The strange decision Vehicle built when it released two compact crossover SUVs right back in 2007, today offers an epilogue. It appears given that there is no space for the two similar vehicles in brand’s lineup and alternatively of the new 2018 Jeep Patriot, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles may provide the all-new 2018 Vehicle Compass which is the replacement both the Patriot and current Compass.
So, for people who loved Patriot’s blocky styling which was the main difference from the similar Compass with which it provided their underpinning and powertrains, may today get more modern vehicle equipped with the latest tech and safety 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 eliminate their blocky look for more contemporary and near to Fantastic Cherokee design cues. Indeed, the new Compass model looks like smaller Fantastic Cherokee but additionally share a lot of similarities with the Renegade, which is a positive thing if you want our opinion.
The Patriot alternative has Jeep’s signature seven-slot grille which lives between perfectly highlighted headlights. Profile area features trapezoidal fender flares and conspicuous beltline. The rear area also looks more attractive and there are also new taillights.
On the other give, what is also essential to say, that new model sits on the “small-wide” unibody platform. That light and material unibody framework has been made of 65 per cent 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 era of the Uconnect infotainment system may also be there. The system supports Android Auto and Apple Car Play features 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 section may also be available with possibly 3.5-inch data screen or 7-inch digital cluster.
The new model will, but, can be found in four cuts including Sport, Latitude, Limited and Trailhawk.
The Trailhawk can get distinctive styling with anti-glare hood decal and of course off-road features like raised suspension, hill-descant control, increased strategy and departure aspects, the Select-Terrain program, 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 equipped 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 engineering and may produce 180 hp and 174 lb-ft of torque.
The engine will function in set with the one of three transmissions. Models with the front-wheel drive is likely to be available with possibly 6-speed manual or 6-speed intelligent transmissions. A 6-speed manual or 9-speed intelligent can be mixed with the four-wheel drive.
Vehicle promises that this new model will reach 30 mpg in a few configurations. The buyers will also have a chance to select from the standard Active Get four-wheel drive and Active Get Reduced system.
2018 JEEP PATRIOT: AVAILABILITY, PRICE
The replacement for the 2018 Jeep Patriot will be coming for the North American industry from the plant in Mexico. The price will become from around $21, 000.