• 2013 Jeep Patriot Freedom Edition front 3/4

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  • 2013 Jeep Patriot Freedom Edition driver's seat

  • 2013 Jeep Patriot Freedom Edition seat

Jeep is honoring Veterans Day with a new special edition version of its 2013 Patriot. Appropriately enough, the Freedom Edition comes in only red, white or blue, and boasts a star graphic on the hood and rear quarter panels. Unique 17-inch wheels help set the model apart from other Latitude trim models, and inside, buyers can expect to find seats embroidered with the same star logo. A sunroof, security and cargo option groups as well as all-season floor mats are all standard equipment on top of the goodies included in Latitude trim. The 2013 Jeep Patriot Freedom edition hits dealers with an MSRP of $21,445.

Chrysler says the Freedom Edition "honors military members past and present," and as such, the automaker will donate $250 for each Patriot Freedom Edition sold to military charities. As you may recall, this isn't the first Freedom Edition to bow under the Jeep banner. The automaker debuted the Wrangler Freedom Edition this year just in time for the Fourth of July. You can check the full press release below for more information.
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New 2013 Jeep® Patriot Freedom Edition Harkens Back to the Jeep Brand's Military Roots and Pays Tribute to U.S. Military Members

Jeep Patriot Freedom Edition honors military members past and present

Jeep to donate $250 to military charities for each 2013 Jeep Patriot Freedom Edition sold

Jeep Patriot is the best-priced SUV in America; boasts unsurpassed compact SUV 4x4 capability and fuel economy up to 30 mpg

Built at Chrysler Group LLC's Belvidere (Ill.) Assembly Plant, the 2013 Jeep Patriot Freedom Edition is on sale now

Military Bonus Consumer Cash program provides a $500 cash allowance to eligible consumers on the purchase or lease of a new Chrysler Group vehicle

Jeep Patriot sales up 15 percent in 2012


November 12, 2012 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - The new 2013 Jeep® Patriot Freedom Edition joins the previously announced Wrangler Freedom Edition as a tribute to United States (U.S.) military members past and present. Available in red, white or blue with exclusive military-inspired features, this limited edition Patriot model – with a starting U.S. Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $21,445 – is on sale now at Jeep dealership in the United States.

Jeep will donate $250 from each 2013 Jeep Patriot Freedom Edition it sells to charities that benefit U.S. Military members.

"We have created the 2013 Jeep Patriot Freedom Edition as a tribute to the brave men and women that have served, while acknowledging the Jeep brand's renowned military history," said Mike Manley, President and CEO – Jeep Brand, Chrysler Group LLC. "We express gratitude to those who have and are serving in the U.S. military, and in their honor we are donating $250 for each Patriot Freedom Edition sold to military charities.

"With segment-leading 4x4 capability, fuel economy up to 30 miles per gallon, and a unique inspiring appearance, the Jeep Patriot Freedom Edition is certain to appeal to consumers," Manley added.

The limited edition Jeep Patriot Freedom model is based on the 2013 Patriot Latitude and is available in two- or four-wheel drive configurations. The 2013 Jeep Patriot Freedom Edition boasts many exclusive attributes not found on standard Patriot models.

The new 2013 Jeep Patriot Freedom Edition prominently features a military-inspired star on the hood, as well as on the rear quarter panel. Exclusive 17-inch high-gloss Mineral Gray painted aluminum wheels with bright lug nuts, a bright lower front fascia and an "Oscar Mike" (military jargon for "on the move") badge on the lower front door round out the unique exterior features. The 2013 Jeep Patriot Freedom Edition is available in Deep Cherry Red crystal pearl coat, Bright White clear coat or True Blue pearl coat.

Standard features on the 2013 Jeep Patriot Freedom Edition include the standard features of the 2013 Jeep Patriot Latitude model plus a sunroof, Security and Cargo Group, all-season floor mats and on 4x4 models the All-weather Capability Group. Unique to the Jeep Patriot Freedom Edition is a Dark Gray "Cubic" cloth interior with vinyl bolsters and silver accent stitching and a black fabric "star" logo patch on the front seats.

The 2013 Jeep Patriot Freedom Edition has a starting U.S. Manufacturer's Suggest Retail Price of $21,445 (excluding $995 destination).

The 2013 Jeep Patriot Freedom Edition is built at the Belvidere Assembly Plant in Belvidere, Ill., and is available in dealer showrooms now.


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      Herman Davis
      • 2 Years Ago
      You want to honor veterans release a special edition 1944 Willy's styl jeep. The original. They might sell like hotcakes!!
      Joe
      • 2 Years Ago
      How about putting one of the 1.4 turbo out of the dart in this thing?
        carguy1701
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Joe
        Doubtful. Either the Compass or Patriot is gonna die after the 2013 model year.
      John Taylor
      • 2 Years Ago
      Want to have a real tribute? Build an exact duplicate of a 1944 Jeep.
      ashumate3
      • 2 Years Ago
      Redo the M-38.
      Klep
      • 2 Years Ago
      Can someone explain the reasoning behind the off-center logos on the seats? It's really bothering me.
      Xedicon
      • 2 Years Ago
      A case of good intentions... Or is it a case of wanting to move a not so popular vehicle? The Grand Cherokee or Wrangler are the only Jeep products at the moment that strike me as appropriate for this treatment, especially the Wrangler as it's as close to pure blood American as any vehicle is going to get these days. You know what would be even more a tribute? Restore a few XJs and auction em for those same charities. They'd sell so fast time travel would suddenly be discovered.
        waetherman
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Xedicon
        I agree - selling a crap car with the pretense that it's "for the troops" is capitalistic jingoism at its worst. There are so many better ways that Jeep could have done something for our military and their families.
          • 2 Years Ago
          @waetherman
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      Frisky_Dingo
      • 2 Years Ago
      As a veteran I can soundly say the proper tribute would be to put this thing on KIA status. And asap. Couldn't you have homaged (I made that up) a more worthwhile vehicle??
      protovici
      • 2 Years Ago
      We salute you with this Patriot built mostly from outside sources and owned by a majority of people who built it and live outside the U.S.
        Jesus Loves You
        • 2 Years Ago
        @protovici
        its built in Belvidere, Illinois which actually IS in the united states
        GreenN_Gold
        • 2 Years Ago
        @protovici
        "owned by a majority of people who built it and live outside the U.S." I can't really correct you, because your comment is difficult to understand and bordering on illiteracy, but I'll just simply state that the vehicle is built in the US.
      Duane
      • 2 Years Ago
      lowest of the low marketing effort!!!
      oRenj9
      • 2 Years Ago
      That circle with the star in it would look great with "bama" after it! I guess Jeep is really happy that Obama saved them. Now, where is my Obama edition Camaro?
      Vinuuz
      • 2 Years Ago
      This is another car that Jeep needs to think about stopping. They should just make the grand cherokee and the wrangler.
      Downshift Charley
      • 2 Years Ago
      The proper tribute would be jamming a powerful V6 under that hood!!!!!
        Joe
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Downshift Charley
        Or a small diesel. If we're going to get a neutered Jeep it should at least be fuel efficient for its size.
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