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In this day and age of miniaturization, Jeep made a fob that is just as ridiculous as the one that came with my ‘15 Harley CVO. It’s way too big and heavy, and the button that releases the “hard” key is much too easy to activate.
The thing is a dinosaur, and a real pain. Such a shame on an otherwise well thought out vehicle.
It could be worse. It could be the size of the BMW key.
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The key fob is not that big just people being COMPLAINERS.
 

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Maybe...just MAYBE...everyone is just small statured so the key fob appears to be HUGE to them. I do use it as a door stop at work though...just sayin'...;)
 

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Hate to be Debbie-Downer, but I kind of think that is Photoshopped.
You're right...it is photo-shopped. The fob is MUCH bigger than what is depicted in the picture.
 

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I have 5 cars with fobs. Unfortunate trend is larger and larger. To a car the newer the year model the larger the fob. The Jeep is yet larger than the 2017 F250, that was much larger than the 2015 golf. Which is larger (but not by much) than the 2011 Toyota. The 2007 Mustang and 2000 Z71 are smallest (older ones might have been very marginally larger than the 2000
 

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i have 3 vehicles and 3 fobs. I just carry the one I will be driving. not going to carry all that stuff around
 

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Ok, here is maybe a dumb question: If you have a JL/JLU sport with manual door locks and manual windows, why does the key fob have a lock and unlock button???? What could / does it lock and unlock?
I've looked for a pic but my dealer always has the Jeep side towards the camera for all of their sports...
For everyone wondering how ridiculous the fob looks if you have manual locks, here it is.

fob2.jpg fob1.jpg

I'm almost guaranteed to lock myself out of my JL at some point, since the fob is too big to keep in my pocket while driving, and without remote locks I manually lock the door on my way out of the car.
Here's a picture.
 

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I think all vehicles should come with auto doors and looks. make it standard of all of them
 

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I have yet to order my '19 Rubi, but I did order a fob holder from Wilson Leather. Got one with a clip on it for the wife to clip on her purse.

First class leather work. There is a thread here on the forum about the fob holder. I consider it the first option I ordered for my first Jeep.
 

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I work cargo shorts and I have no problem with the key fob I don't know what people where they say they can't get this in your pocket your genes must be really tight LOL.You don't wear skinny jeans do you LOL just kidding
 

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I work cargo shorts and I have no problem with the key fob I don't know what people where they say they can't get this in your pocket your genes must be really tight LOL.You don't wear skinny jeans do you LOL just kidding
It could be women saying they don't fit. The pockets in my 10 year old daughter's shorts are deeper than the pockets in my Levis (and I have WAAAAY too many curves going to even attempt skinny jeans, so that is not the issue).
 

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I like the key fob. I see zero issues within.
 
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