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WK2 CRD sighting in U.S.

Took a pic of what looks to be a CRD WK2 today at the dealership I was at. Weirdly, the window sticker showed it has the HEMI, but the metal emblem on the back was labeled CRD. I was too caught up with working out a deal on a different Jeep that I totally forgot to ask about it. Dealer joke or factory flub?

I thought those weren't gonna be available here until 2013.
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Old 05-31-2011, 02:07 AM
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Re: WK2 CRD sighting in U.S.

I hope mine comes with twin pipes, they have not announced the Oz spec yet.
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Re: WK2 CRD sighting in U.S.

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I thought those weren't gonna be available here until 2013.
I think the way it was worded is that it would be available BY 2013. Let's hope it is sooner rather than later. Hopefully it will come at the same time the new transmission is available.
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Re: WK2 CRD sighting in U.S.

Damn that would be awesome if it is now available!
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Old 05-31-2011, 09:08 AM
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Re: WK2 CRD sighting in U.S.

I want one.....
Here in Canada, the diesel versions of SUVs generally outsell the gas versions.
Prices at the pumps today are: 87 Oct. gas $1.32/litre
diesel $1.19/litre

(3.78 L = 1 US gal.)
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Re: WK2 CRD sighting in U.S.

hmmmm....thats odd huh? Gotta be a mistake with the emblem
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Re: WK2 CRD sighting in U.S.

BTW, lovely emblem too......
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Re: WK2 CRD sighting in U.S.

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hmmmm....thats odd huh? Gotta be a mistake with the emblem
Yeah, my thoughts as well. Someone reaching into the wrong emblem bin at assembly. There was a VW Tiguan "TDI" at a local dealer a few months ago with the standard 2.0T (gas). Same issue.
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Re: WK2 CRD sighting in U.S.

It would be nice if Chrysler surprised us by having the CRD available to order when the 2012 order banks open up!
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Re: WK2 CRD sighting in U.S.

Are the CRDs available outside North America all made in US for export or are there other factories?
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Re: WK2 CRD sighting in U.S.

That's also a new CRD emblem that I've not seen before so it's unlikely the Dealer adding it on.
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Re: WK2 CRD sighting in U.S.

at the moment Chrysler has no plants outsdie of NA.
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