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Now I'm a bit confused.... I thought the truck included (or was at least optional with) remote start. Is this not the case?
The truck has remote start from the key fob. The remote start via smartphone is through Uconnect.
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As far as i can see, the Remote Start using a phone would only be useful if it was below freezing outside & you wanted a warm interior or warmed up engine when you have to walk quite a distance from your job to your vehicle

Otherwise you would plug your Block Heater that is on a timer to a power source & dress properly for cold weather & save a ton of money each month

Sure the TV ads for paying for that special package is COOL to show friends how you can unlock your vehicle from miles away, but would save money if you just bought a Automobile Club Package & have a locksmith unlock your vehicle when you are locked out ?
$140 a year for the Chrysler special radio 8.4/ cell phone package & then the Sirius radio fees may be overkill for some of us
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I've actually used the "Lock" feature on the Uconnect app more than anything else. There have been a few times already where I couldn't remember if I locked the truck or not and I wasn't in line of sight to activate the key fob "Lock" button. A simple press of a button on my smartphone made sure my truck was secure.
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I use the Uconnect remote start when I'm checking out from a store and it's 115F outside. It cools the inside down to a tolerable level and turns on my ventilated seats so I don't get 3rd degree burns when I sit down.
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