2017 Jeep Patriot grey parked on rocks in front of water

Why was the Jeep Patriot Discontinued?

The Jeep Patriot was a Compact SUV that saw ten model years from 2007 to 2017. In those ten years, the Patriot went from the new kid on the block to fading away into obscurity. If you consider the Jeep brand an SUV maker more than anything else, the Patriot was a good place to start, but it had too much competition to stand up against, even within its own brand. Read on to explore the short life of the Jeep Patriot. 

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2020 Ram 1500 white parked in front of farm building on dirt road

Why Did Ram Separate from Dodge?

Even more than ten years later, most people still can’t think of “Ram” without thinking of the word “Dodge” in front of it. The Dodge automotive brand is one of the oldest surviving automobile brands in the world, and as such, the Dodge name is not likely to be forgotten any time soon, even if Ram trucks are technically no longer part of the Dodge division. 

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2020 Jeep Compass set of three blue white and gray parked on flat in front of sunset

How Long has the Jeep Compass Been Around?

The Jeep Compass is one of the American automaker’s first crossover SUVs. As such, it began production in 2006 to release as the 2007 Jeep Compass. That means the Compass has endured the transition Jeep undertook as part of DaimlerChrysler releasing Chrysler to its own devices for seven years, and even getting picked up by Fiat in 2014 and all the way to the present day. Read on to learn more about the Dodge Journey through the years. 

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2020 Dodge Journey blue driving through snow with trees in background

What kind of car is the Dodge Journey?

The Dodge Journey is a midsize SUV technically, but then again, so is the Dodge Durango. Since both are Dodge vehicles, it wouldn’t make sense for both to be the exact same size. Fortunately, they are not. They are both in the midsize category, but the Dodge Journey is a little smaller than the Durango. The biggest difference then is that the Journey is more of a crossover-style SUV while the Durango focuses on internal space for its 5-7 seats. To compare, the Journey, although smaller, has 7 seats standard. Read on to learn more about the Dodge Journey 

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