If you had to do it all over again, would you buy another Diesel Wrang!er??

Would you buy another Diesel Wrang!er??


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The only thing that might make me reconsider is when the 4xE comes out. If it has more torque and has decent range, then I may wish I'd gone that route instead. But, as it was, I waited over 2 years after release of the JL to get into one.

In short - nope, I don't regret it, and I'd do it again. Fate favors the bold.
4xe electric motor performance dependent on SOC (State of Charge) of battery and also in cold climates you will see voltage sag. Bottom line you won't get the same performance at all times due to the nature of smaller batteries. If they had a 30kWh battery or larger this could largely be mitigated with regards to the low SOC issues (would push that curve out further which could make it feasible to get better performance for longer). Bottom line if you keep it plugged in it is possible there is pre-conditioning that occurs that warms up the battery to allow it to perform in low temp situations. But then once you deplete the battery you are basically using the 2l gas engine to power the vehicle. I don't see how that torque is available after the battery has been depleted. For more consistent performance, the diesel is still superior across all drive cycles.





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The only thing I wish my Diesel had is E-Torque. My uncle bought a 2020 Sahara the same day I picked up my Rubicon. It has the V-6 E-Torque. The auto stop/start in that vehicle is sooooo good. Also good in the rental Wrangler S I had for a week with a E-Torque 2.0 Turbo.

That said, the Diesel is still better. The wave of torque is awesome. Effortless power, awesome mileage. I have zero regrets.
I found your E-Torque comments interesting. The E-Torque is the fill-in-the-gap for an initial lack of low-end in the V-6. Are you finding that the Diesel also has a gap? People have gushed over the stump-pulling torque from very low RPMs.
 
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Perhaps too early to ask?
Yeah I was going to say the same. Guys will be in better position to answer this question when they get to the end of the warranty period.
 
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Some good poll resurlts, from Diesel owners. Thanks.
 

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I found your E-Torque comments interesting. The E-Torque is the fill-in-the-gap for an initial lack of low-end in the V-6. Are you finding that the Diesel also has a gap? People have gushed over the stump-pulling torque from very low RPMs.
Not much of a gap. There is some "ramp" programmed into the throttle as in all modern diesels to reduce soot-loading the DPF, but it's not that noticeable.

What I'm referring to is the smoothness of the start/stop system. The E-torque re-start is great! No starter motor. Fast and efficient.
 

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"Would you buy another..."

Implies you bought one. Looks like a fair number of those who voted didn't actually buy one in the first place...
 
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"Would you buy another..."

Implies you bought one. Looks like a fair number of those who voted didn't actually buy one in the first place...
What I meant was, "if you had to do it all over again, would you buy the same thing?? "
 

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