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Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

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Wasn't it previously confirmed that the new shifter would NOT have a leather wrap thing..... I do NOT think this is the shifter that will ship.

I don't think they would send out an offer with a picture of it, if it was not the real deal. We will know for sure when the SRT Night debuts Wednesday or if Milous confirms (or denies).

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Old 11-16-2015, 07:28 PM
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Any Canadian pricing?
Nope, not released yet.
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Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

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Wasn't it previously confirmed that the new shifter would NOT have a leather wrap thing..... I do NOT think this is the shifter that will ship.
Leather-wrapped shifter is Standard on all 2016 models.
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Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Haha! The pic is legit. I like it
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Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

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This might be a picture of the new shifter. It's from a here's-$500-toward-any-2015-or-2016-Jeep-product brochure that came in the mail Saturday. Sorry about the poor quality - it's a handheld camera phone shot of a small brochure.
Can anyone spot the electric park brake button / switch?
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Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

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Leather-wrapped shifter is Standard on all 2016 models.
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO.......man, I have never liked them. For some reason I just don't like them and doesn't seem modern at all. Hopefully there is an Option for something else!!!
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Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Nope there's not going to be an option for anything else. And it looks good. Only cheap vehicles don't have a leather wrapped gearshift.
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Nope there's not going to be an option for anything else. And it looks good. Only cheap vehicles don't have a leather wrapped gearshift.
But it isn't really a gearshift, it is just an electronic switch. I get the leather wrapped gearshift when vehicles had manual transmissions and the shifter was actually mechanically linked (kept the inside of the vehicle clean from stuff coming through) but that is a relic of the past. It's like having a rotary dial phone...so very outdated and oh so ugly. Please don't let it be true or my next SUV might have be a Tesla Model X (and I've continuously had a Jeep Grand Cherokee since they were first made - six in all).
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Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Leather all the way. Carnt believe my current MY12 Laredo has plastic. I did look into changing it to an Overland type - but all too hard.

In my previous holden commodore you could even option in the colour of the leather. I had a snazzy red one to match the paint colour.

And you could option a full size spare tyre and wheel too......


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Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

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But it isn't really a gearshift, it is just an electronic switch. I get the leather wrapped gearshift when vehicles had manual transmissions and the shifter was actually mechanically linked (kept the inside of the vehicle clean from stuff coming through) but that is a relic of the past. It's like having a rotary dial phone...so very outdated and oh so ugly. Please don't let it be true or my next SUV might have be a Tesla Model X (and I've continuously had a Jeep Grand Cherokee since they were first made - six in all).
Did I read this correctly. You would switch from Jeep to Tesla because of a leather gear shift lever?


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Did I read this correctly. You would switch from Jeep to Tesla because of a leather gear shift lever?


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LOL I think so..... I think it looks nice. Nice clean, beefy and modern. It fits the interior much better than the previous two designs.
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Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

I think y'all are talking about two different things. There's a leather wrapped SHIFTER and then there's the leather BOOT that goes around the base of the shifter. I believe Dan_JGC was talking about the BOOT not the shifter?

Correct me if I'm wrong.
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