2017 Jeep Patriot Des Moines IA

2017 Jeep Patriot

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New 2017 Jeep Patriot at Adel Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM for Des Moines, IA

If you are looking for a very affordable SUV then you may have just found your dream vehicle. Aside from its price, the vehicle is known for its fantastic off-road capability with Freedom Drive II, and its available flip-down tailgate speakers. Continue reading to learn more about the 2017 Jeep Patriot and how the fabulous vehicle could be for you!

Under the Patriot's Hood

If you are interested in towing equipment behind the vehicle then you may haul up to 2,000 pounds when the vehicle is correctly equipped. The vehicle's base engine is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder that produces 141 lb-ft of torque and 158 horsepower. An alternative engine is a 2.4-liter four-cylinder that will get you 165 lb-ft of torque and 172 horsepower. Both of these engines automatically come with a five-speed manual transmission. However, the 2.0-liter engine can come with a continuously variable transmission (CVT) that works like a regular automatic. The 2.0-liter engine's fuel economy is up to 26 miles per gallon (mpg) highway, 22 mpg city and 24 mpg combined. For the other engine you can get up to 23 mpg combined with the CVT. This 2.4-liter engine can be had with either front- or all-wheel drive. When the Patriot is had with Freedom Drive I and the six-speed automatic transmission then it can speed up from zero to sixty miles per hour (mph) in 9.4 seconds. The Jeep Patriot provides fantastic handling in various driving conditions.

Design of Jeep Patriot

For storage space you will have up to 23 cubic feet available behind the rear seatbacks. When you fold down those rear seatbacks you will have up to 53.5 cubic feet to work with. The vehicle's total interior volume is 127.4 cubic feet. The SUV's primary gauges come with a large, easy-to-read font. The SUV comes with ergonomic controls. A 6.5-inch touchscreen is available. As indicated above the Jeep Patriot can be purchased with optional flip-down liftgate speakers. Seating is comfortable in this vehicle. Up to five people can safely fit in this compact crossover SUV, which is available in Sport and Latitude trim levels. The Sport comes with cloth upholstery, a tilt steering wheel and tinted rear windows. The Latitude presents air conditioning, remote keyless entry, a height-adjustable driver's seat, heated front seats and a leather-wrapped steering wheel to its buyers. The Latitude model can also be had with reclining rear seatbacks. If you're interested in knowing the SUV's gross weight then it is 4435 pounds.

What does the 2.4-liter engine offer for horsepower?

It will produce 172 horsepower. The 2.0-liter engine produces 158 horsepower.

How much space is available for storage if I fold down the rear seatbacks?

Up to 53.5 cubic feet would be available. With the seatbacks up you will have 23 cubic feet.

Can I schedule service online?

Yes, you can do that! To do that hop on over here!


In Edmunds brake testing this SUV came to a complete stop from sixty mph in 121 feet. This is a good braking distance for the vehicle's class. The SUV received five stars for side protection in government crash testing. Standard safety features on the 2017 Jeep Patriot include full-length side curtain airbags and front side airbags. If you get this SUV with either Freedom Drive I or Freedom Drive II then you will get front and rear disc brakes. Come down to Adel Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM when you have a bit of free time. We look forward to seeing you down here at our dealership!

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