Jeep Patriot

Recall Alert: 2015 Jeep Compass, Patriot

By Kelsey Mays on December 28, 2015


Vehicles Affected: Approximately 60,000 model-year 2015 Jeep Compass and Patriot SUVs The Problem: A loss in power steering may occur from a return hose clamp that's out of position, which can lead to a rapid loss of power steering fluid.… Read More

Recall Alert: 2015 Jeep Compass, Patriot

By Kelsey Mays on December 28, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 60,000 model-year 2015 Jeep Compass and Patriot SUVs The Problem: A loss in power steering may occur from a return hose clamp that's out of position, which can lead to a rapid loss of power steering fluid.… Read More

Study: Women Value Price, Practicality Over Performance, Prestige

By Matt Schmitz on December 22, 2015

Setting aside any debate over the validity — or perhaps lack thereof — of gender roles in society, men and women by some measures have been shown to value different attributes while car shopping. Men prize performance and prestige, while… Read More

Prediction: 10 Cars We Think Won't See 2017

By Jennifer Geiger on December 7, 2015

CARS.COM -- It's the end of another year of automotive ups and downs -- and the end of the line for a handful of unloved vehicles. Which cars won't make it another model year? We've got a few guesses, and… Read More

Used Luxury-Car Prices Fall Again in February

By Mike Hanley on March 5, 2015

Sellers dropped the average asking prices on luxury cars in February, and it's led to prices that are now thousands of dollars lower than we saw at the beginning of the year. Related: More Used-Car News Buyers looking for a… Read More

Recall Alert: Four-Cylinder Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep Vehicles

By Jennifer Geiger on December 10, 2013

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 522 versions of the 2013 Chrysler 200 and Dodge Avenger sedans, and 2014 versions of the Jeep Compass and Patriot SUVs. Only vehicles equipped with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine are affected. The affected vehicles were manufactured between… Read More

Is the Jeep Compass the Smallest in its Lineup?

By Rick Popely on December 1, 2013

"Is the Jeep Compass the smallest in Jeep's lineup?" Brandon Not if you're deciding that based on overall length or width. The Wrangler two-door is shortest in length and the Patriot is the narrowest. The Compass is smaller than other… Read More

2014 Jeep Patriot: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on September 19, 2013

The rugged 2014 Jeep Patriot can easily handle going off-road, but can it handle child-safety seats? Well, sort of. This compact SUV easily handled our forward-facing car seats, but it didn't fare as well with the rear-facing variety. How many car… Read More

2014 Jeep Patriot: Family Checklist

By Sara Lacey on August 23, 2013

The 2014 Jeep Patriot subscribes to a "what you see is what you get" philosophy, which is good, because it might have let me down otherwise. This compact SUV is an affordable choice for families, but its pokey engine and… Read More

Chrysler's Special Editions: The Hits and Misses

By Joe Bruzek on July 25, 2013

Few automakers embrace the special edition like Chrysler and its Dodge and Jeep brands. With most automakers, a sprinkling of special editions turn up on performance cars such as the Chevrolet Camaro Hot Wheels Special Edition, but Chrysler's examples span… Read More

Recall Alert: 2010-12 Jeep Patriot, Compass and 2012-13 Wrangler

By Matt Schmitz on June 5, 2013

Chrysler is voluntarily recalling a combined 435,400 Jeep vehicles in two separate actions, the automaker announced today. The larger of the two recalls affects 254,000 model-year 2010-12 Jeep Patriot and Compass SUVs, and it's due to a problem with the… Read More