Is it really a SAHARA or am i being a ID10T here?

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So i looked at the Vehicle sticker it say in clear print "JEEP Wrangler Unlimited SAHARA".

The Dashboard screen when the ignition starts up says "wrangler" not "Sahara", got a buddy that has a SAHARA and his dash says SAHARA, no badges say Sahara, i did get the Altitude package so everything there is blacked out. Seats don't say SAHARA When i google the VIN it says its a SAHARA model, took it to the dealer and they said they don't know why it does not say SAHARA did i get scammed? . Am i just being a pain in the @ss here, i mean i was told it was a SAHARA, but it seems like they gave me a regular Wrangler with SAHARA features, is that possible? Am i reading to much in to this? Any advice, comments, concerns for you all would be appreciated.
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So i looked at the Vehicle sticker it say in clear print "JEEP Wrangler Unlimited SAHARA".

The Dashboard screen when the ignition starts up says "wrangler" not "Sahara", got a buddy that has a SAHARA and his dash says SAHARA, no badges say Sahara, i did get the Altitude package so everything there is blacked out. Seats don't say SAHARA When i google the VIN it says its a SAHARA model, took it to the dealer and they said they don't know why it does not say SAHARA did i get scammed? . Am i just being a pain in the @ss here, i mean i was told it was a SAHARA, but it seems like they gave me a regular Wrangler with SAHARA features, is that possible? Am i reading to much in to this? Any advice, comments, concerns for you all would be appreciated.
You do realize that a Sahara IS just a regular wrangler with Sahara features?
 

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check wheels, brakes. I don't know what else is there? I think the only real thing that matters in the Sahara is the bigger brakes. Everything else is just overpriced glitter. It does come with the bigger brakes right?

Oh and transfer case, they come with that 4H Auto don't they?
 

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So i looked at the Vehicle sticker it say in clear print "JEEP Wrangler Unlimited SAHARA".

The Dashboard screen when the ignition starts up says "wrangler" not "Sahara", got a buddy that has a SAHARA and his dash says SAHARA, no badges say Sahara, i did get the Altitude package so everything there is blacked out. Seats don't say SAHARA When i google the VIN it says its a SAHARA model, took it to the dealer and they said they don't know why it does not say SAHARA did i get scammed? . Am i just being a pain in the @ss here, i mean i was told it was a SAHARA, but it seems like they gave me a regular Wrangler with SAHARA features, is that possible? Am i reading to much in to this? Any advice, comments, concerns for you all would be appreciated.
I believe the Altitude is technically a Sahara, but they don't slap Sahara all over it, and probably intentionally changed the dash start up routine so it doesn't say Sahara. They want people who paid more for the Altitude trim to feel like they got something more/better than a gussied up Sahara. Also, the seats in the Altitude are the optional leather types that don't say Sahara on the two front seats.

Either that or they gave you an old JK left over from 2016, and told you its an Altitude. Either scenario is probable. LOL.
 

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check wheels, brakes. I don't know what else is there? I think the only real thing that matters in the Sahara is the bigger brakes. Everything else is just overpriced glitter. It does come with the bigger brakes right?

Oh and transfer case, they come with that 4H Auto don't they?
The auto transfer case is optional.
 

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There are: Sport Altitude, Sahara Altitude, and High Altitude models.
 

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I believe the Altitude is technically a Sahara, but they don't slap Sahara all over it, and probably intentionally changed the dash start up routine so it doesn't say Sahara. They want people who paid more for the Altitude trim to feel like they got something more/better than a gussied up Sahara. Also, the seats in the Altitude are the optional leather types that don't say Sahara on the two front seats.

Either that or they gave you an old JK left over from 2016, and told you its an Altitude. Either scenario is probable. LOL.
Actually, Sahara Altitude owners paid a little less than a regular Sahara configured the same way.

I did the math awhile back: you save about $500 when you get the the Altitude package, but you don’t get Sahara’s leather stitched dashboard, you don’t get Sahara’s leather color choices, and a few other restrictions.
 

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There are: Sport Altitude, Sahara Altitude, and High Altitude models.
Yes. Sahara Altitude, North Edition and High Altitude are all based on Sahara —i.e., you get standard painted fenders, bigger brakes, rear D44, Sahara shocks, the fancier grille, added sound deadening; available Selec-Trac. All but High Altitude come with 18” alloys.
 
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I just wanna say thank you all for your comments and advice. I am very happy i created this account.
 
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OP: enter your VIN here and it will show you the original build sheet - https://fcacommunity.force.com/RAM/s/equipment-listing

It will probably matter the day you trade it in. You want the dealer to appraise your Jeep as a Sahara, if that’s indeed what it is.
I got this list Jeez Louise.

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Vehicle Description 2020 JEEP WRANGLER UNLIMITED SAHARA
Technology Group
Single Top Package
Monotone Paint
Electronic Stability Control
Hill Start Assist
Traction Control
Electronic Roll Mitigation
Trailer Sway Damping
Hydraulic Assist Brake Booster
Anti-Lock 4-Wheel Disc HD Brakes
Low Back Bucket Seats
Reclining Front Seats
Driver Height Adjuster Seat
Rear 60/40 Folding Seat
Child Seat Upper Tether Anchorage
RR Head Restraints Outboard Seating
Advanced Multistage Front Air Bags
Supplemental Frt Seat Side Air Bags
Front Seat Area Carpet
Rear Seat/Wheelhouse/Cargo Carpet
Cargo Tie Down Loops
Sport Bar
Three Rear Seat Head Restraints
STANDARD EQUIPMENT
Front Seat Back Map Pockets
Driver and Passenger Assist Handles
Full Length Floor Console
Rear Compartment Storage Tray
Storage Tray
Illuminated Cupholders
Command-Trac Part Time 4WD System
Dana M186 Front Axle
3.45 Overall Top Gear Ratio
Conventional Differential Frt Axle
Conventional Differential Rear Axle
Tinted Windshield Glass
Front Door Tinted Glass
Deep Tint Sunscreen Windows
Full Metal Doors w/Roll-up Windows
Sun Visors w/Illum Vanity Mirrors
Power Heated Mirrors
Remote Keyless Entry
Sentry Key Theft Deterrent System
Pushbutton Start
Air Conditioning w/Auto Temp Control
Hood Insulation
Cluster 7.0" TFT Color Display
120 MPH Primary Speedometer
Outside Temperature Gauge
Var Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Dual Note Electric Horns
12V Auxiliary Power Outlet
Auxiliary 12-Volt Rear Power Outlet
Locking Glove Box
115V Auxiliary Power Outlet
Speed Sensitive Power Locks
Pwr Windows, Front 1-Touch Down
Manual 2-Way Driver Lumbar Adjust
Manual 6-Way Driver Seat
Frt Pass Seat - Manual Adjust 4-Way
Front Passenger Seat Belt Alert
Vehicle Information Center
Incandescent Taillamps
Courtesy Lamps
Front Dome w/On/Off Switch Lamp
Console Bin Task Light
Black Exterior Mirrors
Ambient LED Interior Lighting
Headlamp Off Time Delay
Rear Dome w/On/Off Switch Lamp
Halogen Headlamps
Automatic Headlamps
Ft Side Marker/Side Repeater Lamp
Daytime Running Lamp System
Front Fog Lamps
CHMSL Lamp
Security Alarm
Injection Molded Black Rear Bumper
Black Front Frame Overlay
Wrangler Decal
Body Color Fender Flares
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Trail Rated Badge
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Occupant Classification System
Fuel Tank Skid Plate Shield
Transfer Case Skid Plate Shield
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Torx Tool Kit
Transmission Skid Plate
R1234YF A/C Refrigerant
Universal Garage Door Opener
Tire Pressure Monitoring Display
Tethered Fuel Filler Cap
Black Fuel Filler Door
English/USA Language
Protective Coating and Remover
Bumper Module I
Wheel Flare/DRL Parts Module
Grille Module
Door Trim Panel Module
Glass Module
Center Console Parts Module
Front Fascias Parts Module
Seat Parts Module
Instrument Panel Parts Module
Door Parts Module
Front End Parts Module
Front Suspension Parts Module
Rear Suspension Parts Module
Tire & Wheel Parts Module
Frame Parts Module
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U.S. Dealer Retail
Zone 66-Orlando
JL/5403 Vehicle Family
Four Wheel Drive (4WD)/(4X4)
Left Hand Drive (LHD)
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Price Class P
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Vehicle Order Tracking
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U.S. Specifications Label
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Florida Sold to State Code
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8.4" Radio and Premium Audio Group
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Delete Alternator
600 Amp Maintenance Free Battery
Hill Descent Control
MOPAR Hardtop Headliner
MOPAR Cargo Tub Liner
MOPAR Plastic Door Sill Guards
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All Automatic Transmissions
8-Spd Auto 850RE Trans (Make)
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3.6L V6 24V VVT eTorque Engine Upg I
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Rear View Auto Dim Mirror
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Wizard Black Instrument Panel Bezels
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
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GPS Navigation
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Air Filtering
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SiriusXM Satellite Radio
SiriusXM Guardian, 1-Yr Trial
SiriusXM Travel Link
Emergency / Assistance Call
SiriusXM Traffic Plus
Integrated Center Stack Radio
4G LTE Wi-Fi Hot Spot
No Soft Top
Bridgestone Brand Tires
Uconnect 4C NAV with 8.4" Display
18X7.5 Gloss Black Alum Wheels
All Aluminum Wheels
Tip Start
48V Belt Starter Generator
Non-Lock Fuel Cap w/o Discriminator
Integrated Voice Command w/Bluetooth
Black Interior Accents
SiriusXM Radio Service
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5-Year SiriusXM Traffic Service
5-Year SiriusXM Travel Link Service
4 Additional Gallons of Gas
Spring - Left Front
Spring - Left Rear
Spring - Right Front
Spring - Right Rear
Customer Preferred Package 2TL
Customer Preferred Package 25L
Sales Tracking
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Priority Tracking
United States Region Group
NAFTA Region
 

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I got this list Jeez Louise.

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Vehicle Description 2020 JEEP WRANGLER UNLIMITED SAHARA

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
Rear View Auto Dim Mirror
Body Color 3-Piece Hard Top
Wizard Black Instrument Panel Bezels

Rear Window Wiper/Washer
110mph Vehicle Max Speed Calibration
GPS Navigation
GPS Antenna Input
Air Filtering
Mold in Color Bumper w/Gloss Black
Body Color Grille w/Gloss Black

Black Tubular Side Steps
Matte Black Jeep Badge
50 State Emissions
Engine Oil Cooler
Firecracker Red C/C
All Radio Equipped Vehicles
Alpine Premium Audio System
HD Radio
8.4" Touchscreen Display
Apple CarPlay
Google Android Auto
USB Host Flip
SiriusXM Satellite Radio
SiriusXM Guardian, 1-Yr Trial
SiriusXM Travel Link
Emergency / Assistance Call
SiriusXM Traffic Plus
Integrated Center Stack Radio
4G LTE Wi-Fi Hot Spot
No Soft Top
Bridgestone Brand Tires
Uconnect 4C NAV with 8.4" Display
18X7.5 Gloss Black Alum Wheels
All Aluminum Wheels
Tip Start
48V Belt Starter Generator
Non-Lock Fuel Cap w/o Discriminator
Integrated Voice Command w/Bluetooth
Black Interior Accents
SiriusXM Radio Service
For Details, Visit DriveUconnect.com
For More Info, Call 800-643-2112
5-Year SiriusXM Traffic Service
5-Year SiriusXM Travel Link Service
4 Additional Gallons of Gas
Spring - Left Front
Spring - Left Rear
Spring - Right Front
Spring - Right Rear
Customer Preferred Package 2TL
Customer Preferred Package 25L
Sales Tracking
Easy Order
Priority Tracking
United States Region Group
NAFTA Region
That is indeed a Sahara Altitude. The items in bold give it away.

Firecracker Red with blacked out trim looks awesome!
 

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Your JL must look something like this then —plus the optional tubular sidesteps.

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