Chrysler: Patriot, Compass to be Discontinued

By: Jorge Rodas
By: Jorge Rodas

BELVIDERE (WIFR) – Chrysler announced changes to their jeep lineup, shifting gears as to what will be built in Belvidere.

The car manufacturer says it is discontinuing production of the Jeep Patriot and Compass SUVs sometime in 2016. Both Jeep models are built at the Belvidere Chrysler plant.

Chrysler also says a new Jeep compact SUV will be built to replace the other two models. There is no official word on where that new vehicle will be built.

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