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Re: 2014 GC OWNER'S Review

So far the worst new feature I have found on the 2014 is the cap less fuel filler. It's a pain in the ass.

Also, the heated seats don't get hot enough. I told my wife that someone on here was complaining that they got to hot. Clearly he has never sat in a GM heated seat. The ones in my suburban will run you out of the car. On the Jeep I can barely even tell that they are even working.
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Re: 2014 GC OWNER'S Review

I test drove one and would have bought, but the rattling/buzzing metal vibration noise in the driver door made me decide to hold off. I noticed it between 35-40 mph consistently. Sales guy did too. Itls like there is some kind of resonance that causes something to vibrate.

Take a look at this thread. Seems like a lot of Overland people are seeing the issue. So far no response from Chrysler.

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So far the worst new feature I have found on the 2014 is the cap less fuel filler. It's a pain in the ass.

Also, the heated seats don't get hot enough. I told my wife that someone on here was complaining that they got to hot. Clearly he has never sat in a GM heated seat. The ones in my suburban will run you out of the car. On the Jeep I can barely even tell that they are even working.
That's funny because I was just telling my wife this morning how the seat got so hot I couldn't stand it anymore.
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Re: 2014 GC OWNER'S Review

I'm hoping that I can check box #1 next week.
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I test drove one and would have bought, but the rattling/buzzing metal vibration noise in the driver door made me decide to hold off. I noticed it between 35-40 mph consistently. Sales guy did too. Itls like there is some kind of resonance that causes something to vibrate.

Take a look at this thread. Seems like a lot of Overland people are seeing the issue. So far no response from Chrysler.

2014 Overland Buzzer Sound while driving
I don't own a 14 but noticed his as well when driving a loaded limited last week. I continue to like my '11 and have no reason to go with a 14 especially after the buzzing experience. Hopefully It's an easy fix.
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That's funny because I was just telling my wife this morning how the seat got so hot I couldn't stand it anymore.
There's a simple solution for that...turn it off. Now, go sit in a GM SUV seat turn it on it's highest setting of 3 and let me know what you think of those.

Could be that mine are heated and cooled. Which model do you have?
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Re: 2014 GC OWNER'S Review

Hopefully I will be able to weigh-in on this thread in a couple weeks. Until then, thanks everybody for the reviews and feedback... it makes the waiting a little easier knowing I'm waiting for something awesome.
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Re: 2014 GC OWNER'S Review

I have got about 1300 miles on my overland.

The bad....major rattle in steering column that my dealer fixed. I have to restart the auto climate control every time I start the vehicle. It forgets some of the settings. My dealer said Chrysler is aware of the problem, but no fix so far. Annoying. The shifter sucks. Plain and simple. I also rest my knee against it when the cruise is on which is bothersome. Last thing is the Eco button. You should be able to set it if you want it to come on or not.


The good...very, very quiet. Love the interior. Handles great. Comfortable. Looks great.

Overall I really like it, but does have a couple of quirks.
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So far the worst new feature I have found on the 2014 is the cap less fuel filler. It's a pain in the ass.

Also, the heated seats don't get hot enough. I told my wife that someone on here was complaining that they got to hot. Clearly he has never sat in a GM heated seat. The ones in my suburban will run you out of the car. On the Jeep I can barely even tell that they are even working.
Simple solution for that, sit bare ass on the seat and turn on the warmer. I bet then you won't complain about it not being hot enough
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Re: 2014 GC OWNER'S Review

If I accidently hit the seat heater, about five minutes later, the swamp ass is so bad that the ventilated seats gotta get turned on.
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So far the worst new feature I have found on the 2014 is the cap less fuel filler. It's a pain in the ass.

Also, the heated seats don't get hot enough. I told my wife that someone on here was complaining that they got to hot. Clearly he has never sat in a GM heated seat. The ones in my suburban will run you out of the car. On the Jeep I can barely even tell that they are even working.
Did it occur to you that maybe yours aren't working properly? I've had Ford, GM, and Acura. The ones in the Jeep are the first to get too hot. That's why I wish they had a more convenient switch to shut them off.



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