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Old 03-05-2014, 11:35 PM
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You will have cabin heat if you warm it for 10 min, then drive for 5 min. Get the Lux2 package with heated seats and steering wheel. Set the option to auto enable and it'll feel great after a 5 to 10 min warmup.
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Old 03-05-2014, 11:49 PM
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one other question for you cold weather owners...
when it is say 0-20 deg F outside and you remote start your CRD, does it actually "warm up"? do you have heat in say 10 min and does the temp gauge actually rise any?
When I start my Cummins Ram up, it could idle for a 1/2 hr in the cold winter and barely raise the temps at all due to that cold monster block in there! You have to drive it a good 20 min to get any heat coming at all....
Just trying to gauge if this thing acts more like a normal gas engine in that respect or if it acts more like the 5.9 Cummins....
Best part is the steering wheel warms within a minute. The temp is similar to my previous gas JGC. Starts to warm within a few minutes. If I use the remote start, it is warm when I get to my Jeep in 15 minutes at -20F
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The diesels also have electric aux heaters that will give you some warm air right off the bat. Don't expect it to be HOT, but it's better than ambient.
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The diesels also have electric aux heaters that will give you some warm air right off the bat. Don't expect it to be HOT, but it's better than ambient.
First I've heard of this. Are we sure?
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Re: Potential new owner...

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Re: Potential new owner...

Yeah, if you've had a full size truck with a diesel and done 15 odd minutes in the winter before being able to detect any heat coming from anything you really notice the electric heat. As described it isn't a lot of heat but it is there pretty quick. In terms of heater performance the GC reaches set temp faster than my BMW. This was an issue that had to be put to bed for a certain person in the house whom didn't want a diesel for this reason. I would of course have just done what I wanted anyways (<--- total lie ) but I try and make her happy. lol
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Re: Potential new owner...

I never warm it up by idling it. Within a few minutes the engine oil gets up to around 105 and then the automatic heat kicks in. The heated seats and wheel are usually enough to stay warm until the heat really kicks in.

The GC definitely heats up or throws heat way sooner than my Jetta. The older Jetta it would be a waste of fuel to let it idle because I do not think it would ever really warm up at idle no matter how long it ran. If it was cold and the engine was up to temp, and you stopped and idled the engine temp would drop pretty quickly. When it gets down around zero the GC interior still warms up within 10 minutes which is better than the Jetta and perhaps I am used to the slow warm up but it is quick enough for me. If I wanted quicker heat I would plug in the engine block heater.
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Re: Potential new owner...

Well that is good enough for me then.... I sat in a 14 summit the other night and was very impressed with the interior and played with the display/ radio a little... it all looked great and worked great as far as I was concerned. I still read a lot of negative things on other sites from consumers but most of it seemed to be early fall last year and for sure pre Jan 2014... may be the updates/ upgrades and improvement evolution during the year has taken them to a better place.
I like the vehicle ,like the drive train setup and if just performs and has no excessive snafus I think I'm in....
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