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My 2018 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack came with Sirius XM Traffic Plus.

I've already gotten an email from Sirius XM welcoming me to my "trial".

I don't want anything to do with Sirius XM and Traffic Plus or any of the other Sirius XM features/options/services.

If I ignore this email will Sirius XM go away? Or will I have to take steps to specifically decline Traffic Plus?
 

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If you ignore the emails the services will just stop working once the trial ends. Not sure how long it is for the Traffic feature, but the satellite radio trial is one year.
 

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Once the trial expires, you will get emailed to death to "sign up" again. Pricing usually goes down with time too.


I never turned it on during my "free year", as the downside of getting things everywhere is a very compressed sound, that I just don't like.


I used the trial on my 1st Challenger, and the CD's just sounded SO much better than Sirius, that I let it expire too. Just not a fan of it.
 

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I used the trial on my 1st Challenger, and the CD's just sounded SO much better than Sirius, that I let it expire too. Just not a fan of it.
So what are you listening to now that the 15 and up Challengers don't come with CD's?

ROCKSTER, just a FYI, if you decide you like XM radio let the Free trial expire and hold off for a month or two and you'll get a cheap offer of about $6 or $7 a month to renew.
It's worth that much to me but no more than that.
 

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So what are you listening to now that the 15 and up Challengers don't come with CD's?

ROCKSTER, just a FYI, if you decide you like XM radio let the Free trial expire and hold off for a month or two and you'll get a cheap offer of about $6 or $7 a month to renew.
It's worth that much to me but no more than that.

Well, I wasn't happy about that FCA "upgrade", so I did download numerous CD's to a memory stick, using the highest fidelity mode possible.


Honestly, not bad sounding, but not as good as the CD set up to my ears, but still better than the Sirius "AM" sound. LOL Really, I just don't listen to a lot of music in this Challenger, or my last one. After a few songs or a complete release, I guess that I just enjoy that natural sound of a Hemi :wink3:
 

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Haven't even turned on Sirius XM radio. I just use AM -- for traffic reports -- and that's it.

Been getting "freeze warnings" showing up on my LCD. Get in the car and there it is. Does my new car already have a PC virus?
 

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Once the trial expires, you will get emailed to death to "sign up" again. Pricing usually goes down with time too.


I never turned it on during my "free year", as the downside of getting things everywhere is a very compressed sound, that I just don't like.


I used the trial on my 1st Challenger, and the CD's just sounded SO much better than Sirius, that I let it expire too. Just not a fan of it.
Even before the trial ends you will be emailed and regular mailed to death.
 

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Haven't even turned on Sirius XM radio. I just use AM -- for traffic reports -- and that's it.

Been getting "freeze warnings" showing up on my LCD. Get in the car and there it is. Does my new car already have a PC virus?
Hi Rockster,

SiriusXM Radio has a free trial period of one year, SiriusXM TravelLink has a free trial period of 5 years. SiriusXM TravelLink is the feature that is sending you the weather alerts like the freeze warnings you are receiving. We have received feedback from many customers regarding the Weather Alerts feature, since this is a SiriusXM feature we would recommend reaching out to their customer care team with any questions or concerns. I will pass this thread along to our Uconnect department for further internal review as well.

Andrea
Dodge Social Care Specialist
 

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Hi Andrea.

Thanks for the reply.

I prefer not to have to reach out to Sirius XM. To to do that it looks like I have to create an account and I don't want Sirius to know anything more about me. Having my email address is bad enough.

I'm sure too afterwards Sirius will consider my creating an account some kind of business relationship and then I'll get bombarded with even more emails. I just wish the weather alerts would stop and Sirius XM would stop sending me "do not ignore", or "urgent" emails.

My spam box already fills up in no time and it looks like Sirius is only going to make this worse.
 

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Sirius XM is a legit business, and because of that, if you scroll down in their email and unsubscribe, you will not get bombarded with emails. It doesn't mean you will never get an email from them, but not the daily/every other day amount you normally get,

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I personally enjoy Sirius and have utilized it in all three of my Challengers. I like being able to listen to dedicated channels to various music genres and especially when I travel I don't need to hunt for a decent radio station; in my area radio stations pretty much such. lol
 

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Sirius XM is a legit business, and because of that, if you scroll down in their email and unsubscribe, you will not get bombarded with emails. It doesn't mean you will never get an email from them, but not the daily/every other day amount you normally get,

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Well, I just opted out of all types of emails but I will still get emails about my "service". I guess that's the trial service.

I'll just see how Sirius handles me opting out.
 

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I personally enjoy Sirius and have utilized it in all three of my Challengers. I like being able to listen to dedicated channels to various music genres and especially when I travel I don't need to hunt for a decent radio station; in my area radio stations pretty much such. lol
Guess I'm in the minority. When I get in my car I want to be alone. No phone. No radio unless I have it on for traffic reports or to catch up on the latest news. Just me and the car. I enjoy the bit of isolation and peace and quiet.
 

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I love SXM especially during football season, love Mad Dog Radio and other football shows, totally worth it to me, even play it on my phone. Listen to some of the rock and Beatles station too, it would just seem like the car was missing something without it.


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Sirius is a touchy subject with me. I have the free trial on my new 2018 R/T, but paid for a subscription on my previous Challenger for three years. As most here confirm, they bombard you with email during your trial, and even if you're a previous member with offers to "reactivate" your older radios. And renewing is an annual fight. If you do nothing, they will automatically renew you at an outrageous price and you have to call and threaten to cancel, but they will usually offer a reasonable rate in return and credit your account with the savings. But it starts all over again the next year. I've not set up my account with the new car to access the web and app versions, so am just listening to it in my car for now and will take my time to decide. But they don't have my credit card on file either as a result (which is required to set up the All-Access), which I like. As far as sound quality, I don't think it's very good...lows are muddy and highs are not crisp. But if I stream Pandora through Bluetooth, it sounds fantastic in my car. And it's free.
 
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