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There are those that have the HEMI and those that wish they had the HEMI. Everyone else is lying.
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Re: v8 or v6? Which is a better choice overall?

Hemi is the only way to go, and with some useful upgrades it is far better than stock, with plenty of low end torque on tap.
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Re: v8 or v6? Which is a better choice overall?

Hi, im looking at changing my 3.0ltr crd for a 5.7 hemi, only due to driving 4000 miles a year, and the sound is so nice, also in the uk we can get LPG fitted and make it more economical than the diesel in the long run, really its all about economy or exhaust noise for me, and noise comes first .
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Re: v8 or v6? Which is a better choice overall?

it`s all to what you want. I like the power of the 5.7L, but the mileage of the 3.6L. So I stick to the 3.6L just incase of $5 gas prices.
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it`s all to what you want. I like the power of the 5.7L, but the mileage of the 3.6L. So I stick to the 3.6L just incase of $5 gas prices.
No such thing as 3.6 in a WK, we have a 3.7 but because of the weight of the GC the difference between the MPG in the V6 and V8 is so minimal, if your basing your purchase on MPG, you shouldn't be buying a GC.
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Re: v8 or v6? Which is a better choice overall?

I have a 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee with a 3.6L V 6 engine , 290HP. Look it up.
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I have a 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee with a 3.6L V 6 engine , 290HP. Look it up.
Yes, you have a WK2. Not a WK.
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Re: v8 or v6? Which is a better choice overall?

After I got rid of my 03 Durango 4.7 for my 07 WK with the 3.7 I've regretted it since ive bought it. I figured I would see some decent MPG gained but I didnt see anything. I had plenty of power with the 4.7 (K&N FIPK, Full 3" Exhaust after the Y-Pipe, and Superchips tuner).

If I can find a good deal on a 4.7 I'll be getting rid of the v6. I dont need a Hemi.
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After I got rid of my 03 Durango 4.7 for my 07 WK with the 3.7 I've regretted it since ive bought it. I figured I would see some decent MPG gained but I didnt see anything. I had plenty of power with the 4.7 (K&N FIPK, Full 3" Exhaust after the Y-Pipe, and Superchips tuner).

If I can find a good deal on a 4.7 I'll be getting rid of the v6. I dont need a Hemi.
Your not going to see a difference in MPG between the 4.7 and the HEMI. I can avg as high as 19 HYW, lifted and running 265/70/17.
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Re: v8 or v6? Which is a better choice overall?

I owned a 2007 Grand Cherokee Laredo with 3.7 V6 prior to my 2008 Limited with 5.7. I pretty much prefer the 5.7 V8 over the V6 anyday. As far as I am concerned, I do not find much difference in MPGs since I drive heavy footed. I would get the V8 any day over the V6, but again that is just me!! Also, the V6 was somewhat sluggish due to the weight of the vehicle...
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Re: v8 or v6? Which is a better choice overall?

It looks like the v-6 is taking a beating tonight have fun guys lol.
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Re: v8 or v6? Which is a better choice overall?

I put a cold air intake on mine 3.6L V6 Grand cherokee Laredo and it help. I`m not heavy on the gas. I went from 22MPG up to 25MPG on highway at 72MPH just testing. works find for me. And mine is AWD.
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