If you happen to’re choosing the 2019 Jeep Patriot over the almost identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as effectively skip proper to the 2019 Jeep Patriot. You get a much better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer inside materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the 2019 Jeep Patriot happens to be one in every of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Jeep Patriot provides ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this type of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes customary, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction whenever you want it most.
The 2019 Jeep Patriot, nevertheless, also has some flaws generally associated with this type of automobile. Cargo space isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gas. We’re also not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Jeep Patriot’s experience and driving experience start to fall consistent with extra fashionable autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might suggest checking out the 2019 Jeep Patriot’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a higher most towing capability and superior cargo house and it is throughout a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting fashions at additional cost. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Jeep Patriot are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Jeep Patriot additionally affords power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Jeep Patriot contemporary by including a budget-conscious Customary Version Worth Package deal as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Jeep Patriot, which pushes the 2019 Jeep Patriot into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and will be had in long wheelbase Suburban type as well, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.