Buying vs. Leasing


Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, RAM, and FIAT all offer a unique take on vehicles and appeal to different personalities. No matter what you need from your next vehicle, you are sure to find what you need from your Dodge dealer near Dayton Ohio. If you are interested in purchasing one of these vehicles, you have a couple of different financing options: buying or leasing. Both of these options have advantages and disadvantages, so we have thoroughly described both of these options so you can determine if you should lease or own. If you still don't know which one you should pick, then feel free to ask the Tom Ahl Dodge financing department at your Jeep dealer in Ohio.



Leasing Pros

- Typically lower payments

- Down payment may not be needed

- Repairs usually covered by warranty

- Simple returns

- Always have the latest vehicle


Leasing Cons

- Restricted on miles (If that is exceeded, a fee is required)

- No modifications allowed

- Vehicle must be dent-free and damage-free or you will be billed for any repairs

- You won't build equity on your vehicle

- Hard to get if you have subpar credit



Buying Pros

- Less concerns about wear and tear

- Miles aren't restricted

- Modifications are allowed

- You can build equity on your vehicle

- Own your model for as long as you want


Buying Cons

- Payments are usually higher

- Won't always be driving the latest model

- Selling can be a hassle

- Interest can be accrued


When it comes time to figure out which one of these purchasing options works best for you, you should keep a few different factors in mind. You should consider the length of time that you plan to keep the vehicle, the conditions this vehicle will encounter on a daily basis, and how much you want to personalize your vehicle. For instance, if you want a Jeep SUV and plan on going off the road and driving in harsh conditions, then it might be best for you to buy it. If you are not interested in modifying your vehicle and you don't plan on driving long distances, then leasing might be the best way to go.


Our financing team can help you figure out which option fits your driving life. If you have any comments or questions, then reach out to us at (888) 706-4856.


                                                             


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Tom Ahl Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM Fiat

617 King Avenue
Directions Lima, OH 45805

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