• Mar 2, 2006
The Chrysler Group apparently isn’t done cleaning house and is extending its offer of 0% financing on select vehicles through the end of March. The company originally announced its “0% is Back” promotion back at the beginning of February. Unlike that promotion, the deal in March eliminates the combination deals that offered consumers both low APRs and customer cash.

The incentive drive in March offers no interest, 60-financing on minivans, the Chrysler Pacifica, Dodge Ram light and heavy duty pickups, Dodge Durango and Dakota, the Jeep Liberty, Wrangler, Grand Cherokee and Commander.

Customers can also choose 2.9 percent financing for 72 months, consumer cash up to $3,000, or lease cash plus $1,000 Chrysler Financial Bonus lease cash.

Chrysler reported sales for the month of February up 3 percent over last year on a booming 19-percent rise in car sales. The LX platform alone accounted for 30,241 combined units sold.

[Source: Chrysler]


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      • 8 Years Ago
      I've owned a '02 Concorde Limited since new and aside from my wear and tear on it, the car is outstanding!
      3.5 L h/o. nice...
      Chrysler is truly putting out great product.
      haha, hey bernie, why'd you hang on to it for four years?
      • 8 Years Ago
      Where is your information from Brain W????

      and so what they sold to fleets...you don't think that every car company does that????
      • 8 Years Ago
      It's ok Klaatu, no one will force you to buy one if you don't want one.

      Make mine a Sebring converitble, It's 80 degrees in FL today.
      • 8 Years Ago
      In order to remove that oversurplus inventory - smart move....LOL
      • 8 Years Ago
      "But it's the last Chrysler I'll own most likely. Last "American" car I own I should say as well."

      Yeah, and Sweden is the last "African" country I will ever vist.

      Wow, now people are using cars that are assembled outside the U.S. by German companies as an excuse to not buy American. Sounds fair to me.



      Gerry
      • 8 Years Ago
      After a run of GM and foreign cars, our last three personal vehicles have been Chrysler products- a 300M and two Durangos. No problems of any kind with these vehicles, very comfortable to drive and ride in. I'd buy another.
      • 8 Years Ago
      "assembled by CANADIANS (technically "Americans")"

      Do the Canadians know they are "technically "Americans""? All because a gov't agency combines their parts with ours because of NAFTA (they essentially crap on our other NAFTA partner Mexico while doing so and doesn't make Canada technically America).



      "While they may not be an independent U.S. Company"

      Better said: While they ARE NOT an independent (or otherwise) U.S. Company.


      "with the exception of rear suspension parts (which are NOT part of the problem), this car was designed, engineered and produced by AMERICAN employees of Chrysler Corp"

      But the parts content for Canada and U.S. are reported together and since it is assembled in Canada my guess is that there are a ton of Canadian parts. Canada is a good trading partner but I fail to see this vehicle as being very American. Especially when it is being used by you to judge your purchases of future American cars. Of course the choice is yours but it disappoints me to see writing like that which may have some other dumbass think that way too. Even when Chrysler was American it was the bottom of reliability. IMO it still is low on that list. To bad GM and Ford have to pay for Chrysler's sins (still, even after it was taken by the Germans with an admitted lie). Just sad.



      "managaged mostly by American executives"

      And controlled at the top by Germans.




      "So yes, it will be the last "American" car I buy."

      Why put "American" in quotes? Just say you won't buy any American brand vehicles (I would state "anymore" here but since your current one isn't American branded I can't say that).



      "Any Toyota or Honda product (among others) assembled in America will remain a potential choice as no one considers them "American" cars. Get it?"

      Why bother to limit yourself with assembled in America Japanese cars? I mean, you didn't care about assembled in America with the Pacifica. Also, I don't really consider any GM or Ford assembled outside the U.S. as a true American car so maybe you don't get it. Hondas aren't American and neither is a Lucerne to me.


      Someday when I get to your level of production and quality in my job (i.e. one of the best in the world at a job) I hope to be as arrogant to American cars too. Oh well, someday, I can still dream you know.
      David in PA
      • 8 Years Ago
      Your continual diatribes inspired by slight nuance are extremely irritating, Lithous. I hope youre not this picky around your friends or family or I would suspect youve been to many funerals of suicide victims.

      Everyone knows what I meant by American car and everyone today, in spite of the behind the scenes details of corporate structure and parts sourcing, accepts that Chrysler and Dodge badged vehicles are American cars, at least as much as any car is these days. Just because the Germans own the company doesnt necessarily mean that the process of design and production has changed significantly from what it was before the merger. Chrysler is still run as a separate company.

      But, I feel bad for you for having said this:

      Someday when I get to your level of production and quality in my job (i.e. one of the best in the world at a job) I hope to be as arrogant to American cars too. Oh well, someday, I can still dream you know.

      Its quite easy to be arrogant to American cars It really doesnt take any special skills. You just have to buy one and suffer through the ownership of it. If it doesn't work the first time, keep trying...you'll get there.
      • 8 Years Ago
      AP article by Dee Ann Durbin today"

      "Other U.S. automakers relied more heavily on fleet sales in February. Ford Motor Co.'s U.S. sales analysis manager, George Pipas, said fleet sales made up 41 percent of Ford's February sales. DaimlerChrysler AG's Chrysler Group doesn't release monthly fleet numbers, but Ballew said Chrysler's fleet sales were around 37 percent of its sales."

      Anybody in the industry knows high fleet sales are a wolf in sheeps clothing. They inflate your numbers for bragging rights, but you don't account for squat in profits. So Chrysler's 2.4% increase was probably a net loss in profit, while Toyota and Nissan's 2.2% volume increase probably made the company some real money. Ditto for Honda.

      If the analogy is sex, fleet sales... let's just say you're alone when you do it?

      • 8 Years Ago
      So if you add Honda and Acura together does that make 12? Thats worst than Kia.HaHa!!
      • 8 Years Ago
      Thank You Gale. Auto makers don't like to go over 15% fleet sales #11. GM and Ford sold 40% in Jan. and Feb. and DCX sold 30% in Jan. and 37% last month. It means that DCX has been sliding for a few months and trying to cover it up so they aren't compared to GM,Ford.
      • 8 Years Ago
      NHTSA - JAN thru NOV 23 2005 CAMPAIGN RECALLS


      ACURA..............04
      AUDI..............02
      BMW............. 05
      BUICK.. 06
      CADILLAC... 05
      CHEVY. 21
      CHRYSLER. 03
      DODGE 05
      FERRARI. 02
      FORD... 16
      GMC. 18
      HONDA.... 08
      HUMMER. 03
      HYUNDAI..... 11
      ISUZU... 06
      INFINITI......... 01
      JAGUAR............ 02
      JEEP.............. 02
      KIA.... 11
      LAND ROVER. 04
      LEXUS............ 00
      LINCOLN.. 07
      MASERATI 01
      MAZDA........... 05
      MERCEDES. 05
      MERCURY 04
      MINI.................... 01
      MITSUBUSHI....... 05
      NISSAN. 07
      OLDSMOBILE..... 01
      PONTIAC.. 06
      ROUSH.............. 01
      SAAB.... 04
      SALEEN... 02
      SATURN... 04
      SCION............ 00
      SUBARU.......... 01
      SUZUKI. 05
      TOYOTA .. 10
      VOLKSWAGON.. 02
      VOLVO............... 07
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