2010 Jeep Patriot  RealSafeCars58Safety Rating

#55 of 2010 SUVs

#147 of all 2010 vehicles


Pictured: 2013 Jeep Patriot
The Patriot, a mainstay of Jeep's lineup since 2007, is a small SUV with seating up to 5. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. Jeep offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2010 Jeep Patriot is very unsafe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2010 Jeep Patriot has a score of 58, implying a 0.071% chance of driver death (6.4% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Jeep Patriot has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0711% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 8.1151%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0711% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 8.1151% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Jeep Patriot is 48% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2010 Jeep Patriot is 70% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8923Toyota Scion tCJeep PatriotPontiac VibeToyota MatrixMitsubishi LancerDodge CaliberJeep CompassSubaru ImprezaVolkswagen JettaToyota Scion xBSuzuki SX4Mazda 3Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Jeep Patriot with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 23 to 89. The 2010 Jeep Patriot is safer than the 2010 Toyota Scion tC and less safe than the 2010 Toyota Matrix, the 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer, the 2010 Dodge Caliber, the 2010 Mazda 3, the 2010 Suzuki SX4, the 2010 Toyota Scion xB, the 2010 Volkswagen Jetta, the 2010 Subaru Impreza, and the 2010 Jeep Compass. It is about as safe as the 2010 Pontiac Vibe.

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