2015 Jeep Patriot  RealSafeCars58Safety Rating

#57 of 2015 SUVs

#162 of all 2015 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 handles mud, snow, and sand 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 2015 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 2015 Jeep Patriot has a score of 58, implying a 0.071% chance of driver death (6.3% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2015 Jeep Patriot has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0709% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 8.0974%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0709% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 8.0974% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2015 Jeep Patriot is 48% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2015 Jeep Patriot is 69% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8651Jeep PatriotKia ForteMitsubishi LancerKia SoulToyota Scion xBM. Outlander SportFIAT 500LJeep RenegadeChevrolet TraxJeep CompassVolkswagen BeetleNissan JukeComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2015 Jeep Patriot with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 51 to 86. The 2015 Jeep Patriot is less safe than the 2015 Kia Forte, the 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer, the 2015 Kia Soul, the 2015 Toyota Scion xB, the 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, the 2015 Nissan Juke, the 2015 Volkswagen Beetle, the 2015 Jeep Compass, the 2015 Chevrolet Trax, the 2015 Jeep Renegade, and the 2015 FIAT 500L.

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