Road & Car Tips

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

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

WHICH FCA US LLC VEHICLE FITS YOUR BACK-TO-SCHOOL NEEDS?

It’s that time of the year again. Believe it or not, we are nearing the end of summer and school is coming back in session. For some, it may be getting back to dropping off the kiddos, and for others it could be a return to campus. Either way, the morning routine of heading to the classroom is back into motion. Though many of us … 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

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

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