A replacement of Jeep Patriot and Compass with vehicle versions produced and going to North American showrooms in 2018. The new model will be offered in one year. single line of products. with a new name. As such, it will supplant both the Patriot crossover inspired by more traditional SUVs as well as the more car-like hatchback Compass.
Unlike the style we can see on Patriot’s exciting model, replacements of the 2018 Jeep Patriot will lose its blocky look for more modern design cues and closer to the Grand Cherokee. Indeed, the new model Compass looks like a small Grand Cherokee but also shares many similarities with the Renegade, which is a good thing if you want our opinion. The Patriot replacement has the signature Jeep seven-slot grille that sits between well-accented headlights. The side of the profile has trapezoidal wing wideners and a pronounced waist line. The rear side also looks more sculpted and there are also new tail lights.
Inside, the model also brings a more modern design and the latest technology. The quality of the materials is better as well as the comfort. The fourth generation Uconnect infotainment system will also be available. The system supports Android Auto and Apple Car Play features and different screen sizes. Touch screens of 5, 7 and 8.4 inches will be available depending on the level of finish. The dashboard will also be available with a 3.5-inch information display or a 7-inch numeric keypad. The new model will however be available in four versions, including Sport, Latitude, Limited and Trailhawk. The Trailhawk will benefit from a unique style of glare hood stickers and of course all-terrain features like suspension lift, descent control, improved approach and departure angles, Select-Terrain system, etc.
The basic trim stage will be powered by the new 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine capable of producing 158 horsepower. The couple is not identified but it will be excellent. This engine will have two transmission choices, first will be the 9-speed automatic transmission or the 6-speed manual transmission system. Of course, the 2018 Jeep Patriot as a true SUV will be accessible in every setting of all-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive. Jeep has released there will be more engine alternative, but we do not know exactly what it will be, probably a driving force of 2.4 liters.
Replacement of the 2018 Jeep Patriot will arrive on the North American market from the factory in Mexico. The price will start from $ 21,000.