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Jeep Patriot
Jeep Patriot
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Base MSRP price range:
$16,395 - $26,395
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Car Type: Small sport-utility vehicles
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Jeep Patriot Overview

The 2014 Patriot got a freshening which included replacing the CVT with a six-speed automatic for most versions. Although the Patriot small SUV has a compliant ride and mostly simple controls, little else stands out and it's pretty much outdated and outclassed. Handling lacks agility. The sluggish 2.4-liter four-cylinder returned just 21 mpg overall. The narrow cabin, wide center console, and small windows give the car a closed-in feeling, and the cargo area is small. Reliability has been above average, but the Patriot scores too low for us to recommend it.

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