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Impossible to please everyone. 2" receiver in the rear is all but standard in large parts of the US. That said, dealers still charge extra for it. Front 2" is significantly more rare - aftermarket only and even then I seriously doubt it would pass crash tests. For a farm vehicle, it is very convenient - but outside of specific work vehicles, it all but does not exist. I have 4 vehicles I use on the ranch, only 2 have front receivers - and one of those is a SxS.

As for 2 door - well then we can fight about wheel base. Plenty of people love the short wheel base, others prefer 4 door - but they probably like it as much for the handling as the 2 extra doors. I have a white whale - a LJ... 2 doors, but extended wheel base. Jeep did 2 or so years of those about every 10 years. They kept bringing them back then cancelling them. It's been over 15 years, and I don't think they are coming back. The real problem now is they don't add sales - they either steal from the 2 door short wheel base or the 4 door longer wheel base. No profit to make them really.
Saw this thread on Bronco6G and found it interesting. No real knocking on the Rivians but good info to think about in regards to EV motors and split torque. Was just some things I hadn’t directly thought about living in the semi-snow, northeastern section of the country.


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