August 31, 2016 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - The 2017 Jeep® Patriot is unmistakably a Jeep SUV designed to appeal to compact-SUV buyers who want traditional Jeep styling with best-in-class off-road capability at an affordable price. The Jeep Patriot is built in the United States at the Belvidere Assembly Plant in Belvidere, Ill.

Highlights
  • The 2017 Jeep Patriot is powered by the 2.0-liter I-4 World Gas Engine (producing 158 horsepower (117 kW) and 141 lb.-ft. (191 N•m) of torque) mated to a five-speed manual transmission
  • The 2017 Jeep Patriot’s powertrain is designed to deliver world-class performance and refinement in all weather conditions and fuel economy of up to 30 mpg, all at an affordable, value-packed price
  • The 2017 Jeep Patriot offers an optional powertrain, the 2.4-liter DOHC 16-valve dual variable-valve timing (VVT) I-4 engine, which produces 172 horsepower. Optional transmissions include the continuously-variable transmission II (CVT2), the six-speed PowerTech automatic transmission or the continuously-variable transaxle with low ratio (CVT2L) transmission with the Freedom Drive II Off-road Package that delivers a 19:1 overall crawl ratio
  • Jeep Patriot is available in three drivetrain configurations – standard front-wheel drive, available Freedom Drive I or Trail Rated Freedom Drive II 4x4 systems
  • Jeep Freedom Drive I 4x4 is an available full-time, active four-wheel-drive system with lock mode designed to give drivers year-round assurance with the ability to handle rough weather and low-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 drivers the ability to put the Jeep Patriot in four-wheel-drive lock mode to handle deep snow, sand and other low-traction surfaces.
  • The Jeep Freedom Drive II 4x4 Off-road Package is an available four-wheel-drive system that includes second-generation CVT2L that engages when the off-road mode is activated, 19:1 crawl ratio, 17-inch all-terrain tires and aluminum wheels, a full-size spare tire, skid plates, tow hooks, fog lamps and manual seat height adjuster. This package is recommended for off-road situations that include steep grades, occasional wheel lift and rock or log climbing.

Model Lineup
For 2017, the Jeep Patriot offers two models:
  • Sport
  • Latitude

Exterior Colors
  • Billet Silver Metallic Clear Coat
  • Black Clear Coat
  • Bright White Clear Coat
  • Deep Cherry Red Crystal Pearl Coat
  • Granite Crystal Metallic Clear Coat
  • Maximum Steel Metallic Clear Coat
  • True Blue Pearl Coat
  • Mojave Sand

Interior Colors
  • Light Pebble Beige
  • Dark Slate Gray
  • Dark Slate
  • Light Frost

More Information
Please visit the Jeep Patriot newsroom for the latest product information, photography and videography. 
 
Jeep Brand
Built on 80 years of legendary heritage, Jeep is the authentic SUV brand that brings capability, craftsmanship and versatility to people who seek extraordinary journeys. The Jeep brand delivers an open invitation to live life to the fullest by offering a broad portfolio of vehicles that continues to provide owners with a sense of safety and security to handle any journey with confidence. The Jeep vehicle range consists of the Cherokee, Compass, Gladiator, Grand Cherokee, Grand Cherokee 4xe, Renegade and Wrangler and Wrangler 4xe. Jeep Wave, a premium owner loyalty and customer care program that is available to the entire Jeep 4x4 lineup, is filled with benefits and exclusive perks to deliver Jeep brand owners the utmost care and dedicated 24/7 support. The legendary Jeep brand's off-road capability is enhanced by a global electrification initiative that is transforming 4xe into new 4x4 in pursuit of the brand’s vision of accomplishing Zero Emission Freedom. All Jeep brand SUVs will offer an electrified variant by 2025.

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