2013 Jeep Patriot  RealSafeCars57Safety Rating

#56 of 2013 SUVs

#169 of all 2013 vehicles


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


The 2013 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 2013 Jeep Patriot has a score of 57, implying a 0.072% chance of driver death (6.4% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2013 Jeep Patriot has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0716% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 8.1782%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0716% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 8.1782% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2013 Jeep Patriot is 49% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2013 Jeep Patriot is 71% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8440Kia ForteJeep PatriotToyota Scion tCMitsubishi LancerToyota Scion xBKia SportageNissan JukeSubaru ImprezaVolkswagen JettaKia SoulM. Outlander SportSuzuki SX4Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2013 Jeep Patriot with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 40 to 84. The 2013 Jeep Patriot is safer than the 2013 Kia Forte and less safe than the 2013 Toyota Scion tC, the 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer, the 2013 Toyota Scion xB, the 2013 Suzuki SX4, the 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, the 2013 Kia Soul, the 2013 Volkswagen Jetta, the 2013 Subaru Impreza, the 2013 Nissan Juke, and the 2013 Kia Sportage.

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