road conditions including: traction, ground clearance, maneuverability, articulation and water fording+.Jeep Trail Rated Videos


Control on higher ground

The available Hill Descent Control helps monitor throttle, speed and braking when you need it most, while the Hill Start Assist keeps brakes applied for a short time after you’ve removed your foot from the brake, to give you time to accelerate. Patriot also boasts a four-wheel independent suspension with MacPherson strut front and multilink rear suspension for exceptional handling.

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Capability Group

Weather Capability

Being prepared can make all the difference. For all-weather, all-surface capability — choose Patriot 4x4's available All-Weather Capability Group.


Tow hooks

Available heavy-duty forged steel tow hooks are perfect for helping pull less-capable vehicles out of ditches and include two front-mounted and one rear-frame mounted tow hooks.


skid plates

Skid plates protect the underside of your vehicle from off-road rocks and on-road debris. Available with the Freedom Drive II ® Off-Road Group.

Up to 2,000-pounds towing capability+

When properly equipped, Patriot can tow 2,000 pounds of Maximum Loaded Trailer Weight and is capable of hauling everything from folding camp trailers to trailers for small boats, motorcycles and snowmobiles.

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