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How tall is the 2015 TH - top clearance?

Hi everyone

I've been trying to determine how tall the 2015 TH will be, including the bars on top ... and maybe even the antenna if anyone knows.

On spec sheets it says that the body height of a TH is 67.8 inches (5.65 feet = almost 5'8) - but I don't know if this is with or without the bars on top, and it's definitely not including the antenna.

I use some parkades, and they have those clearance bars - showing what your max height can be to fit. I'm wondering if i will be able to fit in these places once I am driving the new TH.

Anyone measured, or have issues in a parkade?

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Re: How tall is the 2015 TH - top clearance?

Add 2" to the height with the rails, so it's about 5' 10". My garage clearance is 6' and I have about 2" of clearance.

ALSO - the antenna stands out about 6" from the roof, which is why I replaced mine with a Visual Garage Sharkfin antenna.
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Thank you for the info...I've been investigating the sharkfin anyway due to looks alone...but this will definitely give me a more justified reason to spend the cash . I think my home garage will be fine but at least one parkade I frequent will be an issue! I'll start looking for alternatives now. Thanks!
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Re: How tall is the 2015 TH - top clearance?

The 'fin does look rather sharp. Mine is Eco Green and VG was able to match the paint color exactly. It makes so that the antenna and the stock roof rails are at the same height.
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Re: How tall is the 2015 TH - top clearance?

TH Picture.JPG

Take a look at this picture above - That me next to mine. I'm 6'.
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Re: How tall is the 2015 TH - top clearance?

Oooh, now you're just trying to make me jealous! Is that a granite? Wait, your sig says Eco Green! Maybe I made a mistake in choosing my color! But seriously, beautiful - the vehicle, that is Thank you for the visual, that helps a lot!
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Re: How tall is the 2015 TH - top clearance?

The sun was behind us at that moment, it's actually Eco Green. The color is the same as my coat, which was a happy accident. =)

She is a beauty, thank you!
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Re: How tall is the 2015 TH - top clearance?

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Add 2" to the height with the rails, so it's about 5' 10". My garage clearance is 6' and I have about 2" of clearance.

ALSO - the antenna stands out about 6" from the roof, which is why I replaced mine with a Visual Garage Sharkfin antenna.
I am curious about something. You said your garage is only 6' high. A standard garage door is 7' high. Where did you get your custom made garage door that is only 6' high? Secondly, I thought about getting a shark fin antenna so I sent an email to the company. They sent a reply saying that the shark fin antenna gave good reception for SiriusXM, fair reception for FM, and poor reception for AM. I figure if a company admits that up front a shark fin antenna is not for me. With the standard 7' garage door I have a half an inch clearance with an open lift gate and the rubber stick antenna so I am going to leave well enough alone.
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Re: How tall is the 2015 TH - top clearance?

I'm in a condo building in Chicago, the entrance is a standard garage door, but then we go down a ramp under the building. The roof of the concrete garage is 7", but there are water pipes and other exposed fixtures hanging from the garage ceiling. As a safety precaution, the management instigated a 6' max height.

I also questioned the reception, but since I live in a highly populated area I felt the loss of signal wouldn't bother me too much.
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Interesting explanation. That means some people would not be able to stand straight up in your condo garage. Also, it means you would have to be extra careful in opening your lift gate inside your garage. A Cherokee would be considered mid sized at best so anybody with a full sized vehicle must really have problems in that garage.
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Interesting explanation. That means some people would not be able to stand straight up in your condo garage. Also, it means you would have to be extra careful in opening your lift gate inside your garage. A Cherokee would be considered mid sized at best so anybody with a full sized vehicle must really have problems in that garage.
You'd be correct. There are areas where even I have to duck a little.
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