2008 Jeep Patriot Consumer Review: do not buy
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2008 Jeep Patriot - Consumer Review

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Sport 4dr SUV (2.4L 4-cyl. 4x4 5-speed Manual)

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3 of 3 people found this review helpful
do not buy
By jt9813 on

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2008 Jeep Patriot Sport 4dr SUV 4WD (2.4L 4cyl 5M)

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I have a 2008 Jeep Patriot with 58,000 miles. I have to replace the transmission and ball joints for total cost of $4700. The 2000 Jeep Patriot has a 5 year or 100,000 mile warranty but it is not transferable to this 2nd owner. I have talked to Jeep but with no success. If you check out the internet you will see that is a typical problem with the Jeep Patriot and Compass. Save yourself a lot of money and aggravation do not buy this vehicle.

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They have eliminated the CVT transmission in the 2004 model. There must be a reason why. I have not heard whether they have addressed the ball joint problem yet.
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