Road & Car Tips

Check out tips and advice on keeping your vehicle maintained and making your drives as smooth as possible.

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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

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

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

My craziest road trip experience – how a Ram truck came to my rescue

’Tis the season for road trips. As temperatures rise and the school year comes to a close, roads fill up with vehicles journeying across the state, or even the country, for their spring or summer adventure. In some cases, you can get a full adventure in only 24 hours! Of course not every road trip goes according to plan. Many times, unexpected twists and turns … Read More

Rewards for spring cleaning your vehicle

I must confess. Spring cleaning is tough. When it comes to the little monthly or weekly disciplines of tidying up my vehicle, I tend to procrastinate quite a bit. I’ve even gotten a little behind on some New Year’s resolutions. I don’t let anything pile up, but it takes a bit of extra motivation to keep my ride squeaky clean like the day I drove … Read More

The good, the bad and the real deal of used car shopping

Let’s talk used car shopping. I know, I know. Yuck. But let’s do it anyway, just for a little while. Have you added a driver to the family and are now looking to add a vehicle as well? Or maybe you’ve been thinking about getting something that gets better gas mileage to use for your daily commuter. If so, it’s a good time to get … Read More

FCA US LLC spring break destinations

Do you have plans for spring break? As March brings the end of winter, it also usually marks the time where schools across the country take a week-long pause. For men, women and families, this presents an opportunity to wind down and recharge, or a chance to go big on a vacation. Whether you plan to travel during your spring break or are just searching … 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