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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Unexpectedly, I may now be in the market for one of these. I saw the spy pics and I don't love or hate it. I've never been one to care a whole lot about what the outside looks like anyway. I'm not the one that has to look at it while I'm driving.

I know that official pricing hasn't been released and I've read through about 2/3 of this thread, but not all.

Any estimates regarding how much more the 2014s are going to cost vs. previous years? Intersted to hear what everyone thinks.

Also, is the new 8SPD tranny going to be standard or an optional upgrade with the 6SPD being the standard?
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Old 11-29-2012, 12:47 PM
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I don't think the pricing will be that much different than currently. I think the 8Speed will be standard to help with FE
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

I'm blaming Obama for the change in design.

Anyone with me?
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

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I'm blaming Obama for the change in design.

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Uh oh.. Here we go... You blame Obama for the design, and I'll credit Obama for the fact that a design even exists. ;-)
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Uh oh.. Here we go... You blame Obama for the design, and I'll credit Obama for the fact that a design even exists. ;-)
I think you got a point..
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Oh and for the fact that I even have a job!
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The front end on the '14 does have his smile.
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

845RE transmission will be 100% standard on all engines.

I need something to do besides attempt to debunk myths about headlamps. I wish I was at work today.

( I don't work Thursdays )
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

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845RE transmission will be 100% standard on all engines.

I need something to do besides attempt to debunk myths about headlamps. I wish I was at work today.

( I don't work Thursdays )
Ha! I was.. I went in for 6hrs of hazmat training by some dude from corporate. Basically free money.. Most ppl were sleeping. (Chrysler is back to its old habits. Lol..)

No seriously tho, it was informational. Did you know how combustible dust is? I didn't. I found that particularly interesting, considering how much accumulates in the plant(s), and how hard it is to keep up with. We watched some videos of plants exploding bc of it, and ppl dying and stuff. It was a blast! Ok I'm an ass. But really, Idk if I should call OSHA now, or what? I mean I feel like I just took an AIDS test, and the doc says, "hey dude the results are inconclusive, but you're prolly ok.. No pressure."

Anyway, what myths are you debunking? I didn't know there was controversy.
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

That black plastic piece under the new headlamps that both you and I know is nothing but black plastic with a nice pattern.

Nobody has said anything to me about any HAZMAT training yet.
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Yea, abt that.. I meant to go over and see if that is hinged or sumn for the euro version's washers to eject otta there. Or is it indeed a stationary piece? If so, I agree with the others, in that the bumper cover should've been molded to fill that void. (As is the case with the 300s.)

And what we looking like on colors over there? Any new paint I should come check out?
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Nobody has said anything to me about any HAZMAT training yet.
It's not mandatory.. I just do whatever crap they come up with when its paid.
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