The Patriot gets a bump in fuel economy for 2013, giving the vehicle a rating of 30 mpg on the highway. A "Freedom Edition" package is also new for 2013. Though it is primarily an appearance package featuring exclusive 17-inch wheels and several star decals, Jeep has also made sure to back up the name. For every 2013 Freedom Edition Patriot sold, Jeep will donate $250 to various military charities.
Interior and cargo space; maneuverability and parking ease; safety features; tech options; off-road ability plus fuel economy
The Patriot is an unexpectedly capable city car, combining a boxy, rugged-looking traditional Jeep appearance with car-like handling, good outward visibility, an economical powertrain, an interior that's comfortable for four adults and a city-friendly small-car size. The drivetrain and ground clearance, combined with an available Freedom-Drive II off-road package, makes for respectable off-road capability as well. Although the base model is basic, it's quite a bargain for a vehicle that includes all the essential safety equipment; and for those willing to option-up, there are more high-tech options than is typical for a basic sport-utility. Plus the Patriot achieves some of the best fuel economy numbers in its class.
Select a 2013 Jeep Patriot trim level
Utility 4D Latitude 2WD
Utility 4D Latitude 4WD
Utility 4D Limited 2WD
Utility 4D Limited 4WD
Utility 4D Sport 2WD
Utility 4D Sport 4WD