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Legendary Quality Continues in the Jeep Grand Cherokee

Legendary Quality Continues in the Jeep Grand Cherokee

As we see the legendary Jeep Grand Cherokee arrive for the 2019 model year, we know this SUV is one that will offer more of the features and items that we want. This SUV is offered with the benefits of four available 4×4 systems and […]

The Jeep Wrangler Enters 2019 the Right Way

The Jeep Wrangler Enters 2019 the Right Way

The US Army needed a vehicle in World War II that would be capable of handling the rugged and tough terrain offered on the battlefronts in Europe. Little did they know the General Purpose (GP) vehicle would become the foundation for the brand of our […]

Opening the Year the Right Way (Part 2) – Detroit Auto Show

Opening the Year the Right Way (Part 2) – Detroit Auto Show

Opening the Year the Right Way Part 2

Here are a few more of the brands we expect to see at the Detroit Auto Show and what they will bring for us to admire and look forward to as the New Year begins. This first show of the year has been known to bring us some surprises that make a serious impression in the automotive world. While we aren’t sure if there will be any surprises this year, we can say with confidence that you’ll be amazed by what different brands bring for us to see. (more…)

A Repair Needs to be Done

A Repair Needs to be Done

One of the newest powerful SUV models on the market is the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk which makes use of the amazing power that comes out of the Hellcat engine that we find in the lineups from the FCA teams. This new SUV is an […]

Super Bowl Car Ads; Some of the Best Ever

The Super Bowl gives companies a platform for advertising that is unlike any other. With the largest crowd of the year watching this one event companies pay more money each year for the right to advertise during this game even if it’s only a spot […]

2015 Jeep Patriot: A Fan Favorite that Offers a Great Value

2015 Jeep Patriot

The Jeep Patriot has made its way into the hearts and minds of many Jeep owners over several years. Even though the current model is aging, it offers a great value and is the least expensive SUV on the market at its base price. As a 2015 Kelley Blue Book Five-Year Cost to Own Award Winner, the Jeep Patriot is a great choice, but needs some upgrading to be in an acceptable range of equipment and comfort. The base model is very much a stripped down version, but add a few great features by climbing the trim levels and you can have a Patriot that offers some exceptional off road ability as well.

Showing up in the class with the Subaru Forester and Mazda CX-5 the Patriot offers better off road ability than both of these models. Unfortunately, and due in part to the need for a remade model, the Patriot does not offer the fuel mileage that is desired on SUVs of this size. For 2015 the Patriot adds a new Eco Green paint color and a Garmin Navigation system on the Latitude model. The removable flashlight as been replaced by an actual dome light as well.

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