Jeep Wrangler Forum - Reply to Topic
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > WF Local > WF Local Forums for Your Region and State > Florida Jeep Forum > 4 cyl vs 6 cyl

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Thread: 4 cyl vs 6 cyl Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
07-02-2013 08:57 AM
87 Florida YJ If you are looking for great MPG the jeep is not the vehicle for you.. If you are looking for the funnest ride you ever had then the jeep is the only game in town. That being said just get the six. You will never look back at this decision. IMO of course
07-01-2013 11:57 PM
Rmadd If you get the 4.0 L, you'll have no regrets. I've heard of people running them 300k+ no rebuild and no problems. The 4cyl will just leave you wanting more power. And don't be concerned with gas mileage, it's a jeep. The mileage is going to be crappy anyway so you may as well go for the best.
06-07-2013 06:27 AM
joe buell Deff a 6cyl I have the 2012 3.6 and my brother has a 2001 4cyl which he loves and I know you can not compare the two as far as power but my 6 gets just as good as his 4cyl even friends that have the 4cyl I know complain about the lack of power and wish they had bought the 6cyl MPG is going to be lousy any way you look at it its a jeep it has the era dynamics of a washing machine on wheels .
06-06-2013 11:36 PM
fsumichaelg Just threw on new plugs and wires to my 2.5 and notice gas milage soared at 176000 miles to around 19 mpg avg.....before seemed like 12mpg.
06-05-2013 06:46 PM
SurfKaster Get a 6. The 4 has to work harder & gets about the same mileage. I've gotten 19.73 mpgs out of my 6 with 180k on her & average 17-18 regularly. Get a 6.
06-05-2013 04:35 PM
CaptFish according to the specs on edmunds.com
4 cyl get around 16/19
6 cyl get around 14/17


I get about 12/15 with my tires and gears and 6 cyl.
06-05-2013 09:17 AM
fsumichaelg My question is; will switching to a six increase milage at all or just make it worse from the weight added?
05-30-2013 03:13 PM
SuicideSaints Get a 6cy and be done with it, jeeps are bricks on wheels and get horrible mpg. Get a 6 and you have power, regear to keep that power as the jeep gets a lift and mods.
05-30-2013 02:37 PM
MIVLIFE I'll agree with Nopoatc, I own a 4cyl. and i love it when im in town or in a trail with buddies or mudding,but on hwy. sh*t i feel like Fred Flinstone will pass me by he existd lol. But welcome to the Jeep Life, there is no other...
05-28-2013 11:57 PM
Nopoatc The answer is not quite that simple. It should be but it's not. I'm no jeep expert but my 2 cents is this;
If you do any interstate driving you are better off with 6cylinder. Stock equp the highway miles are about the same. City driving the 4 cylinder is better if left stock. If you want to upsize tires or lift then again go 6.
The 4 cylinder is great for toying around and as a daily driver if most of your driving is around town. It is also capable off road. But like I said if you drive hwy or want to lift it and run large tires don't bother with the 4.
05-28-2013 09:42 PM
gabbygzmn
4 cyl vs 6 cyl

Hi! I'm new to the Jeep world and I'm trying to get some research to together before choosing my first car.
I know I want the Wrangler but I'm still not sure on whether or not to get the 4 cylinder or the 6 cylinder, I'm not sure of the difference between the two. One of my main concerns has to do with which one is better on gas but I know that depends more on how much I drive it. I live in a more "hill-y" city, which I'm pretty sure is another contribution for choosing which to get.
Honestly, I'm not car smart in the slightest so any input could help, thank you (:

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:55 PM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC