Trail Rated® Tough

The Jeep® Patriot proudly wears the Trail Rated® badge when equipped with the Freedom Drive II® Off-Road Group – signifying its ability to perform under off-road+ conditions. It carries on the Jeep brand tradition of having legendary traction, ground clearance, maneuverability, articulation and water fording+ abilities.

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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 CVT2 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 tranmsission or the available, smooth-shifting six-speed automatic transmission, it provides up to 28 hwy mpg+. The versatile Patriot vehicle becomes capable of towing up to an awesome 2,000 pounds+.

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2015 Jeep Patriot 2.0L DOHC Engine
2015 Jeep Patriot Freedom Drive

Choose a 4X4 system

Freedom Drive IThis available 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 available system takes Freedom Drive I and adds a selectable locking Off-Road mode with Hill Descent Control (HDC) along with grade sensing features and a boost to the crawl ratio. When not in low speed Off-Road LOCK mode, torque is adjusted on-demand for added fuel efficiency. This system’s 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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Capability Group

2015 Jeep Patriot All Weather Capability Group

To help the Patriot 4x4 handle harsh conditions, we've grouped all-terrain tires, tow hooks, an engine block heater and more into a single package.


2015 Jeep Patriot 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.


2015 Jeep Patriot Skid Plates

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

Control on higher ground

The available Hill Descent Control feature helps monitor throttle, speed and braking when you need it most, while 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.

Feature Availability 2015 Jeep Patriot Hill Descent Control

Up to 2,000 pounds of towing capability+

Patriot can tow up to 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.

Feature Availability 2015 Jeep Patriot Towing Capability