Jeep Patriot Gets New Diesel Engine


To increase the appeal of Jeep Patriot for the British customers, Chrysler let go of the old 2.0 liter Volkswagen diesel engine, and replaced it with a new 2.2 Common-Rail Diesel (CRD) unit from Mercedes Benz.

This powertrain develops 163bhp, averages 42.8 mpg (combined),  does 0 to 60 mph in 10.7 seconds, has a top speed of 125 mph and maximum towing capability of to 2,000 kg.

Jeep Patriot Diesel comes in four trim levels of Sport, Sport+, Limited and Overland, starting from £14,995 for the 2.4 Sport petrol, rising to £21,995 OTR for the 2.2 CRD Overland.

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Standard features on the base model include body coloured door handles, Hill Start Assist, leather wrapped hand brake and ‘active’ head restraints (front row).

A fully-loaded model may be specified with items like 6-way power driver seat, while the Overland version also gets a raft of high tech and luxury features including 18-inch aluminium wheels, premium leather trimmed seats with embroidered ‘Overland’ logo, additional front seat side airbags, rear park assist, tyre pressure monitoring display and chrome finish door sill scuff plates.

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