2011 Jeep Patriot  RealSafeCars58Safety Rating

#57 of 2011 SUVs

#154 of all 2011 vehicles


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


The 2011 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 2011 Jeep Patriot has a score of 58, implying a 0.071% chance of driver death (6.4% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2011 Jeep Patriot has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0714% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 8.1547%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0714% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 8.1547% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2011 Jeep Patriot is 49% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2011 Jeep Patriot is 71% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8343Chevrolet HHRJeep PatriotToyota MatrixToyota Scion tCDodge CaliberMazda 3Kia SportageHyundai TucsonSubaru ImprezaSuzuki SX4M. Outlander SportToyota Scion xBComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2011 Jeep Patriot with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 43 to 83. The 2011 Jeep Patriot is safer than the 2011 Chevrolet HHR and less safe than the 2011 Toyota Scion tC, the 2011 Dodge Caliber, the 2011 Mazda 3, the 2011 Toyota Scion xB, the 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, the 2011 Suzuki SX4, the 2011 Subaru Impreza, the 2011 Hyundai Tucson, and the 2011 Kia Sportage. It is about as safe as the 2011 Toyota Matrix.

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