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Old 03-31-2016, 04:18 PM
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Finally Taking the Plunge!!

Hi all, I have been looking at Jeeps for a few years now and I am finally ready to take the plunge and buy one.

Frankly, I was struggling between a 2017 Ford Raptor and a Jeep. I got mixed feelings of my decision. I decided on the Jeep obviously because I cannot fathom spending $60K-$65K on a vehicle; even with a $20K down payment, I would be stuck with over $600 monthly payments.

So the next best thing is a Jeep!! I did test drive two so far; two 2013 Rubis. And I had mixed emotions of the driving characteristics. But I figured its because I am not used to trucks/off-road vehicles. My driving experience is pretty specific with low, stiff, powerful cars. Even my girlfriend's SUV (2011 Ford Edge Sport AWD) has stiff suspension and low profile 22" wheels. LOL

OK, enough about other cars...

I have made my decision on the Rubicon Hard Rock Unlimited. Preferably in the Mojave Sand color, but it seems like its pretty scarce. I also prefer the Saddle leather interior, but that is not an option with the Hard Rock.

Are we allowed to discuss pricing? I know when I build one online, the MSRP comes out to roughly $49K. But I have found some what I think is pretty good pricing. Just not sure. All I know is that these Jeeps hold on to their value as used ones are priced nearly like new ones.

So any advice you guys an gals have would be greatly appreciated.
I am worried about the aftermath of getting one too...I have been known to go a little overboard with modding vehicles. lol

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