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Old 12-13-2012, 12:03 PM
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

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I wonder if it's the same black tape they used around the headlights.
Well, of course it is. Jeep gets a volume discount on it...

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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

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Except I want the ventilated seats, Kansas summers get pretty hot. More interior color options would be a big plus!
I found that the ventilated seats are a hit or miss affair. Sometimes it cools and sometimes it doesn't do a thing. It all depends if the area under the passenger seat is cool since it takes the air from that area to shove into the seats.
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

You guys are trying to compare a final product interior to a test mule that was in the very early stages. Remember that.
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Old 12-13-2012, 02:33 PM
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

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The buttons may look nice but there are quite many on the front, I guess due to the paddles there will be no more buttons on the back which I thought was nice.
I have the paddle shifters on my SRT and there are still the buttons on the back for the radio functions. I would assume they will still be there in MY14.
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Old 12-13-2012, 02:44 PM
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Gauge pod looks like it was in a fire and melted.
That's probably just some additional "Masking" they did to keep people from easily seeing the guage cluster from the outside while testing the mule out.
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Old 12-13-2012, 03:02 PM
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That surprises me a bit because I thought Carbon trim wasn't available any more.
I've been told that carbon is returning for the SRT...
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I found that the ventilated seats are a hit or miss affair. Sometimes it cools and sometimes it doesn't do a thing. It all depends if the area under the passenger seat is cool since it takes the air from that area to shove into the seats.
The fan actually pulls air through the seat perforations and blows it out under.

Perhaps wearing some clothes while driving may help. Bare skin has a tendency to block the perforations
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Do you think the 2014 will have the same lame payload ratings as the 2013s? It seemed to drop 400 lbs from 2012 to 2013.
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I've been told that carbon is returning for the SRT...
Is that going to "at a later time"? Or is that expected at launch? Or is that an option now?

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I've been told that carbon is returning for the SRT...
Ah, thanks for the update!
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Is that going to "at a later time"? Or is that expected at launch? Or is that an option now?
At launch, should be "Standard", not aware of any alternate interior trims for SRT at launch.
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January 9th still looking good....
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