With the intro of the brand new Compass, Jeep eliminated the Patriot nameplate, but not for long. Judging by the most current reports, the car maker will revive the vehicle pretty soon, probably prior to completion of the next year. How come? Well, the 2019 Jeep Patriot will apparently present an entirely new course for the manufacturer. Believe it or not, the crossover will host a hybrid, or perhaps a plug-in hybrid powertrain, while approximately 2020 Jeep might bring its first electric Patriot.
2019 Jeep Patriot Design
Why Patriot? Why not? The name recognizes and was popular, and as such will leave a more powerful impression of something completely new. The carmaker will keep the SUV in the same compact class. However, we are not so sure will the 2019 Jeep Patriot utilize the exact same architecture as the existing Compass. As far as we know, the stretched variation of Renegade’s underpinnings cannot accommodate a plug-in hybrid at the moment, so there might be certain updates.
Styling-wise, the 2019 Patriot will not look like the predecessor at all. Additionally, it’s ought to not have anything in typical with the new Compass neither. No, the brand new hybrid high-riding vehicle will get a totally new design, which should feature vibrant and aggressive lines in order to furthermore improve the performance. Obviously, the front end will probably host a seven-slot grille, which is a trademark of every Jeep vehicle. Plus, the prospective buyers can expect the current version of Uconnect infotainment system.
2019 Jeep Patriot Engine
The most significant mystery of the new Patriot is exactly what’s going to power the SUV. Jeep could borrow the powertrain from Chrysler’s Pacifica minivan, however that appears like excessive of whatever for the compact bodywork of the future Patriot hybrid. Plus, the manufacturer plans to include the system to the all-new Yuntu SUV. Still, they might attempt to combine a smaller engine with Pacifica’s two-motor system. The motors are getting power from 16.0-kWh lithium-ion battery pack, which will supposedly allow at least 35 miles of all-electric driving range.
2019 Jeep Patriot Price
The car producer has not launched any details concerning the rumored SUV, so we can rely on the previously mentioned speculations at the moment. Speaking of which, the latest rumor mill suggests that the 2019 Jeep Patriot plug-in hybrid ought to cost around $30,000, or perhaps less. Still, we will see whether any of this is true.