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Unread 09-26-2008, 11:14 AM   #1
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Patriot & Compass concepts @ Paris Motor Show



http://www.autoblog.com/2008/09/25/p...-country-conc/



http://www.autoblog.com/2008/09/26/p...-minivan-jeep/

Yeah, they look about the same.

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Unread 09-26-2008, 12:54 PM   #2
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Very cool. All this discussion about the Compass being discontinued or not, and here they have an Overland.
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Unread 09-26-2008, 01:27 PM   #3
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So, new things in short:
- wheels
- grille
- rounded air vents
- softer armrest
Not much. No big changes. Must be a good car if does not need changing
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Unread 09-26-2008, 01:28 PM   #4
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Very cool. All this discussion about the Compass being discontinued or not, and here they have an Overland.
Maybe they sell better abroad? In any case, a few changes to differentiate the Compass might help its sales.
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Unread 09-26-2008, 01:36 PM   #5
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So, new things in short:
- wheels
- grille
- rounded air vents
- softer armrest
Not much. No big changes. Must be a good car if does not need changing
To my eye, they both have a more molded, less pieced-together look in those pics. I like it.

I guess they both are sporting EU bumpers but that shouldn't change the look by much.
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Unread 09-28-2008, 08:37 AM   #6
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So, new things in short:
- wheels
- grille
- rounded air vents
- softer armrest
Not much. No big changes. Must be a good car if does not need changing
Also

- side-turn signals/markers are added to the side front fenders
- back up warning signal (you can see the sensors on the rear bumper)
- door sills
- reshaped dash (not just the air vents)
- chrome inserts in interior
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Also
- side-turn signals/markers are added to the side front fenders
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Which are already on the European versions of the Patriot and Compass. Remember these are concepts for the European market.
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Unread 09-29-2008, 10:05 AM   #8
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Ah, I overlooked that aspect.
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