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Old 04-23-2011, 04:23 PM
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Talking New owner, hello everyone!

Hi everyone,

We just bought my partner a 2011 Grand Cherokee Overland last week and we are THRILLED with it. Being an active member in other car forums, I know the requirements of the first post. So, here's the picture!



This was at the dealer right before we went home.

I drive a 2011 Explorer Limited I just got a few weeks ago. So, I look forward to sharing my experiences with these two fantastic SUVs!

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Old 04-23-2011, 06:10 PM
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Re: New owner, hello everyone!

Welcome aboard.... great info to be found here as well as great people.

You may want to make your "hello" in the WELCOME WK2Jeeps.com to the JeepGarage.org family! section.
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Old 04-23-2011, 06:14 PM
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Re: New owner, hello everyone!

Welcome to a great community. Nice ride! Congrats!
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welcome!

So....I gotta ask...which do you like better?
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Re: New owner, hello everyone!

Welcome Jose & congrats.
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Re: New owner, hello everyone!

Scott, I was asked the same question on the Explorer forum. Each has things I like better,

Exploder Likes
- Steering
- Technology
- Park assist (self-parking)
- Dynamic rearview camera guides
- Power-folding mirrors
- Ambient lighting
- Seat comfort

Explorer Dislikes
- Interior materials. It's a sea of plastic in there...
- Black headliner. Comes with it no matter which color interior you have. It makes the interior feel cavernous.
- Split moonroof.
- MyFord Touch. Don't get me started!

Grand Cherokee Likes
- Seating position (you sit much higher, it reminds me of our old ML350 -- I wonder why!)
- Wheels
- Panorama roof
- Interior (the GC's interior materials are truly exquisite)

Grand Cherokee Dislikes
- The spray-painted look on the Saddle leather
- MyGig (GC should have come with the new Chrysler system. That N730 RHR system is so old school...)
- Green ambient lighting. That was a shocker! All press photos show blue. We were blown away the first time we drove the car at night.

The beauty of it all is that I don't have to like one better than the other. All I have to do is be nice to my partner so he'll let me drive the GC!

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Re: New owner, hello everyone!

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I look forward to the comparisons between the 2 vehicles.
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thanks Jose! Looks like JeepForum doesnt like JeepGarage...LOL. I wonder why?
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Re: New owner, hello everyone!

Exploder Likes
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- Park assist (self-parking)
- Dynamic rearview camera guides
- Power-folding mirrors
- Ambient lighting
- Seat comfort

Baxter, on the dynamic rearview camera guides on the Explorer, are you saying that the Jeep doesn't have? Just wondering cause my rearview camera has guides plus a guide for hitch alignment. Just curious.
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