The recall began on August 15, 2017. Chrysler's recall number is N01. Competitors for the better-equipped Patriot Limited include the and the capable Limited. The 4×4 variants offer only the 2. Intros and redesigns continued, including such knockouts as the redesigned Forester, Chevrolet Equinox and Tucson.
Remedy Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will correct the software free of charge. The Patriot looks like a shrunken down version of the Cherokee on the outside. Despite a tendency to wander a bit at highway speeds, steering is acceptable, and handling is pretty good — definitely more tidy than that of the Hyundai Tucson. Occasionally even a Jeep fan will admit to regarding the front-wheel-drive-based model as a travesty on philosophical grounds alone. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. . As a result, the Patriot looks in need of an interior redo.
Based on the same platform, the 2010 Jeep Patriot and Compass have similar measurements, similar price ranges and offer almost identical sets of comfort and convenience features. With the increased off-road capability engineered into it, we might have expected the Patriot's highway ride to be rougher than those of its Compass and Dodge Caliber relatives. Vehicle Details If you've spent time in most any Chrysler, Dodge or Jeep vehicle lately, the design and materials that define the Patriot's passenger cabin will likely feel familiar. I noticed the same thing in a four-cylinder Nissan Altima, but it was much less apparent there. With the Patriot Sport 4×2 you have your choice of either the 2. The Subaru Forester is capable of duty beyond the basic off-pavement trail, but it lacks the additional low gear that facilitates climbing steep inclines and scrambling over larger obstacles.
The in-dash multimedia system included a well-executed navigation system with a free year of Sirius Traffic Service. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Either engine comes with a standard five-speed manual transmission. The recall began June 21, 2013. Along with Good scores in front-, side- and rear-impact crash tests, the Top Pick distinction requires a Good rating in the roof-strength test, which all five best-sellers lack. But the next place where I managed to buy a car was scrupulous about upholding arrangements as we put the deal together. Some of the standard and optional features that count as bright spots include comfortable seats, a fold-flat front passenger's seat, 115-volt power outlet, auxiliary audio input, outward-projecting rear speakers and a removable and washable vinyl cargo floor.
Chrysler's recall number is N01. There are more available options now as well as driver and front passenger seats get active head restraints standard. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. As with all such devices, the unique behavior of the Patriot's two available continuously variable transmissions can take some getting used to. The recall began on August 15, 2017.
The recall began June 21, 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. So why would Jeep produce such similar vehicles? Antilock brakes are standard, but the front-drive Sport trim level has rear drums. The compromise seems to have been made in the cornering department; wisely, where we wouldn't expect or require much from a Jeep anyway. As a result, vehicle occupants have an increased risk of injury in a crash. Whereas the Compass's styling trends toward the softer side of Jeep design, the 2010 Jeep Patriot's decidedly squarer lines and boxier stance evoke the purpose-built style of the now-defunct Cherokee and, to a lesser degree, its Grand Cherokee successor.
As it turns out, the Patriot might be the most comfortable cruiser of the three. Even at low speeds it exhibits a faint chugga-chugga, like a distant diesel, as it revs, and the noise penetrates the cabin. Chrysler's number for this recall is S61. Where the Patriot falls flat is in interior quality, from the noise to the materials quality. The 2010 Jeep Patriot, like the Liberty, has the rugged looks of what you expect from a Jeep and definitely has some of the characteristics of the ultra popular from the past. To make your best deal, be sure to check our Fair Purchase Prices, which reflect real-world transaction prices being paid in your area. Boy, have times ever changed.
Where the Cherokee has leather seating, nicer interior materials and a cleaner overall look, the Patriot has none of that. Interim letters informing owners that parts are not available yet were mailed on October 26, 2016. Without getting into heavy-duty truck-based models like the Jeep Liberty or Wrangler, the Patriot has few peers among car-based crossovers. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Limited models are distinguished by bright inserts front and rear, bright roof rails, fog lamps, body-color side moldings and 17-inch aluminum wheels. I drove the Patriot off road after its debut and was impressed. We spoke a couple of times on the phone and I assured them the financing was coming through, and it did - when I called to confirm and arrange to complete the purchase, I was told someone else at the dealership went ahead and sold the car.
Remedy Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will correct the software free of charge. As a result, vehicle occupants have an increased risk of injury in a crash. Show full review When people ask why Chrysler ended up in bankruptcy court, I say it was a history of too little, too late. But the interior leaves a lot to be desired. Formally known as the Mondial de l'Automobile, the biannual Paris motor show is the home turf for Citroen, Peugeot, and Renault; and each French automaker is planning several concept and production-car debuts.
Our test vehicle had the primary engine, a 172-hp, 2. The recall began June 21, 2013. Our owner reviews and the emails we receive are predominated by people who have owned many Jeeps and admittedly love Jeeps. Our test vehicle had the primary engine, a 172-hp, 2. Otherwise the engine is fairly quiet. It hadn't taken longer than we agreed it might take - they just ignored the arrangement. Just the thing for a drive to New York City for the festivities, right? Was not impressed w the return callers lack of knowledge about the car I was asking about.