My 2008 x i bought used with 56k Im up to 66k now and i had a few very minor problems but i love it Lord willing i plan on driving hr until she dies I take very good care of her kee her clean all her fluids up to level oil changes before recommended change Like anything else if you take care of it it will last. I drive no higher then 70 on the highway but its usually 60-65. I accelerate at a reasonable pace. I plan on gettingg a little commuter car so i can make this jeep last I absolutely love it
Must say I love this Jeep! I've had Jeeps my entire life from CJ 5's to now. This rides like a car. I've had no issues at all. Plenty of power, love the 6 speed stick, amazing turning radius. I must also say this; it get amazing gas mileage. I was certainly not expecting that. The last Jeep I had was a 2000 4 cylinder automatic and the best that got was about 18-19 MPG. This can get up to 24 on the highway, very surprising and unusual to get more than what the deal says. Maybe I just got a good one. But I am extremely pleased. Very fun to drive. I've only put about 60,000 on it so far as it is just a pleasure vehicle
Great fuel Mileage, great turning radius, Very smooth ride for a Jeep, drives and rides like a car. Good power, transmission is really smooth. Nice stereo. Great, fun vehicle overall
The only thing I can suggest if when the stereo is up loud (with the top off) the overhead speaker cover rattles a little bit. A couple of well placed pieces of paper stopped it. But that is the only improvement I can think of. This is a great Jeep!
i had my 08 wrangler x for four years. in those four years my emergency break broke ( right after the warranty expired of course), i had a leaky rear differential, there was a recall on the fuel tank because sometimes while filling up the gas would over flow and spill, and last but not least, my steering gear box went out. the steering gear box was a 700 dollar fix, too much if you ask me from a 4 year old vehicle. the steering gear box started going out relatively quickly, but the dealer refused to fix it because it technically still worked, when it finally went out around the 80k mile mark, i was in for a costly repair. the jk was loud on the highway, no room, rough, and a guzzler.
do not lift your jk if you have one! if you want an off road toy, or even a "mall crawler" get an older tj, you'll be better off.
I have been driving Jeeps since 1976 and my loyalty to this company is over. At 45,000 mile the problems on this Jeep are too numerous to mention. I hope that people who read this and other reviews will seriously take heed before purchasing a Wrangler.
Talk to the consumer before you put something out on the market.