Chrysler Capital Blog

Jeep® and Ram brands shine bright in KBB.com Resale Value Awards

For many drivers, a time comes when one decides to trade in their current vehicle to help purchase a new ride. And I think all can agree that the more we receive on our trade-in, the better. One of the industry’s most trusted vehicle valuation and information sources Kelley Blue Book (KBB.com) put together their latest list of vehicles expected to maintain the greatest proportion … Read More

WHAT IS A DISPOSITION FEE ON A LEASE CONTRACT?

In a previous post on how auto leasing works, one of our “Terms to Know” was Disposition Fee. It was defined as: “Charged by some lessors for the privilege of returning the vehicle and walking away; the cost is spelled out in the Lease Contract, so you will know upfront how much it will be.” Simply put, the disposition fee is charged by the lessor at … Read More

2020 Ram 1500 named Luxury Car of the Year by Cars.com

When you think of a luxury vehicle, what kind of car comes to mind? If I were to guess, I would say a truck isn’t at the top of your list. Perhaps that may change with Cars.com naming the 2020 Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn/Limited as the Luxury Car of the Year. The honor comes on the heels of Ram accomplishing its highest year-end vehicle sales … Read More

HOW DOES NEGOTIATING IN AUTO LEASING WORK?

  When looking into a lease deal on a vehicle, have you wondered if there may be any wiggle room on the final numbers? There’s a common misconception that the auto leasing process is not negotiable. While leasing can be significantly different from traditional financing, when it comes to negotiating, the two are quite similar in certain ways. For example, the price of the vehicle … Read More

HOW TO HAVE YOUR VEHICLE PREPARED FOR WINTER’S WORST

We’ve reached mid-January, which also means the worst of Old Man Winter has started to hit in many parts of the country. While beautiful, snow and ice can lead to some less-than terrific driving conditions. Trust us, this is not the type of weather you want to define your road trip. What better time than now, before the majority of the country gets its first … Read More

Dodge, Jeep® and Ram brands set record sales in 2019

For 2018, FCA US celebrated a record-setting year in sales from their Jeep® and Ram brands. To cap off the decade, more records were set by the two brands as well as the Dodge Charger and Challenger. FCA US closed the fourth quarter and 2019 with a handful of records from Dodge, Jeep and Ram, setting the brands to new sales levels. According to an … Read More

TO WARM OR NOT TO WARM YOUR VEHICLE – YOU DECIDE

Even in a new decade, the great debate wages on. To warm or not to warm? As we head into the wintery months, much of the United States awakens to freezing temperatures, including some as low as single-digit or even negative in the Northern states. Interestingly, this is a hot topic (pun intended) that renders strong opinions on both sides. THE CASE FOR NOT WARMING … 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, whether it be through diet, exercise or both. 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. Last week, we provided some car care New Year’s resolutions to help … Read More

Happy Holidays from Chrysler Capital!

  From all of us at Chrysler Capital, we wish you and your loved ones a happy holiday season. Our hours will remain the same throughout the season except for the following dates: December 25 – closed January 1 – closed During your travels, feel free to check back for any of your auto finance needs. We have plenty of categories in our blog that … Read More