Insight to 2010 Patriot
2010 Jeep Patriot does not come with any significant changes when compared to the 2009 version.
Among Jeep Patriot, Dodge Caliber, and Jeep Compass, Patriot is the most rugged vehicle. It can accommodate five passengers in its cabin and is available with a 4-wheel-drive system. It comes in Limited and Sport trim levels.
Its main competitors are Kia Sportage and Ford Escape.
Exterior and Interior Features
2010 Patriot features a 7-slot grille, trapezoidal wheel-well openings, and rounded headlights. It has an additional inch of ground clearance and is designed with 17-inch wheels. The other exterior features of this vehicle are standard 16-inch steel wheels, standard body-colored grille, optional 17-inch alloy wheels, rear and front bumpers, optional fog lamps, optional sunroof, and optional dual power mirror.
The interior is designed for five people and the vehicle is available in beige or gray colors. Some of the options in this vehicle are a 9-speaker Boston Acoustics audio system with speakers, a standard cargo area dome light, and a flashlight. Some more interior features are standard air conditioning, optional navigation system, and standard illuminated cup holders.
Under the Hood
This SUV is designed with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that can churn out 141 pounds-feet of torque and 158-horsepower, mated to a standard 5-speed manual transmission.
In addition to this, the vehicle has one more optional engine- 2.4-liter four-cylinder for generating 165 pounds-feet of torque and 172-hp of power, paired to a continuously variable automatic transmission. Both standard and optional engines are designed using front-wheel or all-wheel drive configurations.