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Selected Style FWD 4-Door Sport
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door Sport 23 28 $15,481 $16,485
FWD 4-Door Limited 23 28 $19,686 $21,105
4WD 4-Door Sport 22 27 $17,074 $18,235
4WD 4-Door Limited 22 27 $21,278 $22,855
5-Door Wagon Manual (Natl)
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Transmission

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon Manual 22 28 $14,962 $15,750
5-Door Wagon Automatic 22 28 $15,865 $16,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,481
$14,962
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,485
$15,750
Monthly Payment Estimate
$275 / month
$263 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
7.4
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TCC's Bottom Line Safe and city-friendly, yet tough enough for weekend camping—and bargain-priced—the 2008 Jeep Patriot has a lot going for it. The 2009 Scion xB has polarizing looks, a no-haggle dealer experience, and a long safety features list. It provides good value for those on a budget.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 52.3 52.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.7 100.8
Second Leg Room (in) 39.6 38.0
Front Head Room (in) 41.0 40.0
Second Hip Room (in) 51.0 46.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.6 55.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.3 41.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.0 54.7
Front Leg Room (in) 40.6 40.7
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 30.5 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.8 59.8
Wheelbase (in) 103.7 102.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 27.4 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.1 69.3
Track Width, Front (in) 59.8 60.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.0 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 173.6 167.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 45.1 -
Height, Overall (in) 64.4 64.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 23.0 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 54.2 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 38.0 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 21.7
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 x 1.0 10.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x 0.4 11.0 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.6 14.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.88 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.6 34.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/70R16 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code TLB NA
Front Tire Size P205/70R16 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code TLB NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3055 3020
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.2 6.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.4L/144 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 172 @ 6000 158 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 165 @ 4400 162 @ 4000
Engine Order Code ED3 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - 24
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.33
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.16 2.05
Trans Order Code DD7 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91 4.24
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.77 3.54
Summary
Vehicle Name Jeep Patriot Scion xB
Body Style Sport Utility 4 Door Wagon
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Stabilizer bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.04
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Stabilizer bar NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 7
 
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