In the event you’re opting for the 2020 Jeep Patriot over the practically an identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as effectively skip proper to the 2020 Jeep Patriot. You get a significantly better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, however the 2020 Jeep Patriot happens to be one in every of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Jeep Patriot presents ruggedness and high towing capability that only this sort of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction while you want it most.
The 2020 Jeep Patriot, however, also has some flaws generally related to this type of automobile. Cargo space isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re additionally not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2020 Jeep Patriot’s trip and driving expertise begin to fall in keeping with more modern automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might advocate trying out the 2020 Jeep Patriot’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, however it has the next most towing capacity and superior cargo space and it is throughout a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions at additional price. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2020 Jeep Patriot are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2020 Jeep Patriot also gives power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2020 Jeep Patriot fresh by including a budget-conscious Normal Edition Worth Bundle as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Jeep Patriot, which pushes the 2020 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 could be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban type as well, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.