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Old 01-04-2014, 08:12 PM   #1
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Rubicon or false advertising?

Hey All,

I poke around in the craigslist auto section, and look at jeeps just for fun to see what people have done to the ones they are selling...

2014 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4WD 4dr Rubicon - Toyota dealer in Waukegan Illinois

Looks to me like a JKU Sport with rubicon stickers to me, think the dealer got taken on a trade or they're trying to screw someone? You'd think once they look up the VIN they'd know it is or isn't a Rubi?

Anyone else see much of this?

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Old 01-04-2014, 08:22 PM   #2
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Definitely not a Rubicon:

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Old 01-04-2014, 08:25 PM   #3
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wrong wheels too.
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Definitely not a Rubicon:

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Def not a Rubicon. No lockers, discos and tires/rims wrong. A sport
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Old 01-04-2014, 08:39 PM   #5
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From the Options list:

QUICK ORDER PACKAGE 24S

It's the automatic Sport S package.
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It's definitely a Rubi-Con.....
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It's being sold by a Toyota dealer. They probably just went with the description given to them by the person who traded it in. A Toyota dealership wouldn't know a REAL off-road vehicle if it came and bit them on the .

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I test drove a used 2013 JK a few months ago that was for sale at a Honda dealer. It had a lift and Rubicon stickers but wasn't a Rubicon. The salesman said it was a Rubicon, but I had to teach him a few things about Wranglers.
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Old 01-04-2014, 09:53 PM   #9
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Sure looks like a rubicon price.
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I contacted them and they are supposed to send me an email. We'll see what happens.
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Old 01-04-2014, 10:08 PM   #11
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Here's the new 2015 6-door Jeep Rubicon exclusively at Classic Toyota:

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Old 01-04-2014, 10:21 PM   #12
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With a nice color matched hard top too!

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Here's the new 2015 6-door Jeep Rubicon exclusively at Classic Toyota:

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Beautiful Jeep, but isn't that a Polar?
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Old 01-04-2014, 11:00 PM   #14
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$30 stickers = $3000 extra trade in value.
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Doesn't the new temperature control have specific temperatures instead of the blue and red lines like this one has?
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Doesn't the new temperature control have specific temperatures instead of the blue and red lines like this one has?
Not unless there is a climate control package that I haven't seen. My 14 has the blue and red.
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Old 01-04-2014, 11:24 PM   #17
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It's whatever the sticker on the hood says it is. I'll be trading in my 2013 JKU Lamborghini next week. Getting $224,999 trade in.
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Old 01-04-2014, 11:35 PM   #18
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Google the VIN.....it's a sport
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Doesn't the new temperature control have specific temperatures instead of the blue and red lines like this one has?
You only get the numbers if you have the auto temperature control option, otherwise you get the blue and red lines.
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$30 stickers = $3000 extra trade in value.
This. Someone was smart. A huge but smart.
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So if you sneak into a used car dealer lot and remove the Rubicon stickers at night from a real one, do you save a few thousand the next day?
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Old 01-05-2014, 01:37 AM   #22
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^ Funny!

I showed my wife the photo and she passed the test.

Let's see - no Rubi-rails, wrong wheels/tires, no locker switches
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^ Funny!

I showed my wife the photo and she passed the test.

Let's see - no Rubi-rails, wrong wheels/tires, no locker switches
She a keeper.....
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Had a guy a Sport from us and out a Rubicon sticker on and he sold it to another guy in town as a Rubicon. That guy is a crook.
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Google the VIN.....it's a sport
I can't believe that any dealer would not do the same (check the VIN), before quoting a price for any trade-in.
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Old 01-05-2014, 08:32 AM   #26
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I bet you the dealer knows it's not a Rubi and they didn't get taken on the trade in, but they are playing dumb to see if an unsuspecting buyer will fall...reason why some of them are called "stealers".
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Old 01-05-2014, 08:46 AM   #27
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On the link you provided to the dealership, they have an Autocheck report for this Wrangler, and it clearly states on that report its a Sport. Dealer doesnt pay attention to details
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Old 01-05-2014, 09:30 AM   #28
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Our 2011 looks like that and VIN shows Rubicon on ours.
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Old 01-05-2014, 09:55 AM   #29
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A guy near me put Rubicon stickers on his sport. Probably fooled the casual jeeper. Had oversized KMs and the rubi rails, but he neglected to get the red shocks.
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If you run the VIN on carfax it clearly states this vehicle is a Sport. I can't say I feel too sorry for the dealership considering they didn't do their homework by running the VIN. Besides, they probably screw consumers daily.

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