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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

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Okey dokey. Thanks! I didn't feel like searching for the info.
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Just wait a year (or so) for the Grand Wagoneer that I would imagine having 3 rows of seating. Search this whole site to see what preliminary information there is about it.
I believe someone said a while back on here that Marchionni said the Wagoneer would be at the Auto Show this January. And then this changed or something. But from what I'm hearing there MAY be a concept at one of this year's shows, although probably not NAIAS. It's slated to go into production sometime in CY 2014, as a '15 MY. But right now the sequence of events is '14 WK, '14 WD, Maserati, then Wagoneer.

And I saw a short discussion on Laredo wheels earlier. Typically Laredo's get the most wheel options. I'll post when I see other designs, other than whats in that pic. But I'm sure they'll get some fancy options too. The current 20" Laredo (option) wheel is actually a pretty nice looking wheel to me, and I wouldn't mind seeing it carry over.
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

I've seen the same on the Wagoneer but I'd have to say it's got to be a variant of the Durango rather than a totally new vehicle. There are a few times a year it would be nice to have a third row but for the rest of the time it's not very useful to me. I just wish the GC had a little more room in the back seat but then again I don't have to ride back there.
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

And speaking of the Wagoneer...

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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

The problem with most 3rd row seat SUV's is that unless it's a Suburban, you are a kid (or someone close in stature), or Gumby, that backrow is useless.

Trying to fit a grown man in the back row of an Acura MDX is a painful joke at best.

Even in a Ford Expedition it's a comical act to watch people get in the back row and "get comfortable".

I briefly thought about waiting on the Wagoneer, but the more I thought about it, the more I realized, unless they made a school bus... it's just not worth it.

If you really want a third row, you are best buying a Caravan or such. Atleast then everyone is comfortable.
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

PILOT BUILD!

Bye bye Overland Summit. Hello Summit.

Laredo projectors are NOT HID.

So much for standard 3.6L dual exhaust.
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Interesting. I assume that it will still be badged like previous to build on that branding?

Not surprised about the Laredo projectors as well as the exhaust. They have to cut some costs here and there & I'd rather have it be that then the hourly wage of the fine employees building our jeeps. We can't have someone missing a weld anywhere now can we?
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PILOT BUILD!

Bye bye Overland Summit. Hello Summit.

Laredo projectors are NOT HID.

So much for standard 3.6L dual exhaust.
So they took the Overland badge off the other side huh?.. There's only that new Summit badge now? I just saw a couple last week with both! (I stand corrected.) But as Milous said, from a marketing standpoint, you'd think they'd keep both. But I guess it could go either way.
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Interesting. I assume that it will still be badged like previous to build on that branding?

Not surprised about the Laredo projectors as well as the exhaust. They have to cut some costs here and there & I'd rather have it be that then the hourly wage of the fine employees building our jeeps. We can't have someone missing a weld anywhere now can we?
We already have gave up A LOT.. But honestly, that doesn't determine the quality of effort that goes into a customer's car. It's not your fault we lost money, benefits, etc. (But you won't see that story on Fox News.)
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PILOT BUILD!
So much for standard 3.6L dual exhaust.

CRAP!!!!! I was really hoping for this!

Just to clarify...That is on ALL 3.6L models with no dual exhaust?
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

I didn't say that. I know I've seen some 3.6Ls with dual exhaust. But I'm not sure about the rhyme or reason.
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