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Here Are 10 Old Vehicles That Are Still Sold Today 23
Mar
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Aston Martin Vantage, Dodge Journey, Fiat 500, Jeep Patriot, Jeep Wrangler, Mercedes G-Class, Mitsubishi Lancer, Nissan Frontier, RAM, Toyota Sequoia, video on 03 23rd, 2017


If it ain't broke, don't fix it – those are the words that some automakers live by, refusing to pull the plug on certain models, even though they have reached a venerable age.
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50,000 FCA Crossovers Are Stalling Due To Crankshaft Sensors 25
Dec
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Dodge, Dodge Journey, Jeep, Jeep Compass, Jeep Patriot, Recalls on 12 25th, 2016


If it seems to you that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles recalls more than its fair share of vehicles, you're not alone. And now it has issued another recall, this time over crossovers whose engines may stall.
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New 2017 Jeep Compass Leaked Again, This Time In China 23
Sep
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in china, Guangzhou Auto Show, Jeep, Jeep Compass, Jeep Patriot, Jeep Scoops, LA Auto Show, Scoops on 09 23rd, 2016


Jeep’s replacement for the Compass/Patriot duo has been leaked again, this time from China with the photos revealing almost everything we need to know.
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New 2017 Jeep Compass Leaked Again, This Time In China 23
Sep
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in china, Guangzhou Auto Show, Jeep, Jeep Compass, Jeep Patriot, Jeep Scoops, LA Auto Show, Scoops on 09 23rd, 2016


Jeep’s replacement for the Compass/Patriot duo has been leaked again, this time from China with the photos revealing almost everything we need to know.
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New 2017 Jeep Compass Leaked Again, This Time In China 23
Sep
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in china, Guangzhou Auto Show, Jeep, Jeep Compass, Jeep Patriot, Jeep Scoops, LA Auto Show, Scoops on 09 23rd, 2016


Jeep’s replacement for the Compass/Patriot duo has been leaked again, this time from China with the photos revealing almost everything we need to know.
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All-New 2017 Jeep Compass / Patriot Undisguised, This Is It! 17
Sep
Posted by Andreas Tsaousis in Jeep, Jeep Compass, Jeep Patriot, Jeep Scoops, Scoop on 09 17th, 2016


Jeep has decided that having two compact SUVs was not such a wise choice, so it will replace the Compass and Patriot with a single model this fall – and these are the first images of the final product .
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Defective Airbags Claim 3 Lives, FCA Recalls 1.9 Million Cars Globally 16
Sep
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Chrysler, Chrysler 200, Chrysler Sebring, Dodge, Dodge Avenger, Dodge Caliber, FCA, Jeep, Jeep Compass, Jeep Patriot, Lancia, Lancia Flavia, Recalls on 09 16th, 2016


Following an analysis prompted by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles of certain field events and other vehicle data, the automaker has announced a recall for approximately 1.9 million cars worldwide.
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Jeep To Start Production Of Compass, Patriot Replacement Next January 20
Jun
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Jeep, Jeep Compass, Jeep Patriot, Jeep Wrangler, Mexico, Reports, SUV on 06 20th, 2016


As Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is getting ready to end the current Compass and Patriot crossover, the replacement for both models will reportedly roll off the assembly line on January 30, 2017.
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2017 Jeep Compass & Patriot Replacement’s Interior Exposed 16
Jun
Posted by John Halas in Jeep, Jeep Compass, Jeep Patriot, Jeep Scoops, Scoops on 06 16th, 2016


Jeep was transferring a truckload of camouflaged prototypes of their upcoming compact crossover and we were there to nab some spy shots including of the interior.
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Jeep’s New Compact SUV Will Reportedly Debut In The US This Fall 11
Apr
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Jeep, Jeep Compass, Jeep Patriot, Reports on 04 11th, 2016


Dubbed by some the Compatriot, Jeep's replacement for the current Compass and Patriot is expected to be introduced in the US towards the end of the year, with sales to start in the first quarter of 2017.
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There Can Be Only One: Jeep’s Compact SUV To Keep Either Compass Or Patriot Name 12
Jan
Posted by Brad Anderson in Jeep, Jeep Compass, Jeep Patriot, Reports on 01 12th, 2016


Later this year, Jeep will launch an all-new compact SUV. Up until this point, it was believed such a model would receive a distinct name given that it will replace both the Jeep Compass and Patriot models.
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Jeep Blows 75 Candles, Creates Special Anniversary Edition Vehicles 6
Jan
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Detroit-Auto-Show, Jeep, Jeep Cherokee, Jeep Compass, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Patriot, Jeep Renegade, Jeep Wrangler, new cars on 01 6th, 2016


The Jeep brand is celebrating its 75th anniversary with a host of special edition models.
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More Than 570,000 Jeep And Dodge Vehicles Recalled Over Fire Hazards 28
Dec
Posted by Brad Anderson in Dodge, Dodge Durango, FCA, Jeep, Jeep Compass, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Patriot, Recalls on 12 28th, 2015


Two global recalls have just been issued by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), which affects around 570,000 vehicles.
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Future Cars: Jeep’s 2017 Compass & Patriot Crossover Replacement 17
Oct
Posted by John Halas in Jeep, Jeep Compass, Jeep Patriot, Jeep Scoops, Renderings, Scoops on 10 17th, 2015


For those who considered Jeep’s Patriot and its unfortunate-looking twin the Compass, to be a bit stale – well we have some great news!
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2014 Jeep Patriot Latitude 4WD Review & Test Drive 25
Feb
Posted by Harvey Schwartz in Automotive, Jeep, Jeep Patriot, SUV, Test Drives on 02 25th, 2014
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2014 Jeep Patriot Latitude Beauty Left Up Done Small

If the new Jeep Grand Cherokee, Cherokee or four door Wrangler 4X4’s are above your price line and with each a little too much off-road capability, then look to the new 2014 Jeep Patriot with the Latitude Package.

The Patriot stays true to the iconic Jeep styling with its seven-slot grille with black mesh backing, the two round halogen headlamps, round lower foglamps, stand-up windshield A-pillars, horizontal flared fenders, pull-out body-color door handles, black contrasting lower bodykit, front skid plate/rear diffuser and a flat roof with black roof rails.  The 2014 Patriot is unmistakably a Jeep and is designed to appeal to compact SUV consumers who want its traditional Jeep styling with best-in-class off-road capability at an affordable price.  The Patriot offers consumers segment-leading 4X4 capability and excellent fuel efficiency along with the above-mentioned styling and clever interior features.  The Patriot Latitude 4X4 with the upgraded powertrain starts at just $23,795.00.

2014 Jeep Patriot Latitude Engine Done Small

The new Patriot Latitude is powered by the 2.4 liter inline-4-cylinder all-aluminum engine with DOHC’s, a tuned intake manifold with electronic active charge motion control valve and dual variable valve time (VVT) on both the intake and exhaust camshafts which helps optimize the torque curve at all speeds and produces more power, better fuel economy and smooth, quieter operation than engines without VVT.  It generates 172hp at 6,000rpm and 165lb.ft. of toque at just 4,400rpm.  This potent four-banger is mated, for the first time, to the world-class 6F24 six-speed automatic with AutoStick sequential shifting, standard.  Independently developed by PowerTech and is refined for application in the 2014Patriot.  Compact and lightweight, the 6F24 eliminated many potential extra engineering efforts from a packaging standpoint with the chassis layout.  Overall length of the transmission is only 378.5mm.  The six-speed features a closely aligned 5.46b gear spread that provides nearly imperceptible shifting from launch through highway speeds.  With a 4.21 first gear and standard AutoStick for manual-like shifting, accelerating characteristics deliver more fun-to-drive excitement.  With a 0.77 sixth gear, engine rpm is significantly reduced at highway speeds for optimal fuel efficiency.  The steeped shift schedule across all six gears is designed for optimal fuel economy-21mpg/city, 27mpg/highway.  I really noticed the extremely quiet operation throughout the gear ranges with the use of noise-resistant gears that effectively reduced noise, vibration and harshness.  This new six-speed also helps reduce cost of ownership and maintenance costs with its ‘fill-for-life’ design.  There is no transmission dipstick, and transmission filter or fluid changes are not required under normal driving conditions.  Low-viscosity fluid is used to improve fuel economy by enabling quicker operating temperatures on the transmission to reduce drag on internal components.

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My 2014 Jeep Patriot 4X4 Latitude came equipped with the Freedom Drive I 4X4 that is a full-time, active four-wheel drive system with lock mode designed to give me year-round assurance with the ability to handle rough weather and lower traction conditions.  This active four-wheel-drive system is recommended for daily use, including slick conditions that come with rain and light snow.  Freedom Drive I also features a lockable center coupling giving me the ability to put the Jeep Patriot in four-wheel-drive lock mode to handle deep snow, sand and other low traction surfaces.

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The fun-to-drive attitude comes from the fully independent suspension, the hydraulic power assist precise rack & pinion steering system, the power-assisted steel disc brakes, Hill Start Assist and electronic stability control.  The new Patriot rides like a refined Jeep Wrangler 4X4 four-door with the more comfortable fully independent suspension.  Up front are MacPherson struts, coil springs over gas-charged shocks and a solid stabilizer bar.  The rear multi-link setup features coil springs, link-type stabilizer bar and gas-charged shocks.  Mated to the proven hydraulic power assist rack & pinion steering I felt more precision and quick reaction when cornering, a smooth, solid, and quiet ride at highway speeds.

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My confident when driving at high speeds or when going into a curve was heighted by the powerful all-steel disc brakes with standard ABS and BA.  Up front are 11.5 inch vented rotors clamped with single-piston calipers and 10.3 inch solid discs clamped with single-piston calipers in the rear.  When slowing down from high speed or when traveling around slow city traffic the feel is very linear, the more I push on the pedal the more stopping power I felt.  The 2014 Jeep Patriot 4X4 Latitude rides on 17X6.5 inch five-spoke, painted aluminum wheels wrapped with Firestone 215/60R17 inch Affinity tires for excellent grip and a smooth, quiet ride.

2014 Jeep Patriot Latitude Dashboard Done Small

The interior is roomy, comfortable with the latest in connectivity features.  Tasteful use of chrome trim around the round air-vents, door handle, shifter gate and the open storage bin just above the deep and wide glovebox.  The premium cloth/heated front bucket seats are very comfortable and cut to keep my snug with cornering.  Both are manual adjustable with my seat height adjustable for the perfect fit.  The leather-wrapped/tilting, 3-spoke steering wheel feels great in my hands and features controls for the audio system and cruise control.  The gauge cluster is retro designed with black background with white lettering and orange needles.  More standard equipment includes interior removable/rechargeable rear lamps/flashlight, dual map lights, dual vanity mirrors, grab handles above each door, illuminated entry, variable speed wipers/washers/rear wiper/washer, keyless entry, 12-volt power plug, 115-volt power plug, programmable retained power, driver personalization, A/C, rear 60/40 split reclining seats, power windows with driver’s-side express down, programmable power door locks, front-passenger fold-flat seat, Jeep signature front floor mats/rear floor mats, illuminated front dual cupholders, center armrest with dual-tiered storage box, rear dual cupholders, power-remote/heated sideview mirrors, self-dimming rearview mirror and dark tined rear side windows/rear window.

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The optional Customer Preferred Package that my test Patriot came with includes a one-touch power sunroof, 9-Boston Acoustic speakers and two articulating speakers mounted to the inside of the rear liftgate, Sirius Satellite Radio, electronic vehicle information center, universal garage door opener, tire pressure monitor system, soft tonneau cargo cover and U-connect handsfree Bluetooth phone with iPod connectivity, 6.5-inch touch screen 40GB hard drive with 28 GB available, AM-FM-CD/DVD/MP3/HDD audio system.

2014 Jeep Patriot Latitude Rear Seats Done Small

Standard safety features include advanced multi-stage front and supplemental side-curtain front/rear airbags, supplemental front seat-mounted side airbags, active front head restraints, height-adjustable 3-point safety belts up front with pretensioners/load limiters, 3-3-point rear safety belts, front/rear crumple zones, steel beams in each door and electronic roll mitigation.

The new 2014 Jeep Patriot 2.4 liter 4X4 Latitude edition comes with the right amount of Jeep signature styling, power, performance, and a comfortable interior with all the connectivity that a young consumer is looking for starting well under $25,000.00, and $26,380.00 not including destination charges that can vary with dealers.

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2014 Jeep Patriot Latitude Front Seats Done Small
2014 Jeep Patriot Latitude Rear Seats Done Small
2014 Jeep Patriot Latitude Door Trim Done Small
2014 Jeep Patriot Latitude Cargo Hold Done Small
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2014 Jeep Patriot Latitude 4WD Lock Done Small
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COPYRIGHT: 2014: HARVEY SCHWARTZ

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Price: $26,380
  • Engine:  2.4-liter inline-4-cylinder DOHC 172 horsepower @ 6,000 rpm / 165 lb.ft. of toque @ 4,400 rpm
  • Wheelbase: 103.7 inches
  • Track: f/r-59.8/59.8 inches
  • Overall length: 173.8 inches
  • Overall width: 69.2 inches
  • Overall height: 66.8 inches
  • Approach angle: 26.4
  • Breakover angle: 20.9
  • Departure angle: 28.5
  • Ground clearance: 8.1 inches
  • Curb weight: 3,378 pounds
  • Fuel tank: 13.5 gallons
  • Headroom: f/r-39.1/39.9 inches
  • Legroom: f/r-40.6/39.4 inches
  • Turing circle: 35.6 feet
  • SAE interior volume: 104.4 cu.ft.
  • Cargo volume: rear-seats up-23/rear-seats folded-53.5 cu.ft.
  • EPA interior volume 124.4 cu.ft.
  • Trunk lift-over height: 30.7 inches
  • Cargo volume with front passenger seat folded-flat and rear-seat folded-63.4 cu.ft.
  • Towing: up to 2,000 pounds






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