Being the cheapest SUV on the on the market today, 2020 Jeep Patriot might have its own challenge and excellence as well. Known for not updating for quite a long time and got bashed over it, Jeep seems want to give big improvement on their brand-new SUV. After ten years since its debut on the new generations, we can wait for the upcoming update.
Claiming that it will have nice performance despite having cheap price, it is a worth to wait for its release. We can say that the car is perfect for those who looking for moderate price car without considering the latest technology.
2020 Jeep Patriot Redesign of Exterior and Interior
Come with four-dour body like the Jeep Wrangler, 2020 Jeep Patriot has masculine and rough style. The design of the car is far beyond the family car looks like. The boxy line dominates most part of the car. The grille is designed with seven top to bottom tube shape. The round headlight just sits right beside the grille with Jeep logo above it. The lights, whether the rear back light and the front light will be using LED technology.
The standard roof enhances the masculine look of the car and sure it has its own function. As the wheels, it will be using 16-inch steel wheels, while the upper trim, the Patriot Latitude will be featured with 17-inch lightweight aluminum wheels.
Looking at the interior of the car, there is hard cheap looking plastic on the dashboard. So, it is one thing that look unappealing for the car. Despite have the hard-plastic material for the dashboard, the seats ensure the comfortability of its passengers. The seats will be covered with leather. As for standard features, there is display, satellite radio, Aircon, and the cup holder beside the driver.
Despite being just moderate for some people, it has pretty big baggage on the back. It can take up to 23 cubic feet and additional space as much as 53.5 squares feet if the back seats are folded. What comes unexpected is that turns out the seats is quite low compare to the position of the dashboard.
2020 Jeep Patriot Engine Performance
Based on some rumors, there will be two options of the engine available to choose. The base one is the 2.0-liter V4 engine that produce about 158 Horse Power and 141 pounds-feet of torque. The engine will be paired with five-speed manual transmission gearbox. It can accelerate the car from 0 to 60 mph in 10 seconds. As for the fuel consumption, it is rated 30 MPG on the road.
Another type of engine is the 2.4-liter engine. This engine has more power compare to the base one. It produces about 172 Horse Power and 165 pounds-feet of torque. It can accelerate just one second faster than the previous engine mentioned at the 9 seconds. The engine will be paired with six speed automatic transmission and available in all front wheel drive.
2020 Jeep Patriot Price and Release
As mentioned earlier, the car is the cheapest out of all SUV car Jeep has. It can be found later at the price of $21.000 and no more than $24.000. While the price is somewhat set, the release date of 2020 Jeep Patriot hasn’t got any confirmation yet.