Award-winning Month Drives Chrysler Group LLC's December U.S. Sales


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AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 5, 2010; Awards and accolades for Chrysler, Jeep®, Dodge and Ram vehicles drove customers to dealer showrooms resulting in improved sales and market share in December. Chrysler Group today reported December sales increased 36 percent compared with November 2009 and 20 of 24 vehicles posted sales increases for the same time period.

Chrysler Group received multiple accolades in December, including Motor Trend's Truck of the Year award for the all-new 2010 Ram Heavy Duty pickup truck that is arriving in dealer showrooms now. In addition:

  --  Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon hailed as "Most Significant 4x4 of the
      Decade" and Jeep Wrangler Rubicon named "Best 4x4 of the Decade" by
      editors at Four Wheeler Magazine
  --  Jeep named "Top Domestic Brand" in Kelley Blue Book's kbb.com® 2010
      Residual Value Study
  --  2010 Ram Power Wagon was named Four Wheeler Magazine's "Pickup Truck
      of the Year"
  --  2010 Ram 1500 was named a "2010 All Star" by Automobile Magazine
  --  Dodge Challenger was named "Most Satisfying Car" by readers of a
      prominent consumer magazine
  --  Jeep Liberty and Dodge Challenger R/T chosen as "Best of 2009" by
      Gaywheels.com editors
  --  2010 Dodge Grand Caravan identified as one of the "Safest Vehicles
      under $30,000" by NADAguides.com

"As we kick off the new year, Chrysler Group continues to build momentum with some of the best products in the marketplace, and we are enthusiastic about the new products coming this year," said Fred Diaz, President and Chief Executive Officer-Ram Brand and Lead Executive for the Sales Organization, Chrysler Group LLC. "Our great Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Ram products are being recognized by opinion leaders in the industry, and consumers are responding in a positive way. In 2010 the company will continue to earn the trust of consumers with exciting, high-quality vehicles that are priced right."

Chrysler Group reported total U.S. sales for December of 86,523 units. Sales increased 36 percent month-over-month and declined 4 percent year-over-year. The company finished the year with 931,402 units sold, a decline of 36 percent compared with 2008. Inventory is down 55 percent compared with December 2008, with 178,538 units in inventory, representing a 58-day supply. Overall industry figures for November are projected to come in at an estimated 11.3 million SAAR.

  December Brand U.S. Sales Highlights

  --  Eleven Chrysler Group Vehicles saw year-over-year sales increases in
      December:
      --  Dodge car brand sales increased 25 percent compared with December
          2008
      --  Dodge Caliber (up 83 percent, 5,389 units), Avenger (up 85
          percent, 3,799 units), Charger (up 16 percent, 6,273 units),
          Journey (up 61 percent, 6,872 units) and Grand Caravan (up 24
          percent, 8,563 units) all increased sales compared with December
          2008
      --  Chrysler 300 (up 20 percent, 4,452 units), Sebring Sedan (up 19
          percent, 3,500 units), Sebring Convertible (up 47 percent, 937
          units) and Town & Country minivan (up four percent, 8,465 units)
          increased versus December 2008
      --  Jeep Patriot (up six percent, 2,759 units) and Liberty (up two
          percent, 4,609 units) sales increased year-over-year
  --  20 of 24 Chrysler Group vehicles posted December sales increases
      versus November 2009:
      --  Jeep brand sales increased 36 percent compared with the previous
          month
      --  Jeep: The entire Jeep lineup posted month-over-month increases.
          Wrangler, Liberty, Compass, Patriot, Grand Cherokee and Commander
          improved sales compared with November
      --  Chrysler brand sales increased 79 percent compared with November
          2009
      --  Chrysler Sebring Sedan, Sebring Convertible, 300, PT Cruiser and
          Town & Country had month-over-month sales increases
      --  Dodge car brand sales increased 43 percent compared with November
          2009
      --  Dodge: Caliber, with an all-new interior for 2010, Avenger,
          Charger, Challenger, Viper, Journey, Caravan and Nitro posted
          month-over-month increases
      --  Ram Brand sales increased 14 percent and the award-winning Ram
          pickup sales increased 23 percent versus November 2009
  --  In December, overall Mopar U.S. net sales increased 8 percent compared
      with November 2009. Compared to the same time period last year,
      service contracts per new unit sold increased nine percent. Last
      month, in conjunction with the dealership network, Mopar officially
      opened its eStore for business at www.mopar.com, offering customers
      more than 100,000 parts and accessories on-line

  Incentives

Chrysler Group today announced "Zero Percent Financing" for almost all 2010 model year vehicles and the expansion of its "Invest in America" partnership with more than 90 million Credit Union members in the United States. The Credit Union member-preferred pricing program has been expanded to include all 2010 model year vehicles. The incentives announced today are valid through March 1, 2010.

"Your local Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Ram dealer has award-winning cars and trucks in stock that just became more affordable," said Steven G. Beahm, Vice President, Sales Operations - Chrysler Group LLC. "Most consumers will qualify for 0 percent financing available through GMAC Financial Services, and we also are offering attractive lease rates on some of our best-selling vehicles."

Chrysler Brand

Beginning today, consumers purchasing Chrysler brand vehicles can choose 0 percent financing for up to 60 months or 1.9 percent financing for 72 months through GMAC Financial Services, or consumer cash of up $3,000. In addition, consumers who purchase a Chrysler 300 can receive "no charge" all-wheel drive. Also, consumers who purchase a Chrysler 300 can choose a "no charge" HEMI engine in lieu of consumer cash or 0 percent financing.

Jeep Brand

Starting today, consumers who purchase a Jeep brand vehicle can choose 0 percent financing for up to 60 months or 1.9 percent financing for 72 months through GMAC Financial Services or consumer cash of up $4,000. Current Jeep owners who purchase a Jeep Liberty, Commander or Grand Cherokee also qualify for $500 owner loyalty bonus cash.

Dodge Car Brand

Beginning today, consumers purchasing Dodge brand vehicles can choose 0 percent financing for up to 60 months or 1.9 percent financing for 72 months through GMAC Financial Services or consumer cash of up $3,000. In addition, consumers who purchase a Dodge Charger can receive "no charge" all-wheel drive. Also, consumers who purchase a Charger can choose a "no charge" HEMI engine in lieu of consumer cash or 0 percent financing.

Ram Truck Brand

Starting today, consumers who purchase a Ram truck can choose 0 percent financing for up to 60 months or financing as low as 1.9 percent for 72 months through GMAC Financial Services or consumer cash of up $3,500.

Leasing

Chrysler Group is offering attractive lease rates on several products, including:

  --  Jeep Wrangler Sport two-door 4x4 for $229 per month with approximately
      $2,800 due at signing
  --  Dodge Journey SE for $249 per month with approximately $2,800 due at
      signing
  --  Chrysler Town & Country LX for $289 per month with approximately
      $2,900 due at signing
  --  Ram 1500 Quad Cab ST 4x4 for $299 per month with approximately $2,900
      due at signing

  About Chrysler Group LLC

Chrysler Group LLC, formed in 2009 from a global strategic alliance with Fiat Group, produces Chrysler, Jeep®, Dodge, Ram Truck, Mopar® and Global Electric Motorcars (GEM) brand vehicles and products. With the resources, technology and worldwide distribution network required to compete on a global scale, the alliance builds on Chrysler's culture of innovation - first established by Walter P. Chrysler in 1925 - and Fiat's complementary technology - from a company whose heritage dates back to 1899.

Headquartered in Auburn Hills, Mich., Chrysler Group LLC's product lineup features some of the world's most recognizable vehicles, including the Chrysler 300, Jeep Wrangler and Ram Truck. Fiat will contribute world-class technology, platforms and powertrains for small- and medium-sized cars, allowing Chrysler Group to offer an expanded product line including environmentally friendly vehicles.

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          Chrysler Group LLC U.S. Sales Summary Thru December 2009
          --------------------------------------------------------
                                                  Month Sales        Vol %
                  Model                      Curr Yr      Pr Yr    Change
                  -----                      -------      -----    ------
  Sebring                                       4,437        3,572      24%
  300                                           4,452        3,707      20%
  Crossfire                                         0          110    -100%
  PT Cruiser                                      736        1,823     -60%
  Aspen                                            32        1,515     -98%
  Pacifica                                          0          574    -100%
  Town & Country                                8,465        8,152       4%
       CHRYSLER BRAND                          18,122       19,453      -7%
  --------------                               ------       ------     ---
  Compass                                         913        1,225     -25%
  Patriot                                       2,759        2,597       6%
  Wrangler                                      6,798        7,048      -4%
  Liberty                                       4,609        4,529       2%
  Grand Cherokee                                4,097        5,504     -26%
  Commander                                     1,634        2,188     -25%
       JEEP BRAND                              20,810       23,091     -10%
  ----------                                   ------       ------     ---
  Caliber                                       5,289        2,896      83%
  Avenger                                       3,799        2,050      85%
  Charger                                       6,273        5,414      16%
  Challenger                                    2,536        2,602      -3%
  Viper                                            44          152     -71%
  Magnum                                            0           31    -100%
  Journey                                       6,872        4,275      61%
  Caravan                                       8,563        6,927      24%
  Nitro                                         1,208        2,036     -41%
  Durango                                          29        1,435     -98%
       DODGE  BRAND                            34,613       27,818      24%
  ------------                                 ------       ------     ---
  Dakota                                          618        1,701     -64%
  Ram P/U                                      12,014       16,618     -28%
  Sprinter                                        346        1,132     -69%
       RAM BRAND                               12,978       19,451     -33%
  ---------                                    ------       ------     ---
       TOTAL DODGE                             47,591       47,269       1%
  -----------                                  ------       ------     ---

    TOTAL CHRYSLER GROUP LLC                    86,523       89,813      -4%

             TOTAL CAR                         26,830       20,535      31%
             TOTAL TRUCK                       59,693       69,278     -14%
  Selling Days                                     28           26
  ------------                                    ---          ---
  Global Sales Reporting & Analysis
  January 5, 2010

                                                  Sales CYTD        Vol %
                  Model                      Curr Yr      Pr Yr    Change
                  -----                      -------      -----    ------
  Sebring                                      27,460       71,663     -62%
  300                                          38,606       62,352     -38%
  Crossfire                                       499        2,021     -75%
  PT Cruiser                                   17,941       50,910     -65%
  Aspen                                         5,996       22,254     -73%
  Pacifica                                      1,955        7,345     -73%
  Town & Country                               84,558      118,563     -29%
       CHRYSLER BRAND                         177,015      335,108     -47%
  --------------                              -------      -------     ---
  Compass                                      11,739       25,349     -54%
  Patriot                                      31,432       55,654     -44%
  Wrangler                                     82,044       84,615      -3%
  Liberty                                      43,503       66,911     -35%
  Grand Cherokee                               50,328       73,678     -32%
  Commander                                    12,655       27,694     -54%
       JEEP BRAND                             231,701      333,901     -31%
  ----------                                  -------      -------     ---
  Caliber                                      36,098       84,158     -57%
  Avenger                                      38,922       61,963     -37%
  Charger                                      60,651       97,367     -38%
  Challenger                                   25,852       17,423      48%
  Viper                                           482        1,172     -59%
  Magnum                                          113        6,912     -98%
  Journey                                      53,826       47,097      14%
  Caravan                                      90,666      123,749     -27%
  Nitro                                        17,443       36,368     -52%
  Durango                                       3,521       21,420     -84%
       DODGE  BRAND                           327,574      497,629     -34%
  ------------                                -------      -------     ---
  Dakota                                       10,690       26,044     -59%
  Ram P/U                                     177,268      245,840     -28%
  Sprinter                                      7,154       14,600     -51%
       RAM BRAND                              195,112      286,484     -32%
  ---------                                   -------      -------     ---
       TOTAL DODGE                            522,686      784,113     -33%
  -----------                                 -------      -------     ---

  TOTAL CHRYSLER GROUP LLC                    931,402    1,453,122     -36%

             TOTAL CAR                        228,685      406,125     -44%
             TOTAL TRUCK                      702,717    1,046,997     -33%
  Selling Days                                    308          308
  ------------                                    ---          ---
  Global Sales Reporting & Analysis
  January 5, 2010
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