2007 Jeep Patriot Limited 4dr SUV 4WD (2.4L 4cyl 5M)
when I needed a new car 3 years ago I spent weeks online looking over reviews of the Jeep, the Nitro, the Xterra and a few others. Then I test drove a few and settled on the Jeep Patriot Limited and I've never been happier. There was one issue with the sunroof leaking but that is all, nothing else has ever gone wrong with this car in 3.5 years. As others have mentioned, this car comes packed with features at a price thousands of dollars less than competitors. The interior styling in Black, gray, and silver is basic but very nicely done. All of the features, from the 4 wheel drive to the heated seats perform beautifully time and time again.
The value for the price. The limited edition Jeep Patriot is about 3,000 or 4,000 dollars less than similar vehicles from other companies.
One odd thing, even with the limited edition the seats are still manually operated and squeezing your hand between the seat and the door to use the manual knobs is awkward, really should have electric controls for the seat adjustment.