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Old 03-13-2013, 06:07 AM
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^but again bluemarble we are talking about a v6 vs a V8 in a WK. You have 3.6 in a wk2 which is an entirely different engine in an entirely different vehicle. The two just can't be compared.
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Re: v8 or v6? Which is a better choice overall?

5.7l V8 all the way, or you will regret it.
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Re: v8 or v6? Which is a better choice overall?

My wife gets an average of 13-14mpg city on the 5.7
The 4.7 wj gets 17mpg city
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Re: v8 or v6? Which is a better choice overall?

If you're getting a gasser, definitely get the Hemi or a 2008+ 4.7 IMO.

And let's just clear this up for the last time:
WK (2005-2010) V6 = 3.7
WK2 (2011+) V6 = 3.6 Pentastar.

Completely different engines in completely different vehicles.
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Re: v8 or v6? Which is a better choice overall?

I have an 06 4.7 and get around 12-14 in city and 17-19 on highway. I honestly could not imagine driving the 3.7. I feel like the 4.7 barely gets this boat going. I love the way it drives and would only go bigger if If I could. If I could go back to last year when I bought it, I'd go with the HEMI. Granted I'm very happy with my 4.7
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Re: v8 or v6? Which is a better choice overall?

I just baught a 4.7L, I also have a 3.7L... Depending on what you plan on modding is key. My 3.7L with lift and tires, intake, powerwire, ect gets 12mpg. On my first ride home with my 4.7 I averaged 19mpg. There's also a nice rumble under the hood and shes a bit more torque happy. The 3.7L is a marketing scheme IMO, the 4.7 performs just as well in the MPG area. As my expirence goes.. way better.
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Re: v8 or v6? Which is a better choice overall?

I will be purchasing my first JGC in the near future and I am debating between the 2014 3.6 and 5.7. I see a bunch of people wish they went with the 5.7 after buying the 3.6, but not the other way around. Has anyone actually regretted going with the 5.7?
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I will be purchasing my first JGC in the near future and I am debating on the 2014 3.6 and 5.7. I see a bunch of people wish they went with the 5.7 after buying the 3.6, but not the other way around. Has anyone actually regretted going with the 5.7?
You have to remember that a lot of these are with people who have the 5 speed in the V6. The 8 speed helps the V6 now.
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Re: v8 or v6? Which is a better choice overall?

some times I wish I had the 5.7, but when I go to the gas station I`m happy with the 3.6. other than that yes I would like the 5.7 for the power..
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Re: v8 or v6? Which is a better choice overall?

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You have to remember that a lot of these are with people who have the 5 speed in the V6. The 8 speed helps the V6 now.
How much of an improvement is it? Does it give close to V8 acceleration?
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