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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-27-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,443
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: Just filled up with Off Road Diesel

You're worrying too much about this man...there is not way someone is going to want to check the diesel in your Jeep. The local authorities probably wouldn't even be able to pick out a diesel GC...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-26-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,258
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: 2015 Tahoe????? No thanks! WAY overpriced compared to grand cherokee or durango

I agree that the Tahoe doesn't look good. The Yukon Denali drove looked pretty sharp, and I like the way the new Escalade looks (although that is an entirely different price point). The short ones...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-26-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,258
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: 2015 Tahoe????? No thanks! WAY overpriced compared to grand cherokee or durango

I actually test drove a New Yukon Denali and I personally find it to be a better vehicle than the JGC in a few departments. It is much more comfortable, and the drivetrain is more refined than the...
Forum: 2019+ Grand Wagoneer-WS 05-28-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,256
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: New Wagoneer List of Demands

Thats good news! Hopefully they add forced induction to the pentastar as well to make that engine competitive with the competition. I think the 3.6 would be a little weak for a vehicle heavier than...
Forum: 2019+ Grand Wagoneer-WS 05-21-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,256
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: New Wagoneer List of Demands

Are they going to be more competitive with the powertrains on the GW? A 6.4L will get even worse fuel economy than the current 5.7L Hemi (which is underpowered relative to the fuel economy). Jeep...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-10-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 91,274
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: Changes for 2015?

It is actually very different when you start using the aluminum for load bearing parts. Aluminum parts need to be fastened with adhesives and rivets rather than being welded. It takes a lot of...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-10-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 91,274
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: Changes for 2015?

I don't think Jeep will move to Aluminum in the upcoming generation. Chrysler does not have any experience with building Aluminum cars, and I doubt they would experiment with one of their cash cows....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-05-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 127,767
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: DC metro area group buy

If the packages are different (i.e. one is a limited and one is a overland) then that would account for the difference. Im sure if you had 2 identically equipped vehicles then the lease prices at...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-27-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 91,274
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: Changes for 2015?

The GC is looking more and more impressive with all the features they are adding. Any ideas when they will add the supercharged 3.2L V6 that was rumored at some point? That would make this vehicle...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 12-01-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: Captains chairs

I know that would be easier....but It is not possible with child seats installed in the captains chairs.
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 12-01-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By mpatel1080
Captains chairs

For anyone with the captains chairs without the full console...is the distance between the chairs enough for average size adults to get to the third row without moving the chairs?
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 05-12-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 676
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: Tell me your fairy tail purchase

Chrysler has some great products but their dealers are standing in the way of them getting to the next level. The dealers need to learn that they have to provide a different level of service to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-30-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,881
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: '12 & '13 Owners - Class action suit against Jeep

This is the stupidest thing I have ever seen. From the post it seems like sparticus is typical lawyer scum. These scumbags clog up the legal system and make it hard for anyone to get anything...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-15-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,143
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: Its finally here. Deep cherry red

Is the red they show in all their press shots and on the SRT website deep cherry pearl, or is that the redline?
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-13-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,102
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: Looking for dealer recommendations for SRT purchase in MA

I know its not a good deal at all, but people on the other forum rant and rave about this dealership and order from there and get the car shipped.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-12-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,102
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: Looking for dealer recommendations for SRT purchase in MA

If they give you that deal and take good care AND they want to sell a lot of cars at that price you might want to suggest they get involved on this and the other SRT forum. The recommended dealer on...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-11-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By mpatel1080
Dealer recommendation in NY area

Hello,

I am wondering if anyone knows of a dealer in the Metro NY area that offers a decent discount on the SRT?
I posted this on the other forum and everyone steered me to a dealer who offered...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-09-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,902
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: two GOOD sources are telling me......

I think the next SRT will come out at the same time as the regular model. I remember them making a big deal about the 2014 refresh being the first time the SRT model came at the same time as the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-08-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,530
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: Has anyone gotten their 2014 yet?

How was the move from the Audi to the Jeep...I am considering the same move in a few years. I drive an S4 currently.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-31-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,526
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: Does anyone wish that the SRT would be more special?

I am not suggesting they build it in Europe and ship it back to america. I was just trying to say maybe they should not outsource SRT engine production to Mexico. This is their premier product and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-31-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,902
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: two GOOD sources are telling me......

Does eventually mean 2015 (since the 2014 MY is going to be a long one), or next generation?
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-31-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,526
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: Does anyone wish that the SRT would be more special?

I wasn't trying to say a Mercedes is of higher quality. What I was trying to say is that chrysler isn't doing enough to make these cars special. My main problem is that the engines are being built...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-30-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,526
Posted By mpatel1080
Does anyone wish that the SRT would be more special?

I pose this question because, while the SRT GC is a beast, I can't help but notice it is way too similar to the regular GC but with a huge price premium. I wish they would use some more unique...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-28-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,215
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: 2014 Jeep Cherokee debuts with controversial design, automatic parking

It looks like a good vehicle overall, besides the look of the front end. If they put a front end similar the the Grand Cherokee on it they would have been golden. I am not sure how this vehicle...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-28-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,695
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: Looking to Buy SRT Track Experience

They have raised the price to the point where their customer is of a higher demographic, but the dealers have not learned how to provide the better service that people spending 50-70k demand. I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-27-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,707
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: joining tread lightly to get Chrysler Affiliate discount

You can also join an organization called the Access Fund to get the Chrysler Affiliate code. Their membership is only $35.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-27-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By mpatel1080
Supercharged Engine

Does anyone have any information about if/when the GC SRT will get the rumored 6.1L supercharged engine that is coming to some SRT vehicles this summer?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-26-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,751
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: When Is The next JGC compltete Redesign?

I doubt the ferrari engineers will be designing the powertrains for mass produced vehicles. Fiat specializes mainly in building small cars and they are pretty good at that, my doubts lie in their...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-26-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,355
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: Am I being unreasonable?

I dont think scratches scuffs and chips are acceptable on a new vehicle, how big/deep are these blemishes if they are limited to shallow defects in the clear coat a good detailer can correct it. The...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-26-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,751
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: When Is The next JGC compltete Redesign?

I'm sure the next generation will have more goodies and features, but it will probably be a step backwards in terms of the platform. The WK2 uses the Mercedes platform that Chrysler got the rights...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-26-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 127,767
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: DC metro area group buy

I don't know why this raptor guy is so worried about your sales tax. I think it is an honest mistake where the dealer accidentally put in the sales tax as 8.875% which is the rate in the city. I am...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-26-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,661
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: Maxcare vs Fidelity Warranties

Glad to see you had a good experience with the Fidelity Warranty. If the fidelity warranty is significantly cheaper than the Chrysler one then it would be worthwhile to consider. If they are the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-25-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,661
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: Maxcare vs Fidelity Warranties

THe manufacturer warranty is always better, they are less likely to try to deny claims and they will not try to use aftermarket parts.
Chrysler has a lot more to loose if a pissed off customer...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-25-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: Roaaaaaaaaad trip!

Looking forward to your numbers...do you have the V6 or the V8?

Have a great trip! Be careful in the speed trap known as Virginia, the new jeeps are so smooth it is easy to speed without even...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-24-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,008
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: V-6 or V-8 on 2014-- Opinions

I have driven both. The v6 is adequate with the 8 speed, it moved the vehicle around relatively well, but you do have to push the engine somewhat hard if you need to rapidly accelerate from a stop...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-24-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 127,767
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: DC metro area group buy

I can understand why they are hesitant to give out payments before the car is there and ready to be sold. There are some people who just don't get it and will get worked up when they are quoted...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-23-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 822
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: Exterior Protection

I am not aware of what this package entails, I am assuming it is something the dealer adds on. If so and without knowing exactly what in includes I would lean on the side of saying it is not worth...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-21-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 127,767
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: DC metro area group buy

Man...you are at it again, I thought everything was cool a couple days ago. I assure you the dealer is not losing any money on this sale, if they were they would not be offering it. It may be that...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-21-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 127,767
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: DC metro area group buy

I don't think they will let you pick it up at another dealer. They will probably ship the car for you and charge you for the shipping cost.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-20-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 808,181
Posted By mpatel1080
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

Does the ordering only take place once a month, and if so does anyone know when the next ordering day is?
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