RUGGED JEEP® STYLING
Patriot’s aggressive exterior styling features a new body-color seven-slot grille, new fascias, round headlamps, fog lamps and distinctive trapezoidal wheel arches all reflect an authentic design steeped in Jeep® DNA. New molded-in-color gray / black body side accent cladding enhances Patriot’s already robust off-road capable attitude.
Power Heated Fold-away Mirrors
Patriot’s power heated fold-away mirrors are one of those things you don’t think about until its cold and nasty outside. Skip the credit card scraping and de-ice the right way with this handy available feature.
Power Value Group
Patriot Sport’s new available Power Value Group packs some premium features together for a nice price: body color door handles, body color liftgate applique`, illuminated entry, power heated foldaway mirrors, power windows with driver one-touch, speed-sensitive power locks, and keyless entry.
BODY SIDE CLADDING
New body side accent cladding enhances Patriot’s already robust off-road capable attitude.
WHEELS AND TIRES
Patriot boasts an adventurous and eye-catching array of standard and available wheels. Patriot has a retuned suspension with increased 4×4 ride height (when properly equipped). There’s a new 17-inch Painted aluminum wheel for 2011.
CROSSOVER TO COMFORT
Patriot features an upgraded interior with more soft-touch points for added comfort. Tasteful Chrome accents along with an all-new stylish hand-stitched leather-wrapped steering wheel and distinctive Chrome accents speak to Patriot’s proud American craftsmanship.
New Steering Wheel
It’s in the details. Patriot’s new three-spoke steering wheel with Jeep® logo lets you have finger tip control of audio, cruise control, hands-free phone and other vehicle functions. Latitude and Latitude X both get a hand-stitched leather-covered steering wheel.
On the technology front, Patriot includes a new Media Center 430N radio with Navigation by Garmin® and available UconnectTM voice command. The new available Sirius Travel LinkTM features real-time gas prices, weather radar map, sports, traffic and movie schedules.
The 2011 Jeep® Patriot offers up to 29 MPG. Patriot 4×4 offers up to 28 MPG (unsurpassed in its segment). This advanced engineering technology helps Patriot attain up to 340 miles on a tank-full of gasoline.
Get up to 340 miles on a tank-full of gasoline.
Aerodynamics / Wind Tunnel
The Patriot was extensively tested in Chrysler’s state-of-the-art Aero-Acoustic Wind Tunnel for maximum slipperiness. The steeply raked front windshield, roof racks, side mirrors and other key elements were sculpted to reduce drag and wind noise. Numerous changes in suspension and body dynamics helped reduce Noise, Vibration and Harshness for 2011.
Being prepared can make all the difference. For the ability to handle rough weather, deep snow, sand and other low-traction surfaces choose the available Freedom-Drive I™ full-time, active 4WD system with lock mode. For advanced Go-Anywhere, Do-Anything™ capability, choose Patriot’s Trail Rated® Freedom-Drive II™ Off-Road Group.
Freedom-Drive II™ 4WD with Off-Road Group
For advanced capability, choose Patriot’s Trail Rated® Freedom-Drive II™ Off-Road Group with its best-in-class off-road capability. The full-time active 4WD system automatically adjusts torque on demand to better manage fuel usage and offer added stability in all weather conditions. The body and chassis of the Patriot with the Off-Road Group were developed and tested over numerous rugged off-road terrains to meet the requirements of the enthusiast Jeep® customer.
Two-Wheel Drive (2WD)
From paved roads to barely beaten paths, Jeep® Patriot’s hearty two-wheel drive system can take you there with practical, purposeful capability at an affordable price.
Freedom-Drive I™ 4WD
For light off-road capability, choose the Freedom-Drive I™ active full-time four-wheel drive (4WD). The system anticipates the need for added traction by transferring power to the rear wheels. It’s designed to give drivers enhanced vehicle stability, year-round assurance, as well as the ability to handle rough weather and low-traction conditions such as rain and snow.
Being prepared can make all the difference. For all-weather, all-surface capability – choose Sport 4×4 or Latitude 4×4’s available All-Weather Package. This full-featured package was designed to help combat wet, mud, and cold-climes so you can confidently pick up the kids from school come snow, ice or hard rain.
The Package is only available on Patriot vehicles equipped with a proven Freedom-Drive I™ or Freedom-Drive II™ 4WD system that offers outstanding stability in all weather conditions. Components of the package includes:
17-inch Aluminum Wheels and Goodyear® All-terrain Tires for all-season traction
All-season Front and Rear Floor Mats for mud, snow, slush, sand or boot tread souveniers
Tow Hooks can be used to help a fellow motorist out of a snowy ditch
Daytime Running Headlamps are a low-cost method to help reduce crashes
Engine Block Heater pre-heats the engine for improved warm-up time and cold-start fuel consumption .
The 2011 Jeep® Patriot was named the Edmunds.com 2011 Lowest True Cost to Own® SUV under $25,000. The lowest True Cost to Own® award is based on the projected ownership cost over a five-year period assuming 15,000 miles driven per year.
Top Safety Pick
Safe. Cool. Tough. Did we mention safe? The 2011 Jeep® Patriot with optional side torso airbags has also earned a 2011 Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) TOP SAFETY PICK. This award recognizes vehicles that do the best job of protecting people in front, side,rear, and now rollover crashes based on “Good” ratings in Institute tests. Winners also must have electronic stability control, which research shows significantly reduces crash risk.
An Edmunds.com 2011 Lowest True Cost to Own® Award Winner
The 2011 Jeep® Patriot was named the Edmunds.com 2011 Lowest True Cost to Own® SUV under $25,000. The Edmunds.com 2011 True Cost to Own® awards name new 2011 model year vehicles that offer the lowest True Cost to Own® (TCO®) which is the projected ownership cost over a five-year period assuming 15,000 miles driven per year. To calculate winners, Edmunds.com uses an algorithm that takes into account depreciation, interest on financing, taxes and fees, insurance premiums, fuel, maintenance, repairs and any federal tax credit that may be available.
SUN & SOUND GROUP
The Sun and Sound Group includes a sunroof, Sirius® Satellite Radio, nine Boston Acoustics® speakers including subwoofer and two articulating speakers packaged in the liftgate.
Patriot’s easy-to-read LED gauge cluster offers outstanding nighttime visibility, with a cool looking and soothing green glow.The premium Tire Pressure Monitoring Display, part of the Electronic Vehicle Information Center, features individual tire pressure monitoring that automatically checks each tire for proper inflation and alerts the driver if low or excessive tire pressure is detected.
Sun and Sound Group
We’ve made the shopping easy for you. The Sun and Sound Group includes a sunroof, SIRIUS® Satellite Radio, nine Boston Acoustics® speakers including subwoofer and two articulating speakers packaged in the liftgate.
Your fair weather friend. Patriot’s available express-opening vent, tilt and slide power sunroof invites nature along for the ride.
Nobody likes frosted windows in winter or scalding hot seats in the summer. Warm up your Patriot in the winter and cool it down in the summer — before you even enter the vehicle — with the remote start.
Use the HomeLink® universal transceiver to sync Patriot to up to three radio-controlled devices in or around your home. Buttons in the cockpit instantly bring devices like your garage door opener, security system or interior / exterior lighting under your control before you exit your vehicle.
SAFETY & SECURITY
Keeping you and your passengers safe and secure in the event of an accident is very important to us. Patriot is designed to help protect you and your passengers from the frame up with more than 30 safety and security features.
Roadside Safety Kit
This kit includes 6-gauge jumper cables, a large fleece blanket, leather gloves, a multifunction flashlight and a 2-inch x 20-foot recovery tow strap. It’s packed in two large multi-pocket nylon tool bags with the Trail Rated® and Jeep® logos.
The award-winning Jeep® brand has added more accolades to is long history of achievements, underscoring its promise to deliver vehicles synonymous with fun, freedom, and adventure.