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Old 09-17-2013, 09:48 PM
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My dealer ordered the CD even though I didn't request it. I saw it in VOTS. I thought no big deal...395...ouch!

So, does Chrysler price from time of order or at delivery?

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Old 09-18-2013, 05:53 AM
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

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My dealer ordered the CD even though I didn't request it. I saw it in VOTS. I thought no big deal...395...ouch!

So, does Chrysler price from time of order or at delivery?

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It can work both ways, if you made a factory sold order (yes I am aware you did but for the benefit of others reading this) you can often get price protection. Speak with your dealer and see if this qualifies in your case, I doubt it will be an issue. It isn't something you buy, it is simply something they "report" on the sale to receive an additional credit.
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Old 09-18-2013, 07:15 AM
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

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My dealer ordered the CD even though I didn't request it. I saw it in VOTS. I thought no big deal...395...ouch!

So, does Chrysler price from time of order or at delivery?

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Since it wasn't requested...I'd not just be concerned about the cost but also about the nearly complete loss of storage space in the console/armrest...
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Old 09-18-2013, 08:58 AM
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My dealer ordered the CD even though I didn't request it. I saw it in VOTS. I thought no big deal...395...ouch!

So, does Chrysler price from time of order or at delivery?

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Old 09-18-2013, 03:22 PM
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There goes your center console.
Yes. That's what I understand. I am torn whether to convert back to the standard console. My dealer is my good friend so I know it was just a mistake. I won't beat him up over it

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Yes. That's what I understand. I am torn whether to convert back to the standard console. My dealer is my good friend so I know it was just a mistake. I won't beat him up over it

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Lots of the Aussies are removing them. I think they even have the parts list down. Your dealer may be interested in the parts??
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Lots of the Aussies are removing them. I think they even have the parts list down. Your dealer may be interested in the parts??
I read the CD removal thread. Its $125 for parts. I'll make that decision when I see how jacked up the console is. Thanks!

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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

Here's a pic of my Overland with the cd player in the console. It takes up half the console and there is no second storage compartment in the lid like the previous wk2's. Didn't really want the CD player but this was the only one on the lot with the Advanced Tech package, so I took it.

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Good grief! My CD/DVD/BluRay player in my notebook is 20% that size and 1/3 the cost, and removable....geez. You would think they would have done a little shopping before settling on that dinosaur design!

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Good grief! My CD/DVD/BluRay player in my notebook is 20% that size and 1/3 the cost, and removable....geez. You would think they would have done a little shopping before settling on that dinosaur design!

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Agree. You might want to give your dealer friend the parts list now so they have them available at delivery time since (hopefully) your Jeep will ship in the recent future...this, assuming you want to pull that monster out...
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Good thing they made CD player optional. Who still uses CD's?
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

I think they could of found a better location for the optional CD player. They followed RAM by putting it in the Center console but no one took into account that the RAM center console is three times larger than the WK2 and customers might actually like to use that storage space. I think for the price they are charging its should be a 6 DVD/CD changer thatís mounted in the rear of the vehicle.
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