me and the wife just test drive a patriot and liked everything EXCEPT the CVT. I can't stand that, it always seems like the motor never stops up in rpms. liked the way it drove and all though....the tranny was the deal breaker for me and the wife.
the upside of all of this though, my wife in considering a JK Unlimited
so we just might have 2 Unlimiteds in the garage.
2006 Solar YELLOW UNLIMITED-6-Speed
-Rusty's 2" spring kit w/Skyjacker Hydro 7000 shocks, 1" coil spacers up front and 3/4" coil spacers in rear, 32" BFG AT KO's on Ravines
-Spidertrax 1.25" wheel spacers, Clear Turn Signals and Markers, Custom Front Bumper Hoop with upgraded hooks, Delta 50 Flowmaster, Code Alarm CA-670 Paging-Alarm with Motion Detector, K&N FIPK, JKS Discos, Procomp LCAs, Airaid TBS, Tuffy 055 rear section sub console, 4-Hella 500's, Fumoto Oil Drain Valve, Olympic Reverse-a-bars, Delta Headlight kit with black bezels, Edge Trail Jammer kit, Smittybilt Classic Tire Carrier, WARN Oil Skid, Skid Row steering skid, JKS adj. rear track bar, RC front adj. track bar.