2008 Jeep Patriot  -  $17,065


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $17,065
Base Invoice: $16,061
Destination Charge: $580
Options: $0
Trim: FWD 4dr Sport
Doors: 4
Drive train: Front Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: | City: 23 | Hwy: 28
Body Style: FWD 4dr Sport
Transmission: 5-speed manual transmission
Engine: 2.4L DOHC SMPI 16-valve dual-VVT I4 engine

Model Highlights

The 2008 Jeep Patriot has very traditional Jeep looks, with the familiar six-bar grille and a very boxy, upright appearance, along with trapezoidal wheel wells and plenty of ground clearance, yet its carlike ride and handling--as it's closely related to the Dodge Caliber and Jeep Compass--help make it quite economical and city friendly.

The Patriot comes in either Sport or Limited trim, and each is available in front- or four-wheel drive. All models come with a 2.4L four-cylinder engine making 172 horsepower and 165 lb-ft of torque, but the most affordable front-wheel drive Sport model can be specified with a 158-horsepower, 2.0L four-cylinder engine for a $200 credit. The 2.0L comes only with the CVT automatic, while the 2.4L comes with either a five-speed manual or CVT. With either engine, the Patriot gets rather frugal estimated efficiency ratings of 26 miles per gallon city, 30 highway.

Depending on the desired use, the Patriot can come equipped with three different drive configurations. For those mainly interested in street driving, there's a standard FWD version; above that there's the Freedom Drive I 4WD system, a full-time active 4WD system good for on-road driving and snow, with a 4WD Lock mode that may help with some low-speed situations.

At the top, there's the Freedom Drive II Off-Road Package, which brings equipment for the trail, such as skid plates, tow hooks, larger all-terrain tires and wheels, and a special version of the CVT transmission with a 19:1 low range good for crawling. The Off-Road Package also adds better body sealing and improved water-fording ability, another inch of ground clearance, and improves approach, departure, and breakover angles for scrape-free off-roading.

There's a very long list of standard safety equipment, which might come as a bit of a surprise considering the especially low base price. Side curtain air bags, anti-lock brakes with brake assist and a rough-road mode, electronic stability control, and electronic roll mitigation, which helps avoid a rollover situation, are included on all Patriots.

In all models, the rear seat is split 60/40 and folds forward to expand cargo space. Also, the Ultrafloor vinyl load floor is washable, and the seats have soil- and odor-resistant fabric.

The more economical Sport model is rather basic, but does have some surprising standard comfort and convenience items such as air conditioning, tilt steering, a rear defroster, and a CD sound system with auxiliary input. The upscale Limited adds a lot of popular equipment like leather-trimmed seats (heated in front), steering wheel audio controls, cruise control, power mirrors, locks, and windows, and 17-inch aluminum wheels. Top options include Bluetooth, a DVD-navigation system, and Boston Acoustics nine-speaker sound.


Pros

Classic Jeep appearance; appointed with a generous amount of safety equipment; remarkable interior space; above-average off-road prowess in 4x4 models; excellent limited lifetime powertrain warranty.


Model News

For 2008, the Jeep Patriot enters its second year of production, with only minor changes to note. All Patriots now come standard with air conditioning, DVD-based navigation is available on Limited models, and the continuously variable transmission (CVT) is available with an AutoStick automatic for clutchless shifting.


Value Writeup

The 2008 Jeep Patriot represents a good buy in the small SUV segment. With a blend of both fuel efficiency and proven off-road capability when properly equipped, the Patriot sets itself apart from the competition. It also comes with more standard safety features than most other small SUVs. For its price, the Patriot offers an impressive level of utility and fits a wide range of uses.


Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
28 MPG

Cruising Range - City
312.80 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
23 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
380.80 mi

Engine Order Code
ED3

Engine Type
Gas I4

Displacement
2.4L/144

Fuel System
SMPI

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
172 @ 6000

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
165 @ 4400

Trans Order Code
DD7

Trans Type
5

Trans Description Cont.
Manual

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.77

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.16

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.91

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120

Total Cooling System Capacity
7.2 qts

EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicles

Passenger Capacity
5

Passenger Volume
101.7 ft³

Front Head Room
41.0 in

Front Leg Room
40.6 in

Front Shoulder Room
54.6 in

Front Hip Room
52.3 in

Second Head Room
39.3 in

Second Leg Room
39.6 in

Second Shoulder Room
54.0 in

Second Hip Room
51.0 in

Wheelbase
103.7 in

Length, Overall
173.6 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
69.1 in

Height, Overall
64.4 in

Track Width, Front
59.8 in

Track Width, Rear
59.8 in

Min Ground Clearance
8.0 in

Rear Door Opening Height
27.4 in

Rear Door Opening Width
45.1 in

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
38.0 in

Liftover Height
30.5 in

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
54.2 ft³

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
23.0 ft³

Base Curb Weight
3055 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Stabilizer bar

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Stabilizer bar

Front Tire Order Code
TLB

Rear Tire Order Code
TLB

Front Tire Size
P205/70R16

Rear Tire Size
P205/70R16

Spare Tire Size
Compact

Front Wheel Size
16 x 6.5 in

Rear Wheel Size
16 x 6.5 in

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in

Front Wheel Material
Steel

Rear Wheel Material
Steel

Spare Wheel Material
Steel

Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.4

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.88

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.6 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.5 x 1.0 in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.3 x 0.4 in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
13.6 gal

Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs

Basic Years
3

Basic Miles/km
36,000

Drivetrain Years
Unlimited

Drivetrain Miles/km
Unlimited

Corrosion Years
3

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

Emissions Years
2

Emissions Miles/km
24,000

Roadside Assistance Years
3

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
36,000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
10E043000

Mfg's Report Date
SEP 02, 2010

Component
EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected
294

Summary
MARATHON IS RECALLING CERTAIN SEAT COVERS, BRAND SUPERHIDES WITH PART NUMBERS 593, 594, 578, 960, 228, 228-09, 267-08, 333, 625, AND 630, SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE SEAT COVERS ARE MADE OF HEAVIER THREAD AND ARE NOT COMPATIBLE WITH SEATS CONTAINING SIDE AIRBAGS. THE HEAVIER SEAT COVER COULD INTERFERE WITH FULL DEPLOYMENT OF THE AIRBAG IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.

Consequence
AN IMPROPERLY DEPLOYED AIRBAG COULD RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY.

MARATHON WILL NOTIFY OWNERS OF RECORD AND REPLACE THE SEAT COVER FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING SEPTEMBER 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MARATHON AT 1-800-735-2769.

THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET MARATHON SEAT COVERS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON GENERAL MOTORS, FORD, CHRYSLER, TOYOTA, OR NISSAN VEHICLES. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

Frontal Driver

Frontal Passenger

Side Driver

Side Rear Passenger

Crash Test Note
Results based on a 35 MPH frontal crash and 38.5 MPH side crash. Results are reported in a range of one to five stars, with five stars indicating the best crash protection for vehicles within the same weight class. This test used driver and passenger belts and airbags.

NHTSA Rollover Rating

Rollover Note
The Rollover Resistance Rating is an estimate of your risk of rolling over if you have a single vehicle crash. It does not predict the likelihood of that crash. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is. The more "top-heavy" the vehicle, the more likely it is to roll over. The lowest rated vehicles (1-star) are at least four times more likely to roll over than the highest rated vehicles (5-stars).

2.4L DOHC SMPI 16-valve dual-VVT I4 engine

5-speed manual transmission

Electronic stability program w/roll mitigation

Front wheel drive

120-amp alternator

525-amp maintenance-free battery

Pwr accessory delay

Touring suspension

Independent MacPherson strut front suspension

Multi-link independent rear suspension

Front & rear stabilizer bars

P205/70R16 all-season BSW tires

Compact spare tire

16 x 6.5 styled steel wheels

Pwr rack & pinion steering

4-wheel anti-lock brakes

Front disc/rear drum brakes w/brake assist

Side roof rails

Body color fascias

Accent color liftgate applique

Halogen headlamps

Fold-away manual mirrors

Liftgate door w/fixed glass

Variable intermittent windshield wipers

Rear window wiper/washer

Front bucket seats w/vinyl trim

60/40 split-folding rear seat

Sliding armrest

Full-length floor console

Full floor carpeting

Tilt steering column

Instrumentation-inc: outside temp display, tachometer

Sentry Key theft-deterrent system

Air conditioning

Rear seat heat ducts

Rear window defroster

AM/FM stereo w/CD player-inc: MP3 playback, aux input, (4) speakers

12-volt pwr outlet

Tire pressure monitor

Bright interior accents

Sliding sunvisors w/vanity mirrors

Front dome light

Cargo compartment lamp

Ultrafloor vinyl cargo floor covering

Fold-flat cargo floor

Multistage dual front airbags

Front & rear side curtain airbags

4-wheel anti-lock brakes

Electronic stability program w/roll mitigation

 
NATIONAL REGION
$0

 
NORTHEAST REGION
$0

 
SOUTHEAST/SOUTHWEST REGION
$0

 
CALIFORNIA REGION
$0

 
FLORIDA REGION
$0

 
NATIONAL DELIVERY
$0

 
HAWAII DELIVERY
$50

 
FEDERAL EMISSIONS
$0

 
CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS
$0

 
BORDER STATE EMISSIONS
$0

 
EMISSION CONTROL WAIVER
$0

 
2.4L DOHC 16V I4 DUAL VVT ENGINE
$0

 
2.0L DOHC 16V I4 DUAL VVT ENGINE
$-200

 
5-SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION
$0

 
CONTINUOUSLY VARIABLE TRANSAXLE II W/AUTOSTICK
$1,100

 
25D SPORT CUSTOMER PREFERRED ORDER SELECTION PKG
$0

 
26D SPORT CUSTOMER PREFERRED ORDER SELECTION PKG
$0

 
24D SPORT CUSTOMER PREFERRED ORDER SELECTION PKG
$0

 
25E SPORT CUSTOMER PREFERRED ORDER SELECTION PKG
$2,225

 
26E SPORT CUSTOMER PREFERRED ORDER SELECTION PKG
$2,225

 
24E SPORT CUSTOMER PREFERRED ORDER SELECTION PKG
$2,225

 
P205/70R16 ALL-SEASON BSW TIRES
$0

 
P215/65R17 ALL-TERRAIN OWL TIRES
$0

 
VINYL TECH FRONT BUCKET SEATS
$0

 
CLOTH-TRIMMED FRONT BUCKET SEATS
$0

 
MONOTONE PAINT
$0

 
EXTRA COST PAINT
$150

 
PREMIUM COST PAINT
$225

 
16" X 6.5" STYLED STEEL WHEELS
$0

 
17" X 6.5" ALUMINUM WHEELS
$0

 
9-SPEAKER BOSTON ACOUSTICS SOUND GROUP
$795

 
SMOKERS GROUP
$30

 
TRAILER TOW PREP GROUP
$250

 
SECURITY & CARGO CONVENIENCE GROUP
$745

 
TIRE & WHEEL GROUP
$590

 
AM/FM STEREO W/6-DISC IN-DASH CD CHANGER
$320

 
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER
$35

 
SUPPLEMENTAL FRONT SIDE AIR BAGS
$250

 
PWR SUNROOF W/EXPRESS OPEN & CLOSE
$800

 
HEATED FRONT SEATS
$250

 
FRONT LICENSE PLATE ATTACHMENT SCREWS
$0

 
MANUFACTURER STATEMENT OF ORIGIN
$0

 
MOPAR PROTECTION GROUP
$0

 
MOPAR REAR SEAT VIDEO SYSTEM
$0

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