2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Long Term Road Test


2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8: First Service

June 29, 2012

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The HEMI in our 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 turned 3,000 miles recently. That equaled half of the first recommended service interval of 6,000 miles. For us, this meant it was time to think about scheduling an oil change.

We drove to Buerge Chrysler Jeep without an appointment and asked for an oil change and tire rotation. The advisor offered some resistance, "Ok, but we don't usually rotate the tires this early." We asked him to rotate them anyway. About 3 hours later he called to inform us that the car was ready.

This marks the best service experience we've had at Buerge here in Santa Monica. Maybe the service department is pulling its act together. Or maybe, when our advisor typed the VIN into his computer, it came up as being owned by Chrysler. I'm going with the latter. Still, the service was completed promptly and without drama.

Mike Schmidt, Vehicle Testing Manager @ 3,729 miles

Total Cost: $125.00

Days out of Service: None

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