1st Gen (2007 – 2017) Jeep Patriot Problems

The 1st generation of the Patriot has a cumulative PainRank™ of 14.82. That can be compared against other Jeep generations. Shopping for a Jeep? So far, so good. But there are some warning signs to watch for.

Owners of the 2007–2017 Patriot model years have sent in 715 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the body (25%) followed by the windows (16%) and the transmission (14%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Jeep model years.

Watch out for the 2010 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2017 4
3.42
2016 32
8.78
2015 53
14.64
2014 83
23.05
2013 35
7.22
2012 65
19.23
2011 68
19.91
2010 52
26.3
2009 120
13.83
2008 162
18.79
2007 41
7.82

Keep Up with Everything Patriot Related

Get FREE email alerts from CarComplaints.com anytime something new pops up about the Patriot. Simple as that. Learn about the news before others. Impress your friends. Be a hero.

Free Vehicle Alerts