Month: January 2019

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

How does auto leasing work?

An auto lease is where you pay for the use of a vehicle for a certain amount of time determined by your contract. Once the Lease Contract is completed, the vehicle is returned. But how does auto leasing work? If you’ve purchased a vehicle using traditional financing before, lease can be quite different. There are some terms to know and factors to consider when trying … Read More

2019 Chrysler Pacifica earns “Top Safety Pick” rating

It’s comforting to feel protected. The list of factors certainly can add up while on the road. Though many of our drives become routine, the streets and highways we travel can throw a curve ball at us at any moment. Of course, none of us want to think about the possibility of getting into a wreck, but it can bring peace of mind to be … Read More

2019 Ram 1500 on Wards 10 Best Engines list

They say true beauty comes from the inside. While it’s definitely easy on the eyes, the interior makings of the 2019 Ram 1500 drew the spotlight from WardsAuto as the auto publication awarded the truck a Wards 10 Best Engines for 2019. The pickup’s Pentastar V-6 engine wowed editors with its significant gains in fuel economy without sacrificing horsepower and its innovative eTorque mild-hybrid system. … Read More

Car Care New Year’s Resolutions – Pt. 2

Getting in shape. One of the most popular New Year’s resolutions each year is to live a healthier lifestyle. Making just a few simple adjustments or additions to our routines can do wonders for our well-being. The same goes for how we treat our vehicles. Earlier this week, we provided some car care New Year’s resolutions to help keep your vehicle in tip-top shape in … Read More

Car Care New Year’s Resolutions – Pt. 1

When making a New Year’s resolution, a little guidance can go a long way. With any goal we have in mind for the year ahead, we usually go in with the best intentions. However, if we’re being honest, it’s only a matter of months, weeks and sometimes days before that resolution is already a faded memory. The same could go for the way we maintain … Read More