2020 Wrangler advice I4 with 35's and a 2.5 lift a good idea?

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My sister is thinking about a new 2020 Wrangler U with the I4. She wants to put 35's a 2.5 lift. How does the I4 do on 35's? and how is resell with the I4? She wont be doing any off roading just want it to look better. Thanks guys I have a 6 so know nothing about the I4
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I have ‘20 Sahara 2.0L with Mopar 2” and 35s. Mine does fine. All types of road conditions. It is my daily driver.

I live in Southern, IN. I have already had it to East Tennessee.. Cincinnati, OH... Indianapolis, IN... This past week I drove it to Ontario, Canada. Today took down into Kentucky about 1.5 hours from my home.

No problems at all.

Current fuel average is 20mpg. And that is with over 23 hours of interstate driving over the past week. My normal commute to work does not involve interstate and for that I average around 21.5mpg.
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Why people would put up with a Wrangler and not take it off road is beyond me. Except perhaps to drive around without doors or topless.

But yeah the inline 4 can handle 35’s and a lift just fine
 
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Thanks for the help guys! That blue looks sweet BTW
 

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We have a ‘18 Sahara 2.0T with 35’s and a Mopar 2” lift. Rides and drives great. Fuel economy is still good and the turbo provides plenty of power.
 

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Why people would put up with a Wrangler and not take it off road is beyond me. Except perhaps to drive around without doors or topless.

But yeah the inline 4 can handle 35’s and a lift just fine
People are more superficial than we would like to believe.
 

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I have ‘20 Sahara 2.0L with Mopar 2” and 35s. Mine does fine. All types of road conditions. It is my daily driver.

I live in Southern, IN. I have already had it to East Tennessee.. Cincinnati, OH... Indianapolis, IN... This past week I drove it to Ontario, Canada. Today took down into Kentucky about 1.5 hours from my home.

No problems at all.

Current fuel average is 20mpg. And that is with over 23 hours of interstate driving over the past week. My normal commute to work does not involve interstate and for that I average around 21.5mpg.
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Great build, it's interesting because I have been researching and like most others, want to test drive a 3.0 ecod before making a purchase. I am torn between a rubi and just adding 35's, no lift and doing what you did. I currently have a 13' 2dr JK Sahara with teraflex lift, 35's, borla exhaust.... I am not a fan of the red coloring on all rubi's(stickers, etc..) and much prefer the cleaner look of the Sahara. How is the ride comfort of the Mopar lift, as this will also be my dd?
 

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Great build, it's interesting because I have been researching and like most others, want to test drive a 3.0 ecod before making a purchase. I am torn between a rubi and just adding 35's, no lift and doing what you did. I currently have a 13' 2dr JK Sahara with teraflex lift, 35's, borla exhaust.... I am not a fan of the red coloring on all rubi's(stickers, etc..) and much prefer the cleaner look of the Sahara. How is the ride comfort of the Mopar lift, as this will also be my dd?
The ride is fantastic. Not as smooth as it was stock, but very manageable. This past weekend I had a friend of mine with me for a two hour one way trip. As we were pulling up to his house he told me that he was impressed with the ride quality of my wrangler. He has a Toyota SUV as well as a GM sedan. Possibly now he is a new Wrangler fan.

Next week I will travel for work and I will be driving my Jeep. 4.5 hours one way from my home into southern Illinois. Very much looking forward to it.

Best of luck in your planning. I have ZERO regrets with my decision.
 

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Thanks, appreciate the feedback. Those are 20inch wheels, correct?
 

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