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Spoke with sales guy today about 2019s. Told him I wasn’t buying a 2018 so he might as well shoot me straight with info. His claims:
-Chrysler Rep was in their store 10 days ago.
-Comfirms ACC and Collision Warning, but late availability, most likely taking orders after holidays.
-No Dual Top Group for 2-dr Wranglers for several months. Again, maybe late availability.
-No confirmation the 3.0 ecodiesel is even coming. Said they pulled it from the Rams due to emissions and he wouldn’t speculate if a 2019 3.0 Wrangler is even near a reality at this point.
-2019 Wranglers will go up in price, $750-1,500.

That’s disheartening. I told him to call me after the holidays, or if the 3.0 comes available before that.
It’s a sales guy so who knows. But I told him I’m waiting for 2019s anyways before the conversation took place.

PS: They’re still taking orders for 2018s through the week. 2019 ordering starts in early Sept.

Job 1 MY2019 starts 10/29/18


Just what I’ve heard today, for what it’s worth.
 

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Spoke with sales guy today about 2019s. Told him I wasn’t buying a 2018 so he might as well shoot me straight with info. His claims:
-Chrysler Rep was in their store 10 days ago.
-Comfirms ACC and Collision Warning, but late availability, most likely taking orders after holidays.
-No Dual Top Group for 2-dr Wranglers for several months. Again, maybe late availability.
-No confirmation the 3.0 ecodiesel is even coming. Said they pulled it from the Rams due to emissions and he wouldn’t speculate if a 2019 3.0 Wrangler is even near a reality at this point.
-2019 Wranglers will go up in price, $750-1,500.

That’s disheartening. I told him to call me after the holidays, or if the 3.0 comes available before that.
It’s a sales guy so who knows. But I told him I’m waiting for 2019s anyways before the conversation took place.

PS: They’re still taking orders for 2018s through the week. 2019 ordering starts in early Sept.

Job 1 MY2019 starts 10/29/18


Just what I’ve heard today, for what it’s worth.
FML. I could live with a turbo and not diesel - but I’m planning to wait on a ‘19 for ACC - and really do not want to wait until after the holidays.
 

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FML. I could live with a turbo and not diesel - but I’m planning to wait on a ‘19 for ACC - and really do not want to wait until after the holidays.
I know. Me either. At this point, I’m playing it week to week. You basically have to wait a month to order a 2019 now. Maybe info will surface by then. If not, my mentality is each week I go without ordering is another few hundred on the down payment and another week closer to knowing for sure or availability of said features/engine. We’ll just see how long I can hold out. ‍
 

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I know. Me either. At this point, I’m playing it week to week. You basically have to wait a month to order a 2019 now. Maybe info will surface by then. If not, my mentality is each week I go without ordering is another few hundred on the down payment and another week closer to knowing for sure or availability of said features/engine. We’ll just see how long I can hold out. ‍
Yeah, I’m with you. Except it’s not about saving for a down payment for me, as mine is a lease. It’s about the residual value dropping each month and costing me more money as a result.

Sorry - off topic!
 

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WOW I really hope that guy is wrong
 

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I wonder if anyone has attempted a 3.0 Ecodiesel conversion into a JK? We have that engine in our Grand Cherokee’s and there would be heaps available with low mileage in our wrecking yards..
 

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Spoke with sales guy today about 2019s. Told him I wasn’t buying a 2018 so he might as well shoot me straight with info. His claims:
-Chrysler Rep was in their store 10 days ago.
-Comfirms ACC and Collision Warning, but late availability, most likely taking orders after holidays.
-No Dual Top Group for 2-dr Wranglers for several months. Again, maybe late availability.
-No confirmation the 3.0 ecodiesel is even coming. Said they pulled it from the Rams due to emissions and he wouldn’t speculate if a 2019 3.0 Wrangler is even near a reality at this point.
-2019 Wranglers will go up in price, $750-1,500.

That’s disheartening. I told him to call me after the holidays, or if the 3.0 comes available before that.
It’s a sales guy so who knows. But I told him I’m waiting for 2019s anyways before the conversation took place.

PS: They’re still taking orders for 2018s through the week. 2019 ordering starts in early Sept.

Job 1 MY2019 starts 10/29/18


Just what I’ve heard today, for what it’s worth.

Anything else come out in the last month? Do you guys think that Jeep will announce that there won’t be a diesel for us holdouts or will it just never show up?

I would guess if the Ram doesn’t get it that we won’t for 2019 either. What do you guys think at this point?

I will probably wait until January at the latest and see where things stand.
 

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Anything else come out in the last month? Do you guys think that Jeep will announce that there won’t be a diesel for us holdouts or will it just never show up?

I would guess if the Ram doesn’t get it that we won’t for 2019 either. What do you guys think at this point?

I will probably wait until January at the latest and see where things stand.
Rumors on the Scrambler forums are the diesel will be late availability and possibly a 2020 model. I have been holding out for the diesel scrambler as I refuse to buy the V6 again in a Jeep (I personally hate it). If thats the case I'll be getting a Ford most likely.
 

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no diesel available in the 2019 ordering banks as of right now...Jeep is loosing sales over this.
 

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@JeepCares is there any information you can provide as to whether or not the diesel engine will still be offered for the Jeep Wrangler and if so, a timeline?
 

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Spoke with sales guy today about 2019s. Told him I wasn’t buying a 2018 so he might as well shoot me straight with info. His claims:
-Chrysler Rep was in their store 10 days ago.
-Comfirms ACC and Collision Warning, but late availability, most likely taking orders after holidays.
-No Dual Top Group for 2-dr Wranglers for several months. Again, maybe late availability.
-No confirmation the 3.0 ecodiesel is even coming. Said they pulled it from the Rams due to emissions and he wouldn’t speculate if a 2019 3.0 Wrangler is even near a reality at this point.
-2019 Wranglers will go up in price, $750-1,500.

That’s disheartening. I told him to call me after the holidays, or if the 3.0 comes available before that.
It’s a sales guy so who knows. But I told him I’m waiting for 2019s anyways before the conversation took place.

PS: They’re still taking orders for 2018s through the week. 2019 ordering starts in early Sept.

Job 1 MY2019 starts 10/29/18


Just what I’ve heard today, for what it’s worth.

This sounds like very accurate info, based upon what else I've heard from reliable sources.

Just a fyi...emissions is only one issue with the EcoDiesel that caused it to be pulled from market. The other is rampant internal engine failure due to the cams not being keyed and spinning loose, typically at mileage just beyond warranty period, resulting in seized engines. From what dealerships are saying, it's a very widespread issue.
 

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This sounds like very accurate info, based upon what else I've heard from reliable sources.

Just a fyi...emissions is only one issue with the EcoDiesel that caused it to be pulled from market. The other is rampant internal engine failure due to the cams not being keyed and spinning loose, typically at mileage just beyond warranty period, resulting in seized engines. From what dealerships are saying, it's a very widespread issue.
But this is a NEW version of the Eco Diesel which I would expect those issues addressed. The V1 of the EcoDiesel is on sale in the Grand Cherokee currently. Its just taking them a long ass time to get the V2 certified.
 

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But this is a NEW version of the Eco Diesel which I would expect those issues addressed. The V1 of the EcoDiesel is on sale in the Grand Cherokee currently. Its just taking them a long ass time to get the V2 certified.
Exactly, and they are likely field testing it heavily to ensure that the internal flaws are corrected. That takes time. I suppose we could see it for calendar year 2019 but I'll be surprised.

FCA doesn't do anything fast. Look at how long it actually took to get the 2.0L onto lots...and they still had fires and issues with them.
 

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