2007 Jeep Patriot Limited 4dr SUV 4WD (2.4L 4cyl 5M)
I've enjoyed driving our 2007 Jeep Patriot 4x4 and have driven it carefully.
Now after 70k miles I have two major repairs:
1) every pulley (alternator, two tensioners, air compressor) have bearings that have failed (and you cannot purchase just the part of the part - its all or nothing, baby!).
2)Also the front end is failing with the left ball joint out and the right not far behind.
$2,200 after 70k miles is a little premature.
Outside of that it has been a good vehicle except it has too much road noise.
entertainment system, 4x4 ease, comfort features
Chrysler / Jeep needs to become more reliable.
I get it that they want to stand behind their vehicles with the Limited Lifetime Power Train Warrantee.
But doggone it this is the second vehicle I've had with the Chrysler name on it that has just plain cost me too much to own!