2016 Jeep Patriot Augusta GA



2016 Jeep Patriot

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2016 Jeep Patriot at Thomson Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram

The 2016 Jeep Patriot is a very capable sport utility vehicle. The 2016 Patriot is assembled at the Belvidere Assembly Plant in Belvidere, Illinois.  Mojave Sand is a new color available for 2016. You may now purchase a distinctively-styled Sport SE package. 2016 presents new standard features, too. Keep reading to understand more about the 2016 Jeep Patriot, which is bound to impress!


Patriot Capability

The 2016 Patriot will give you one of the best 4×4 capabilities available, and because of it you have no idea how great this SUV is for any all-weather capability you may need it for. The SUV tows up to 2,000 pounds worth of belongings behind it, and what will help with the towing is the SUV’s four-wheel independent and towing suspensions. If you need to turn around in a circle in the 2016 Patriot you will only need a 35.6-foot diameter to do so. This SUV may give you a maximum of 30 miles to the gallon highway. A driver might get 158 horsepower at 6,400 revolutions per minute (rpm) and up to 141 ft-lbs of torque at 5,000 rpm. The five-speed manual transmission will help get you to your destination. The SUV’s engine will have a double overhead cam (DOHC), 16 valves and variable valve timing. 2.0-liters is the standard engine’s size, but you will have your choice of four-cylinder engines. If you would want to, you can buy a block heater for your engine. Three drivetrains are available for the SUV: standard front-wheel drive, Freedom Drive I and Freedom Drive II. Freedom Drive I works as a four-wheel drive unit 100% of the time it is on, handles messy weather efficiently, and has lockable center coupling to put the SUV in four-wheel-drive-lock. The Patriot will travel well through sand, or any snow you might come across, with Freedom Drive I because of what it offers. Freedom Drive II  is equipped with a low-ranged continuously-variable transaxle (CVT2L), and works while you are using off-road mode. Freedom Drive II is also a four-wheel-drive system, and has skid plates and tow hooks.


The Vehicle’s Composition

Aside from the Patriot’s capability, the SUV also provides a nice make-up. Two Patriot models are available for 2016: Latitude and Sport. The SUV recently received an available High Altitude package. Up to five people will be able to sit inside the SUV. Bluetooth will keep you connected, and you will have SiriusXM Radio and Uconnect hands-free. Automatic temperature control will make for a comfortable ride. With the Sport SE package, you may have a steering wheel with audio controls, and heated front seats. Front and rear occupants will like the available door pockets and cupholders. The SUV may give you a power sunroof and power six-way driver’s seat. You will have bucket front seating, and bench rear seating. There are rear seat ventilation ducts, and this SUV has a split-folding rear seatback.  You may have tow hooks for 4×4 models, a Sport SE hood decal and Mineral Gray bumper inserts. You might also have Mineral Gray badges, roof rails and a bright exhaust tip. Front-wheel drive-equipped models have a high roof height, if that is what you seek. A High Altitude package will give you Granite-painted, 17-inch pocket aluminum wheels and a bright fascia.

Is there anyway I can get more than 158 horsepower?

Yes, you can purchase the vehicle–for an extra fee–with 172 horsepower @ 6,000 rpm.

What is the Patriot’s departure angle?

The standard departure angle is 28.5 degrees.

Safety & Final Notes

The 2016 Patriot makes available more than thirty active and passive safety features. The Patriot’s available basic warranty is for three years/36,000 miles, and the drive train warranty is for 5 years/60,000 miles. Hill-start assist will help you start to get up hills. You will like the back door safety locks that prevent children from escaping the moving vehicle. There are also child seat anchors. You will have front-seat mounted airbags, an overhead airbag and electronic stability control. If there is someone in the back center seat, you may be assured that they will have protection with a three-point seatbelt. You will have electronic roll mitigation to help you if a rollover occurs. A post-collision safety system can assist you, too. An available backup camera may help you depart and get into parking spots and driveways easily. Automatic headlights are standard on Latitude models. You will be alerted when you should fill up your tires to avoid getting a flat through tire-pressure monitoring. You can have fog lights to help you drive through messy weather. This SUV has four-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS). We want you to come by and take a look at the 2016 Patriot! We are at 2158 Washington Road Northeast in Thomson.