Fact: Jeep Wrangler is the least capable vehicle ever

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Long trip solution...Nissan Titan xd platinum reserve with plush heated and air-conditioned seats and a v8 diesel. Life is too short to show up wore out already.

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Long trip solution...Nissan Titan xd platinum reserve with plush heated and air-conditioned seats and a v8 diesel. Life is too short to show up wore out already.

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C-mon, toughen up, that’s almost as bad as the guys who trailer their Harleys to Sturgis then ride in the last mile! We give them a pass if it’s a Knuckle, Pan or flathead but not a new one. So get a flat fender if you’re gonna tow it! Full disclosure— I will be towing my 21 behind MH.😊
 

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Had a 2016 Taco TRD off road. Looked nice, but the thing was a pig, couldn’t drive above 85 mph comfortably. I also couldn’t sit in it for longer than 2 hours. I haven’t had any trouble driving my 2015 2door Sahara wrangler @ 6’ 215lbs. It’s noisy driving the thing on the highway, but I knew that going in. Love my Jeep, hated the Taco.
 

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I, too, found our JKU fine for long road trips. Tbh, there’s no reason to try to go, or maintain, 90 mph in a Wrangler. However it does maintain 75-80 just fine (speed limits are 70-75 down here).

Now way back, my ‘94 Sahara wasn’t the best for long trips or highway driving. That brick topped out at 65 mph if going down hill with a stiff wind at your back.
I got my 93 YJ up to 80 once, just to see if it would. It did and now I never have to again.
 

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toughen up, that’s almost as bad as the guys who trailer their Harleys to Sturgis then ride in the last mile!
We call that event Trailer Week. ;)

Meanwhile, I'm touring with guys who'll ride their Urals from Maine to Virginia and other points south for our annual rallies.
 


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2019 JL Sport. 6' 3" and have done a number of 8 hour a day interstate drives. No comfort complaints from me. Set the seat all the way back and as low as it allows. I do use the cruise control and move my legs around as much as I can. Never done 90 in it but have done plenty of 80 mph stretches as posted on the highway where I frequent on my road trips. Handles ok but do see the mpg drop at anything 70+.
 

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We call that event Trailer Week. ;)

Meanwhile, I'm touring with guys who'll ride their Urals from Maine to Virginia and other points south for our annual rallies.
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:LOL: Trailer week! That’s appropriate! PS I have never seen a Ural in the wild.
 

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Fact: Jeeps were invented in 1941 to beat the Nazis. It was pretty capable of doing that.
My JL is a direct descendent so whatever. And I happily drive it no matter what. BTW, rather drive this than the Humvees I drove in the Army as far as comfort goes.
 

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I love my Jeep, but man, you're not kidding.

In the ~9 months since I've owned it, we've driven:
- Nashville to Texas
- Texas to Florida and back
- Fort Worth to San Antonio and back (2x)
- Fort Worth to Colorado Springs and back

And I have a daily (M-Th) ~30 mile round trip all highways to take my daughters to school.

The dead pedal helps, but man. And heaven forbid there's wind more than 5MPH.

I've gotten to where I just hang out in the right lane with the cruise set on 70 and enjoy the ride. Trying to go any faster than that is a waste of effort and $$.

For my normal use-case, a Cherokee or Grand Cherokee would have been a much more responsible, logical choice.

But you can't take the top off either of those, now can you?

Man, I love my Jeep.
I don't know which Wrangler y'all drive but mine goes 90 MPH easy. I do 80+MPH 30 miles to work every morning then switch to the state highway for a leisurely drive home. Average 23-24 MPG. I never get tired of driving it.
 

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Trailer week! That’s appropriate!

PS - I have never seen a Ural in the wild.
They're hen's teeth, to be sure. I have to be extra frosty when piloting it, since drivers in the adjacent lane who slow down to gawk and/or take photos create an unnecessary danger to me and any other vehicles in the vicinity. Lord knows how many Instagram posts I appear in, lol.

Tangentially, JL-generation Jeeps are actually an infrequent sight for me. We've JKs as far as the eye can see, though.
 


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Fact: Jeeps were invented in 1941 to beat the Nazis. It was pretty capable of doing that.
My JL is a direct descendent so whatever. And I happily drive it no matter what. BTW, rather drive this than the Humvees I drove in the Army as far as comfort goes.
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this man get's it!!
 

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They're hen's teeth, to be sure. I have to be extra frosty when piloting it, since drivers in the adjacent lane who slow down to gawk and/or take photos create an unnecessary danger to me and any other vehicles in the vicinity. Lord knows how many Instagram posts I appear in, lol.

Tangentially, JL-generation Jeeps are actually an infrequent sight for me. We've JKs as far as the eye can see, though.
I know that one well! Got the same when driving my 54 Corvette, even had a cop pull me over because “I can’t remember the last time I saw one and just wanted a good look) Sigh!
 

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To the OP, sounds like you just need to sell the Jeep and find something else to drive. Jeep is not meant to be a luxury ride. Somebody else I am sure will put your Jeep to good use. 🤷‍♂️
 

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To the OP, sounds like you just need to sell the Jeep and find something else to drive. Jeep is not meant to be a luxury ride. Somebody else I am sure will put your Jeep to good use. 🤷‍♂️
Maybe he’s just venting because he can’t afford the Land Rover he really wants?
 

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