Chrysler Group Reports U.S. December Sales


    *  Dodge Ram Sets December Sales Record
    *  Jeep(R) Brand Sets December Sales Record
    *  Dodge and Jeep Brands Increase Calendar Year Sales

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 3, 2003 Chrysler Group
reported U.S. sales of 172,494 units in December 2002, a one percent increase
compared to December 2001, based on a daily selling rate.
    Jeep(R) brand vehicles set an all-time record for December, with sales of
45,751 units, up 22 percent compared to December 2001.  Jeep Grand Cherokee
led the way with 24,124 units, up 19 percent compared to December 2001.  Jeep
Liberty sold 16,555 units, up 35 percent and Jeep Wrangler sales of 5,072
units were up nine percent.
    For the 2002 calendar year, Jeep brand sales were 459,796 vehicles, an
increase of one percent compared to calendar year 2001.  Jeep Liberty had
sales of 171,212, up 93 percent over 2001, while Jeep Grand Cherokee reported
sales of 224,233 units, up slightly over 2001.
    "The continued success of Jeep vehicles underscores the brand's strong
reputation and segment leadership," said Gary Dilts, Senior Vice President -
Sales.  "Consumers recognize the 'go-anywhere, do-anything' capabilities and
the value Jeep vehicles represent."
    Dodge Ram set an all-time December sales record of 34,812 units, up 20
percent compared to December 2001.  The all-new Dodge Ram Heavy Duty pickup
trucks were recently named Motor Trend's 2003 Truck of the Year.
    "We are excited to have earned this coveted award from Motor Trend
magazine," added Dilts.  "Consumers also recognize that Dodge Ram trucks are
the best pickups on the market today."
    For the 2002 calendar year, the Dodge brand had sales of 1,264,782 units,
an increase of one percent compared to calendar year 2001.  Dodge Ram sales
were 396,934 units, an increase of 15 percent compared to 2001.  Total Dodge
car sales were 348,218 units, up six percent, compared to 2001.  The Dodge
Neon sold 126,118 units, up 18 percent.  Dodge Caravan recorded sales of
244,911 units, an increase of one percent compared to 2001, with the Dodge
Intrepid at 111,356 units, an increase of two percent.
    In 2002, Chrysler Group sold 2,205,446 vehicles, compared to 2,273,208 in
2001, a decline of three percent.
    "Last year was a positive year for the Chrysler Group and we're well
positioned for 2003," added Dilts.  "Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge dealers are
looking forward to the arrival of recently announced exciting new products."
    Chrysler group finished the year with 517,429 units of inventory, or a 75-
day supply.

        DaimlerChrysler Corporation U.S. Sales Summary Thru December 2002

                             Month Sales     DR %      Sales CYTD        DR %
        Model               Curr      Pr    Change     Curr        Pr   Change
                             Yr       Yr                Yr         Yr
    Cirrus                     0        0     0%          0        371  -100%
    Sebring Sedan          2,732    4,522   -37%     56,606     56,616     0%
    Sebring Coupe            519    1,092   -51%     11,784     16,601   -29%
    Sebring Convertible    2,350    2,245     9%     43,977     45,242    -3%
    Concorde               2,583    3,280   -18%     31,611     32,331    -2%
    300M                   2,360    2,988   -18%     32,375     36,583   -12%
    LHS                        0      229  -100%        552      8,852   -94%
    Prowler                   39      160   -75%      1,328      1,134     0%
    CHRYSLER CAR          10,583   14,516   -24%    178,233    197,730   -10%
    PT Cruiser             8,332   12,676   -32%    138,260    144,717    -4%
    Voyager                1,911    3,344   -41%     37,392     45,105   -17%
    Town & Country        10,057   12,605   -17%    126,378    142,902   -12%
    CHRYSLER TRUCK        20,300   28,625   -26%    302,030    332,724    -9%
    CHRYSLER BRAND        30,883   43,141   -26%    480,263    530,454    -9%
    Wrangler               5,072    4,860     9%     64,351     68,830    -7%
    Cherokee                   0      242  -100%          0     74,490  -100%
    Liberty               16,555   12,763    35%    171,212     88,485    93%
    Grand Cherokee        24,124   21,096    19%    224,233    223,612     0%
    JEEP BRAND            45,751   38,961    22%    459,796    455,417     1%
         CP CAR           10,583   14,718   -25%    178,838    228,964   -22%
         CPJ TRUCK        66,051   67,586     2%    761,826    788,481    -3%
    CPJ DIVISION          76,634   82,304    -3%    940,664  1,017,445    -8%
    Neon                   7,387    7,915    -3%    126,118    107,299    18%
    Stratus Sedan          7,093    6,505    13%     90,189     88,948     1%
    Stratus Coupe          1,214    1,181     7%     19,044     22,177   -14%
    Avenger                    0        0     0%          0        143  -100%
    Intrepid               7,919    6,855    20%    111,356    109,098     2%
    Viper                     77       96   -17%      1,511      1,388     9%
    DODGE CAR             23,690   22,552     9%    348,218    329,053     6%
    Dakota                 8,581   11,543   -23%    130,712    154,479   -15%
    Ram P/U               34,812   30,253    20%    396,934    344,538    15%
    Caravan               19,236   18,466     8%    244,911    242,036     1%
    Durango                7,427   10,024   -23%    106,925    130,799   -18%
    Ram Wagon                251      602   -57%     10,912     18,321   -40%
    Ram Van                1,863    2,257   -14%     26,170     36,537   -28%
    DODGE TRUCK           72,170   73,145     3%    916,564    926,710    -1%
    DODGE DIVISION        95,860   95,697     4%  1,264,782  1,255,763     1%
    TOTAL CAR             34,273   37,270    -4%    527,056    558,017    -6%
    TOTAL TRUCK          138,221  140,731     2%  1,678,390  1,715,191    -2%
    TOTAL CAR & TRUCK    172,494  178,001     1%  2,205,446  2,273,208    -3%
    Total Minivan         31,204   34,415    -6%    408,681    430,383    -5%
    Total Sport Utility   53,178   48,985    13%    566,721    586,216    -3%
    Selling Days              25       26               307        307


		

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