Jeep Patriot Reviews from Consumer Reports

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Jeep Patriot Reviews

The Jeep Patriot is a 4-door SUV offered in a 4WD 4dr Latitude, 4WD 4dr High Altitude Edition, 4WD 4dr Sport, FWD 4dr High Altitude Edition, 4WD 4dr Sport SE, FWD 4dr Sport SE, FWD 4dr Latitude, FWD 4dr 75th Anniversary, FWD 4dr Sport and 4WD 4dr 75th Anniversary. The powertrains include 2.0-liter 4 (158 hp) and 2.4-liter 4 (172 hp) engines, and 5-speed manual, 6-speed automatic and CVT transmissions. It is Front or permanent 4WD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 21 mpg city to 26 mpg highway. The Patriot uses Regular fuel.

Competing models include Subaru Forester, Mazda CX-5, Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4 and Nissan Rogue.

Last Model Reviewed: 2011

Reviewed Jeep Patriots from Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports has placed the following models through over 50 tests at our test track:

  • 2011 Jeep Patriot Latitude 4-cyl CVT
  • 2009 Jeep Patriot Sport 4-cyl CVT
  • 2007 Jeep Patriot Limited 4-cyl CVT

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