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2009 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

2009 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

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My 2009 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited in Red Rock

by from Memphis on May 5, 2009

This is my third Jeep, a 89 YJ(Wrangler), 99 WJ Grand Cherokee, and this 09 JK Unlimited, that I bought 3 weeks ago, put 1200 miles on it so far. This thing drives better than my Grand Cherokee. It do...
This is my third Jeep, a 89 YJ(Wrangler), 99 WJ Grand Cherokee, and this 09 JK Unlimited, that I bought 3 weeks ago, put 1200 miles on it so far. This thing drives better than my Grand Cherokee. It does have a little more road noise, but you can still carry on a conversation at 70mph on the highway. I have only been off road a few times, in short runs, but the 4wd works as advertised, the Jeep walked through what I put it in as legend shows. Hard top panels, once you take them off a couple of times, you have them off and stored in no time. Take the doors off, and you adventure is taken to a new level. The engine is a little underpowered, but manageable. Would like to have had a 4.7L V8 or even the 5.7L Hemi option available. Gas mileage, I didn't buy it for gas mileage, but it gets better than my Grand Cherokee did. If you don't like a slightly rougher ride (which I would say is better than my Grand Cherokee, any Ford Explorer I have been in, Xterra, Dodge Durango, and full size pick up truck I have been in), a little road noise, having to climb up into well this isn't for your. If you don't like the possibility of a leak with a soft top, and some with the hard top, this isn't the vehicle for you. If you are looking for mid 20's or higher in gas mileage and you couldn't live with yourself with an a range of 16 to 21, then this isn't the vehicle for you. As they say, It's a Jeep thing, you wouldn't understand! If you do understand and understand that above is all a part of the experience, all apart of the history, all apart of the legend, the you do understand, and a Jeep should be your next purchase. Owning a Jeep Wrangler is a "Way of Life", is you life asking for it? I use this everyday, drop the kids at school, work, during the work day on appointments, weekend fun, trips in the future. See you on the road, see you on the trail, but remember, if you are in a Jeep, WAVE! "It's a Jeep thing..."
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Uses car for Just getting around

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This is the BEST Jeep I've ever driven!

by from Oregon coast on January 17, 2010

I have nothing but good things to say about the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon! Jeep just got it right! My favorite thing is the 2009 comes with a LIFETIME (yes, LIFETIME) powertrain warranty! I ju...
I have nothing but good things to say about the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon! Jeep just got it right! My favorite thing is the 2009 comes with a LIFETIME (yes, LIFETIME) powertrain warranty! I just bought one and I'm DRIVING HAPPY! ;-) -B (Search & Rescue volunteer)
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highly dissapointed Jeep lover

by from Springfield, Massachusetts on August 4, 2012

This is my 3rd jeep. i owned a 87 & 90 wranglers before this 2007 wrangler an you could run those forever with minimal problems.. the first 2yrs with my 2007 was alright until the the 3rd year rolled ...
This is my 3rd jeep. i owned a 87 & 90 wranglers before this 2007 wrangler an you could run those forever with minimal problems.. the first 2yrs with my 2007 was alright until the the 3rd year rolled around i started having all kinds of problems with wheel speed sensors, stability problems when i would go over bumps to where the jeep would shake uncontrolably... my dashboard was lite up like a christmas tree with ABS lites, ESP lites ect. not the mention it started to slip out of 1st gear an sometimes 3rd. also. i brought it to the dealership an they told me the gears were loose an they gave me a run around about the warrenty saying that yes it was part of the powertrain but they would have to disassemble it for the warrenty company to look at it an approve it for coverage but if they didnt think it was worn enough then i would have to pay for it to be reassembled... Are u kidding me?? So that wasnt happening so it still slips out of 1st. then i had to start checking the oil on a regular bases because it was comsuming oil like crazy. im talking i would have to keep adding quarts after the 1st 1200 miles after my oil change.. then the 4th year rolled around and i had frontend upper & lower ball joints replaced, then all 4 axel seals replaced and the most recent my thrall bearing went so that meant putting in a whole new clutch! so almost $4000 later im ready to trade in my jeep after 3 yrs of repairs... its really breaks my heart because i am a total jeep person too but i will never purchase another Chrysler made vehicle again!! NEVER! they just DON'T make jeeps like jeep use to anymore.. all the good reviews are probably only because they havent owned their jeep as long as i have 5yrs now... PLEASE BEWARE!!! Talking from experience..
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Uses car for Just getting around

Does not recommend this car

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2009 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited X

by from Keizer,OR on July 11, 2009

After driving my wife's 2008 Jeep Liberty LTD with all the options inclueding the Skyslider roof top.An the fact she let me take it mudding.I went out an traded in my 2007 Ford F-150 for a 2009 Jeep W...
After driving my wife's 2008 Jeep Liberty LTD with all the options inclueding the Skyslider roof top.An the fact she let me take it mudding.I went out an traded in my 2007 Ford F-150 for a 2009 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited X Flame Red Clearcoat/Black Soft Top. This Jeep had just a few options on it.Trailer Towing ,7 speaker sound option.I had the Dealer add 17" Black Rims out of the factory Jeep catalog, Along with Goodyear Wrangler Silent Armor AT Tire's. The Jeep has just 3300 mile's on it 300 mile's of it off road.The Jeep run's great,has good power on & off road ,I am 53 year's old and have seen an been in cars & trucks with way less power than this jeep has.The sound system in this jeep well block out the freeway road noise ,with or without the top on it. I use this jeep everyday,driving to work, during the work day ,and for weekend fun.
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First Jeep, not my last!

by from Naperville, IL on September 17, 2009

Traded in a Toyota Sienna for a black Sahara...WOW! Love it! Put our 4Runner to shame off-road on a recent trip to our house in Phoenix. Absolutely love the sound of the engine. Averaging 16MPG after ...
Traded in a Toyota Sienna for a black Sahara...WOW! Love it! Put our 4Runner to shame off-road on a recent trip to our house in Phoenix. Absolutely love the sound of the engine. Averaging 16MPG after 3000 miles, could average 18 or 19, but I don't drive conservative at all so I really don't care. However, teh 4 speed automatic is now ancient and I think Jeep should put in the awesome 6 speed auto used in the new 4.0 Town & Countrys. The only thing I regret is not getting a soft top or navigation. Going to purchase an aftermarket soft top in the coming months, and my wife's Garmin does the job I guess. Love all the little "Jeep" features. All in all, this is our very first Jeep product and must say, our next car will be a Jeep! Thinking Commander for my wife? No car company can even come close to the iconic Jeep brand. Everybody asks if my car is a Hummer. I gladly tell them no, it's a Jeep. I have had 3 friends go and buy one after they saw mine. Hate snow, but the Jeep is making me anxious to see how it plows through it. Keep 'em comin Jeep!
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Best vehicle I've ever owned.

by from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada on March 10, 2011

This is my second Jeep product and will not be my last. I can assure any and all that there will be other Wranglers in my future. The only problem I've had with this vehicle was some of the seals arou...
This is my second Jeep product and will not be my last. I can assure any and all that there will be other Wranglers in my future. The only problem I've had with this vehicle was some of the seals around the hardtop leaked. I took it back to the dealer and they swapped out the original seals with new 'redesigned' seals and it is now as tight and dry as any 'non' convertible. This thing just goes and goes. What it can't go through, it will go over or around. Nothing stops it. Over a foot of snowfall in one day? Piece of cake. Loose sand? Nothing to it. Deep mud? Pffft! Bear in mind I bought this vehicle with no regard or worry about fuel consumption or niceties like power seats or leather wrapped anything. I didn't care about any of that fluff. I just wanted a vehicle that was dependable, capable, and almost unstoppable. And I got it.
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Great fun car - this is my second one

by from Washington DC on November 19, 2009

This model drives much better than the 1999 that I had. He is much smoother than before. This car has the wow factor everthing thinks its cool. It is a real head turner and fun to drive. We have also ...
This model drives much better than the 1999 that I had. He is much smoother than before. This car has the wow factor everthing thinks its cool. It is a real head turner and fun to drive. We have also found it to be reliable.
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awesome sauce

by from Conroe TX on February 6, 2013

Love the new Wrangler. The new motor is strong and decent MPG for a street legal off road buggy (thats really all it is). I hear lots of cry babies on featuers and comfort, well this is not what a fre...
Love the new Wrangler. The new motor is strong and decent MPG for a street legal off road buggy (thats really all it is). I hear lots of cry babies on featuers and comfort, well this is not what a freaking Wrangler is for. If you want comfort and MPG go buy a car. If you want a awesome 4x4 that looks good, gets 19 mpg, convertible, and removeable doors then get a Wrangler. I currently own a 04 Grand Cherokee, 2004 TJ, and a new 4 door Rubicon. Jeep for life right here.
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4 dr jeep wrangler unlimited

by from Opleousas,LA on March 14, 2013

I love this jeep. I have 70000 miles on it and have never had any trouble with it. I have been averaging 18.8 mpg. I have own lots of vehicles and this is probably the best I have ever own!
I love this jeep. I have 70000 miles on it and have never had any trouble with it. I have been averaging 18.8 mpg. I have own lots of vehicles and this is probably the best I have ever own!
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Exactly what I wanted

by from Pasadena, CA on January 5, 2013

This car was exactly what I wanted. What surprised me was the buying experience. Mercedes Benz of Calabasis had it as a trade in and they were helpful, non-pushy, anasered all my questions and were at...
This car was exactly what I wanted. What surprised me was the buying experience. Mercedes Benz of Calabasis had it as a trade in and they were helpful, non-pushy, anasered all my questions and were at least $2,000 cheaper than any other on the market. Demo was my sales person and followed up the right amount. Anyway, I love the jeep, but knew I would. Demo was the big surprise.
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