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Re: Saw 1st 2014 Today ... NOT Impressed!

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Side by side as requested in an earlier post. I like both, however the 2014 interior has some nice improvements over the 2013.
That was me, thanks! now...this might be asking much, how about two bright white Overland side by side?? Thanks in advance if you can make that happen!
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Re: Saw 1st 2014 Today ... NOT Impressed!

I don't think they look all that different side by side. If I had the color, options, trim etc of an 11-13 I'd keep it if I was going to lose my ass by trading it in on a '14. They are still badass trucks with tge same under pinnings and basic overall design.

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Sorry- But I don't care for how the front on the new 14's look compared to the original WK2. I have not had the opportunity to see the Jeeps in person & as others have said the technology and transmission shifts are much improved. But going off looks alone, I prefer the older one.
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Re: Saw 1st 2014 Today ... NOT Impressed!

I've looked at a lot of pictures and have seen the 2014 in person at the car show, I am planning on getting by Jeep and driving a 2014, maybe tomorrow.

Try as I might...I just do not like the new front end. I like the rear, and I love the changes on the inside and the new infotainment options, instrument cluster, etc. I'm sure the 8 speed makes the V6 much smoother to drive, and the diesel is a great new option.

But, I just don't like the new front clip. To me its less masculine, less aggressive which is what I really like about the WK2. The shorter grille, and the wraparound "smiley" look just doesn't do it to me, especially from 1/4 angles. For some reason too the interior options don't excite me up in the Overland/Summit range with the loss of the Saddle interior, and the exterior trim changes on the Summit model don't excite me at all.

I'm sure it's a great upgrade, but for me that magic attraction I had with the 11-13 just isn't there. Not sour grapes...I could go upgrade to a 2014 tomorrow if I wanted to...I'm gonna stick with what I have for another 1.5 years or so and think about getting something with 3 rows. Grand Wagoneer maybe if it exists, or maybe an Infiniti JX...
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Re: Saw 1st 2014 Today ... NOT Impressed!

Can someone put up side by side pics of a 14 Overland and Summit together? Front side/side and side side/side?
After looking a lot more, it seems to me the Overland looks nicer. I hate not having Saddle brown though to be honest, and I really do like the Summit speaker option. The price of the Summit though is rather insane lol but it's only money. The tree out back makes more.
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Re: Saw 1st 2014 Today ... NOT Impressed!

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Let's be honest here, it's like any other model redesign. For example, my last auto before the 2012 was a 2008 Z-71 tahoe. Before than I had a 2002 Z-71 tahoe and I didn't like the redesign in 2007 when those came out. It just takes a while to grow on some and for the ill feeling towards Jeep to subside for already putting out a slight redesign on your "new" ride. Until you accept that, you'll be blind to obvious improvement and justify it anyway that you can that the '11-'13 are so much better to actually say or agree with you're "not impressed with the 2014's".

It's not a redesign, it's a refresh.
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Re: Saw 1st 2014 Today ... NOT Impressed!

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I've looked at a lot of pictures and have seen the 2014 in person at the car show, I am planning on getting by Jeep and driving a 2014, maybe tomorrow.

Try as I might...I just do not like the new front end. I like the rear, and I love the changes on the inside and the new infotainment options, instrument cluster, etc. I'm sure the 8 speed makes the V6 much smoother to drive, and the diesel is a great new option.

But, I just don't like the new front clip. To me its less masculine, less aggressive which is what I really like about the WK2. The shorter grille, and the wraparound "smiley" look just doesn't do it to me, especially from 1/4 angles. For some reason too the interior options don't excite me up in the Overland/Summit range with the loss of the Saddle interior, and the exterior trim changes on the Summit model don't excite me at all.

I'm sure it's a great upgrade, but for me that magic attraction I had with the 11-13 just isn't there. Not sour grapes...I could go upgrade to a 2014 tomorrow if I wanted to...I'm gonna stick with what I have for another 1.5 years or so and think about getting something with 3 rows. Grand Wagoneer maybe if it exists, or maybe an Infiniti JX...
You my friend, have summed up mine, and I can only imagine many others' feelings down to the proverbial, 'T'.

Test drove the '14 yesterday and it drives great. However, I'm not excited for it as I was when I first saw the '11 hit the streets.

Think I'm going to see what the new LR RRS has to offer in a few months.
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...this might be asking much, how about two bright white Overland side by side?? Thanks in advance if you can make that happen!
Ask and ye shall receive. Old WK2 on the left, new '14 WK2 on the right.

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Can someone put up side by side pics of a 14 Overland and Summit together? Front side/side and side side/side?
You could probably do it yourself. There are enough downloadable photos that you could find them, and arrange them any way you want.



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Best I could do. Fyi, summit looks 10x better, my opinion. Go out and see one in person.
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Is that the Pacific Blue on the 14?



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