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Re: Isn't there anything we can do collectively......

Boy...I wish you had forgotten to exclude his email address. I'm sure there's a few people who wish to comment on this price increase direct to RG himself.

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the value proposition remains extraordinary as compared to European competitors offering products with MSRP’s starting at $85,000.
Jeep can't just jump into this apple to apple comparison. You have to build up a reputation first. You just don't slap a number on there and claim to be there!
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Re: Isn't there anything we can do collectively......

I have sent an email letter to both of my contacts at Jeep/chryco and to ralph gilles asking for a SRT chat.....


Lets see what happens....
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Re: Isn't there anything we can do collectively......

its really a $6800 increase in base price since you have to purchase the Lux 2 and stereo package for $4500
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its really a $6800 increase in base price since you have to purchase the Lux 2 and stereo package for $4500
exactly, it's only a $2500 increase for those already ordered and in the queue.
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Re: Isn't there anything we can do collectively......

from what I understand.,..if you are already ordered...you dont have to purchase this upgrade.
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Re: Isn't there anything we can do collectively......

I have a phone interview set up with a big wig at Jeep/chryco tomorrow! I hope to have some answers or atleast get a chat setup to hopefully get some answers! Cross your fingers guys!
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I have a phone interview set up with a big wig at Jeep/chryco tomorrow! I hope to have some answers or atleast get a chat setup to hopefully get some answers! Cross your fingers guys!
That is a great idea Scott!
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Re: Isn't there anything we can do collectively......

I can't wait to see what you post after that conversation. If anything at least some of the excuses will make good threads on the forum
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I have a phone interview set up with a big wig at Jeep/chryco tomorrow! I hope to have some answers or atleast get a chat setup to hopefully get some answers! Cross your fingers guys!
Can I be on muted speaker conference call?
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Can you grill them on the locked PCM issue too please!
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Can you grill them on the locked PCM issue too please!
already happened elsewhere, there's nothing they can do for now.

Nothing is going to come from this interview/chat. Like Milous said, just more "marketing speak" and excuses. They had 3 weeks to change course after we were livid, they then decided to go ahead and release the pricing to dealers anyway, and on top of that increase them even more last week.
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already happened elsewhere, there's nothing they can do for now.

Nothing is going to come from this interview/chat. Like Milous said, just more "marketing speak" and excuses. They had 3 weeks to change course after we were livid, they then decided to go ahead and release the pricing to dealers anyway, and on top of that increase them even more last week.
I think the piece of this that surprises me the most is the pricing action so soon after the August 1st firm pricing announcement. They have had over a year to get this right, yet they change their minds less than two weeks later. I can't believe this is a normal mode of operation for an manufacturer.
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