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Old 09-29-2019, 11:08 PM   #1
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Buying a new Jeep JL unlimited, anyone have any experience with the 4 cyl 2.0 turbocharged engine? Was thinking I'd get another 3.6 but am intrigued by the torque and alleged mpg's on the 4 cylinder.
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Old 09-30-2019, 06:26 AM   #2
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Buying a new Jeep JL unlimited, anyone have any experience with the 4 cyl 2.0 turbocharged engine? Was thinking I'd get another 3.6 but am intrigued by the torque and alleged mpg's on the 4 cylinder.
I would avoid it. Thereís talk in the Jeep groups that FCA is already killing the 2.0. I am not sure why other than it hasnít sold. But, I think there are other issues as well.
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Old 09-30-2019, 06:51 AM   #3
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My wife got one as a loaner from the local dealership. It had 31” tires was getting 22-25mpg and it would pin your head back pretty good and burn the tires a little. I was super impressed. We only put about 150 miles on it so my experience is limited. The 53k sticker price was a little shocking.
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Old 09-30-2019, 08:37 AM   #4
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I would avoid it. Thereís talk in the Jeep groups that FCA is already killing the 2.0. I am not sure why other than it hasnít sold. But, I think there are other issues as well.
Thanks Iím reading some of the Jeep forums too, some seem to love them and others not so much. Where did you hear theyíre eliminating it?
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Old 09-30-2019, 08:38 AM   #5
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My wife got one as a loaner from the local dealership. It had 31Ē tires was getting 22-25mpg and it would pin your head back pretty good and burn the tires a little. I was super impressed. We only put about 150 miles on it so my experience is limited. The 53k sticker price was a little shocking.
They are definitely snappier than the 3.6.
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Old 09-30-2019, 08:46 AM   #6
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My wife got one as a loaner from the local dealership. It had 31Ē tires was getting 22-25mpg and it would pin your head back pretty good and burn the tires a little. I was super impressed. We only put about 150 miles on it so my experience is limited. The 53k sticker price was a little shocking.
Do they make it in a 2 door?
This is the first I've heard of the turbo..Great news actually!lol

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Old 09-30-2019, 08:48 AM   #7
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I would avoid it. Thereís talk in the Jeep groups that FCA is already killing the 2.0. I am not sure why other than it hasnít sold. But, I think there are other issues as well.
It obviously wasn't marketed very well,cuz this is the 1st I've heard of it..Interested fo sho!

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I just bought a new JL unlimited rubicon and went with the 3.6 because of the negatives I read on the forums for the 2.0 and I am happy I did. The 3.6 has plenty of power to spin the 37s on mine.
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Old 09-30-2019, 08:50 AM   #9
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It obviously wasn't marketed very well,cuz this is the 1st I've heard of it..Interested fo sho!

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It is their hybrid. Electric and 2.0 4cyl. I have heard that it is going away after only 2 years. If I didnít buy the 3.6, I would buy the diesel before the hybrid
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Old 09-30-2019, 10:05 AM   #10
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It is their hybrid. Electric and 2.0 4cyl. I have heard that it is going away after only 2 years. If I didnít buy the 3.6, I would buy the diesel before the hybrid
Where are y'all seeing that the 2.0 is going away?

Unfortunately my instant gratification syndrome won't allow me to wait for the diesel
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Old 09-30-2019, 11:17 AM   #11
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Where are y'all seeing that the 2.0 is going away?

Unfortunately my instant gratification syndrome won't allow me to wait for the diesel
I saw the discussion on the wrangler forum and googled it. Apparently it is just the hybrid side that is going away for the 2.0 except in the Sahara and they are adding the hybrid etorque system to the 3.6 at some point. It just seems like to many changes all of a sudden.
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Old 09-30-2019, 11:30 AM   #12
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I saw the discussion on the wrangler forum and googled it. Apparently it is just the hybrid side that is going away for the 2.0 except in the Sahara and they are adding the hybrid etorque system to the 3.6 at some point. It just seems like to many changes all of a sudden.
I had a 14 with the 3.6, no complaints with it. I think I test drove a 3.6 with the etorque the other day, seemed the sam as my old one.
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Old 10-05-2019, 12:06 AM   #13
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Ended up buying the 2.0. I don't usually keep them more than 3 or 4 years and I couldn't find one in the color/options we wanted w/ the 3.6. Time will tell but it is definitely more lively than the 3.6 and averaged almost 23mpg on the first tank.
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Old 10-05-2019, 07:11 AM   #15
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Old 10-05-2019, 08:32 AM   #16
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My wife just bought a 2020 Rubican with the 2.0 we also couldn't get the 3.6 with all the options she wanted. I'm not a big fan of turbo engines. But driving them both I really liked the performance and sound of the 2.0. She loves and if she happy life is good!
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Old 10-05-2019, 08:47 AM   #17
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Iíll post one. Itís a white Sahara, took it straight from the dealer to discount tire and put 10ply 275 65 18 bfg a/t on it. Probably wonít do much else to it right now other than possibly leveling.

FWIW discount tire gave me $95 each on the factory highway tires, I was pleased with that.
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Old 10-05-2019, 09:55 AM   #18
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Old 10-05-2019, 11:53 AM   #19
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Old 10-05-2019, 12:05 PM   #21
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Looks great! What size tires?
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Old 10-06-2019, 09:09 AM   #22
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285 x 70 - 32"
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Old 10-14-2019, 01:54 PM   #24
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Nice and matches the soccer gear!
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Old 10-14-2019, 01:56 PM   #25
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Figured something out on the 2.0. MPG was really dropping when cruising at 75 into any kind of wind (down to 18-19mpg), put it in the manual mode and down shifted to 7th, now getting 23+ at 75 on regular unleaded.
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Figured something out on the 2.0. MPG was really dropping when cruising at 75 into any kind of wind (down to 18-19mpg), put it in the manual mode and down shifted to 7th, now getting 23+ at 75 on regular unleaded.
I may have to try that with the 3.6 also. But I only get 17-18ish anyway, maybe because of the 37s, so it may not help me.
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