New 2016 Jeep Patriot at Susquehanna for Wrightsville, PA
The 2016 Jeep Patriot is a terrific SUV that will appeal to every driver, given its on-road finesse and capability off-road. It starts at a great low price, and can be customized in a full range of ways through trim levels, packages, and almost endless standalone features. The Patriot is also a great option for families, and those drivers that regularly find themselves needing cargo space, with many seat options and comfortable interior features. For 2016, the new Jeep Patriot has been equipped with new standard features, like a satellite radio and Bluetooth. The Latitude level has received automatic headlights, and drivers have their choice from a number of new options, like a rearview camera for enhanced visibility and awareness.
Under the Patriot's Hood
The Patriot can be equipped with a number of powertrain options, which make it a top choice for drivers who want to customize their driving experience. For example, Jeep offers the ability to do some major off-road exploring, with a number of available four-wheel drive systems and available off-road equipment. The base engine found on the Patriot is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, with 158 horsepower and 141 lb-ft of torque. It is linked to a front-wheel drive system. A second engine option is a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine which has 172 horsepower and 165 lb-ft of torque. With this second engine, drivers can choose between three drive systems - the first is a standard front-wheel drive system, while the other options are Freedom Drive I or Freedom Drive II. Both of the Freedom Drive systems utilize an all-wheel drivetrain, and can handle off-road conditions.
Design of Jeep Patriot
With seating for five passengers, the Jeep Patriot is an excellent option for families who need an affordable yet well-equipped SUV. There are two main trims, in the Sport and Latitude. In addition to the main trims, there are two subtrims, including the Sport SE and High Altitude. There is an impressive range of options available with the Patriot, which will complement the many standard equipment features. The Sport has exterior features like roof rails, foglights, and 16-inch steel wheels. The interior features great cloth upholstery, and for the driver, cruise control and a tilt steering wheel. Technology options include a four-speaker sound system, as well as satellite radio, Bluetooth connectivity, an auxiliary audio jack, and a CD player. Standalone options include upgraded stereo, and the choice between black steel or alloy wheels. Safety and security features include an antilock brake system, traction and stability control, full-length side curtain airbags, and front side airbags. If you equip the Patriot with either of the Freedom Drive systems, the vehicle will come equipped with front and rear discs and rear drums as part of the antilock brake systems.
Are automatic headlamps available?
Yes, automatic headlamps are standard or available on many of the Patriot trims!
The Patriot comes standard with a sunroof on many of the higher trims, though the Sun/Sound Group package will bundle a number of amazing features at a great price for the lower trims!
The 2016 Jeep Patriot is truly a standout model that offers a versatile driving performance, comfort for the whole family, and an exceptional value. With the brand offering many ways to customize the experience, and even the opportunity to take the Jeep off-road, the Patriot is a terrific SUV. Contact us today at Susquehanna Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram to learn more!