Importing a Wrangler from US to Europe

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    After the latest news about Wrangler being available in Europe sometime in September, I was wondering if anyone here has any experience with importing a Jeep into EU. How hard it is to bring a JL in EU? And is there any chance to order a Jeep in US with all the dials in metric system (I don't have anything against imperial system, but because all my life I've used the metric system, I'm more comfortable with it)?
     
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    This question was already asked by another member. The consensus, I think finalized by JL Dealer guy, is that it won't happen. No delaer will risk it based on many regulatory reasons.
     
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    Correct, no go here. The thread is here somewhere, but you are wasting your time basically. Sorry, you are going to have to wait.
     
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    That's a bit sad, but thank you both for your replies!
     
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    We use the metric system up-here in Canada, so I’d look in this direction if I were you ;)
    AND Canadian dollar is lower than the US one, so win/win ;)
     
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    The the question becomes: how can I import a JLU from Canada :)
     
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    Buying first hand, as said already: impossible.

    Buying second hand: very expensive. Transportation (1500-3000€), Insurance 2%, Import taxes are fairly cheap, VAT 21% for most countries. Make sure it euro 6 emission legal to ease certification. Get all lighting and blinkers to European standards. Check the radio frequencies...

    How to avoid it? Know an ex-pat in the US who is coming back to Europe, he buys the car for you before he leaves, imports it under his name saying he is bringing it along and once it's in, sells it to you.

    Voilà...

    You might consider waiting for September to get it brand new from your dealer.
     
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    I was quoted 56,550EUR to import a brand new JLRU from Canada to Luxembourg ... comes with full option


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    I hope to see a JLUR in Europe, the wait 'll be long...
     
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    It doesn't matter that you use the METRIC system, or not

    The AMERICAN JL jeep is ALL METRIC ANYWAY !

    W.E.

    JIMBO
     
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    Very interesting! I guess you still need to add all the taxes, VAT, modify the lights to European standard,...

    Please PM me the contact you have for that.
     
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    Nope the price is apparently ready to drive ie VAT included and “homologation” in Luxembourg ... it’s bought in Canada where the prices are really low
     
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    I'm sure this low pricing news will come as a bit of a surprise to our friendly neighbors to the north.
     
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    I definitely need those contacts please.
    Maybe we should setup a group of interested people wanting to import one...?
    This should probably lower some costs?
     
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    “Low prices” ... sorry I meant the exchange rate CAD/EUR is quite interesting from an EU perspective
     
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