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Disability Access: What is "seat height" on WK2 w/18 Rims and Quadra-Lift?

My wife has some disability access issues with our 2102 GC (20 rims and NO QL) as the seat height (at edge) is 31 inches from the ground. I would like to know what the seat height from the ground is with 18" Wheels and the Quadra-Lift is in Park mode. Any info would be a really BIG help in looking at a 2014 GC.
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Re: Disability Access: What is "seat height" on WK2 w/18 Rims and Quadra-Lift?

There is no difference in overall diameter between the 18" and 20" - they are both 30.5" (265/60/18 vs 265/50/20)

QL in park mode lowers the Jeep 1.5" from normal ride height.

My guess would be that the seat height at edge is 29.5" from the ground in park mode.
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Re: Disability Access: What is "seat height" on WK2 w/18 Rims and Quadra-Lift?

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Re: Disability Access: What is "seat height" on WK2 w/18 Rims and Quadra-Lift?

I would certainly go and test it at a dealer, no matter what the actual numeric measurement is.

It's a noticeable difference, and my wife and I both appreciate the feature. We just sit in the truck while it lowers before we get out. But, mostly, it's more important getting back in than getting out -- pretty easy to just slide/fall out.
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Re: Disability Access: What is "seat height" on WK2 w/18 Rims and Quadra-Lift?

I've actually gotten into the habit of lowering mine to the "park" setting when I come in our driveway. It certainly made it much easier for my 83 yo mother to get in the passenger seat when she visited and I know my wife appreciates it, although it's become a running joke when I mention I forgot to lower it.
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Re: Disability Access: What is "seat height" on WK2 w/18 Rims and Quadra-Lift?

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There is no difference in overall diameter between the 18" and 20" - they are both 30.5" (265/60/18 vs 265/50/20)

QL in park mode lowers the Jeep 1.5" from normal ride height.

My guess would be that the seat height at edge is 29.5" from the ground in park mode.
I'd strongly recommend trying one in park mode. The missus is a bit altitude challenged and can only easily enter/exit the 2014 when it is in park mode.

There is a TSB for the thing showing continual "raising" status when exiting park mode. Allegedly cured with a flash of the doohickey, but can also be gotten rid of
by dropping out of ECO and then back.
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I agree, go to the dealer and try it out. I don't use it often but appreciate it when I'm suited up and in the city for work.
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Re: Disability Access: What is "seat height" on WK2 w/18 Rims and Quadra-Lift?

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I've actually gotten into the habit of lowering mine to the "park" setting when I come in our driveway. It certainly made it much easier for my 83 yo mother to get in the passenger seat when she visited and I know my wife appreciates it, although it's become a running joke when I mention I forgot to lower it.
Heh. Problem with the user interface mechanical design.
There should be a small toilet seat shaped lever to lower/raise the vehicle.
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