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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 29 $15,805 $15,995
4WD 4-Door Sport 22 28 $17,450 $17,745
FWD 4-Door Latitude 23 29 $19,132 $19,745
4WD 4-Door Latitude 22 28 $21,956 $22,780
FWD 4-Door Limited 23 29 $22,681 $23,560
4WD 4-Door Limited 22 28 $24,327 $25,330
5-Door Wagon Manual (GS)
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Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon Manual 22 28 $15,485 $16,300
5-Door Wagon Automatic 22 28 $16,387 $17,250
5-Door Wagon Manual Release Series 9.0 22 28 $17,205 $18,110
5-Door Wagon Automatic Release Series 9.0 22 28 $18,107 $19,060
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,805
$15,485
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,995
$16,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$267 / month
$272 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2012 Jeep Patriot is a compelling choice for its versatile interior, maneuverability, and strong list of features—with just a bit of weekend-warrior ruggedness—but it's woefully short on refinement or sophistication. Trendy or odd, the Scion xB jams plenty of space and versatility into its compact footprint.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.0 54.7
Front Leg Room (in) 40.6 40.7
Front Hip Room (in) 52.3 52.7
Second Leg Room (in) 39.4 38.0
Front Head Room (in) 41.0 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.4 110.9
Second Hip Room (in) 51.0 46.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.3 55.8
Second Head Room (in) 39.9 41.2
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 45.1 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 65.5 63.4
Liftover Height (in) 30.7 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.8 59.8
Wheelbase (in) 103.7 102.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 27.4 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.2 69.3
Track Width, Front (in) 59.8 60.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 173.8 167.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 38.0 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 23.0 69.9
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 45.1 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 27.4 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 54.2 11.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 11.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.4 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 ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.6 14.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.6 34.8
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 16.0
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code TLB NA
Spare Tire Order Code TBC NA
Rear Tire Size P205/70R16 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code TLB NA
Front Tire Size P205/70R16 P205/55R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3111 3027
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
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
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
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 141 @ 5000 162 @ 4000
Engine Order Code ECN NA
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 158 @ 6400 158 @ 6000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 25 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 22
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.41 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.16 2.05
Trans Order Code DD7 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.12 4.24
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.02 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
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.33
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style Sport Utility 4 Door Wagon
Vehicle Name Jeep Patriot Scion xB
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
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.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.04
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Torsion Beam
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.5 7.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 6 5 (2011)
 
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