Car Leases

Chrysler Capital helps more people get into the driver’s seat of Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, RAM and FIAT vehicles with flexible lease options.

Can you return a leased car early?

A common myth of leasing is that once you sign the contract, you are committed to the terms of that contract until it ends. The truth is you can turn a leased vehicle in early. Depending on how much time has elapsed, you will likely be responsible for the remaining payments and possibly an early termination fee. In that respect, it’s not unlike trading a … Read More

Don’t miss the boat – auto leasing is HOT

Much like our summertime temperatures, leasing is HOT. The latest State of the Automotive Finance Market report shows leasing at an all-time high for the first quarter of 2015. It’s easy to see why. During the same period last year, the average monthly lease payment dropped $7 and credit requirements relaxed as the average score of lessees dropped by three points. Leasing continues to be … Read More

Auto leasing on the rise, reaches all-time high

The first quarter of 2015 saw leasing reach an all-time high. According to Experian Automotive, 31.46 percent of new vehicles financed during the first three months of the year were leased. Auto leasing has been on the rise for the last couple of years. While industry experts agreed the trend would continue, reaching percentages in the high 20s in the next two years, few guessed … Read More

How long can I lease a car?

For those who regularly choose to lease their vehicles, one of the distinct advantages over traditional financing is the shorter terms that go along 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 the first step is determining the contract term that is best for you. Ask yourself, … Read More

How does auto leasing work? Part 3

Are you ready to go out and lease a vehicle yet? Still feel like you’ll get a better deal with traditional financing? That may be because of the common misconception that leases are not negotiable. But, they are. When it comes to negotiating, how does auto leasing work? As you already know from How does auto leasing work? Part 1 and Part 2, leasing is … Read More

How does auto leasing work? – Part 2

Now that you know some of the lease terms, it’s time to move on to the next step – choosing a vehicle. There are many different ways to choose a vehicle to lease. You could go with the hot deal that you saw advertised on television. Or, you could take your time, do your research and choose a vehicle that suits your lifestyle and is … Read More

How does auto leasing work? – Part 1

I have to be honest, not all that long ago I wouldn’t have given a second thought to leasing a vehicle. Traditional financing always worked just fine for me. But, as with anything, once I learned more about auto leasing, not only would I give it a second thought, I’m giving some serious consideration to leasing my next vehicle. I can only assume you’re reading … Read More

Shaking Things Up—A New Lease of Motoring Life

So, you’ve been a loyal used car buyer your whole life, and your vehicles have served you well. You’ve had the foresight to purchase extended warranties and GAP coverage when you deemed it necessary. Overall, you’ve been satisfied with your decisions thus far. Satisfied. But what if your next vehicle was brand new, had all the latest technology, and was covered by manufacturer’s warranty? And … Read More