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Old 01-05-2013, 12:41 PM
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

I really don't know but it appears that orders after the 11th would go into next months allocation. I have no idea what the difference in time would be. Maybe it's meant for dealers to order stock as I have a funny feeling all the info won't be published.

I'm going to ask my dealer if I can place an order and change it if need be after I have attended the show.
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Old 01-05-2013, 12:49 PM
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

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Does your previous post indicate it would be late February or am I misreading it?
I believe they would begin shipping late February, yes. Milous will certainly know.
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Yeah, it'd be awesome if Milous or someone else could maybe provide us with some more info regarding this.

Obviously I want to get in on the first allocation if possible, however if the pricing and other info isn't available by then, and production for the second allocation starts in late January and not in late February as that e-mail suggests to me, then I wouldn't mind waiting for the second allocation.

But if the deadline for 1st allocation is indeed the 11th, and production for the 2nd allocation does indeed start in late February (a month later than Milous' listed production start date), and finally the WK2's built in the 1st allocation are the same as those in the 2nd (which I imagine they are), then I wouldn't want to wait.

BTW JeeperJohn, please keep us posted as to what your dealer says too.
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Old 01-05-2013, 01:16 PM
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Will do Jeepers! I should know more early next week but hopefully Milous will have chimed in by then.
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Old 01-05-2013, 01:25 PM
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

I guess I'm lost here, just not getting it I guess. Ordering banks don't open up until the week of the 14th and the start of production doesn't start until Jan 22. but somehow people are able to start ordering on The 11th? I think this is news to everyone.

Seeing as you are right now the only person with this type of information and can't/won't offer a source, I will wait to hear clarification from Milous on this. Hopefully he can clarify this very soon. Nothing against anyone on this.
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Old 01-05-2013, 01:35 PM
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

I copied and pasted this directly from what was sent to my dealer from Chrysler yesterday. I was told it was not for publication so I'm not naming the dealer. There certainly may be more recent insider information, I would have no idea.

I'm only trying to help everyone out by posting the latest info I was given. Certainly don't mean to offend.
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

No offense taken, I wasn't trying to make it like that. If you say it was in an email from Chrysler to a dealer, that is good enough. I understand you don't want to give away the dealer, I wouldn't request that from anyone. Hopefully we can get some clarification on it..
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

I suspect the 11 Jan date is for the dealerships to stock there lots with example vehicles. The 14 Jan date will be for folks who want to to order the exact color and options they want. If your dealer is cooperative, I would think they could order a specific vehicle for a customer in the first allocation. Based of course on potentially limited option package info.
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I suspect the 11 Jan date is for the dealerships to stock there lots with example vehicles. The 14 Jan date will be for folks who want to to order the exact color and options they want. If your dealer is cooperative, I would think they could order a specific vehicle for a customer in the first allocation. Based of course on potentially limited option package info.
That's what I hope to find out next week. If I can order in the first allocation and tweak it when I've seen the black vs brown interiors, etc, that would be the hot setup. Pat should certainly know when he arrives.
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That's what I hope to find out next week. If I can order in the first allocation and tweak it when I've seen the black vs brown interiors, etc, that would be the hot setup. Pat should certainly know when he arrives.
I'm with you on that -- so long as tweaking is possible after an order is placed.
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That's good to know, thanks Scott. And that's even if a tweak is made to an order before production has started up?
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