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Old 10-23-2013, 06:41 AM
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Re: To SRT or not to SRT... that is the question

If you can swing it, go for it. You won't regret it. Don't worry about the snow, just get some nice winter tires and your good to go or you have your other overland.
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Old 10-23-2013, 07:26 AM
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I don't have mine yet (ordered 2 weeks ago) but I knew after the first test drive that I had to have one. It is the only vehicle that I've driven that made me smile that much and I've driven rs5's, m3's, vetted, ext.

If the finances work and it's what you want it say go for it.
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Old 10-23-2013, 07:42 AM
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Re: To SRT or not to SRT... that is the question

completely agree with the better deal....i mean you already have a nice looking car and i understand that you want to get into an SRT which they are incredible, i love mine....but tell her to get you some numbers you can work with.

either way pull the trigger and do it!
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Old 10-23-2013, 06:53 PM
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Re: To SRT or not to SRT... that is the question

Thanks for all of the input everyone!! I am going there Friday to crunch numbers. Since I posted they offered $42k for my Summit which, I think, is low by about 4-5k. They also said they have to get $60k for the SRT. It has 5000 miles on it.
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Old 10-24-2013, 07:24 AM
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The SRT with a good set of winter tires is more than capable on snow (snow-covered pavement, that is...). And I fully agree on all the "smiles-per-gallon" comments above
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Old 10-24-2013, 08:13 AM
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Re: To SRT or not to SRT... that is the question

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Hello

I need some advice....I currently own 2, '14 GC Summit 5.7s. My dealer recently called said he has a customer who cannot afford his '14 SRT and wants out. He knew I always wanted the SRT but I didnt want to pony up the almost $20k to get one.

He asked if I may be interested in trading my car plus another $15K for this guys SRT.

Just wanted to hear some opinions.

The sticker on my Summit was $57k and I paid $50K
The sticker on the SRT was $69K

I live in New England so the only thing that concerns me is driving in the snow, then again I always have the other summit if I trade mine.

Any thoughts??

Thanks in advance

Jeff

I look forward to driving now, I literally giggle every time I floor it (I'm serious), I get compliments all the time, I catch myself staring at it from the window or when I pass by a parking mirror or a glass building, no disrespect to the summit, its a great car in its own way, i think only the SRT will be able to do everything i mentioned above
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Old 10-24-2013, 11:51 AM
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I look forward to driving now, I literally giggle every time I floor it (I'm serious), I get compliments all the time, I catch myself staring at it from the window or when I pass by a parking mirror or a glass building, no disrespect to the summit, its a great car in its own way, i think only the SRT will be able to do everything i mentioned above
Doesn't everyone check their car out when passing a glass building? Lol.
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Re: To SRT or not to SRT... that is the question

I'm also considering trading in my current WK2 for an SRT.

My main issue is the total lack of any Off Road ability on the SRT (which is a damn shame for any vehicle that carries the name JEEP).

As others have said, the SRT should be fine in light snow. It's a great vehicle on the road from everything I've seen & read.


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Hello

I need some advice....I currently own 2, '14 GC Summit 5.7s. My dealer recently called said he has a customer who cannot afford his '14 SRT and wants out. He knew I always wanted the SRT but I didnt want to pony up the almost $20k to get one.

He asked if I may be interested in trading my car plus another $15K for this guys SRT.

Just wanted to hear some opinions.

The sticker on my Summit was $57k and I paid $50K
The sticker on the SRT was $69K

I live in New England so the only thing that concerns me is driving in the snow, then again I always have the other summit if I trade mine.

Any thoughts??

Thanks in advance

Jeff
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Old 10-24-2013, 10:59 PM
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Re: To SRT or not to SRT... that is the question

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I look forward to driving now, I literally giggle every time I floor it (I'm serious), I get compliments all the time, I catch myself staring at it from the window or when I pass by a parking mirror or a glass building, no disrespect to the summit, its a great car in its own way, i think only the SRT will be able to do everything i mentioned above
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Old 10-26-2013, 07:47 AM
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Re: To SRT or not to SRT... that is the question

Sorry to sound cliche...but you only live once. How often do you go off road? Do you want to be a rock star?
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Old 10-28-2013, 10:28 PM
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Re: To SRT or not to SRT... that is the question

I pulled the trigger tonight. Thank you to everyone who offered their opinion. My SRT is Black with 3000 miles on it. Now I have to start ordering goodies before the snow gets here! (RI) I look forward to contributing to this forum.

Now I have to tell my wife........

Thanks again,
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Congrats Jeff - here's to getting out of your car with a silly grin every day!
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