Yes it will change with those but if that is your priority...I don't plan on monkeying while its my daily driver or I break something on the trail lolI just got mine a couple months ago and only have around 4K miles on it at this point. My overall average is 23.3 mpg. It hasn’t seen any trail time yet, but it did spend several hours on the sand in OBX. I have been pleasantly surprised with the mileage, but I’m sure it will be dropping in the near future once I put the lift, wheels, and tires on it.
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I believe from seeing pics of your Jeep ours are pretty close to identical, being stock, same engine, trans, and tires. I've had mine up to 22mpg.. Right now I'm hovering between 20.9 - 21.2mpg. My driving mostly consists of an 18 mile drive to and from work, mostly county roads and a short stretch of a two lane state route. Another 18 mile trip on same type of roads to our favorite watering hole on weekends. Very little interstate miles, and no trails to date..Mine barely breaks 18-19 MPG.
Between the 35 inch tires, short 1-mile runs to Trader Joe’s and the gym, and the ocasional trail ride, it is a miracle I get that much.
I have the V6 with the 8-speed auto and Selec-Trac.
Oh, you're one of those types... Next you'll be rolling coal... lol 🤣2.0T also. I average around 22 per tank. Mostly city.
The one thing not mentioned much about this engine is the sound. It really sounds like a Turbo diesel at idle. And the turbo whine is awesome when you get one it. The sound makes me smile more than the MPG.
Is there any way to open the sound up more? Not a fan of CAI it threw a bunch of CEL and I eventually went back to stock air box no more CEL.
Quick Rundown for the route we took to Ouray, CO. We live in northern VA, so drove to Pittsburgh Saturday evening and stayed at in-laws house. Sunday drove to Kansas City, MO. Monday drove into Ouray (with an unknown last minute detour around Gunnison National Park. Total was 1986.7 miles at 115.859 gallons for a total of 17.14 MPG. Now through most of the Midwest I was around 75-80 mph with strong winds fighting the whole time. I fueled in Colorado Springs and from there to Ouray on hwy 26, 50 and including the detour at Sapinero (which took us onto 92 up and around to Delta and then down 50) the Jeep averaged just under 24 mpg. So safe to say that wind through Kansas and really a lot of the Midwest wasn’t helping….maybe my speed up around 80 too.Typically driving to and from work (mostly highway) I do about 21 mpg. I will be heading out to Colorado from Virginia and curious what I’ll get on that trip. Did have a bit a haul the other day only using highway and was up around 24 mpg. I’m sitting around 10,500 miles
Exactly. The arguments we've seen in favor of the small engine have a self-contradictory flavor. They think the turbo is stronger, because they don't know that HP is the scientific measure of power. Then they tell us to ignore the turbo's higher cost of ownership, because you don't need premium gas (even less power than advertised).Turbo engines are fuel efficient as long as the turbo is not blowing. The moment you get that blower going, efficiency goes out the window; and the longer the turbo is kept blowing, the worse the numbers get.