Chrysler Capital customers could win $10,000 for choosing paperless statements

When was the last time you were offered a chance at a prize for doing something that makes your life easier anyway? Well, now you have been. Chrysler Capital is offering eligible1 customers who sign up for paperless statements as of April 1, 2019, a chance to win a $10,000 grand prize or one of five $500 prizes. No purchase is necessary. See Official Rules … Read More

Can you return a leased vehicle early?

A common myth of leasing is that, once you sign a contract, you are committed to the vehicle until the terms of the contract are completed. The truth is, you can turn in a leased vehicle early. You can also trade the vehicle, sometimes also called a lease-buyout and sale. Is it better to fulfill the terms of your lease contract? Yes. But sometimes circumstances … Read More

What is a disposition fee on a Lease Contract?

In a previous post on how auto leasing worked, one of our “Terms to Know” was Disposition Fee. It was defined as: “Charged by some lessors for the privilege of returning the vehicle and walking away; the cost is spelled out in the Lease Contract, so you will know upfront how much it will be.” Simply put, the disposition fee is charged by the lessor … Read More

Ram 1500, Chrysler Pacifica named Best Pickup Truck and Family Car of the Year – Cars.com

Cars.com™, a digital automotive marketplace, named the Ram 1500 and Chrysler Pacifica as its 2019 Best Pickup Truck and Family Car of the Year, respectively. This makes it back-to-back Family Car of the Year awards for the Chrysler Pacifica. The minivan also won the website’s “Best of” Award – an award for all-new or fully redesigned vehicles – when it made its model-year introduction in … Read More

Recap the Dodge, Jeep® and Ram commercials from the “Big Game Blitz”

What did you remember from the big game? People talk plenty about the game-changing plays, touchdowns and the moments that they’ll remember for years to come. With the largest TV audience of the year, football’s biggest game brings the best of the best advertisements from brands across the world. With such a crowded field, it takes creating a big-time moment to rise above the rest. … Read More

Jeep® Wrangler, Dodge Charger earn Best Resale Value Awards – KBB.com

The 2019 Jeep® Wrangler and Dodge Charger earned Best Resale Value Awards from Kelley Blue Book (KBB.com). One of the most trusted vehicle valuation and information sources in the country, KBB.com honored vehicles expected to maintain the greatest proportion of their original list price after the first five years of ownership. Projections are made from the Kelley Blue Book® Official Residual Value Guide and determined … Read More

Ram 1500, Chrysler Pacifica win Car and Driver 10Best Trucks and SUVs awards

The 2019 Ram 1500 and Chrysler Pacifica are winners of Car and Driver’s 10Best Trucks and SUVs awards. The 1500 and Pacifica took home honors in the full-size pickup and van categories, respectively. This award marks the third year in a row Pacifica has been named a 10Best vehicle. Here’s what Car and Driver had to say about the two winners: Ram 1500 “In its … Read More

How does negotiating in auto leasing work?

  There’s a common misconception that the auto leasing process is not negotiable. While leasing can be significantly different from traditional financing, when it comes to negotiations, the two are quite similar in certain ways. For example, the price of the vehicle and your trade-in, if you have one, are frequently items you can negotiate. Trade-in value Let’s talk about your trade first. You need … Read More

Inside the record sales year for Jeep® and Ram Brand vehicles

One for the record books. If you browse through the blog page at Chrysler Capital, you’ll come across quite a bit of news covering awards and accolades accomplished by Jeep® and Ram Brand vehicles. In fact, nearly half of our top posts for the year focused on the two FCA US LLC brands. Accumulating such honors helped create a record sales year for Jeep and … Read More