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Unread 04-27-2013, 05:20 PM   #16
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none... zero...

there should be ZERO miles or negative miles on the odo when you pick it up on day of delivery...

Now, go away,

and do try and grow up...

and never, NEVER post such an imbecilic question again...

EVER

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Unread 04-27-2013, 05:35 PM   #17
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Unread 04-27-2013, 05:47 PM   #18
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Once they receive it at the dealership they will either credit back a dollar amount or give you that amount as a credit to parts/service. This amount will be based upon the amount of miles accumulated on it.
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Unread 04-27-2013, 06:46 PM   #19
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Custom ordered my Jeep in 1998. Maybe 13 miles on it when it arrived at the dealership.
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Unread 04-27-2013, 10:09 PM   #20
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I suppose its just the way you take it. 50 to 200 miles tested at the factory. I would be honored to accept that vehicle. They are personally going to inspect your vehicle to make sure it meets QC guidelines and that all is good.
You should feel relieved IMO, not troubled by this.
Exactly this. As was mentioned earlier, this is such a "first world 'problem'" ...the factory wants to make sure that your built-to-order vehicle is 100% flawless, and you're worried about miles you'd put on in a weekend? You should be the one thanking them for this opportunity.
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Unread 04-27-2013, 11:10 PM   #21
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I am a lot porter at a dealership and often times drive some of the brand new vehicle all across town (even across the county) depending on what we are doing with them.

If the vehicle was never owned by someone prior to you, then the vehicle is brand new (and the dealer or factory does not count as an owner, they are a retailer). Sometimes people will take delivery of a vehicle with some 100 miles on it, and that's because we actually had to physically drive to another dealership across the county to get said vehicle and bring it down to you (this is known as a dealer trade, we send one of our vehicles to them, they send the one we want, and visa versa- can sometimes be several vehicles).

Sometimes the warranty will extend X amount of miles over the factory warranty, depending on how far the vehicle had to be driven to get it to you.

Though sometimes we don't trade vehicles. My dealership in particular has 2 stores, and 4 areas to keep brand new vehicles at (1 is the sales lot, 3 are for storage), every once in a blue moon we will have to drive the cars across town to the satellite store I typically work at to store the vehicles if we have overflow (we did this on Friday actually). The distance between our dealerships is about 5 miles, so it's a 10 mile round trip between the 2. Plus PDI, random test drives, so on and so forth. We sell vehicles like this all the time, and so does every single dealership in the world. I agree with what has been said, your Jeep is going to get additional quality testing. I would be ecstatic with this one, because I would know it's been gone through AGAIN to make sure no problems exist.

So, yes, your Jeep is going to be brand spanking new, and will be worth every single penny you paid for it, even though the ODO says it has 50 miles on it. Put it this way, that's 50 less miles you have to be cautious with it, and 50 miles towards being fully worn in
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Unread 04-27-2013, 11:29 PM   #22
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Thank most of you for your intelligent responses.

NO this is not a first world problem, but I didn't know that only major problems could be posted or discussed, I must have missed that in the Forum guidelines.

Moving on, it's not simply the miles or engine hours that might bother me, I guess it's the lack of information about exactly what they are going to do with the jeep for 3 weeks of testing. Have it idle for days at a time ? Not the way I would want to break in my new vehicle. Take things apart and then put them back together? Jeep says the vehicle "will be put through rigorous testing" for 3 weeks ? I would like to know what "Rigorous Testing" means or encompasses. It seems to me that it will be more than someone just looking the vehicle over making sure everything was done correctly?

I would really like to know if anyone has any factual information regarding these post production inspections and the "rigorous testing" ?

Below is the response I and the dealer received regarding the delivery delay

Thank you for contacting the Jeep Customer Assistance Center.

We see your vehicle has been built. You are lucky; your vehicle has
been selected for 100% inspection, which will take some time. Your
vehicle will be put through rigorous testing and quality audits before
being released. Your vehicle has a tentative estimated ship date of May
15th, 2013.
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Unread 04-27-2013, 11:34 PM   #23
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I am a lot porter at a dealership and often times drive some of the brand new vehicle all across town (even across the county) depending on what we are doing with them.

If the vehicle was never owned by someone prior to you, then the vehicle is brand new (and the dealer or factory does not count as an owner, they are a retailer). Sometimes people will take delivery of a vehicle with some 100 miles on it, and that's because we actually had to physically drive to another dealership across the county to get said vehicle and bring it down to you (this is known as a dealer trade, we send one of our vehicles to them, they send the one we want, and visa versa- can sometimes be several vehicles).

Sometimes the warranty will extend X amount of miles over the factory warranty, depending on how far the vehicle had to be driven to get it to you.

Though sometimes we don't trade vehicles. My dealership in particular has 2 stores, and 4 areas to keep brand new vehicles at (1 is the sales lot, 3 are for storage), every once in a blue moon we will have to drive the cars across town to the satellite store I typically work at to store the vehicles if we have overflow (we did this on Friday actually). The distance between our dealerships is about 5 miles, so it's a 10 mile round trip between the 2. Plus PDI, random test drives, so on and so forth. We sell vehicles like this all the time, and so does every single dealership in the world. I agree with what has been said, your Jeep is going to get additional quality testing. I would be ecstatic with this one, because I would know it's been gone through AGAIN to make sure no problems exist.

So, yes, your Jeep is going to be brand spanking new, and will be worth every single penny you paid for it, even though the ODO says it has 50 miles on it. Put it this way, that's 50 less miles you have to be cautious with it, and 50 miles towards being fully worn in
This. Up until a few weeks ago I was also a lot attendant. He speaks truth
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Unread 04-28-2013, 06:16 AM   #24
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If inspectors put 50 miles on it, then you've got a good chance that it was checked a lot more thoroughly than off the line.

That's a GOOD thing.
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Unread 04-28-2013, 07:13 AM   #25
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You say that some of the miles are put on during test driving. When I test drove my jeep the sales man just tossed me the keys. My jeep had 5 miles on the od and title. If I wanted to I could of red lined the engine the was no one from the dealership riding along with me. I'm not trying to be a stickler I don't mind people from the factory or the dealership driving my new vehicle I just don't want other potential buyers driving it unescorted ragging it out deciding they don't want it the I pick it up down the line.
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Unread 04-28-2013, 07:53 AM   #26
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You say that some of the miles are put on during test driving. When I test drove my jeep the sales man just tossed me the keys. My jeep had 5 miles on the od and title. If I wanted to I could of red lined the engine the was no one from the dealership riding along with me. I'm not trying to be a stickler I don't mind people from the factory or the dealership driving my new vehicle I just don't want other potential buyers driving it unescorted ragging it out deciding they don't want it the I pick it up down the line.
That is a dealer policy problem
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Unread 04-28-2013, 08:31 AM   #27
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If you think 50 miles is unacceptable, you need to come down to earth. The lowest mileage vehicle unowned was at 40k AND it had a salvage title. First time I latex eyes in it it was totaled.

Not to be an jerk, but you sound like an ungrateful kid on Christmas. But I also understand the frustration is more than likely not in the miles, but the extra 3-4 weeks until you get your jeep. But as for me, 50 miles isn't crap compared to the piece of mind that some highly paid person at jeep has given my new vehicle a once over and "hopefully" catch any small defects or problems. At this rate, you could have pre-ordered a 2014 and got it a few short months later.

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Unread 04-28-2013, 11:46 AM   #28
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Did you ever consider talking to someone about it? Because it sounds to me like you just got the email then started *****ing on here.

I can't believe this is actually a thread. Is anything wrong? Is the jeep broken? Did you die? No.

Calm your tits.

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Unread 04-28-2013, 07:25 PM   #30
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You say that some of the miles are put on during test driving. When I test drove my jeep the sales man just tossed me the keys. My jeep had 5 miles on the od and title. If I wanted to I could of red lined the engine the was no one from the dealership riding along with me. I'm not trying to be a stickler I don't mind people from the factory or the dealership driving my new vehicle I just don't want other potential buyers driving it unescorted ragging it out deciding they don't want it the I pick it up down the line.
That is a huge dealer policy issue (don't quote me on it, but I think it's also a Federal crime as well). Typically a test drive requires proof of VALID Drivers License as well as VALID Insurance. And a salesman always goes on the test drive.
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