Would you buy another 2.0T? Why? Why not?

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Good luck on your new jeep and pics or it didn't happen ; )
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I spent a week in the Vail area last summer. The performance of the 2.0 exceeded my expectations. Going up Eisenhower and Vail passes did not seem to tax the engine at all. Night and day difference compared to the V6 in my last Jeep...a JK. The only downside to the 4 banger is it’s noisy at cold start up.
 

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I 2019 Rubi with the 3.6L. It is just fine. Love this Jeep. My brother just got the 2.0 and the difference in Denver is incredible. 22 2.0 here I come. Going to skip the Diesel for commute reasons. However, if you have a longer trek, don’t be scared of the diesel. If you take care of them, Use them for what they are designed a diesel is the way to go.
 

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Yes, would buy again, I have the 2L e-torgue with 32k miles with no issues, love the peppiness. Used only to get to off road trails, not a daily driver.
 

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Congrats on the choice! You’ll love the combo with the 4xE and the 2.0T I’m sure.

I too live in the Denver/Aurora area and travel to the mountains to hit the trails. I had a 2018 JLU Sport manual before but decided on the 2.0T for my Rubicon. It puts a smile on my face every time I get in. Up and down the hills and mountains here don’t seem to phase it much. I too was a little worried about all the plastic and complex systems but am sure it’ll be a great engine for miles to come.
 

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Just got back from a 2000 mile overlanding trip in Utah and Arizona. My 2.0 performed flawlessly. I crossed rivers, climbed steep grades, wheeled deep sand (didn’t even air down) and hit some rugged rocky trails. I can’t say enough about the power and reliability it afforded me. Would buy it again without question.
 

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Yes, 2.0 has more power and gets better mpg. The 3.6 is full of issues on the JL.
I don’t think I’ll ever own another modern diesel. The diesel exhaust and the DEF systems are garbage. They are notorious for malfunctioning and the parts/labor are extremely expensive. If you got the ecodiesel for the fuel economy then you messed up. It would take like 20 years or more to make up the difference in cost to purchase the diesel package. And the diesel maintenance is 2 to 3 times more expensive on every oil change, fuel filter, etc.
Agreed but I'd say 4 to 5 times more expensive to maintain.
 

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I bought a luxury car last week - and becasue of the performance of my Jeep 2.0t I went for the 2.0t on the car too. I love turbo engines now. They're everything I need.

My friend - also last week - went for a V10 in his new car :CWL: :rock:

So it just depends on the person and their needs LOL

I would def buy/recommend 2.0t for any future Jeep purchases.
 

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My 2.0 Turbo is putting up better MPGs than what's on the window sticker. This has never happened to me in over 30 years of owning cars and trucks. I'm only at 2000 miles, but extremely impressed so far with its power and efficiency. I'm guessing driving topless is helping the cause (or maybe my NAV is always routing me downhill with tailwinds) but I'll take it.
 

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This thing cracks me up when you really get on it. The front end lifts up and it sounds like an angry little bee or something. It is quick! Maybe it is because it's a two door, but when I get on it and the front end comes up, all I hear is the Herbie theme song!
 

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^^^ I get the same experience. The 2.0 in the two door is a real hoot. Surprisingly quick & nimble on its feet. I added a cat back & now I can hear the engine/upshifts & downshifts. Gas mileage is great for a Jeep. I use regular gas until the summer, then I’ll use 91... Love this Wrangler. My favorite to date, although I still miss my TJ!
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Love the 2.0 myself but curious how others with the 2.0 are getting 20+ mpg. Don’t have a heavy foot or anything and I consistently get 15-17 mpg on about 70% highway driving. Running 35s on an otherwise stock JLUR and I’ve never seen anything in the 20+ range
 

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Love the 2.0 myself but curious how others with the 2.0 are getting 20+ mpg. Don’t have a heavy foot or anything and I consistently get 15-17 mpg on about 70% highway driving. Running 35s on an otherwise stock JLUR and I’ve never seen anything in the 20+ range
Actually drive the speed limit.
 

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Love the 2.0 myself but curious how others with the 2.0 are getting 20+ mpg. Don’t have a heavy foot or anything and I consistently get 15-17 mpg on about 70% highway driving. Running 35s on an otherwise stock JLUR and I’ve never seen anything in the 20+ range
No question, it’s the monster (heavy/large) 35” tires and wheels, including the raised Rubicon suspension over my stock suspension/tires. The worst average mileage I’ve seen was 22.6 mpg, according to my gauges. I’m usually averaging 75% city/25 hwy.

I’ve experienced as high as 27.2 mpg average on a full tank of gas when I was traveling 75% hwy/25% city. I was averaging about 5-10 mph over posted speed limits.

I’m also about 400 plus pounds lighter than your beautiful but big/heavy rig.

Go Terps/Ravens/Orioles!

cheers/B
 

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Love the 2.0 myself but curious how others with the 2.0 are getting 20+ mpg. Don’t have a heavy foot or anything and I consistently get 15-17 mpg on about 70% highway driving. Running 35s on an otherwise stock JLUR and I’ve never seen anything in the 20+ range
Agree on the 35s. May also be tire pressure (I drive at full PSI). I also like to draft and drive topless...if I wanted to be a lap leader with a brick profile, I'd probably be under 25 MPG.
 
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