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my limited has leather "seating surfaces" so headrests etc are fake... but as far as wear n tear... so far not bad.. 2500 miles. My only complaint is that the lumbar "squeaks" lean forward squeeeek.. lean back.. squeeeeek.. might mention that on next trip in.

The "list" of stuff to fix/look at on my next trip in is growing. Longest list ever for any new car i have ever owned. Enough that may deter me from another jeep. i love the jeep... just dont think a new vehicle should ever have the issues that we have seen.
5000 miles and my list has one item. To fix bowed lift gate handle.

My "leather" looks like new. No wrinkles, nada.
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Old 11-13-2013, 02:18 PM
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Re: leather seats

My seat has some wrinkles, but then, so do I.
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Just got my new GC Overland, morocco black leather. This is my first leather interior so I'm not sure if it's normal wear or not, but the drivers side seat bolster has started to show fine wrinkles after 1K miles. Normal or not? Appreciate the input.
Side bolsters are not leather, but what Jeep calls protein-vinyl.
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Re: leather seats

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my limited has leather "seating surfaces" so headrests etc are fake... but as far as wear n tear... so far not bad.. 2500 miles. My only complaint is that the lumbar "squeaks" lean forward squeeeek.. lean back.. squeeeeek.. might mention that on next trip in.

The "list" of stuff to fix/look at on my next trip in is growing. Longest list ever for any new car i have ever owned. Enough that may deter me from another jeep. i love the jeep... just dont think a new vehicle should ever have the issues that we have seen.
My 2011 Overland had the lumbar squeaks too until about 18000 miles and then it just resolved on its own. Guess the seat just needed some extended breaking in. Really annoyed me too for a bit but didn't want the dealers hands to mess it up even more.
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The Limited and Overland aren't the same material are they? Or the Limited that doesn't have leather but no perforated seats, it looks different and I wouldn't imagine it to be the same material.
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My 2011 overland has 100% leather seats including bolsters.
Headrests are vinyl.
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Re: leather seats

I have concerns about my seats also. Appears like they are going to eventually crack. I had the dealer take a look at them and they told me not to worry right now, just keep an eye on them and if they get real bad they are covered under factory warranty.

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