The strange choice Vehicle created when it presented two compact crossover SUVs back in 2007, now has an epilogue. It seems given that there is no space for the two similar vehicles in brand’s lineup and as an alternative of the new 2018 Jeep Patriot, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles can provide the all-new 2018 Vehicle Compass which is the alternative to both the Patriot and existing Compass.
So, for many who liked Patriot’s blocky styling which was the main distinction from the similar Compass with which it distributed their underpinning and powertrains, can now have more modern vehicle equipped with the latest computer and protection achievements but additionally with a strong off-road ability.
2018 JEEP PATRIOT: NEW NAME, NEW DESIGN
Opposite to the styling we can see on the exciting Patriot model, the replacements for the 2018 Jeep Patriot will lose their blocky look for newer and near Grand Cherokee design cues. Indeed, the new Compass model looks like smaller Grand Cherokee but additionally share a lot of similarities with the Renegade, which is a a valuable thing if you want our opinion.
The Patriot alternative has Jeep’s signature seven-slot grille which resides between perfectly highlighted headlights. Profile side characteristics trapezoidal fender flames and obvious beltline. The rear side also appears more sculpted and there are also new taillights.
On the other hand, what is also crucial to say, this new model sits on the “small-wide” unibody platform. That light and material unibody design has been made of 65 % high-strength steel.
INTERIOR, TRIMS, FEATURES:
Inside, the model also delivers more modern design and the newest technology. The quality of materials is better as well as the comfort.
The fourth generation of the Uconnect infotainment system will also be there. The system helps Android Auto and Apple Car Play characteristics and various monitor sizes. Available is likely to be 5-inch, 7-inch and 8.4-inch touchscreens depending on the trim level. The instrument cell will also be available with often 3.5-inch data display or 7-inch electronic cluster.
The new model will, nevertheless, can be found in four trims including Sport, Latitude, Limited and Trailhawk.
The Trailhawk are certain to get unique styling with anti-glare hood decal and of course off-road characteristics like lifted suspension, hill-descant get a handle on, improved approach and departure perspectives, the Select-Terrain process, etc.
2018 JEEP PATRIOT: POWERTRAIN
When the new Compass is likely to be available as the alternative for the 2018 Jeep Patriot it is likely to be prepared with the one engine for in the US. Motivating the new model will be a 2.4-liter TigerShark MulitiAir 2 engine. It uses auto stop/start technology and can produce 180 hp and 174 lb-ft of torque.
The engine will work in set with the one of three transmissions. Models with the front-wheel travel is likely to be available with often 6-speed manual or 6-speed computerized transmissions. A 6-speed manual or 9-speed computerized could be mixed with the four-wheel drive.
Vehicle claims this new model will reach 30 mpg in a few configurations. The buyers may also have a chance to choose from the standard Effective Travel four-wheel travel and Effective Travel Minimal system.
2018 JEEP PATRIOT: AVAILABILITY, PRICE
The replacement for the 2018 Jeep Patriot will be coming for the North American market from the plant in Mexico. The price begins from around $21, 000.