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Old 05-26-2011, 09:41 AM
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Re: "Piece" of junk.. /rant

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If you take away the NAV/RADIO system and the buttons mentioned I agree. My wife has a bimmer and it makes this NAV/RADIO system look pretty bad.
I've seen a few nav systems (including the aforementioned Infiniti G37x), and I'm not sure that the one in the Jeep is all that bad. I really do think that at least the Harmon units (730N) needed a graphical update. How it displays audio information is very five years ago... there's no reason they couldn't have prettied that up. But as far as function goes, it's just fine. In some ways it's easier to use than the Infiniti system and the uconnect for the cell phone is way more reliable than the Honda/Acura HandsFreeLink implementation.

IMO, it isn't as bad as I've seen some claim, it's actually fairly competitive in terms of function, but is lacking in pretty.
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Re: "Piece" of junk.. /rant

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If you take away the NAV/RADIO system and the buttons mentioned I agree. My wife has a bimmer and it makes this NAV/RADIO system look pretty bad.

I agree that the climate control buttons are cheap, but the Nav is way better than in our 2008 BMW M3.
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Re: "Piece" of junk.. /rant

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I agree that the climate control buttons are cheap, but the Nav is way better than in our 2008 BMW M3.
Don't know what's in the 2008 but I'm comparing 2011 to 2011. The NAV/RADIO interface in my wife's 2011 BMW 3-Series blows this one away.
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Re: "Piece" of junk.. /rant

I use the knob everyday as I hate auto mode. I just am not seeing what apparently is wrong with yours. Mine doesn't make any noise and feels solid on mine.
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Re: "Piece" of junk.. /rant

Never thought it looked bad at all and it works perfectly. You guys are nitpicking.
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Re: "Piece" of junk.. /rant

the OP doesnt have a 2011....he's just "stirring the pot" so to say
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Re: "Piece" of junk.. /rant

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Never thought it looked bad at all and it works perfectly. You guys are nitpicking.
Nitpicking a ~$40,000 automobile. Lol.
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Re: "Piece" of junk.. /rant

I would say $40000 is about an average price vehicle nowadays.....JMO
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Re: "Piece" of junk.. /rant

^ I agree.... even the cheap foreign non 4x4 SUVs are $30k.

For anyone that hasn't owned a BWM you should at least go drive one. Other than the seats just about everything else is average and I hate the interior and dashboard. I'd get a caddy before a bimmer.
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Id get a lincoln before a bimmer or Merc
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Re: "Piece" of junk.. /rant

Oh no. Not a Ford. Lol. Nobody here like the STI? You can't hate on it's engineering.
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^^^^its a subaru......
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