I love my new Patriot!
I've only been driving Maggie for a couple of months but, so far, I love my truck/suv/mommy-mobile.
She's got all the room I wanted, the gas mileage I was looking for and, she's running like a dream.
07 Jeep Patriot
Lost in the World - Gaithersburg, MD11/02/2010
I bought my Jeep Patriot about 2 months ago and so far the more I drive it, the more I love it. It's a sport model with a manual transmission. While I was looking through reviews online before I bought the car, I was noticing people seemed to be having a lot of frustration with the automatic transmission. Let me tell you these problems do not pass over at all to the manual version.
My jeep gets about 23 city m/g and 25-26 highway m/g.
For the size of this car i thought this was great. The Patriot rides very smoothly and drives really well in inclement weather.
Cargo space is smaller than one may expect, but to me it's the perfect amount (with space enough for me and my dog to sleep in the back. Comfortable for long trips as the driver. (Haven't had any passengers besides my pup).
It has good extra stuff as well. (Aux plug, cruise control, etc)
Overall, I couldn't have asked for a better car. Like I mentioned before the more (or longer) I drive it. The more I love it!
plmugs - west haven, ct08/19/2012
After decades of knowing those who own Jeeps, we decided to buy one for our first ever new car purchase.
We love the look of the patriot.
Outside: the front grill brings memories of the old Army Jeeps, it means business. I like the squared off design rather than the rounded exterior edges. Although an SUV, it is not "tall" or overbearing in its appearance.
Inside: A nice cross between a sedan with a bit of suv around the edges.
Ride: Didn't know it was possible that a 4 cylinder could move so well. The feel of the ride and of the wheel is that of a sedan not a truck.
Absolutely the best decision.
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