Month: May 2019

How long can I lease a car?

For those who choose to lease their vehicles, one of the distinct advantages over traditional financing is the shorter terms associated with leasing. There are many benefits that go hand in hand with a short-term contract, and we’ll get to some of those in a bit. But before we go down that road, let’s discuss the first step – determining the contract term that is best for … Read More

Auto finance definitions to remember

Think back to the last time you bought a vehicle. Did you feel, at times, like the salesperson or finance manager was speaking a different language? It can happen. Sometimes using industry-lingo becomes second nature and we forget that others don’t always speak our language. Here are a few terms and definitions to help clear things up when you make your next visit to the … Read More

Talking trade-ins and car valuations with Kelley Blue Book

With the increasing number of resources potential customers have to help with their automobile purchases, Kelley Blue Book continues to be one of the top sites for vehicle research, trade-in information and car valuations. Trading in a previous vehicle can play a vital role in the process for many car buyers, and a little bit of research and preparation can go a long way. We … Read More

Leasing vs. Buying – which is right for you?

Perhaps you know someone trying to decide whether to lease or buy? Or maybe you’re in a quandary about the same for your next vehicle purchase. Our roadmap can answer a few key questions and steer you in the direction of what works best for you.   For more information regarding leasing vs. buying and all other financial resources, please visit our Customer Center.

How to handle traffic on Memorial Day weekend

A situation you never want to be in. You have your bags packed, ready to get the wheels turning on your road trip. Maybe you’re rushing out the door or you have everything planned out. Either way, you’re in the car and on the way to your destination. That’s when you see it. Those dreaded bright red taillights up ahead bringing you to a halt. … Read More

2019 Ram 1500 wins Autotrader Best New Cars for 2019 Award

Over the past year, the Ram 1500 has been making headlines — from winning multiple awards to unveiling new-edition trucks at auto shows. It’s also pretty good at getting you out of a jam. Now the pickup can add another trophy to its mantle as Autotrader announced the 2019 Ram 1500 earned a spot on the publication’s Best New Cars for 2019 Award. Autotrader’s award … Read More

Dodge brand wins KBB.com Brand Image Award

When you hear the name of a certain vehicle, what kind of response do you have? When you drive by a dealership and see what’s on the lot, are you intrigued or indifferent? Obviously, vehicle brands strive to put out a product that excites potential buyers. Each year, Kelley Blue Book (KBB.com) recognizes the brands that have created the most excitement in its Brand Image … Read More

See the new 10-year anniversary 2019 Ram Heavy Duty Kentucky Derby Edition

May 4, 2019, marks the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby®. It also marks the 10-year anniversary of the “greatest two minutes in sports” having Ram as its “Official Truck” of Churchill Downs®. To commemorate the momentous occasion, the Ram brand unveiled a brand new 2019 Ram Heavy Duty Kentucky Derby Edition.     According to an official FCA US LLC press release, Kentucky Derby … Read More

Chrysler Capital Test Drive: 2019 Ram 1500 Limited Crew Cab 4×4

 When purchasing a vehicle, one of the most important factors in making your decision is the test drive. This part of the car-buying process presents the best opportunity to get an up-close-and-personal look at your potential ride. It also provides an opportunity to interact with the dealership and learn any information to help inform your decision. On a sunny spring day, we went out for … Read More