After the company stopped to produce Jeep Patriot, it will come back again as 2020 Jeep Patriot. The upcoming model will refresh many aspects including the design, features, and of course engine. Reportedly, this SUV will be more efficient, reliable and better in the entire parts. Now, let’s see the detailed specs based on the rumors spread.
2020 Jeep Patriot Exterior & Interior Changes
The exterior design of the upcoming Jeep Patriot will look like the 4-edoor model of Jeep Wrangler. If the Wrangler looked more aggressive, this one will have a boxy shape as well as lot of traditional styling cues. Besides that, the front grille will come with 7 vertical slots whereas the round highlights of the front end highlight.
As a practical SUV, this will be featured with standard roof rails. Besides that, it will also come with off-roading equipment to improve the off road performance. For the alloy wheel, it will use 16 inch steel wheels for the base model whereas the higher trims will offer 17 inch aluminum rollers. Overall, its exterior design will be very impressive.
Moving into the cabin, the next generation of Jeep Patriot will have 2 rows for 5 passengers with comfort. The interior will not only be comfortable but also luxurious and it will be broken down into some specific trim levels. You will not find hard plastic materials again in the new Patriot because it will use higher quality materials.
Besides leather seats, 2020 Jeep Patriot interior will also provide a 6.5 inch touchscreen for navigation. In addition, it will be featured with an optional adjustable driver’s seat. However, it will remove the telescoping steering wheel for all models. Overall, the cabin will be ample whereas the cargo room will be very generous.
2020 Jeep Patriot Performances
Under the hood, you will be amazed with its new engine where it will offer 2 options. For the base model, it will be powered by a 2.0 Liter 4-cylinder engine where it is predicted to be able to generate up to 160 HP as well as 140 pounds feet of torque. This engine will be mated to Front Wheel Drive setup as well as 5-speed manual transmissions.
Optionally, there will be a CVT gearbox offered to optimize the fuel economy. With it, this SUV is claimed to be able to go 23 miles per gallon in the city and 30 miles per gallon on highway. Of course, other performances will also be impressive but unfortunately there are still unveiled.
Still related to 2020 Jeep Patriot powertrain, there is an optional 2.4 Liter engine, too. This engine is also powerful where it can produce more than 170 horsepower and 165 pounds feet of torque. Unfortunately, the fuel efficiency will be slightly lower but not significant. This optional engine will be paired with 4-Wheel Drive system for the drivetrain.
We have discussed far about the redesigns and upgraded specs of 2020 Jeep Patriot. So, we have to talk about its price now even though it is still too early. In fact, the company has not confirmed yet about the estimated price. However, you have to keep in mind that it will have several trims with different prices.
Starts from the base mode, the starting price will be at about 21,000 dollars. For the higher trim, Jeep Patriot Sport SE will be priced from around 23,000 dollars. The top model is Latitude where this trim will be the most expensive one at about 25,000 dollars. These prices are reasonable considering the specs and will keep this SUV competitive.
2020 Jeep Patriot Competition
Talking about the 2020 Jeep Patriot competitors, the biggest rival will come from the same company. We predict that the future Patriot will compete strongly with Grand Cherokee in the 2020 car market. This midsize SUV will also offer many changes from the old version. For example, you will find new bi-xenon headlights with automatic high beams, LED fog lights, and unique daytime running lights.
Besides that, it will also be featured with an electric driver assist package on the entry level Laredo. In addition, this will come with brake assist, lane departure warning and forward collision warning, too. Overall, both exterior and interior will be much more impressive with many updates.
Under the hood, this midsize SUV will be powered by a Hellcat 6.2 Liter Supercharged V8 engine. With this engine, the midsize SUV will be able to produce more than 700 HP as well as 645 pounds feet of torque. That engine will be mated to 8-speed automated transmissions as well as All-Wheel-Drive system. For the speed, it can accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour in less than 4 seconds.
There will also be an optional 6.4 Liter V8 engine for SRT model that can generate up to 475 horsepower as well as 470 pounds feet of torque. The speed will also be amazing where it can accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour in less than 5 seconds.
There will still be 2 other options of engine available for this midsize SUV. One of them is 3.6 Liter V6 that delivers 295 horsepower as well as 260 pounds feet of torque. Another one is 5.7 Liter V8 engine that can supply up to 360 horsepower as well as 390 pounds feet of torque. All these engines will be mated to 8-speed automated gearbox as well as rear or 4-Wheel-Drive system.
As we hear, there will be 7 different trims available for this future Jeep Grand Cherokee. They include Laredo, Limited, Trailhawk, Overland, Summit, SRT, and Trackhawk. They will have different prices so that you can choose based on your budget. Considering the specs, this is reasonable to be considered as the best rival for the upcoming Jeep Patriot.
Now, we have seen the rumors about the redesigns and specs of the future Jeep Patriot. From the discussion above, we find that the company is serious to update and upgrade this SUV. So, we hope that what is rumored will come true to meet the customers’ expectation. Hopefully 2020 Jeep Patriot will come out as soon as possible.