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The vehicles you need for your football tailgate

Football is upon us, which means the start of one of America’s pastimes. Tailgate season. Arguably more important than what happens on the football field are the frenzies that occur both before and after the game. Because no matter the outcome, a utopia of food and fun awaits at the tailgate.   As football fanatics know, there are many essentials to making a great tailgating … Read More

How to handle car buying during Labor Day weekend — Autotrader

Labor Day and other holiday weekends make for opportune times to car shop. As a result, the same convenience of having an extra day or two off from work can create a busy and sometimes hectic experience due to the increase in volume of consumers out shopping. Typically dealerships will bring out exclusive deals for the extended weekends, aware of the increase in foot traffic. … Read More

Chrysler Capital Test Drive: Dodge Charger vs. Dodge Challenger

Throughout my test drives, I’ve had the privilege of spanning across the spectrum of FCA US LLC vehicles. I powered through a truck. I experienced a family minivan. I even got a look at one of the year’s most anticipated new-release rides. For this one, I thought it could be good to try out something in the sport/muscle car territory. And what’s better than getting … Read More

What car buyers can do with little to no credit

For those with little to no credit, there is still opportunity to purchase a vehicle. Though low credit scores aren’t the most ideal, they don’t tell the entire story for a consumer, and Chrysler Capital works diligently to provide full-spectrum auto financing options. “Chrysler Capital does have buying power for first-time buyers for some of the subprime applicants that are out there,” says Kevin from … Read More

Need to sort out your car budget? Our finance calculator can help!

Car budget

Creating a budget is easy. Sticking to it is a whole different story. For any car buyer, it’s critical to understand how much car you can afford and what an estimated monthly payment could look like. To help you figure out what your budget can handle, we at Chrysler Capital created our Finance Calculators. By doing your homework today, you’re building the foundation for buying … Read More

Choosing the right vehicle for a new driver

What happens when it comes time to purchase or lease a vehicle for a new driver? Do you run out to get the fanciest, most expensive vehicle on the lot? Probably not. Instead, hopefully, you’ve done research, learned how the auto finance process works and taken into consideration things like your budget and the cost-to-own. Once you’re prepared, it’s time for the exciting part – shopping and test driving. … Read More

See which vehicles best fit your summer vacation needs

We are hitting the peak of summer and vacations continue to ramp up. Of course every vehicle journeying across our highways brings a unique circumstance. For some travelers, it may be as simple as hopping in the car and hitting the open road. For others, it may be getting kids packed and ready and just trying to reach the destination with your sanity intact. Depending … Read More

How a Simple Interest contract works

If you already have or are looking to apply online for a vehicle purchase, chances are you’ll be given a Simple Interest contract. How does such a contract work and how will it affect your monthly car payments? Our Simple Interest video in our Customer Center can help explain. Essentially, there are three important factors in a Simple Interest contract. PRINCIPAL The Principal refers to … Read More

Chrysler Capital Test Drive: Jeep® Gladiator

The moment arrived. After months of hype and a grand arrival, I finally got my chance to go behind the wheel of the Jeep® Gladiator. My first couple of test drives with the Ram 1500 and Chrysler Pacifica were wonderful experiences as each ride displayed what’s made the two award-winning vehicles so notable among their segments. But as fun as those rides were, the build-up … Read More

How does GAP coverage work?

GAP coverage (aka Guaranteed Asset Protection) is optional insurance coverage that pays the difference between what is owed and what a vehicle is worth in the event the automobile is stolen or destroyed. This coverage is included in the terms of a Chrysler Capital lease contract and optional in terms of financing a vehicle purchase. So how does it work? Well, here’s a nightmare scenario … Read More