Auto Finance

At Chrysler Capital Blog: The Road Best Traveled, we endeavor to provide easy-to-understand auto finance information and advice.

Ram 3500 has the best resale value, according to J.D. Power

A class above the rest. That is what J.D. Power announced when it handed its Best Resale Value Award to the Ram 3500. According to J.D. Power, “244 vehicle models were evaluated using a sample of over 650,000 transactions with an average of 3,500 data points assessed on each vehicle. The award selection process utilizes used vehicle wholesale prices, which represent how much a dealer … Read More

A recipe for paying off your auto loan early

A good recipe always starts with two things – good ingredients and solid prep work. Don’t believe me? Ask a professional chef. The recipe for paying off your vehicle is not all that different. Let’s start with the ingredients. You will need: Your monthly payment amount Your monthly payment due date The funds to make your payment on or before the due date A payment … Read More

Cash down makes sense – dollars and cents

Every year about this time the Internet is flush with articles about how to best utilize your tax return. In an effort to provide you with new and different material on this subject, I came to the conclusion that you can read every article from every “expert” you can find on the subject. Go ahead. Read until your heart’s content. In the end, only you … Read More

Best Black Friday deals for 2015

If you’re in the market for a new vehicle – even if you’ve been THINKING about getting a new vehicle, this weekend may be the perfect time to sign on the dotted line. With droves of people shaking off turkey-comas to scour the post-Thanksgiving-Day deals, dealers are looking to draw your attention away from the malls. What better way to do so than to offer … Read More

The “right” vehicle for the first-time car buyer

As a first-time car buyer, one of the most difficult decisions can be choosing which vehicle to purchase. Truth be told, not knowing which vehicle to purchase isn’t limited to just first-time car buyers. Almost anyone can have this dilemma! Unfortunately, there is no cookie-cutter formula to follow. Deciding on a vehicle is a personal decision and the choice you make should be as unique … Read More

Why preapproved auto financing makes sense

Any time you can take some of the stress out of an otherwise stressful situation, it’s a good thing, right? So why not make your next car or truck-buying experience more pleasant with preapproved auto financing?   It’s easy to apply online. With Chrysler Capital, all you need is a computer, tablet or smartphone and you can be on your way in no time at … Read More

The Best Thing About Owning a Jeep®

Almost everyone knows someone who owns a Jeep, has owned a Jeep (and most likely regrets ever getting rid of it) or aspires to own a Jeep. Ask any number of Jeep owners about their Jeep and nearly every one of them will utter the same four words: “I love my Jeep!” What is it about Jeep that inspires people to become lifelong Jeep enthusiasts? … Read More

Leasing versus Buying – Why is it a question?

It seems like the minute you buy something these days it’s outdated. You buy a smartphone and a month later there is something smarter. You buy a notebook that is so thin you can practically see through it and sure enough, they come up with something thinner. You buy the biggest big screen they have and JUST before the big game, Jumbotron hits the market. … Read More