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Old 12-17-2011, 03:01 PM
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New prospective Jeep owner

Hey everyone, new member here. I'm getting close to pulling the trigger on a new Grand Cherokee. My current car is a Nissan Murano, and I love it. It's never given me any significant problems and it's done everything I've asked of it, including towing my boat. Luxurious, good looking (IMHO) and comfortable. Except for one thing: off road. I've started making more trips off the pavement for camping and other fun stuff, and my poor Murano has had a tough time climbing hilly dirt roads. So I'm hoping that the new Grand Cherokee can be my jack-of-all-trades, looking fly around town and rocking the off road as well.

The thing that distresses me the most about the GC is the navigation system. Difficult to use and low resolution. And from what I read it has amnesia with phone and address books. Hopefully I can learn to live with that and not regret giving up the Murano too much, lol.

Anyway just wanted to say hi and thanks for this forum. It looks like a great community.

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Old 12-17-2011, 03:21 PM
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No problems with mine. I have the non garmin higher end system. There's two different GPS systems. Check which one you are looking at. As for off road it will be a huge improvement. Little firmer ride but I like that. Better for cornering. More like a car than a mini van ride wise.
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welcome! lots of threads on the navigations in the WK2 forums
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Re: New prospective Jeep owner

Thanks everybody for the warm welcome!

Fundguy, glad to hear your nav is functioning properly. Yeah I was hoping to get the non-Garmin, 730N I think it's called. I checked it out on a test drive the other day, was disappointed to find that pretty much all functionality needs to be accessed through a menu via the touchscreen. Makes it more dangerous to manipulate while driving. (yeah yeah, supposed to pull over to use it, good luck with that in Los Angeles! lol) I will definitely be hanging out in the WK2 forum!
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