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Re: Is Sport mode "worth it"?

Sport mode is a lot of fun to drive with and to it is a very noticeable difference for spirited driving. Since the MPG is crappy anyway in the Hemi I don't really notice that much difference in gas usage. Actually to be honest I really don't try to notice I just ignore and put gas in when needed.
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Re: Is Sport mode "worth it"?

Gotta get the airbag system and sport mode!
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Re: Is Sport mode "worth it"?

So I finally used the Sport mode after 9500 miles, waaaaay better than Auto! I did see what folks mentioned about the RPM being a little higher but I like the better take off and responsiveness.
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Re: Is Sport mode "worth it"?

I use sport mode on the dry winding roads around my place in Oregon. As I can't try the various things it does individually (lower, shift pt differences, and 80/20 torque) it's hard to pin point happens exactly. overall, its noticably crisper in handling and shifting and i like that. Could be my imagination, but .... As its raining now, auto is the setting of choice and mud for the fire and farm roads i get on now and then.
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I think I will have plenty of use for it here in AZ. Lots of dry weather and not much freeway action for me.
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I use sport the majority of the time unless road conditions won't allow it. Quicker off the line, it just makes the jeep more fun to drive, IMO.

Also, I've been impressed with sand and snow modes.

I'd highly recommend spending the extra money on selec terrain, it's been very useful for me throughout the seasons, vacations and such.


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Re: Is Sport mode "worth it"?

I use it all the time. I like the 20/80 split. I gotten rear loose a couple times ...fun
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Re: Is Sport mode "worth it"?

Cruising at 40mph and rpm is at 2K, is that normal?
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Re: Is Sport mode "worth it"?

Auto mode all the time and I drive like an old fart.
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Re: Is Sport mode "worth it"?

With my 2012 Overland with Hemi sport mode really pulls hard through the gears, much as I would do using paddles. I use it once in a while as there is a fuel penalty.

My friend has the V6 and he uses the sport model ALL of the time because he finds the power lacking otherwise. Oddly, in sport mode around town his MPG is worse than mine.

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