EPA ratings 2020 3.6 BSG - disappointed

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Ooph. Man these engine choices. We are talking a few MPG difference but huge cost and complexity differences and the manual only offered on one measly engine.

Then you have the diesel which has lemon written all over it or the PHEV which will be a new design for FCA. Yikes yikes yikes.
 

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For about the same price you can get a loaded PRIUS or a LEAF, both get much better MPG than the Jeep ! But you may as as well buy some sweat pants and a pair of crocs and give up on the adventure of life........NO ! Don’t do it.....Forget about those meaningless numbers. When your older you will not care to remember what vehicle mileage was....you will look back on your life and smile thinking about the great adventures that your Jeep took you on. Go Forward and live your life!......A hybrid might be a great vehicle
, but the Jeep.....if it fits you right will be high light of your life
 

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And all I'm looking at is the girl. :involve:
TRUE. STORY. Wow she's pretty...

Back on topic, I average 20MPG combined in the manual V6. Considering what I am driving, I am VERY happy with this.

I am also quite perplexed by FCA's decision here. I have no idea what they are trying to accomplish by offering so many weird engine configurations but not the one we all want. Many cars\trucks\SUVs\etc have V8s and get shitty gas mileage. Why not put one in the Jeep, or at least offer a turbo V6?
 

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Looking at the fueleconomy.gov site to see how the 3.6 BSG did in the JL, and saw interesting comparison...

*Updated with 2020 2.0 ess (unlimited Rubicon) & 2020 2.0 BSG

For the unlimited ...
2020 3.6 BSG 20 combined, 19 City 22 Hwy
2020 3.6 ess 20 combined, 18 city, 22 hwy
2020 2.0 BSG 21 combined, 21 city, 22 hwy
2020 2.0 ess 21 combined, 21 city, 22 hwy
2019 3.6 ess 20 combined, 18 city, 23 hwy
2019 2.0 BSG 22 combined, 22 city, 24 hwy

Disappointed in the 3.6 BSG... was hopeful it would have been closer to the 2.0, or at least better than the 3.6 ess. Also not sure why the hwy number went down by 1 mpg from 2019 to 2020.

Rethinking a bit my choice of 3.6 in my 2020 JLUS... but I already have a 2.0 direct inject turbo in another car that had some issues, and wanted the ‘simplicity’ of the Pentastar. Was just hoping the etorque version was going to post better mpg numbers.

I have a 2dr 6spd manual 2018 JL. I have a 2.5-inch lift, 35x12.50 tires, and it now weighs about 300lbs more than stock with all my mods. Over the last 2200 miles, I've averaged 21 mpg part city part hi-way and including 10 hours of off-roading at Badlands ORV Park.
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If you MPG makes you feel better just wait for PHEV.
Here in Toronto the politicians are forcing us onto bicycles . Every year they take away from our roadways and give us a new idiotic bicycle lane. According the the Queen and Lefties we are supposed to save the planet. Soon they will take away the real meat from us too and we will be grazing on grass like the sheep do. . Cars are now reserved for the Chinese Commies and probably they consume most of our beef too . It is all reversed nowadays . Only few decades ago the tigers had no cars in China and they all happily rode bikes . Everything seems to be upside down here in the West . So go out and enjoy your Jeep before they will ban it too.
 

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