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Old 05-21-2011, 05:36 PM
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Re: First 10 days- impressions, likes, dislikes?

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You can shift with the V6??? I read somewhere that the Auto-stick wasn't on the V6. Great news if it is. Is there a Tow/Haul button?

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Yes to the autostick on the V6.

No to the Tow/Haul option.
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Re: First 10 days- impressions, likes, dislikes?

Had the Jeep for about 2 weeks now. There's a lot to love love about the truck and little to gripe about.

Dislikes include:
-No storage nooks for front passengers.
-Cupholders aren't big enough and the ones in the door are awkward.
-Front power outlet location is ridiculous (unless I'm missing another one)
-Stereo needs work...sound quality isn't what I expected

Likes include:
-Super quiet, comfortable, stylish ride
-Power tailgate is great to have
-Vented seats rule
-EVIC shows a ton of info
-Power tilt in reverse mirrors are nice. Wish it had the option is choosing 1 or both mirrors


All in all I'm happy with my purchase. This is my 3rd Jeep and they just keep getting better.
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Old 05-22-2011, 06:16 PM
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Re: First 10 days- impressions, likes, dislikes?

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-Power tilt in reverse mirrors are nice. Wish it had the option is choosing 1 or both mirrors
My BMW 745i and current HSV Grange only flip down the 1 mirror (left as its RHD). I hate it because sometimes I wanna be able to see the flip down on the right as well. as well as the fact that they flip down too much, I can see the line, but I can't see the car I may/may not be reversing into lawl
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Old 05-22-2011, 09:36 PM
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Re: First 10 days- impressions, likes, dislikes?

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No storage nooks for front passengers.
The center console doesn't count?
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Cupholders aren't big enough and the ones in the door are awkward.
Those are bog-standard cupholders. Maybe you mean they aren't deep enough? The ones in the front doors are sized for one-liter soda bottles and similar. I keep a metal water bottle there.
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Front power outlet location is ridiculous (unless I'm missing another one)
There's one in the covered recess under the HVAC controls, one in the center console, and one in the far back of the cab.
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Old 05-23-2011, 09:20 AM
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Re: First 10 days- impressions, likes, dislikes?

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The center console doesn't count?
I was thinking more on the lines of places to put what-nots without the distraction of opening something and feeling around. My 2010 had 3 within an arms reach.


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Those are bog-standard cupholders. Maybe you mean they aren't deep enough?.
I know it's not realistic to have a giant sink hole to accomodate every type bottle. I drink PowerAde and the bottles don't fit. Just my little rant
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There's one in the covered recess under the HVAC controls, one in the center console, and one in the far back of the cab.
I was unaware of the one in the console. Thank you for pointing that out.
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Re: First 10 days- impressions, likes, dislikes?

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I was unaware of the one in the console.
I had a rear-seat passenger who needed to plug a power cord into the console outlet. That's when we discovered the groove that lets you close the console lid without crimping the cord. Nice touch!
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Re: First 10 days- impressions, likes, dislikes?

I hope you don't mind me resurrecting this thread.

I have a Summit and though it has been a little longer than 10 days since I purchased it I found my likes and dislikes. Overall, though, I absolutely love the truck and can't wait driving it each day.

Likes:
The saddle interior
Rear passenger leg room
The ride
The Hemi
The 730N RHR for sending text messages, syncing my Windows Phone 7.5 phone, being able to use voice commands, watching DVD movies on the screen, and the full bluetooth compatibility is great
Love the panorama sunroof
ACC I found to be wonderful
Love the HID head lights
The power plugs all around are great
The seats are so much better than the lousy ones I had in my 2001 JGC
The reclining back seats are great
The way the rear seats can be flattened are so easy and convenient
Chrome accents such as on the grill look great, but it might be a fad that will look outdated in the future

Don't like:
730N RHR Finding destinations and POI in the navigation part is clunky, the voice for navigation can't be raised by the volume control and needs to be set via a menu item -- most of the time it's either too loud or too soft
The sun visor doesn't have an extension as was available on my 2001 JGC
The cargo net that came with the vehicle is a joke
Not enough nooks and crannys for "things" especially in the back
The damn low beam, high beam, fog lamp indicators are too darn bright!
Crossbars on the roof aren't standard, something I'll need to buy
No chrome tow hooks since I didn't have the off road package, another thing I'll need to buy
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Re: First 10 days- impressions, likes, dislikes?

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The sun visor doesn't have an extension as was available on my 2001 JGC
The sun visor does not technically have an extension, but it will slide along a rail to allow you to block out other portions of the side window. You may have already discovered this feature, but I just figured I would point it out...
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Old 11-29-2011, 12:23 PM
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Re: First 10 days- impressions, likes, dislikes?

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The damn low beam, high beam, fog lamp indicators are too darn bright!
Yeah, that headlamp indicator is crazy bright. I'm finding it distracting; guess I'll get used to it.
Also would be nice if it indicated if just the parking/running lights are on or the headlamps are on. The same indicator is used for both?
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Re: First 10 days- impressions, likes, dislikes?

You can adjust the NAV volume with the volume control but you have to do it when the NAV lady is speaking.
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Re: First 10 days- impressions, likes, dislikes?

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You can adjust the NAV volume with the volume control but you have to do it when the NAV lady is speaking.
OH! Thank you!!!

To BMRISKO -- thanks to you too. I didn't give it a pull so it's good to know the visor extends.
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Re: First 10 days- impressions, likes, dislikes?

Funny you mentioned the auto sensing high beams. I had the same experience on my first road trip on dark country roads last week. Great feature that I knew nothing about!
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