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Re: Factory Order....Wrong Colour...!!??!!

I don't think this should be an issue as the dealerships can go into inventories and find your exact vehicle with another dealership and do a swap. Especially if the color is a popular color which seems to be the case.

I agree, DO NOT give up on your exact expectations. I walk on dealerships who are more interested in selling you on their inventories instead of getting you exactly what you want.

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Re: Factory Order....Wrong Colour...!!??!!

So I went to see the Jeep and meet with the sales guy at the dealer yesterday. They offered another $500 off the purchase price plus free slush mats (that should make some of the other posters on this thread happy) plus cross bars at cost.

I went for a drive in the Jeep and it is sweet! It's got the saddle interior which I love.

So I said i wasn't sure what I wanted to do yet and they said I could take the Jeep home for the weekend and bring it back on Monday. Kind of like "here, take this really cute puppy home and play with it over the weekend and try to give it back to me on Monday".

So the colour is darker than i wanted but still looks "Gray" not black in most lighting which is what I wanted. The saddle does look awesome with the Charcoal. It looks like the dash and other black parts of the interior are the same colour as the Charcoal on the outside. I'm leaning towards taking the deal. I'll see if they'll give me an extended warranty or some free services too....

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Re: Factory Order....Wrong Colour...!!??!!

Oh yeah forgot to address the question about other dealer inventories...up here in Canada there's obviously a lot less dealers than in the US (probably roughly 1/10th) so there's a lot less inventory. I checked myself and the dealer did as well and there is not another V6 MG Overland with Saddle anywhere in the country....

I love Canada...less selection and I get to pay an extra $7k for my Jeep!
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Re: Factory Order....Wrong Colour...!!??!!

sounds like the dealer is flexible and is willing to make you happy...
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having owned 2 black vehicles previously, I would not take another dark colored vehicle if they gave it to me.
not sure what you can do if you have no proof of what you originally ordered.

Really?? If they gave it to you? I think I would take any color if they gave it to me.
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sounds like the dealer is flexible and is willing to make you happy...
Yeah they want to have a happy customer at the end of the day. They offered me the same pricing I originally negotiated on the 2011 on the 2012 if I wanted to order another one.

I just don't think I can wait another 3 months and the Dark Charcoal does look pretty sweet anyway...
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Really?? If they gave it to you? I think I would take any color if they gave it to me.
So your easily bought for $500 and free mats?

I would tell them to take more off the sales price or an extended warranty. If they don't, take the deal to another dealership.....
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Yeah they want to have a happy customer at the end of the day. They offered me the same pricing I originally negotiated on the 2011 on the 2012 if I wanted to order another one.

I just don't think I can wait another 3 months and the Dark Charcoal does look pretty sweet anyway...
Blackberry followed-up by Brilliant Black were my preferences. In the end I agreed to one with the Dark Charcoal. To be honest, know that I've had it a week, I like this color better.

Color combos are very subjective. I think the D.C. and saddle is a good combination. In the end, you need to like it.

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I'm sorry, but how do "all weather" mats come close to making up for an incorrect color on a new vehicle order?
Thank God! I already thought there was something wrong with my eyes after reading the first 10 replies WITHOUT this question!
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I would walk if I didn't get at least the Mats and either the cargo liner or chrome fog light bezels, But I wouldn't expect any more than this. After all its only a color and anyone could make this mistake and you can't blame the dealer completely. You should always look at the order invoice for yourself to make sure everything is correct.
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So I went to see the Jeep and meet with the sales guy at the dealer yesterday. They offered another $500 off the purchase price plus free slush mats (that should make some of the other posters on this thread happy) plus cross bars at cost.

I went for a drive in the Jeep and it is sweet! It's got the saddle interior which I love.

So I said i wasn't sure what I wanted to do yet and they said I could take the Jeep home for the weekend and bring it back on Monday. Kind of like "here, take this really cute puppy home and play with it over the weekend and try to give it back to me on Monday".

So the colour is darker than i wanted but still looks "Gray" not black in most lighting which is what I wanted. The saddle does look awesome with the Charcoal. It looks like the dash and other black parts of the interior are the same colour as the Charcoal on the outside. I'm leaning towards taking the deal. I'll see if they'll give me an extended warranty or some free services too....

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Smart Dealer ... I'm betting you keep it . Personally I think the Dark Charcoal is a very distinctive color. It's a lot more exclusive than Mineral Gray because it was only offered on the 2011 model year.

My extra .02 is that the Saddle looks better with Dark Charcoal too.

Don't get me wrong... Mineral Gray is an excellent color - my only real gripe is that greys around that shade are very popular right now, so you will see a LOT of cars on the road with similar coloring.

So ... if it were me, I'd take my mats and savings and make this one the "Jeep to keep".
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^^^ Yep, the saddle looks a tad better with the dark charcoal than with mineral gray...subjective as that may be.
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