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September 2007 Sales: Chrysler LLC

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Chrysler LLC Announces Overall September 2007 U.S. Sales
Down 5 Percent, With Retail Up and Fleet Down as Planned
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- Chrysler brand car sales rise 10 percent over September 2006 led by
Sebring Sedan and Convertible
- Jeep® brand sales down 11 percent year-over-year with retail up and
fleet down, driven by planned fleet reductions
- Jeep Wrangler sales increased 71 percent versus last year
- Dodge brand sales up 5 percent from the same period last year, driven by
Ram Pickup and Nitro
- Dealer inventory down 15 percent or 82,000 units versus September 2006

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Chrysler LLC reported U.S.
sales for September 2007 of 159,799 units; down 5 percent compared to
September 2006 with 168,888 units sold. All sales figures are reported as
unadjusted.
"With the overall industry down versus September 2006, Chrysler retail
sales remain strong," said Darryl Jackson, Vice President - U.S. Sales.
"Our fleet sales continue to trend down more than 20 percent driving the
overall sales decrease for the month. This is directly in line with our
plan to reduce daily rental fleet during the second half of the year."
Chrysler brand car sales were led by Sebring Sedan which posted sales
of 4,418 units and Sebring Convertible which finished the month with sales
of 1,639 units. Chrysler Aspen sales rose 8 percent versus August 2007 with
3,875 units.
Jeep® brand sales were down 11 percent year-over-year with retail
sales up and fleet down driven by planned fleet reductions, while Wrangler
posted gains. Jeep Wrangler and Wrangler Unlimited posted sales of 8,605
units, up 71 percent versus September 2006.
Dodge brand sales increased 5 percent over last year led by Dodge Ram
which posted a gain of 20 percent. The all-new Dodge Nitro was up 2 percent
over August 2007.
"Our sell down on 2007 models is going very well and in October we will
continue to offer aggressive lease and retail payments for our customers,"
said Michael Keegan, Vice President - Volume Planning and Sales Operations.
"We will extend the 0% APR offering for 60 months on more 2007 models
through the end of the month."
Chrysler finished the month with 450,733 units of inventory, or a
71-day supply. Inventory is down by 15 percent compared to September 2006
when it was at 533,220 units.

Chrysler LLC U.S. Sales Summary Thru September 2007

											   Month Sales	  DR %	Vol %
					Model				   Curr Yr   Pr Yr	Change  Change

	Sebring								  6,057	 1,664	279%	264%
	300									  9,231	10,632	-10%	-13%
	Crossfire								  501	 1,431	-64%	-65%
	PT Cruiser							   6,140	10,675	-40%	-42%
	Aspen									3,875	   734	449%	428%
	Pacifica								 4,183	 7,446	-42%	-44%
	Town & Country						   8,681	14,629	-38%	-41%
	  CHRYSLER BRAND						38,668	47,211	-15%	-18%
	Compass								  2,852	 3,680	-19%	-23%
	Patriot								  4,245		 0	  0%	  0%
	Wrangler								 8,605	 5,032	 78%	 71%
	Liberty								  6,830	12,367	-43%	-45%
	Grand Cherokee						  10,419	11,034	 -2%	 -6%
	Commander								4,509	 9,780	-52%	-54%
	  JEEP BRAND							37,460	41,893	 -7%	-11%
	Caliber								  6,348	 8,243	-20%	-23%
	Avenger								  8,318		 0	  0%	  0%
	Charger								  9,265	10,228	 -6%	 -9%
	Viper									   24	   110	-77%	-78%
	Magnum								   3,628	 3,668	  3%	 -1%
	Dakota								   4,188	 4,617	 -6%	 -9%
	Ram P/U								 30,100	25,081	 25%	 20%
	Caravan								 10,417	18,493	-41%	-44%
	Durango								  2,850	 5,652	-48%	-50%
	Nitro									7,044	   966	658%	629%
	Sprinter								 1,489	 2,288	-32%	-35%
	  DODGE BRAND						   83,671	79,784	  9%	  5%

	TOTAL CHRYSLER LLC					 159,799   168,888	 -2%	 -5%

			  TOTAL CAR					 40,053	33,716	 24%	 19%
			  TOTAL TRUCK				  119,746   135,172	 -8%	-11%
	Selling Days								25		26

												 Sales CYTD	   DR %   Vol %
					Model					 Curr Yr	Pr Yr   Change Change

	Sebring								   68,277	 46,726	46%	46%
	300									   90,251	106,107   -15%   -15%
	Crossfire								  8,290	  7,381	12%	12%
	PT Cruiser								77,383	106,114   -27%   -27%
	Aspen									 22,468		734  2961%  2961%
	Pacifica								  42,874	 60,885   -30%   -30%
	Town & Country							99,134	127,053   -22%   -22%
	  CHRYSLER BRAND						 408,677	455,000   -10%   -10%
	Compass								   31,273	  6,448   385%   385%
	Patriot								   27,612		  0	 0%	 0%
	Wrangler								  92,549	 54,234	71%	71%
	Liberty								   68,865	103,214   -33%   -33%
	Grand Cherokee							93,246	109,158   -15%   -15%
	Commander								 50,124	 64,829   -23%   -23%
	  JEEP BRAND							 363,669	337,883	 8%	 8%
	Caliber								   80,352	 68,001	18%	18%
	Avenger								   59,148		  0	 0%	 0%
	Charger								   89,490	 87,768	 2%	 2%
	Viper										348	  1,113   -69%   -69%
	Magnum									22,342	 32,646   -32%   -32%
	Dakota									41,376	 61,473   -33%   -33%
	Ram P/U								  276,978	275,225	 1%	 1%
	Caravan								  130,472	170,351   -23%   -23%
	Durango								   37,511	 53,417   -30%   -30%
	Nitro									 55,789		966  5675%  5675%
	Sprinter								  11,193	 16,777   -33%   -33%
	  DODGE BRAND							806,477	835,065	-3%	-3%

	TOTAL CHRYSLER LLC					 1,578,823  1,627,948	-3%	-3%

			  TOTAL CAR					  407,534	394,407	 3%	 3%
			  TOTAL TRUCK				  1,171,289  1,233,541	-5%	-5%
	Selling Days								 230		230
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At least they are reducing fleets...its not great news like it is for GM...but it's not nearly as bad as Ford either.

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