2015 Jeep Patriot Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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What's New for 2015:

  • High Altitude package
  • Optional navigation system for Latitude trim level
  • Removable flashlight replaced by dome light
  • Eco Green paint color

Introduction
The 2015 Jeep Patriot is a 5-passenger, small crossover available as a front-wheel-drive (FWD) or 4-wheel-drive (4WD) model powered by one of two 4-cylinder engines. It is the boxier and slightly more capable sibling to the Jeep Compass, with which the Patriot shares much of its architecture. Competitors are plentiful and include the Hyundai Tucson, Kia Sportage, Mazda CX-5, Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, Nissan Juke, and the Subaru Impreza hatchback.

Models and Features
Jeep builds the 2015 Patriot in three trim levels: Sport, Latitude, and Limited. Serving as the lineup's entry-level model, the Patriot Sport addresses basic needs with its standard 16-in. steel wheels, manual windows, 4-speaker sound system featuring a CD player and auxiliary input jack, cloth upholstery, and little else in terms of amenities. Air conditioning, for example, is optional, as are power windows and door locks.

In the middle of the Patriot range is where you'll find the Latitude, home to a more substantial list of standard features, such as heated power mirrors, 17-in. alloy wheels, heated front seats with height adjustment for the driver, reclining rear seat, 115-volt household-style power outlet, keyless entry, a/c, and the aforementioned power windows and locks.

The most upscale version of the 2015 Jeep Patriot is the Limited. Here, designers have added chrome exterior and leather interior accents, power driver's seat with 6-way adjustment, premium sound system with 6-disc CD/DVD player and satellite radio service, and automatic climate control.

As for upgrades, the 2015 Patriot has a variety of options, including the Altitude package, consisting of black accents and 17-in. alloy wheels; High Altitude package featuring a power moonroof, unique alloy wheels, leather, and the power driver's seat; 368-watt audio system; and a Trailer-tow Prep package that enables the Patriot to pull loads weighing up to 2,000 lbs.

Under the Hood
There are two engines offered for the 2015 Jeep Patriot, though their availability is dependent upon a couple of factors: trim level and drivetrain. For the FWD Sport and Latitude variants, Jeep employs a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that generates 158 horsepower and 141 lb.-ft. of torque. The Limited, as well as Patriots equipped with 4WD, utilize a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 172 horsepower and 165 lb.-ft. of torque. Gearbox choices include a 5-speed manual, 6-speed automatic, or a continuously variable transmission (CVT).

In typical Jeep fashion, though unique for the small crossover segment, the 2015 Patriot allows buyers to select one of multiple 4WD systems: Freedom Drive I, a full-time setup with a locking feature; and Freedom Drive II, also a full-time system with a locking feature, plus hill-hold control, off-road mode, and a low gear for the CVT. Four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes are standard on 4WD and Latitude trim levels (all other configurations are equipped with front disc and rear drum brakes).

Fuel Economy
According to the EPA, the most fuel-efficient version of the 2015 Jeep Patriot is FWD and equipped with the 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine mated with the 5-speed manual transmission, a setup that nets 23 mpg in the city, 30 mpg on the highway, and 26 mpg combined. At the bottom of the fuel-economy ladder is the 4WD Patriot fitted with the CVT, which is estimated to average 20 mpg city, 23 mpg highway, and 21 mpg in mixed driving.

Safety and Technology
The Patriot is billed as a capable and affordable small crossover, meaning you won't find a full array of the latest creature comforts and safety systems. Buyers who want a blind-spot monitor, intelligent cruise control, or ventilated front bucket seats will need to look elsewhere. That said, the Patriot--named an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick in 2013--isn't completely devoid of must-have items, as evidenced by its 6 air bags and anti-lock brakes.

In terms of technology, the 2015 Patriot offers Bluetooth and in-car Wi-Fi connectivity, a touch-screen navigation system, and other amenities like remote start and an auto-dimming rearview mirror.

What's New for 2015:

  • High Altitude package
  • Optional navigation system for Latitude trim level
  • Removable flashlight replaced by dome light
  • Eco Green paint color

Introduction
The 2015 Jeep Patriot is a 5-passenger, small crossover available as a front-wheel-drive (FWD) or 4-wheel-drive (4WD) model powered by one of two 4-cylinder engines. It is the boxier and slightly more capable sibling to the Jeep Compass, with which the Patriot shares much of its architecture. Competitors are plentiful and include the Hyundai Tucson, Kia Sportage, Mazda CX-5, Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, Nissan Juke, and the Subaru Impreza hatchback.

Models and Features
Jeep builds the 2015 Patriot in three trim levels: Sport, Latitude, and Limited. Serving as the lineup's entry-level model, the Patriot Sport addresses basic needs with its standard 16-in. steel wheels, manual windows, 4-speaker sound system featuring a CD player and auxiliary input jack, cloth upholstery, and little else in terms of amenities. Air conditioning, for example, is optional, as are power windows and door locks.

In the middle of the Patriot range is where you'll find the Latitude, home to a more substantial list of standard features, such as heated power mirrors, 17-in. alloy wheels, heated front seats with height adjustment for the driver, reclining rear seat, 115-volt household-style power outlet, keyless entry, a/c, and the aforementioned power windows and locks.

The most upscale version of the 2015 Jeep Patriot is the Limited. Here, designers have added chrome exterior and leather interior accents, power driver's seat with 6-way adjustment, premium sound system with 6-disc CD/DVD player and satellite radio service, and automatic climate control.

As for upgrades, the 2015 Patriot has a variety of options, including the Altitude package, consisting of black accents and 17-in. alloy wheels; High Altitude package featuring a power moonroof, unique alloy wheels, leather, and the power driver's seat; 368-watt audio system; and a Trailer-tow Prep package that enables the Patriot to pull loads weighing up to 2,000 lbs.

Under the Hood
There are two engines offered for the 2015 Jeep Patriot, though their availability is dependent upon a couple of factors: trim level and drivetrain. For the FWD Sport and Latitude variants, Jeep employs a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that generates 158 horsepower and 141 lb.-ft. of torque. The Limited, as well as Patriots equipped with 4WD, utilize a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 172 horsepower and 165 lb.-ft. of torque. Gearbox choices include a 5-speed manual, 6-speed automatic, or a continuously variable transmission (CVT).

In typical Jeep fashion, though unique for the small crossover segment, the 2015 Patriot allows buyers to select one of multiple 4WD systems: Freedom Drive I, a full-time setup with a locking feature; and Freedom Drive II, also a full-time system with a locking feature, plus hill-hold control, off-road mode, and a low gear for the CVT. Four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes are standard on 4WD and Latitude trim levels (all other configurations are equipped with front disc and rear drum brakes).

Fuel Economy
According to the EPA, the most fuel-efficient version of the 2015 Jeep Patriot is FWD and equipped with the 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine mated with the 5-speed manual transmission, a setup that nets 23 mpg in the city, 30 mpg on the highway, and 26 mpg combined. At the bottom of the fuel-economy ladder is the 4WD Patriot fitted with the CVT, which is estimated to average 20 mpg city, 23 mpg highway, and 21 mpg in mixed driving.

Safety and Technology
The Patriot is billed as a capable and affordable small crossover, meaning you won't find a full array of the latest creature comforts and safety systems. Buyers who want a blind-spot monitor, intelligent cruise control, or ventilated front bucket seats will need to look elsewhere. That said, the Patriot--named an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick in 2013--isn't completely devoid of must-have items, as evidenced by its 6 air bags and anti-lock brakes.

In terms of technology, the 2015 Patriot offers Bluetooth and in-car Wi-Fi connectivity, a touch-screen navigation system, and other amenities like remote start and an auto-dimming rearview mirror.

Available Trims for the 2015 Jeep Patriot
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name Sport (FWD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 16895.00 Engine 2.4 L/144 City/Hwy MPG 21/28
Name Limited (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 24895.00 Engine 2.4 L/144 City/Hwy MPG 21/28
Name Latitude (4WD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 24795.00 Engine 2.4 L/144 City/Hwy MPG 20/23
Name Limited (4WD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 26895.00 Engine 2.4 L/144 City/Hwy MPG 20/23
Name Latitude (FWD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 21495.00 Engine 2.4 L/144 City/Hwy MPG 21/28
Name Sport (4WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 18995.00 Engine 2.4 L/144 City/Hwy MPG 21/23
Name Altitude Edition (FWD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 16895.00 Engine 2.0 L/122 City/Hwy MPG 22/27
Name High Altitude Edition (FWD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 21495.00 Engine 2.0 L/122 City/Hwy MPG 22/27
Name Altitude Edition (4WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 18995.00 Engine 2.4 L/144 City/Hwy MPG 21/27
Name High Altitude Edition (4WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 24795.00 Engine 2.4 L/144 City/Hwy MPG 21/27
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INTERIOR
  • 4-Way Driver Seat -inc: Manual Recline and Fore/Aft Movement
  • 4-Way Passenger Seat -inc: Manual Recline and Fore/Aft Movement
  • 60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Cloth Rear Seat
  • Manual Tilt Steering Column
  • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer and Trip Odometer
  • Manual Rear Windows and Fixed 3rd Row Windows
  • 5 Person Seating Capacity
  • Front Cupholder
  • Rear Cupholder
  • Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
  • HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts and Headliner/Pillar Ducts
  • Glove Box
  • Driver Foot Rest
  • Interior Trim -inc: Chrome Instrument Panel Insert and Chrome Interior Accents
  • Full Cloth Headliner
  • Chrome Gear Shift Knob
  • Day-Night Rearview Mirror
  • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors
  • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage and 1 12V DC Power Outlet
  • Front Map Lights
  • Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
  • Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats
  • Carpet Floor Trim
  • Cargo Space Lights
  • Instrument Panel Bin, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
  • Manual 1st Row Windows
  • Delayed Accessory Power
  • Outside Temp Gauge
  • Analog Display
  • Manual Anti-Whiplash Adjustable Front Head Restraints and Fixed Rear Head Restraints
  • Sliding Front Center Armrest w/Storage
  • Sentry Key Engine Immobilizer
  • 1 12V DC Power Outlet
  • Air Filtration
  • Front Seats w/Manual Driver Lumbar
  • 6-Way Power Driver Seat -inc: Power Height Adjustment, Fore/Aft Movement, Cushion Tilt, Manual Recline and Manual Lumbar Support
  • 60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Manual Reclining Fold Forward Seatback Leather Rear Seat
  • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
  • Power Rear Windows and Fixed 3rd Row Windows
  • Leather/Metal-Look Steering Wheel
  • Compass
  • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button
  • Automatic Air Conditioning
  • Interior Trim -inc: Metal-Look Instrument Panel Insert, Metal-Look Door Panel Insert and Chrome Interior Accents
  • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, 1 12V DC Power Outlet and 1 AC Power Outlet
  • Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver 1-Touch Down
  • Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
  • Systems Monitor
  • Trip Computer
  • Driver And Passenger Heated-Cushion, Driver And Passenger Heated-Seatback
  • 1 12V DC Power Outlet and 1 AC Power Outlet
  • 6-Way Driver Seat -inc: Manual Recline, Height Adjustment and Fore/Aft Movement
  • 60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Manual Reclining Fold Forward Seatback Cloth Rear Seat
  • Manual Air Conditioning
  • 60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Manual Reclining Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
  • Includes Manual Recline
  • Manual Driver Lumbar Adjust
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels: 16" x 6.5" Styled Steel
  • Tires: P205/70R16 BSW AS
  • Wheels w/Silver Accents
  • Steel Spare Wheel
  • Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo
  • Clearcoat Paint
  • Body-Colored Front Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
  • Body-Colored Rear Step Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
  • Black Bodyside Cladding
  • Black Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim
  • Black Door Handles
  • Black Manual Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding
  • Fixed Rear Window w/Fixed Interval Wiper and Defroster
  • Deep Tinted Glass
  • Variable Intermittent Wipers
  • Fully Galvanized Steel Panels
  • Body-Colored Grille
  • Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
  • Manual Tailgate/Rear Door Lock
  • Roof Rack Rails Only
  • Aero-Composite Halogen Headlamps
  • Front Fog Lamps
  • Wheels: 17" x 6.5" Aluminum
  • Tires: P215/60R17 BSW AS Touring
  • Wheels w/Polished Accents
  • Body-Colored Front Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent and Metal-Look Bumper Insert
  • Body-Colored Door Handles
  • Black Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding
  • Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks
  • Aero-Composite Halogen Headlamps w/Delay-Off
  • Perimeter/Approach Lights
  • Wheels: 17" x 6.5" Black Aluminum
  • Tires: P215/60R17 BSW AS Touring LATE AVAILABILITY.
  • Rear Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
  • Wheels: 17" x 6.5" Mineral Gray Aluminum
  • Wheels: 17" x 6.5" Black Aluminum LATE AVAILABILITY.
MECHANICAL
  • Engine: 2.0L I4 DOHC 16V Dual VVT
  • Transmission: 5-Speed Manual T355
  • 4.12 Axle Ratio
  • GVWR: 4,435 lbs
  • 50-State Emissions
  • Front-Wheel Drive
  • 60-Amp/Hr 525CCA Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection
  • 120 Amp Alternator
  • 1320# Maximum Payload
  • Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
  • Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
  • Touring Suspension
  • Hydraulic Power-Assist Steering
  • 13.6 Gal. Fuel Tank
  • Single Stainless Steel Exhaust
  • Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist and Hill Hold Control
  • Engine: 2.4L I4 DOHC 16V Dual VVT
  • Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic -inc: Autostick Automatic Transmission, Tip Start
  • 3.367 Axle Ratio
  • Single Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs and Brake Assist
  • Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic -inc: Autostick Automatic Transmission, Remote Start System, Tip Start
  • GVWR: 4,575 lbs
  • Electronic Transfer Case
  • Automatic Full-Time Four-Wheel Drive
  • 1300# Maximum Payload
  • 13.5 Gal. Fuel Tank
  • Permanent Locking Hubs
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist and Hill Hold Control
  • Transmission: Continuously Variable Transaxle II -inc: Autostick Automatic Transmission, Tip Start
  • Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs and Brake Assist
  • Transmission: Continuously Variable Transaxle II -inc: Autostick Automatic Transmission, Remote Start System, Tip Start
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Electronic Stability Control (ESC) And Roll Stability Control (RSC)
    • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
    • Side Impact Beams
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
    • Low Tire Pressure Warning
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
    • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
    • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
    • Rear Child Safety Locks
    • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • Radio: Uconnect 130 AM/FM/CD/MP3
    • Radio w/Clock
    • 4 Speakers
    • Fixed Antenna
    • Audio Jack Input for Mobile Devices
    • Radio: Uconnect 230 6CD/DVD/MP3
    • Radio w/Clock and Steering Wheel Controls

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