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2016 production launch: September 8, 2015
2016 sales launch: September 1, 2015

Exactly what does the production & sales launch mean. Does the production launch mean, that's the day the actually start making 2016 Jeeps? I placed an order for an Unlimited Sport. 3 weeks ago. What would be a reasonable delivery date?
Based on what I have read in several spots, the 2016 Jeep Wranglers will begin production on September 8. If you ordered 3 weeks ago, I would think yours come off the line in a pretty early fashion, but others could maybe offer more insight.

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2016 production launch: September 8, 2015
2016 sales launch: September 1, 2015

Exactly what does the production & sales launch mean. Does the production launch mean, that's the day the actually start making 2016 Jeeps? I placed an order for an Unlimited Sport. 3 weeks ago. What would be a reasonable delivery date?

Thanks,

Tom
I would assume they build them in the order they were... ordered. Probably based on VIN. My last 6 are 100252 or something like that, I assume my jeep would be the 252nd off the line +/- a few pilots.
Anyone have any real insight?
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I would assume they build them in the order they were... ordered. Probably based on VIN. My last 6 are 100252 or something like that, I assume my jeep would be the 252nd off the line +/- a few pilots.
Anyone have any real insight?
They build them in order of parts availability.
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Got the second best news today. Bank calls and tells you that they approved your car loan. So I get to go pick out and order the Jeep. One step closer to being part of the Jeep family and I'm stoked.
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They build them in order of parts availability.
First off - Thanks to those that replied.

Should I have a vin at this point? It's been 3 weeks since the order was places. I called the dealer and his response was no word from Jeep yet. I'm heading over to the dealer tomorrow. Hoping to also be able to do a deal on a Patriot for my wife. So after we're done with the Patriot, I'd like to discuss my Wrangler Unlimited.

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First off - Thanks to those that replied.

Should I have a vin at this point? It's been 3 weeks since the order was places. I called the dealer and his response was no word from Jeep yet. I'm heading over to the dealer tomorrow. Hoping to also be able to do a deal on a Patriot for my wife. So after we're done with the Patriot, I'd like to discuss my Wrangler Unlimited.

Thanks again,

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You usually get the VIN in about a week.
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You usually get the VIN in about a week.
Should that come directly to me from Jeep or does it come through the dealer? I gave the dealer my email address.

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2016 production launch: September 8, 2015
2016 sales launch: September 1, 2015

Exactly what does the production & sales launch mean. Does the production launch mean, that's the day the actually start making 2016 Jeeps? I placed an order for an Unlimited Sport. 3 weeks ago. What would be a reasonable delivery date?

Thanks,

Tom
Seeing as how they don't start cranking out the '16s until 9/8.... I'd say you're looking at mid October at the earliest until you see your Jeep. (The fact that ypu placed your order early doesnt mean much as Archer has stated) Your wait could also be substantially longer depending on your distance from Toledo and options selected such as Tow Group or custom leather, etc, etc. Keep in mind, your jeep could be pulled aside for "I" status meaning built but not ok'd, ending up in the inspection "no mans land." If that happens you're looking at who knows when? November?, December? There's something to be said for going to the dealership, test driving a jeep, giving it a good once over and buying it. Of course, for many this is not possible with the different gear ratios, etc a buyer may need or want.
So ordering a Wrangler takes patience. Calling your dealership every hour, hassling your sales person daily and staring at your computer screen endlessly does not speed things up... it just makes the time frame seem all that much longer. Heck, some here have said their dealership threw a random delivery date at them just to get them off their back.... Good luck.
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Should that come directly to me from Jeep or does it come through the dealer? I gave the dealer my email address.

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My Dealer told me he attatched my email address to the order so I should hear from Jeep with the VIN/VON. He said he would also email me just to make sure. According to him, 2 to 3 weeks. From what I've seen people post that they got their VIN about a week and a half after ordering.
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Seeing as how they don't start cranking out the '16s until 9/8.... I'd say you're looking at mid October at the earliest until you see your Jeep. (The fact that ypu placed your order early doesnt mean much as Archer has stated) Your wait could also be substantially longer depending on your distance from Toledo and options selected such as Tow Group or custom leather, etc, etc. Keep in mind, your jeep could be pulled aside for "I" status meaning built but not ok'd, ending up in the inspection "no mans land." If that happens you're looking at who knows when? November?, December? There's something to be said for going to the dealership, test driving a jeep, giving it a good once over and buying it. Of course, for many this is not possible with the different gear ratios, etc a buyer may need or want.
So ordering a Wrangler takes patience. Calling your dealership every hour, hassling your sales person daily and staring at your computer screen endlessly does not speed things up... it just makes the time frame seem all that much longer. Heck, some here have said their dealership threw a random delivery date at them just to get them off their back.... Good luck.
The options I ordered are and unlimited sport, blue, max tow, softtop,automatic, supplimental airbags, anti spin diff. I've been reading that there are ways to check the status online or through the phone. Do those avenues come through the dealership or directly from jeep?

Thank you so much for the reply - Seajay,

Tom
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I've been reading that there are ways to check the status online or through the phone. Do those avenues come through the dealership or directly from jeep?
Jeep Live Chat: Jeep - Contact Us
Jeep Customer Service: 1-877-426-5337

You can ask your dealer to run a Vinivision report for you to check the status.

Also check out Post #1 of this thread:

2015 JK Order Waiting Room - Jeep Wrangler Forum

Some of the information might be outdated, but much of it still applies.
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I figure, by ordering early, that gives them more time to get parts together so I can be built in a timely manner. Might not work like that, but it's wishful thinking and makes me feel better. Lol.
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