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but I'm scared by the bad reputation of Chrysler in terms of build quality, and that if you own a Jeep you have to be able to fix it yourself on the trail. Is this true or it's legend?
You don't say what model of JL you're driving. Nor exactly what kind of driving you want to do. The fact is that if you spend a lot of time off of graded roads, especially if you tackle rough, rocky trails like the Rubicon, for which the model is named, you'll likely break something sooner or later. If you want to drive crazy-fast on really rough roads, that event will come sooner rather than later. Jeeps are also among the most customizable - repairable vehicles you can have. If you are actually "afraid" of Chrysler build quality, there is an immense after market for toughened replacements and customizations. That said, the build quality of various makers is a lot more similar than enthusiasts are likely to want to believe. Listening to complaints is a lot like taking one-star and five-star reviews on Amazon seriously. A lot of the one-stars failed to read the manual, or are functionally illiterate, while the fives just received their order and really happy about how cool "it" is.

The Wrangler JKs and JLs come "trail-rated" off the factory floor. The production models (not every vehicle) have been tested for several criteria critical to off-road driving. These are the guys that test the typical build, and determine if it is "trail-rated": Nevada Automotive Test Center. NAC is not a Chrysler affiliate, and tests all sorts of equipment including military vehicles for the ability to handle difficult surfaces and terrain. That badge doesn't mean you're Wrangler can't be toughened up, but ... Even the toughest builds will break when a driver tackles an approach they either shouldn't, or simply take the wrong angle negotiating one.
 
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