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2016 Jeep Patriot

2016 Jeep Patriot

 

The 2016 Jeep Patriot sits between the larger Cherokee and smaller Renegade and fills
the space nicely. It is designed to compete with other small SUVs and
crossovers such as the Toyota Rav4, Nissan Juke and Subaru Forester. If prizes
were given to the vehicle most improved over the past couple of versions, this
would be in with a shout.

2016 Jeep Patriot design

The
exterior of the Patriot hasn't changed as much as other Jeeps but has evolved
enough to remain relevant and fresh in an ever-changing market. It is a
definitely masculine design, big and boxy in a good way. The signature Jeep
front end tells you exactly what you're looking at.

The long
hood, squared off body shell, high roofline, wheel arches and angular rear end
are all about practicality. It's more handsome than beautiful and we are okay with
that.

On the
inside, the 2016 Jeep Patriot has seen material upgrades where it needed them
most. A much better cabin is the result. Seats are comfortable and supportive,
visibility is good all round, head and legroom is generous, as is cargo space.
Fold the rear seats down and you have acres of room to put stuff.

Engines and transmission

There are
two engines available for the Patriot, a 2.0-litre four cylinder that produces
158 hp and 141 lb-ft of torque and a 2.4-litre that generates 172 hp and 165
lb-ft of torque. Transmissions are either five speed manual or six speed
automatic. If you elect for a Freedom Drive II equipped vehicle, you get a CVT
transmission as part of the deal.

The engines
are quiet and refined around town and on the highway. Take it off road and the 2016
Jeep Patriot can go almost anywhere. It's no Wrangler, but it can go places
most other crossovers fear to tread and will come out the other side with a big
smile on its face. Few crossovers are true "go anywhere" vehicles,
this is one of them.

2016 Jeep Patriot trims

The trim
range has been narrowed to two for the 2016 Jeep Patriot. There are now only
Sport and Latitude trims, but each has a huge inventory of options to make it
yours. The Sport offers cruise control, tinted glass, automatic lighting, roof
rails, fog lights illuminated cup holders and more.

The
Latitude adds air conditioning, power everything, heated mirrors, keyless
entry, leather steering wheel and a power outlet. Additional options include
leather interior, alloy wheels, Bluetooth, navigation, keyless entry and
ignition, remote engine start and four wheel drive.

The 2016
Jeep Patriot is a lot of car for the money and represents excellent value for
money for anyone likely to use the off road chops. Visit Parkway Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Mississauga, 2260 Battleford Road, Mississauga, ON, L5N 3K6 for a test
drive.

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