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I drove both v6 and v8 on overland and could tell a huge difference. I understand that Eco was on when I test drove them but that's what I would be using on a daily basis. Also the quadra lift weighs a decent amount in the overland so the v8 helps a lot.

I know mpg is a big deal for everyone looking. For the v6 peeps, what are u getting when u are driving in sport all the time?? I went with the v8 and keep it in Eco most of the time unless I want to have some fun and I'm loving it.
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Old 05-27-2013, 09:25 AM
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In my '12 Overland V6 the eco mode is an indicator on the dash display that shows I'm getting better instantaneous fuel mileage compared to my current average. I dial to sport mode when I enter the twisties, otherwise I normally leave the terrain select on its default setting.
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Re: 2014 GC 3.6L V6 enough?

I just rented a '14 Limited with with the V6 and spent a couple of days in it driving around in the city and also a 6-hour road trip w/ some mountain grades. Outstanding!!! What an incredibly smooth, powerful engine. It did everything I asked of it, including passing other cars on some 2-lanes roads. It never left me thinking I needed more power.

After I dropped it off at the rental agency I immediately drove to the dealership and got into a Hemi for a test drive. Obviously the Hemi is faster, but I gotta say I loved that V6.

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Re: 2014 GC 3.6L V6 enough?

Tony: was the rental a 4x2 or 4x4 ?
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Re: 2014 GC 3.6L V6 enough?

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I just rented a '14 Limited with with the V6 and spent a couple of days in it driving around in the city and also a 6-hour road trip w/ some mountain grades. Outstanding!!! What an incredibly smooth, powerful engine. It did everything I asked of it, including passing other cars on some 2-lanes roads. It never left me thinking I needed more power.

After I dropped it off at the rental agency I immediately drove to the dealership and got into a Hemi for a test drive. Obviously the Hemi is faster, but I gotta say I loved that V6.

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Where did you find a 2014 rental?
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Re: 2014 GC 3.6L V6 enough?

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Re: 2014 GC 3.6L V6 enough?

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Tony: was the rental a 4x2 or 4x4 ?
It was a 4x4.

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Re: 2014 GC 3.6L V6 enough?

The V6 will be "sufficient"
It will not be "fun" or "sporty" to drive
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Re: 2014 GC 3.6L V6 enough?

Nothin' personal, but my V6 IS "fun" and sporty" to drive.
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Nothin' personal, but my V6 IS "fun" and sporty" to drive.
Did you get the special, "fun and sporty" edition?



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Re: 2014 GC 3.6L V6 enough?

Looks like it's starting to turn into a V6 vs. V8 thread
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