2010 Jeep Patriot Limited 2.4 from North America


Great idea, mediocre execution


Sunroof misaligned at 20000km - repaired under warranty.

Engine mount failed at 30000km - replaced under warranty.

Front end knock at 40000km - replaced front stabilizer bar end links under warranty.

All 4 struts leaking at 50000km - replaced under warranty.

Front lower control arms replaced at 63000km.

Rear upper lateral arms replaced at 75000km.

Both rear wheel bearings noisy at 80000km - replaced.

All 4 struts leaking at 98000km - replaced.

Sagging rear coil springs replaced at 98000km.

Front left wheel bearing replaced at 100000km.

General Comments:

The Good:

Rugged, easy to clean interior.

Leather seating surfaces very durable, looks great after 6 years.

Performs very well in inclement weather and heavy snow, especially when equipped with winter tires.

Relatively easy to perform basic maintenance and repairs.

The Bad:

Poor build quality. Squeaks and rattles everywhere.

Drivetrain and road noise.

Abysmal suspension component quality.

Fuel economy poor for its class.

CVT sluggish to respond to throttle inputs.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 23rd February, 2016