Jeep Patriot

Dodge Dart Production Ends in September

By Fred Meier on July 15, 2016


CARS.COM — In January, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chief Sergio Marchionne said the company would "withdraw" the  Dodge Dart and Chrysler 200 sedans from the market "over a prolonged period of time" as FCA shifts focus to more popular trucks and SUVs. Now… Read More

Dodge Dart Production Ends in September

By Fred Meier on July 15, 2016

CARS.COM — In January, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chief Sergio Marchionne said the company would "withdraw" the  Dodge Dart and Chrysler 200 sedans from the market "over a prolonged period of time" as FCA shifts focus to more popular trucks and SUVs. Now… Read More

Headlight Safety Test Casts Shadow on Compact SUVs

By Matt Schmitz on July 12, 2016

CARS.COM — As the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety continues to shed new light on the performance of one of the most basic, yet vital, elements of car safety — headlights — automakers have their work cut out for them.… Read More

Redesigned Jeep Wrangler, Compass and Patriot Replacement Coming Soon

By Kelsey Mays on June 24, 2016

CARS.COM — For a trio of aging Jeep SUVs, replacements are finally near. A Jeep executive told the Detroit News this week that the brand will unveil a replacement for the Compass and Patriot in September, as well as debut… Read More

New-Car Deals: April 2016

By Kelsey Mays on April 14, 2016

CARS.COM — Auto sales are speeding along, but discounts could be part of the fuel. Total incentives in the first quarter of 2016 averaged $3,052 per car, according to Cars.com's analysis of incentives and sales data from Autodata Corp. and… 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