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It's a government program, not Chrysler's.
Maybe you should READ the articale before you comment.

Chrysler GROUP LLC is offering $4500 cash for clunkers ON TOP of the $4500 the governemnt is offering. This means $9000 for a clunker if you buy a new Chrysler
 

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Not true, read the article. Its 4500 from the gov't and Chrysler.
Read it again! It looks like Chrysler is doubling the gov't incentive!!!

July 22 (Bloomberg) -- Chrysler Group LLC is offering new-car buyers as much as $4,500 in cash, doubling the potential savings for customers who use a U.S. program to get less fuel-efficient cars off the road.

Customers who get the maximum $4,500 credit for a trade-in under the federal “cash-for-clunkers” initiative will reap a $9,000 benefit, the Auburn Hills, Michigan-based automaker said in a statement today. The incentive runs from tomorrow through Aug. 31 and covers most 2009 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep models.

Chrysler’s offer takes effect alongside the $1 billion U.S. Car Allowance Rebate System and includes buyers who don’t tap government aid. The company’s 46 percent drop in first-half domestic sales was the deepest among big automakers in the U.S., damped by the recession and its April 30 bankruptcy filing.

“It’s a smart move, and I’m sure we’ll see this from other automakers,” said Jeremy Anwyl, chief executive officer of auto-research company Edmunds.com in Santa Monica, California.

U.S. credits to purchase qualified new autos are designed to speed the scrapping of older vehicles with lower fuel economy. Chrysler’s incentive may sway some buyers whose trade- ins or new autos aren’t eligible for federal help, Anwyl said.

“From a dealer perspective it gives them a much-needed tool to deal with the cash for clunkers rejects,” he said.

Chrysler is offering zero percent financing for 72 months through GMAC LLC on most 2009 models for consumers who don’t take the cash. GMAC took over lending from Chrysler Financial as part of the restructuring in which a group led by Italy’s Fiat SpA bought most assets of the former Chrysler LLC in Chapter 11.

The new Chrysler financing follows 60-month, no-interest loans on some models that started July 1 and end today.
 

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cash for clunkers isnt even a signed bill in congress yet, but its due this week, from what i understand. http://www.cars.gov/index.php/rollout you have to be careful cause lots of companies are marketing this gimmick and they dont have the right too and there are a ton of scams out there because of it.

http://www.cars.gov/
http://www.cars.gov/index.php/faq


remember chargers are not eligible.
mileage must be 18 mpg or less average city/hwy per sticker which ours are not and from memory i think it has to be 01 and older
edit^^^^^^^ well srt and r/t could if they werent so new not that i see the link the gov is using http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/sbs.htm

http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/sbs.htm
 

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cash for clunkers isnt even a signed bill in congress yet, but its due this week, from what i understand. http://www.cars.gov/index.php/rollout you have to be careful cause lots of companies are marketing this gimmick and they dont have the right too and there are a ton of scams out there because of it.

http://www.cars.gov/
http://www.cars.gov/index.php/faq


remember chargers are not eligible.
mileage must be 18 mpg or less average city/hwy per sticker which ours are not and from memory i think it has to be 01 and older
edit^^^^^^^ well srt and r/t could if they werent so new not that i see the link the gov is using http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/sbs.htm

http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/sbs.htm
So then, I cannot trade in my 06 SRT8 Charger (gas guzzler) to get $9k towards a new car (2009 SRT8 Challenger and/or Superbee Charger)?
Oh well, looks like I'll just have to keep my old 'clunker'!! :banana:
 

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well i threw the edit up there for 5.7 and 6.1 cause the 5.7 was revised in like 07 or something with different standards then the window sticker said and made it 18 mpg ave and the srt is below that. either way they are too new

I'm not 100% sure of anything thats why i posted the links for everyone. Just my interpretation and i know a lot about the scams going around
 

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Do you guys know what they do to the engines on the cars that get traded in..........THEY LOCK THEM UP!!! Our company just started selling the chemical to lock these engines up. This is a 2 quart pre-mix of the
40/60 sodium silicate and water and can be directly added to the engines crankcase as stated by the Federal Government's guidelines.

Crazy Stuff!
 

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So then, I cannot trade in my 06 SRT8 Charger (gas guzzler) to get $9k towards a new car (2009 SRT8 Challenger and/or Superbee Charger)?
Oh well, looks like I'll just have to keep my old 'clunker'!! :banana:
Would anyone actually be dumb enough to only take $9k for their charger as a trade?

Remember this is for getting POS Clunkers off the road, the kind that generally are rarely worth $1,000 as they are, thus why there is a mandatory scrapping of any vehicle that gets traded in under the clash-for-clunker program.
 

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Do you guys know what they do to the engines on the cars that get traded in..........THEY LOCK THEM UP!!! Our company just started selling the chemical to lock these engines up. This is a 2 quart pre-mix of the
40/60 sodium silicate and water and can be directly added to the engines crankcase as stated by the Federal Government's guidelines.

Crazy Stuff!
Why would they waste the money on that when they scrap them anyway?
 

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"Clash" for Clunkers?


So I can trade a car in, get extra money for it from both Uncle Sam and Chrysler and have The Clash stand on top of it and play?

HELL YES.

:biggrinjester:
 

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It's a government program, not Chrysler's.
Kind of true, The government is offering $3,500 or $4,500 and Chrysler is also offering an additional $3,500 or $4,500 on all models except Wrangler, Challenger, and Sprinter, oh and Viper too.
There is not a science to this, you get the gov't money based on the delta between your old clunker and the new car. You do not get it in addition to a "trade in value" it's in substitution of trade in value. as the previous post suggest, the engine is locked, and the vehicle is scrapped. Chrysler is simply marketing their rebates as an "additional" or "match" of $3,500 or $4,500. The rebates are what they are, and are not actually matching the government rebate as we don't know what the customer qualifies for. It's simply a hook! For instance here in Michigan we have $5,000 on Caliber and Patriot ($3,500 in rebate and $1,500 in Bonus Cash) plus the governments $3,500 or $4,500 depending on what their old car is and gets MPG'wise. Yup $8,500 or $9,500 off the price of a $18-$20,000 car. Some people were on a Target Direct Mail list and got another $750 or $1,000. Seriously WTF I know! PM me with any questions I do rebates at Chrysler. Charger/300/300C and SRT's don't qualify obviously they don't get a combined 22MPG.
 

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So now that the CARS program is officially out of money how will that affect dealers still taking in "clunkers" under the program?? They are trying to get "emergency" funding right now to continue the program. What the hell, just throw another $1billion into the program. It won't even be a dimple on the national debt the Obama administration is racking up.
 
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