What's the difference between Willys & Willys Sport?

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Besides $5K and LED lights?

Trying to Build and price one. Or is a Sport a better option? Is the Willys package worth it?

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Gf's Sport ended looking like this in less than a year. 34"s and getting mopar lift this week. I'm probably going to do the same.

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To my understanding, the Willys is just an appearance package (with Rubicon Springs and more aggressive tires) on top of the Sport. So a Willys is a Sport and a Willys S is comparable to a Sport S.
 
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If I'm going to lift it and change rims and tires anyway is the Willys worth it over the sport? I thought willys had a locker, found out its just a limited slip? Not sure what the sport has
 

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To my understanding, the Willys is just an appearance package (with Rubicon Springs and more aggressive tires) on top of the Sport. So a Willys is a Sport and a Willys S is comparable to a Sport S.
Other way around. Willys Sport is the lesser of the two packages.
 

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If I'm going to lift it and change rims and tires anyway is the Willys worth it over the sport? I thought willys had a locker, found out its just a limited slip? Not sure what the sport has
  1. You cannot get the dual-top group with a Willys Sport
  2. You cannot get a soft top only with a Willys Sport
  3. You cannot get a 7" or 8.4" radio with the Willys Sport
  4. You cannot get the LED Head Lamp and Fog Lamp group with a Willys Sport
  5. You cannot get the Convenience group with a Willys Sport
  6. You cannot get the Safety group or the Advanced Safety group with a Willys Sport
  7. You cannot get the Cold Weather group with a Willys Sport
 

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To my understanding, the Willys is just an appearance package (with Rubicon Springs and more aggressive tires) on top of the Sport. So a Willys is a Sport and a Willys S is comparable to a Sport S.
Rear LSD, Rubicon shocks (not springs), bigger brakes.
 

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If I'm going to lift it and change rims and tires anyway is the Willys worth it over the sport? I thought willys had a locker, found out its just a limited slip? Not sure what the sport has
You can get the rear LSD on the sport. The only thing the willys has the sport doesnt are the brakes and rubi shocks. If you are lifting it (with a real lift). It doesnt matter which one you get. In terms of capabilities stock, a sport with a rear LSD is as capable as a willys.

I think the willys does end up being a better package deal than the Sport S. When I bought my Sport S the willys didn't exist. Oh and you get some side protection as well on the willys.
 

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Willys Sport is a stripper version of the Willys.....no power windows and very few option packages available to add

btw, never understood why the Willys LED package doesn't include the fender lights? Makes no sense and doesn't look right
 

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Willys Sport has AC.



Correct and only in textured black.
Except on 2door. Roll down windows, no A/C, No leather wrapped steering wheel. You can add A/C, to 2door. You do get black Rubicon wheels, Anti-Spin rear differential, Rubicon shocks, and tinted glass, on optional Hard top.
 

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Willys also has Rubicon rock rails on both models.

Willys upgrades with retail prices:
Rubi shocks (not springs) - $490
Rubi rock rails - $450
HD Breaks - $875
Badging - ?
LSD included - $595
32 inch Firestone MT - $1275
Black Moab Wheels - $1450

You could probably find all of those things under retail, and sell of stock parts to help cover costs, but those are the differences.

The Willys Sport is built off the Sport. So 5" screen, no power windows, several additional options not available.

Willys is built off the Sport S. So more upgrade options, 7" screen standard, power windows. I'm probably missing something.
 

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My 2018 2 door Sport came with AC, LSD, hard top. Manual locks, roll up windows, 5" screen are what I like. The 2.0T, BSG have been flawless. I consider it a " Budget " Willys, and will upgrade to the Big Brakes when the time comes for brake replacement.
I had the same configuration in my 2015 JK , manual transmission, and carried over the theme with the JL.
 
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