Jeep Patriot Tires

Jeep Patriot is one of those purely American SUVs that are used for off-road, everyday drive and towing. It was launched in 2007, and discontinued in 2017. Today, there are still many Patriots used by American and Canadian drivers. Who knows, maybe one day Daimler Chrysler will renew production of the Jeep Patriot.

 Jeep Patriot

Jeep Patriot Trim Levels

There are 3 trim levels the Patriot came available in for the U.S. market. They are:

  1. Sport;
  2. Latitude;
  3. Limited.

There are certain differences between these trim levels, as they were traditionally developed to meet needs and expectations of different groups of American drivers. See the comparison chart below to understand peculiarities of each sub-model.

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Specifications

Different model years and trim levels of the Jeep Patriot came equipped with different wheels. They also featured different specs, different kinds of upholstery and different options. You can find out more technical details about certain model years and trim levels by visiting the correspondent pages of Patriot Tires site.

Jeep Patriot Models: Comparison

See the three Jeep Patriot sub-models compared below, based on the OEM equipment and specs of each submodel. The comparison chart shows differences in powertrain, wheels and tires, stereo and electronics, interior equipment and more!

SportLatitudeLimited
Engine options:
- 2.0L I4 engine (4X2);
- 2.4L I4 engine (4X4).

Transmission options:
- 5-Speed manual transmission.

Wheels & tires:
- 16" all-season tires;
- 16" styled steel wheels.

Stereo & Electronics:
- A/M-F/M stereo;
- single-disc CD-MP3 player; 4 speakers;
- cruise control for certain model years.

Interior & Upholstery:
- manual roll-up windows;
- manual door locks;
- vinyl-wrapped steering wheel and seats;
- manual front bucket seats;
- folding rear bench seat.

Security & Options:
- anti-theft ignition;
- tinted windows.
Engine options:
- 2.0L I4 Engine (4X2);
- 2.4L I4 Engine (4X4).

Transmission options:
- CVT JF011E automatic transmission.

Wheels & tires:
- 17" all-season tires;
- 17" alloy wheels.

Stereo & Electronics:
- SIRIUS-XM satellite radio;
- air conditioning with manual control;
- CD/MP3 stereo.

Interior & Upholstery:
- power windows;
- one-touch driver's auto down feature;
- power door locks;
- leather-wrapped steering wheel;
- cloth seats.

Security & Options:
- keyless entry;
- panic feature and security system.
Engine options:
- 2.0L I4 Engine (4X2);
- 2.4L I4 Engine (4X4).

Transmission options:
- CVT JF011E automatic transmission.

Wheels & tires:
- 17" all-season tires
- 17" alloy wheels.

Stereo & Electronics:
- U Connect hands-free bluetooth telephone system;
- satellite radio;
- CD/MP3 stereo.

Interior & Upholstery:
- cloth seating in earlier models;
- leather seating in newer models;
- leather-wrapped steering wheel;
- power front driver's seat.

Security & Options:
- keyless entry;
- panic feature and security system;
- power sunroof.

Jeep Patriot: Technical Specs

The Patriot, internally known at Daimler as the MK74, was introduced on New York auto show in 2006, along with Jeep Compass. The first model year for the Patriot is 2007. This is a small 4-door SUV with transverse front engine. In the base, the Patriot is front-wheel drive, while all-wheel drive version of this SUV is available as well. Primarily, AWD Jeep Patriot is selected for off-road.

The Jeep Patriot came equipped with 2.0 L or 2.4 L gasoline l4 engine, mated to a 5-/6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission. The CVT transmission was available as well. Diesel Jeep Patriot was available only for Europe and Australia market and featured a 2.0 L engine, made by Volkswagen. These models were available with a 6-speed manual transmission only.

Jeep Patriot 4WD Systems

There are 2 kinds of four-wheel drive systems available for the Patriot. Both of them are designed for both on- and off-road performance and are electronically controlled. Below is good explanation and comparison of these types of transmission.

Freedom Drive IFreedom Drive II
- Basic four-wheel drive system;
- Full-time front-wheel-drive system based on 4WD/AWD;
- When in traction, the system is front-wheel drive;
- Automatically puts up to 20-30% power to the rear wheels;
- Can be locked in 50/50 below a certain speed.
- Based on Freedom Drive I;
- Uses the vehicle's CVT transmission;
- Can be locked in 50/50 below a certain speed.
- Is capable of a 19:1 gear reduction simulating a low speed range.
- Traction control setup for both on- and off-road use.

Safety Ratings

Both NHTSA and IIHS evaluated different model years of the Jeep Patriot after a series or crash tests they conducted. See the chart below to get more details on the aspects that were evaluated for different model years by these supervising organizations.

Jeep Patriot NHTSA Safety Rating

The chart below is based on the official reports, published on the NHTSA website. See the official NHTSA website for details.

Name2011 - 2017 Jeep Patriot FWD2011 - 2017 Jeep Patriot FWD2007 - 2010 Jeep Patriot AWD2007 - 2010 Jeep Patriot AWD
Overall NHTSA rating4444
Frontal crash334,54,5
Side crash5555
Rollover3344

Jeep Patriot IIHS Safety Rating

The chart below is based on the official reports, published on the IIHS (Insurance Institute of Highway Safety) website. See the official IIHS website for details.

Name20172016201520142013201220112010200920082007
Small front overlap (Driver side)PoorPoorPoorPoorPoorPoorPoorPoorPoorPoorPoor
Small front overlap (Passenger side)N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Moderate overlap (front)GoodGoodGoodGoodGoodGoodGoodGoodGoodGoodGood
SideGoodGoodGoodGoodMarginalMarginalMarginalMarginalMarginalMarginalMarginal
Roof StrengthGoodGoodGoodGoodGoodGoodGoodGoodGoodGoodGood
Head restraints and seatsGoodGoodGoodGoodGoodGoodGoodGoodAverageAverageAverage

Jeep Patriot Awards, Nominations & Dates

  • 2007 – The Jeep Patriot was nominated as “Green 4×4” in UK.
  • 2008 – The Patriot was selected as the 4×4 of the Year in the UK.
  • 2009 – Chrysler unveiled plug-in hybrid Patriot. However, the hybrid Patriot has never appeared in production.
  • 2011 – The Jeep Patriot received facelift.
  • 2012 – There appeared new trim level of the Patriot, an Altitude Edition model. It was based on the Patriot Sport.
  • 2013 – For this model year a Freedom Edition model of the Patriot was offered. It is based on the Sport model, but was developed to commemorate Jeep’s commitment to the U.S. Army.
  • 2014 – This was the first model year for the Freedom Drive 1 Patriots to come equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission instead of the CVT.
  • 2017 – The Patriot was discontinued.
  • 2018 – Jeep dealerships continued selling the Patriot until all previously manufactured units were sold out.

Jeep Patriot Tires: Recommended Sizes

We have collected the list of tire sizes and wheel specifications that are guaranteed to work on the particular year and model of the Jeep Patriot. Feel free to shop the relevant tire sizes on the Patriot Tires website!

Model yearJeep Patriot modelTire sizes
2007Limited215/60R17
215/65R17
Sport205/70R16
215/65R17
2008Limited215/60R17
215/65R17
North Edition205/70R16
215/60R17
Sport205/70R16
215/65R17
2009Limited215/60R17
215/65R17
Sport205/70R16
215/65R17
2010Limited215/60R17
215/65R17
Sport205/70R16
215/65R17
2011Latitude215/60R17
215/65R17
Latitude X215/60R17
215/65R17
Sport205/70R16
215/65R17
2012Latitude215/60R17
215/65R17
Limited215/60R17
215/65R17
Sport205/70R16
215/65R17
2013Latitude215/60R17
215/65R17
Limited215/60R17
215/65R17
Sport205/70R16
215/65R17
2014Latitude215/60R17
215/65R17
Limited215/60R17
215/65R17
Sport205/70R16
215/65R17
2015Altitude215/60R17
High Altitude215/60R17
Latitude215/60R17
215/65R17
Limited215/60R17
215/65R17
Sport205/70R16
215/65R17
201675th Anniversary215/60R17
215/65R17
High Altitude215/60R17
Latitude215/60R17
215/65R17
Limited215/60R17
215/65R17
Sport205/70R16
215/65R17
201675th Anniversary215/60R17
215/65R17
High Altitude215/60R17
Latitude215/60R17
215/65R17
Limited215/60R17
215/65R17
Sport205/70R16
215/65R17

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Jeep Patriot Tires

Whether you own Jeep Patriot Sport, Limited or Latitude, it's good to know, what wheel and tire sizes are recommended for your specific vehicle. We have selected all necessary information about these trim levels to let you know about the features, that came standard for these SUVs. Select the trim level you are interested in and find out technical details about Jeep Patriot tires that are guaranteed to work.

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