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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-08-2016, 08:47 AM
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Posted By frostyy
Re: costs of servicing a diesel G.C. vs gas model??

yes, the oil changes have probably gone up in Ontario too since my 08 so they are probably about the same as yours I would imagine... Yes, I am not too concerned about the DEF cost given that it is...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-07-2016, 07:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 499
Posted By frostyy
Re: costs of servicing a diesel G.C. vs gas model??

Yes, I know they cost more because I owned a 08 Jeep GC diesel... if I remember correctly, it was about $125? Canadian for the oil change.... now though, you also have to add the cost of the urea/ad...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-07-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1,453
Views: 175,136
Posted By frostyy
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

My local dealer didn't think the sport package with air suspension was worth it, especially for $2600 option on the Mercedes GLE 350diesel. I owned a new 2010 ML 350 only for a short time but I do...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-07-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1,453
Views: 175,136
Posted By frostyy
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Re: Tire selection....

Could someone explain the differences in ride or traction or other notable differences between....

1. ordering the 18" tires with the offroad package (Goodyear...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-07-2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 499
Posted By frostyy
costs of servicing a diesel G.C. vs gas model??

I am considering buying a 2016 diesel Summit G.C.....

....wondering how the owners of diesels G.C's have found the cost of ownership with respect to service costs since they bought the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-05-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1,453
Views: 175,136
Posted By frostyy
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Yes, my MB dealer doesn't give a dime off of the suggested retail price.... while I get employee pricing with the Jeep and I bet that my dealer (who I have purchased a lot of Jeeps from will also...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-05-2016, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,453
Views: 175,136
Posted By frostyy
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Yes, I would have to agree. I took a test drive today of the Mercedes GLE 350diesel base vehicle=
$63200 Canadian vs $67145 for Summit (plus $4995 diesel option);
plus premium pkg $5900...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-03-2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1,453
Views: 175,136
Posted By frostyy
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Has anybody been cross shopping a 2016 or 2017 GC (Summit diesel) with the Mercedes GLE 350d (model numbers for Canada) (diesel)? If so, what are your thoughts on the two? I am looking at both of...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-26-2015, 12:09 PM
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Views: 175,136
Posted By frostyy
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

lol.... that is what I was thinking... since I would have liked to order one of those two colors... the only good reason to order a 16 in the Spring might be if they were discounted heavily over the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-26-2015, 07:07 AM
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Views: 175,136
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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-02-2015, 06:38 PM
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Views: 175,136
Posted By frostyy
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Here you go...

2017 Grand Cherokee (includes WK2Jeeps.com exclusive advance info)


Order banks open - June 2016
Production startup - July 2016
Sales launch - September 2016
7th model year...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-16-2015, 06:56 AM
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Views: 175,136
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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-07-2015, 04:04 PM
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Views: 175,136
Posted By frostyy
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-01-2015, 12:52 PM
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Views: 175,136
Posted By frostyy
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Yes, I was thinking along similar lines... there has been some talk of this type of compensation in the news and that would be great but I will keep my expectations low for now and if it happens......
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-01-2015, 11:06 AM
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Views: 175,136
Posted By frostyy
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

yes, at least in ontario they are (although value has dropped, more public perception of a 'dirty' diesel than real world issue once the recall/fix is in place) ...there is no safety issue with...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-31-2015, 05:47 AM
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Views: 175,136
Posted By frostyy
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

That is what I was thinking of doing (waiting and order a 2017 model this coming Summer )... the engine upgrade doesn't bother me since I wish to order a diesel (Overland or Summit).... but yes, they...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-30-2015, 05:35 PM
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Views: 175,136
Posted By frostyy
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

we won't know that for awhile I assume...

but my point was that you would be buying a newer model year vehicle that would not be overtaken by the next model year for one year VS six months...
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-30-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1,453
Views: 175,136
Posted By frostyy
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Does it make sense to order a 2016 model produced in say January 2016 (who is working at the factory between Xmas and New Years?), delivered say 8 to 12 weeks later (say March-April 2016)

VS
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-24-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 1,453
Views: 175,136
Posted By frostyy
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

good to know, thanks as I am considering a 2016...

also, like the previous post, I am wondering what your buy back was all about?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-17-2015, 05:54 AM
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Views: 175,136
Posted By frostyy
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

I am presuming, based on previous years, about a month before production starts (Dec 23)... what confuses me is why such a late start for 2016 (and an even later start of April 2016 for some colors)...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-13-2015, 05:48 AM
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Views: 175,136
Posted By frostyy
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Just waiting to see when the order date will be changed to for 2016...I see that Oct 23 has been changed to TBD...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-10-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1,453
Views: 175,136
Posted By frostyy
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

I am hoping on or around that time since I would like to see that as well (on the Canadian website...jeep.ca...
it would make sense to post that info at that same time to peak interest if they...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-10-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,693
Posted By frostyy
Re: G.C. with Mercedes diesel VS Italian Eco-diesel

Yes, my 08 G.C. with the Mercedes diesel took off like a rocket when passing on the highway.. great highway vehicle but like you say, could have been better with a new tranny... good engine though...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-07-2015, 05:37 AM
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Views: 175,136
Posted By frostyy
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

I am planning on ordering a 2016 G.C. (Overland or Summit) with the Ecodiesel. I am considering either luxury brown or light brownstone pearl and unfortunately, both colors start production in...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-03-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,693
Posted By frostyy
Re: G.C. with Mercedes diesel VS Italian Eco-diesel

Yes, I would agree with you regarding more gears in the transmission... Jeep was a little slow in upgrading the tranny compared to competitors like the Mercedes ML 350 diesel...

lol... if you...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-03-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,693
Posted By frostyy
Re: G.C. with Mercedes diesel VS Italian Eco-diesel

Good to know... thanks for the feedback!
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-01-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,693
Posted By frostyy
G.C. with Mercedes diesel VS Italian Eco-diesel

Just wondering if any current Eco-diesel owners previously owned the G.C. with the Mercedes diesel engine and if so, noticed any differences between the two engines i.e., performance, noise, etc (big...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 08-16-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 735
Posted By frostyy
Re: Canadian Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel - Overland or Summit?

I am considering a new G.C. (2015 or 2016) and am deciding between the same two models as well... (According to Wk2Jeep website, 2016 sales info will be available Sept. 1 but this site says Nov/Dec...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-16-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,183
Posted By frostyy
Re: Are you planning to buy a 2011 GC? What other models are you considering, if any

Hi,

Given you have drove in your brother's....then you know what I'm talking about...
I tended to buy the Overland model (when it was available) because it usually had larger tires, nicer...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-16-2010, 07:06 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,183
Posted By frostyy
Re: Are you planning to buy a 2011 GC? What other models are you considering, if any

Yes, it probably will be more costly upfront to purchase the ML (depending on what version/options of the GC you are interested in......the MB dealership is really the only premium car dealership we...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-15-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,183
Posted By frostyy
Re: Are you planning to buy a 2011 GC? What other models are you considering, if any

This thread is about what other vehicles one was considering in their purchase, other than the 2011 GC....just giving my opinion.....

I think Jeep has to stay competitive with everybody out...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-15-2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,183
Posted By frostyy
Re: Are you planning to buy a 2011 GC? What other models are you considering, if any

Hi,

You might want to test drive the ML Bluetec....considering you are looking for good mileage and towing capability.....I did and I was sold...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-15-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,183
Posted By frostyy
Re: Are you planning to buy a 2011 GC? What other models are you considering, if any

Unfortunately, the 2011 Jeep GC was not at the Chicago Show....

Ralph Gilles indicated that the new Chrysler/Fiat will only show vehicles that are within 3 months of being sold.....

Have to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-06-2010, 12:06 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,183
Posted By frostyy
Re: Are you planning to buy a 2011 GC? What other models are you considering, if any

Well, I bought a 2010 mercedes ML 350 diesel Bluetec (same 3.0L V6 engine as my 2008 GC except the cleaner Bluetec version) ....didn't want another Hemi (traded in my Hemi) and not really keen on the...
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 02-05-2010, 11:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,947
Posted By frostyy
Re: Who would like to see the Jeep GC Diesel return?

Well, I bought a new 2010 Mercedes ML 350 diesel (Bluetec) (which has the same 3.0L engine as the Jeep except the Bluetec cleaner version) ....I would have bought a 2011 Jeep had they offered a...
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 02-02-2010, 07:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,947
Posted By frostyy
Re: Who would like to see the Jeep GC Diesel return?

We all don't have to agree....as we all are looking for different things from our Jeep and we have all had different experiences and owned different versions so no big deal.....at the end of the day,...
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 02-02-2010, 07:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,947
Posted By frostyy
Re: Who would like to see the Jeep GC Diesel return?

I guess I would have to disagree that the Jeep CRD turbodiesel was a 'piece of crap'.....in fact it was one of Ward's Auto World 10 best engines in 2008 (this award in 2009 also won by the Hemi).......
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 02-02-2010, 07:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,947
Posted By frostyy
Re: Who would like to see the Jeep GC Diesel return?

Frankly, I have been shopping for a mid-size SUV with similar cargo space as the GC, for awhile now and there are not a lot of choices for higher mileage vehicles....only ones I can think of are...
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 02-02-2010, 06:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,947
Posted By frostyy
Re: Who would like to see the Jeep GC Diesel return?

I agree....same as Canada as stated previously.....and don't forget the better resale value and longer lasting engine life.....
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 02-02-2010, 06:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,947
Posted By frostyy
Re: Who would like to see the Jeep GC Diesel return?

Given Fiat's apparent expertise in diesel technology, I believe the emissions issue can be overcome, given that both VW and Mercedes diesels have done so (and have met emissions requirements for all...
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