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Old 01-01-2013, 03:04 PM
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

LOL....this thread is funny! Just go back to this time in 2011 here at JeepGarage and see the almost EXACT same posts! Comical....
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Old 01-01-2013, 03:29 PM
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Is there any chance that they would change the design of the front grill for the 2014 at the last minute.
No chance for the "shape" to be changed. The overall design was finalized more than a year ago.


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Is it possible to retrofit it to the old design.
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What the hell where they thinking?
"Pedestrian Safety" was part of the design change criteria.
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Old 01-01-2013, 03:32 PM
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LOL....this thread is funny! Just go back to this time in 2011 here at JeepGarage and see the almost EXACT same posts! Comical....
Similar posts on the web in 1998 and 2004 as well.
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Old 01-01-2013, 03:39 PM
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes



I found this picture while surfing the web. This is a rendering of the GW but too much GC. I think this would have been a better design then what was seen in some spy pics for laredo and limited GCs.
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Old 01-01-2013, 03:40 PM
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"Pedestrian Safety" was part of the design change criteria.
Yup, figured as much.

They had to do this to a bunch of cars in the EU. They have much stricter pedestrian impact safety laws than we do in the US.

For example, the guys at Ford had a hell of a time redesigning the Jaguar XK to make it meet the NCAP pedestrian impact requirements.
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Similar posts on the web in 1998 and 2004 as well.
Those of us, like me and you have been around long enough to go through this many times over. Nothing surprises me anymore.

Milous, do you still hang around JU? That place seems to be dead these days.
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Milous, do you still hang around JU? That place seems to be dead these days.
I rarely go to JU, I pretty much gave up on them back when the WK1 SRT was about to be released - I posted a request that they start a special Jeep SRT section and received nothing but negative responses, they thought it was a dumb idea. They sure missed the boat on that one! If you do a search there for "2014" you'll come up with just a few results for the past two years!
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

For those of you, like me, who are waiting for the Hemi-8 speed combination I found this on allpar.com. They are talking about large chrysler cars who will eventually get this combination but I think we can apply it to the Grand Cherokee.

The eight-speed automatic is expected to increase acceleration (though not as dramatically as with the V6 cars) and to substantially boost highway gas mileage; city mileage might or might not rise as well. The eight-speed has a much higher range (gap between lowest and highest gears), allowing it to provide a lower first gear while also running the engine at slower speeds on the highway, lower frictional losses, and much faster shifting and torque converter locking than the current Mercedes five-speed automatic. It is currently only used with the Pentastar V6 at Chrysler, but Rams, Grand Cherokees, and Durangos with Hemi eight-speed combinations are due soon. The eight-speed will be made by Chrysler under license, and the Chrysler version is different in many ways than the standard ZF package.

I would be very happy with 22-23 highway mpg
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Oh yes....ju was hilarious in 2004. The world was ending....lol
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