Is the Willys model worth it?

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The Willy's in the JK got lower gears(although not as low as Rubi) than the regular model. That ended with the JL. I was hoping the JT Willy's would get lower gears(I mean max tow has the Rubi ones why not the Willy's), when I saw it was same as regular JT's I decided agin it. 2021 Max Tow in garage.



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When we were shopping for our Gladiator, the number one thing of importance was towing capability, so that meant a Sport S/Max Tow Package, which made the decision as to which model to purchase much easier for us. We like it decision and have no complaints at all.
 

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It has the smallest (and oldest) tires you can possibly get on a JT. That's a hard no for me.
 
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It has the smallest (and oldest) tires you can possibly get on a JT. That's a hard no for me.
I was curious about the tires too. You seem to get a mixed review when bringing them up. Some say they’re great and some say awful. I take it you’re not a fan! Ha
 

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Tires are one of the easiest things to change, surprised the stock tires would carry any weight with someone when choosing a option package or trim level.
 

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I think the package looks great and those tires would do better off-road than all but the wildpeak MT from factory. At least it has the regular tow package so 6,000# . It would wheel best behind Rubicon & Mojave out of the box. It’s all a matter of your needs & wants
 

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The Willys Sport and Willys are nice packages, they would be close to perfect if you could get the 4.10 max tow like the Sport and Sport S have.
 

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The Willys Sport and Willys are nice packages, they would be close to perfect if you could get the 4.10 max tow like the Sport and Sport S have.

That is to assume people aren't getting the manual transmission which is the reason for getting the willys sport version.
 

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I have a Willy's and love it the tires walk a little at highway speeds but not bad. It was worth it to me and I looked forever. It was the best looking package to me without getting into the upper 40k range with the Rubicon or Mojave packages.
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Really like the look of the Willys and planned to buy one, 6 speed manual was fantastic. However payload was only 1052 lbs. I thought it would have been higher with the manual?
 

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I have a Willy's and love it the tires walk a little at highway speeds but not bad. It was worth it to me and I looked forever. It was the best looking package to me without getting into the upper 40k range with the Rubicon or Mojave packages.
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What color is that?
 

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Really like the look of the Willys and planned to buy one, 6 speed manual was fantastic. However payload was only 1052 lbs. I thought it would have been higher with the manual?
Difference in curb weight is only 20 lbs.
 

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Sport S with a manual had a 1607 lb payload, looks like the Willys is out of the running for me.
 

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