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Chrysler Group Llc November 2009

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AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ --

* Chrysler Group market share increases compared with October 2009

* Dodge Journey sales increase 93 percent compared with the same time period last year, setting a new record for November Journey sales

* Dodge Avenger sales increase 51 percent versus November 2008

* Chrysler Sebring Sedan sales increase 84 percent compared with the same time period last year

* Jeep Brand sales increase 14 percent compared with the previous month

Chrysler Group today reported sales increases on several models, both year-over-year and month-over-month. The Chrysler Sebring Sedan, Dodge Avenger, Dodge Journey and Dodge Grand Caravan all reported year-over-year sales increases. The Chrysler PT Cruiser, Chrysler Sebring Convertible, Jeep® Commander, Jeep Liberty, Jeep Compass, Jeep Patriot, Dodge Viper, Dodge Dakota and Ram Cab Chassis all reported month-over-month sales increases.

"The company showed some encouraging signs this month, providing a good foundation going forward and reinforcing our promising future which everyone in the company is excited about," said Fred Diaz, President and Chief Executive Officer-Ram Brand and Lead Executive for the Sales Organization, Chrysler Group LLC. "Consumer confidence is building now that we've released our five-year business plan, and we're showcasing our brands, great products and cool features in new advertising."

Chrysler Group reported total U.S. sales for November of 63,560 units, increasing its market share to 8.4 percent. Sales declined 25 percent versus November 2008. The company finished the month with 176,282 units in inventory, representing a 64-day supply. Inventory is down 56 percent compared with November 2008. Overall industry figures for November are projected to come in at an estimated 11.0 million SAAR.

November Brand U.S. Sales Highlights

Jeep Brand sales increased 14 percent compared with October 2009. Jeep Commander, Jeep Liberty, Jeep Compass and Jeep Patriot all posted increased sales versus October 2009.

Chrysler Sebring Sedan increased sales 84 percent (2,674 units) compared with November 2008. Chrysler PT Cruiser and Chrysler Sebring Convertible both posted sales increases versus last month.

Dodge Journey sales increased 93 percent (5,434 units) versus the same time period last year, Dodge Avenger saw sales increase 51 percent (3,571 units) compared with November 2008, and Dodge Grand Caravan sales increased 35 percent (8,171 units) versus November 2008. Dodge Viper increased sales compared with the previous month.

Dodge Dakota and Ram Cab Chassis vehicles both posted sales gains compared with October 2009.

In November, overall Mopar U.S. net sales were consistent with last month's sales. Compared with the same time period last year, Mopar accessory sales per new unit were up 8 percent while service contracts per new unit sold increased 7 percent. Mopar sales for Remote Start are up 20 percent versus 2008.

Later this month, Mopar will begin taking orders for FLO TV, a feature that offers Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Ram buyers live, mobile television. Chrysler Group LLC will be the first automaker in the U.S. to offer live, mobile TV.

Incentives

Chrysler Group LLC continues its "Year-end Wrap Up," which offer consumers the choice of a gift for themselves or some extra cash in their pocket as the holiday season approaches.

Chrysler Group also is continuing its "Invest in America" partnership with credit unions in the United States by offering preferred pricing on eligible Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Ram Truck vehicles to the more than 90 million credit union members.

2010 Model Year vehicles:

Chrysler Brand:

Beginning today, consumers purchasing select Chrysler vehicles can choose from:

* 0 percent financing for up to 60 months

* Consumer cash of up to $3,000

* All-wheel drive at no cost with the purchase of a Chrysler 300

* A no-cost DVD system with the purchase of a Chrysler Town & Country minivan

* Attractive financing rates and a no-cost service/maintenance program for 3 years/36,000 miles

Jeep Brand:

Jeep customers can choose from 0 percent financing for up to 60 months, consumer cash of up to $4,000 or attractive financing rates and a no-cost service/maintenance program for 3 years/36,000 miles.

Dodge Car Brand:

Beginning today, consumers purchasing select Dodge vehicles can choose from 0 percent financing for up to 60 months, consumer cash of up to $2,500 and all-wheel drive at no cost with the purchase of a Dodge Charger.

Ram Truck Brand:

The Ram Truck Brand is offering consumers various combinations of attractive financing and/or consumer cash, including 0 percent financing for up to 48 months or 2.9 percent financing for 60 months, or consumer cash of up to $2,500.

Ram is also offering consumers 0 percent financing for up to 72 months or up to $5,500 in consumer cash on most 2009 Dodge Ram trucks.

All incentives are valid through Jan. 4, 2010.

About Chrysler Group LLC

Chrysler Group LLC, formed in 2009 from a global strategic alliance with Fiat Group, produces Chrysler, Jeep, Ram, Dodge, 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. 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.

Follow Chrysler news and video on:

Chrysler Connect blog: http://blog.chryslergroupllc.com

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/chryslercom and www.twitter.com/chrysler

YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/pentastarvideo

Streetfire: http://members.streetfire.net/profile/ChryslerVideo.htm

Chrysler Group LLC U.S. Sales Summary Thru November 2009

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Month Sales Vol % Sales CYTD Vol %

Model Curr Yr Pr Yr Change Curr Yr Pr Yr Change

----- ------- ----- ------ ------- ----- ------

Sebring 3,044 2,891 5% 23,023 68,091 -66%

300 1,918 3,423 -44% 34,154 58,645 -42%

Crossfire 0 92 -100% 499 1,911 -74%

PT Cruiser 310 3,597 -91% 17,205 49,087 -65%

Aspen 58 2,013 -97% 5,964 20,739 -71%

Pacifica 0 544 -100% 1,955 6,771 -71%

Town &

Country 7,214 7,457 -3% 76,093 110,411 -31%

CHRYSLER

BRAND 12,544 20,017 -37% 158,893 315,655 -50%

Compass 474 880 -46% 10,826 24,124 -55%

Patriot 1,929 2,461 -22% 28,673 53,057 -46%

Wrangler 4,896 6,140 -20% 75,246 77,567 -3%

Liberty 3,516 4,171 -16% 38,894 62,382 -38%

Grand

Cherokee 3,085 5,203 -41% 46,231 68,174 -32%

Commander 1,439 1,447 -1% 11,021 25,506 -57%

JEEP

BRAND 15,339 20,302 -24% 210,891 310,810 -32%

Caliber 412 2,755 -85% 30,809 81,262 -62%

Avenger 3,571 2,362 51% 35,123 59,913 -41%

Charger 3,404 5,478 -38% 54,378 91,953 -41%

Challenger 2,040 3,364 -39% 23,316 14,821 57%

Viper 43 61 -30% 438 1,020 -57%

Magnum 0 48 -100% 113 6,881 -98%

Journey 5,434 2,815 93% 46,954 42,822 10%

Caravan 8,171 6,055 35% 82,103 116,822 -30%

Nitro 1,164 1,804 -35% 16,235 34,332 -53%

Durango 29 1,662 -98% 3,492 19,985 -83%

DODGE

BRAND 24,268 26,404 -8% 292,961 469,811 -38%

Dakota 663 1,760 -62% 10,072 24,343 -59%

Ram P/U 9,787 15,538 -37% 165,254 229,222 -28%

Sprinter 959 1,239 -23% 6,808 13,468 -49%

RAM

BRAND 11,409 18,537 -38% 182,134 267,033 -32%

TOTAL

DODGE 35,677 44,941 -21% 475,095 736,844 -36%

TOTAL

CHRYSLER

GROUP

LLC 63,560 85,260 -25% 844,879 1,363,309 -38%

TOTAL

CAR 14,432 20,475 -30% 201,855 385,590 -48%

TOTAL

TRUCK 49,128 64,785 -24% 643,024 977,719 -34%

Selling Days 23 25 280 282

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Interesting..so the Ram brand is officially a separate brand from Dodge for MY '10? I know it had been discussed in the 5 yr plan, but this makes it sound 'official'..

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Still a pretty dismal month for Chryco.

Chris

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