Go Back   Jeep Garage - Jeep Forum > Jeep Platform Discussion > Grand Cherokee - WK2 -

Join Jeep Garage Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
  #1  
Old 01-15-2012, 02:48 PM
SW03ES's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2014 3.6L WK2
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Gaithersburg, MD
Posts: 1,782
Thanks: 14
Thanked 45 Times in 39 Posts
Rep Power: 1303413
SW03ES has a reputation beyond reputeSW03ES has a reputation beyond reputeSW03ES has a reputation beyond reputeSW03ES has a reputation beyond reputeSW03ES has a reputation beyond reputeSW03ES has a reputation beyond reputeSW03ES has a reputation beyond reputeSW03ES has a reputation beyond reputeSW03ES has a reputation beyond reputeSW03ES has a reputation beyond reputeSW03ES has a reputation beyond repute
People LOVE this Jeep...

I cannot get over the amount of compliments I get on the WK2. I've had some nice cars in my life, cars costing far more than the Jeep, but I've never had the kind of reaction I've found with the Jeep. Total strangers at gas stations, the carwash. Just yesterday I took the Lexus to the carwash and then took the Jeep, I had 3 separate people come up and tell me how much they loved the Jeep, what a great vehicle it was and what a great color. You pull up to the same place in the Lexus...and nothing. Garage attendants, drive through window operators...bank tellers...just people on the street. This is a constant thing...not a week goes by that I don't get a compliment or my wife doesn't tell me she's gotten a compliment from a total stranger in the Jeep.

Anybody else have this experience?

It would seem my taste in cars is improving LOL
__________________

__________________
~Steve~
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland V6 4X4. Maximum Steel w/ Vesuvio Jeep Brown/Indigo Blue. Advanced Tech Pkg.
2013 Lexus GS350 AWD, Liquid Platinum w/ Flaxen. Luxury & Cold Weather Pkg
Previous Jeep: 2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo X w/Nav, QT1 & Trailer Tow
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 01-15-2012, 03:10 PM
Megatron's Avatar
Super Moderator

My Jeep: 2007 WK
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Posts: 12,205
Thanks: 187
Thanked 127 Times in 119 Posts
Rep Power: 2899173
Megatron has a reputation beyond reputeMegatron has a reputation beyond reputeMegatron has a reputation beyond reputeMegatron has a reputation beyond reputeMegatron has a reputation beyond reputeMegatron has a reputation beyond reputeMegatron has a reputation beyond reputeMegatron has a reputation beyond reputeMegatron has a reputation beyond reputeMegatron has a reputation beyond reputeMegatron has a reputation beyond repute
Garage
Re: People LOVE this Jeep...

Jeep Ftw
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 01-15-2012, 03:18 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 1,169
Thanks: 1
Thanked 11 Times in 11 Posts
Rep Power: 2652
jeep2011 has a reputation beyond reputejeep2011 has a reputation beyond reputejeep2011 has a reputation beyond repute
Re: People LOVE this Jeep...

Jeep has always done a great job on making a luxury utility with the grands. They have definitely out done themselves with this model. I would put this right up there with my Range Rover in the luxury category.

No offense but all Japanese cars are just plain boring and average except for nissan/infiniti (which is out there for a Japanese brand).
__________________
Current: 2011 GC Overland 4X4 Mineral Grey, HEMI
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 01-15-2012, 03:41 PM
armoredsaint's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2012 5.7L WK2
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Ohio
Posts: 1,288
Thanks: 12
Thanked 11 Times in 11 Posts
Rep Power: 234453
armoredsaint has a reputation beyond reputearmoredsaint has a reputation beyond reputearmoredsaint has a reputation beyond reputearmoredsaint has a reputation beyond reputearmoredsaint has a reputation beyond reputearmoredsaint has a reputation beyond reputearmoredsaint has a reputation beyond reputearmoredsaint has a reputation beyond reputearmoredsaint has a reputation beyond reputearmoredsaint has a reputation beyond reputearmoredsaint has a reputation beyond repute
Re: People LOVE this Jeep...

of course, because your ES is a Camry, boring...
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 01-15-2012, 04:29 PM
SW03ES's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2014 3.6L WK2
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Gaithersburg, MD
Posts: 1,782
Thanks: 14
Thanked 45 Times in 39 Posts
Rep Power: 1303413
SW03ES has a reputation beyond reputeSW03ES has a reputation beyond reputeSW03ES has a reputation beyond reputeSW03ES has a reputation beyond reputeSW03ES has a reputation beyond reputeSW03ES has a reputation beyond reputeSW03ES has a reputation beyond reputeSW03ES has a reputation beyond reputeSW03ES has a reputation beyond reputeSW03ES has a reputation beyond reputeSW03ES has a reputation beyond repute
Re: People LOVE this Jeep...

The point of my post had nothing to do with my Lexus. For what its worth, I've owned Lexus vehicles for a long time and am a huge fan, whether they're your cup of tea or not...no reason to make what should be a positive thread, nasty and negative

The particular Lexus I have now is very commonplace, but my point is that we've owned other vehicles that are way flashier and more expensive than the Jeep and I've just never had a response to a vehicle like this before. Its not like they're rare around here either...you see them everywhere...there are 4 on my street alone including ours...
__________________
~Steve~
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland V6 4X4. Maximum Steel w/ Vesuvio Jeep Brown/Indigo Blue. Advanced Tech Pkg.
2013 Lexus GS350 AWD, Liquid Platinum w/ Flaxen. Luxury & Cold Weather Pkg
Previous Jeep: 2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo X w/Nav, QT1 & Trailer Tow
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 01-15-2012, 04:57 PM
BOYCHIKS's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Richmond, VA
Posts: 1,847
Thanks: 0
Thanked 20 Times in 17 Posts
Rep Power: 301815
BOYCHIKS has a reputation beyond reputeBOYCHIKS has a reputation beyond reputeBOYCHIKS has a reputation beyond reputeBOYCHIKS has a reputation beyond reputeBOYCHIKS has a reputation beyond reputeBOYCHIKS has a reputation beyond reputeBOYCHIKS has a reputation beyond reputeBOYCHIKS has a reputation beyond reputeBOYCHIKS has a reputation beyond reputeBOYCHIKS has a reputation beyond reputeBOYCHIKS has a reputation beyond repute
Re: People LOVE this Jeep...

Good to hear. Hard to beat a Jeep. You must be keeping it clean too!
__________________
Johnny

'08 GC SRT8- Fully loaded, Red Rock, 11.80 @ 113- !
2.4 Whipple Supercharged, 80# Injector, KB Booster Pump, BorlaS, 4"Bwoody, DARK Led Tails, Black Chrome OEM wheels, NT05 275/315, RED FCF BlackOps Venom hood, BlackOps Red CF Rear Step, tons of Billet Tech, and more..

www.youtube.com/boychiks
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to BOYCHIKS For This Useful Post:
  #7  
Old 01-15-2012, 05:17 PM
lll2for3lll's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2005 3.7L WK
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: North Myrtle Beach, SC
Posts: 6,356
Thanks: 487
Thanked 68 Times in 65 Posts
Rep Power: 469787
lll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond repute
Garage
Re: People LOVE this Jeep...

You should see how lifted WK's turn heads. Lol.

Nice to hear.
__________________
Jeep: 2005 WK | OME Lift Kit & 1.5 Rear Coil Spacers (3" of lift front & rear) | 255/75/17 BF Goodrich Mud Terrain KM1 on stock wheels (no spacers) | SCT Tuner with 93 Octane Tune | Fastman TB | K&N 77 Series | Pioneer 7" Double Din | Pioneer D-Series 6 Speaker Upgrade | Custom Rear Peek-A-Boo Camera | 5K TRS XB35 HID Bulbs & Mini Morimoto Retrofitted Projectors | Parking Lights Deleted | PIAA 510 in OEM foglight location modded for OEM foglight harness | 6K V-LEDS Reverse | 5K V-LEDS License Plate | 6K V-LEDS Interior | Custom Overhead Console Blue Ambient Light | LXHarness Complete Blue Interior Upgrade | 5% on top of 20% Tint & 50% on the whole windshield | Debadged
Bike: 2009 Yamaha Raven R1 | CrossPlane | Far from stock | Quicker/Faster than your SRT
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 01-15-2012, 05:27 PM
armoredsaint's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2012 5.7L WK2
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Ohio
Posts: 1,288
Thanks: 12
Thanked 11 Times in 11 Posts
Rep Power: 234453
armoredsaint has a reputation beyond reputearmoredsaint has a reputation beyond reputearmoredsaint has a reputation beyond reputearmoredsaint has a reputation beyond reputearmoredsaint has a reputation beyond reputearmoredsaint has a reputation beyond reputearmoredsaint has a reputation beyond reputearmoredsaint has a reputation beyond reputearmoredsaint has a reputation beyond reputearmoredsaint has a reputation beyond reputearmoredsaint has a reputation beyond repute
Re: People LOVE this Jeep...

Quote:
Originally Posted by SW03ES View Post
The point of my post had nothing to do with my Lexus. For what its worth, I've owned Lexus vehicles for a long time and am a huge fan, whether they're your cup of tea or not...no reason to make what should be a positive thread, nasty and negative

The particular Lexus I have now is very commonplace, but my point is that we've owned other vehicles that are way flashier and more expensive than the Jeep and I've just never had a response to a vehicle like this before. Its not like they're rare around here either...you see them everywhere...there are 4 on my street alone including ours...

dude i was just agreeing with you, people here are sooooo sensitive, never would've expected that from a Jeep forum.
__________________
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to armoredsaint For This Useful Post:
  #9  
Old 01-15-2012, 07:28 PM
Member
My Jeep: 2011 3.6L WK2
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Orange County New York
Posts: 62
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 1280
MacDaddy is on a distinguished road
Re: People LOVE this Jeep...

I can honestly say that this is by far one of the nicest vehicle's I've owned. It's looks, ride, handling and yes the amount of compliments I get are great. I've owned several really nice cars a 76 Olds 442, a 70' Olds 442, 69 Camaro Z28, 06 Chrysler 300c Hemi awd, and several (3) lifted and modded Wranglers. My current one being an 06 with a 4" Pro Comp lift and goodies and the GC has nudged itself to the top overall. I think the redesign with the Jeep heritage is something all manufacturer's wish to acheive but have fallen miserably short.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 01-15-2012, 07:32 PM
lll2for3lll's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2005 3.7L WK
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: North Myrtle Beach, SC
Posts: 6,356
Thanks: 487
Thanked 68 Times in 65 Posts
Rep Power: 469787
lll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond repute
Garage
Re: People LOVE this Jeep...

Quote:
Originally Posted by armoredsaint View Post
dude i was just agreeing with you, people here are sooooo sensitive, never would've expected that from a Jeep forum.
I understand you fully.
__________________
Jeep: 2005 WK | OME Lift Kit & 1.5 Rear Coil Spacers (3" of lift front & rear) | 255/75/17 BF Goodrich Mud Terrain KM1 on stock wheels (no spacers) | SCT Tuner with 93 Octane Tune | Fastman TB | K&N 77 Series | Pioneer 7" Double Din | Pioneer D-Series 6 Speaker Upgrade | Custom Rear Peek-A-Boo Camera | 5K TRS XB35 HID Bulbs & Mini Morimoto Retrofitted Projectors | Parking Lights Deleted | PIAA 510 in OEM foglight location modded for OEM foglight harness | 6K V-LEDS Reverse | 5K V-LEDS License Plate | 6K V-LEDS Interior | Custom Overhead Console Blue Ambient Light | LXHarness Complete Blue Interior Upgrade | 5% on top of 20% Tint & 50% on the whole windshield | Debadged
Bike: 2009 Yamaha Raven R1 | CrossPlane | Far from stock | Quicker/Faster than your SRT
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 01-15-2012, 07:48 PM
JeepGuy026's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 327
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 2248
JeepGuy026 is on a distinguished road
I agree with the comments above, I got a lot of compliments on the Overland, but after I put the tires on, it was like I couldn't get out of the jeep without someone being Right there like "now that's a jeep!". And even if that wasn't the case, I think still they are the most capable 4x4s on the road and off lol but they definitely have a stance that is all their own.
__________________
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 5.7 HEMI
(Bright Silver Metallic)
Quadra-Lift, SelecTrac, 20' Rims, Dual Exhaust Chrome Tips, 730N UConnect Radio,
Auto Leveling HIDs, Panoramic Sunroof,
"X3F" Full Skid Plate Package, Front Tow Hooks, Trailer Hitch IV, Trail Rated x2, Volant CAI
Bridgestone Dueler A/T Revo's (275/55/20)
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 01-15-2012, 11:09 PM
SW03ES's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2014 3.6L WK2
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Gaithersburg, MD
Posts: 1,782
Thanks: 14
Thanked 45 Times in 39 Posts
Rep Power: 1303413
SW03ES has a reputation beyond reputeSW03ES has a reputation beyond reputeSW03ES has a reputation beyond reputeSW03ES has a reputation beyond reputeSW03ES has a reputation beyond reputeSW03ES has a reputation beyond reputeSW03ES has a reputation beyond reputeSW03ES has a reputation beyond reputeSW03ES has a reputation beyond reputeSW03ES has a reputation beyond reputeSW03ES has a reputation beyond repute
Re: People LOVE this Jeep...

Quote:
Originally Posted by armoredsaint View Post
dude i was just agreeing with you, people here are sooooo sensitive, never would've expected that from a Jeep forum.
I also never expected I'd be insulted for posting something about how much I love my Jeep on a Jeep forum either.
__________________

__________________
~Steve~
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland V6 4X4. Maximum Steel w/ Vesuvio Jeep Brown/Indigo Blue. Advanced Tech Pkg.
2013 Lexus GS350 AWD, Liquid Platinum w/ Flaxen. Luxury & Cold Weather Pkg
Previous Jeep: 2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo X w/Nav, QT1 & Trailer Tow
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
This is why i love jeep NHWK05 Off Road Modifications 27 11-11-2009 08:18 AM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:44 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2012 - JeepGarage.Org
The Jeep Grand Cherokee Owners Community