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The month of May has set the pace for a stellar Summer season! We were blessed with fantastic weather and even MORE fantastic incentives and rebates from the factory which were passed right onto YOU! With the all-new 2015 Chrysler 200 AWD hitting our lot, the deals and excitement will surely continue into June!
Speaking of June, the first OFFICIAL month of Summer, we have great events lined up, starting with the 4th Annual Fireman’s Rib Eating Contest! Once again, the local fire houses of Sussex County will gather at Franklin Sussex Auto Mall on June 14th to see who can eat their way through some tasty BBQ ribs for the grand prize of $500! Each participating firehouse will receive $100 as well! The Farmer Phil Band will be rocking the tent and our famous grill will be serving up burgers and ‘dogs! Be here from NOON-3pm for the fun! Discounted tickets for The 5th Annual Rock, Ribs & Ridges concert will be on sale that day as well. Do not miss the one-and-only George Thorogood and the Destroyers, America’s own Bar Band! They will take the stage at the Sussex County Fairgrounds, the NEW home for the Rock Ribs & Ridges concert, on Sunday June 29th! Many other bands will be preforming also, such as Grand Funk Railroad on Saturday June 28th! Get your tickets before they sell out! Friend us on Facebook to keep up with more information and events!

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It is once again SPRING and with that brings the annual March Of Dimes March for Babies! This year’s walk is again at the Sussex County Fairgrounds on Sunday, April 27th. The walk begins at 9am. The 3 mile walk will course through the fairgrounds complex this year and will be led by the official Franklin Sussex Auto Mall Pace Car! The Dodge Dart Pace Car will be full of teddy bears again this year for the Teddy Bear Challenge! After the walk, stick around to enter your guess of how many bears are in the Dart for your chance to win a flat screen tv! Food and beverages will also be provided along with other fun games and events sponsored by our fellow sponsor, WSUS 102.3 fm! Sign up online or in person at the dealership. We will be taking donations all month long AND with each vehicle sold in the month of April, Franklin Sussex Auto Mall will donate $50! Be a part of our team to raise money to help make sure ALL babies are born healthy and happy!

Click this link to join the Franklin Sussex Auto Mall team and to make your donation!


Stay tuned for future updates on our jam-packed Summer Events schedule:

The Sussex Christian School is hosting the PRCA rodeo again this year at the Sussex County Fairgrounds on May 10th! Be sure to see us for advanced tickets.  And don’t forget about the Fireman’s Rib Eating Contest! We have something NEW in store for defending 3 time champion Hunter Space! Be here on May 17th to find out what! Also, Rock Ribs & Ridges has a new home this year…and a NEW MAJOR HEADLINER ACT! Keep in touch with us for more info!


It’s a new year and Franklin Sussex Auto Mall is filling up their schedule with more exciting events and sale promotions! We have so much to offer too, with new vehicle models like the All New 2014 Jeep Cherokee and the FIRST EVER back-to-back winner of the prestigious Motor Trend’s Truck of the Year Award, the 2014 Ram 1500! March Madness has begun also! Buy a car, make a basket in our famous in-showroom basketball court and win a prize! Up to $1000 in cash is up for grabs as well as tv’s, free oil changes and vehicle accessories! And don’t forget to enter your chance to win a FREE 2014 Jeep Compass! Saturday, March 29th at 6pm, 3 finalists will gather to see who picks the key that starts the Jeep Compass in the showroom! It could be YOU! You do not want to miss the fun! Stop down anytime this month to enter your name into the contest! No purchase necissary! See dealer for full details!

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Must be at least 18 years of age or older with a valid driver’s license and valid e-mail address in order to enter. One entry per person; no entry duplication accepted; entry form must be filled out completely to qualify. Incomplete entries will be rejected. Employees, advertising agencies and their families are not eligible to enter. Entries will be accepted until 3:00 pm on 3/29/14. Drawing will be held at 6:00 pm on 3/29/14 and the actual entrant must be present at the time of the drawing on 3/29/14 to qualify for the next step of the contest. Entry names will be pulled one at a time. If a name is drawn and the person is not present, the entry will be disqualified.  If a name is drawn and the person is present, that person will be given one opportunity to successfully shoot a basketball through the hoop.  If the person is successful, that person will be given an opportunity to draw one of three keys. If the person is not successful, another name will be drawn, and the person present will be given an opportunity to shoot a basket, until there are three people who have successfully shot a basketball through the hoop.   Each of the three will select one key from a bag of three, in the order their names were drawn and qualified. Only one of the three keys will start the vehicle.  After all three keys are drawn each person will attempt to start the vehicle in the order that they drew a key.  Whoever has the key that starts the car, wins the car. The other two qualifiers will be asked to attempt to start the car to confirm that only one of the three keys started the car. Odds of winning are dependent upon the number of entries received, and success in shooting a basket and drawing the successful key.  Vehicle is valued at $23,165, and winner has the option to obtain 15,000 in lieu of the vehicle. Cash prize option must be chosen on the day of the drawing or is deemed to be waived. Winner shall be responsible for any and all taxes; insurance, title and registration fees, and must sign an affidavit of eligibility and release. Contest expires on 3/29/14. Void where prohibited by law. A copy of these rules is available at the dealership and on line at FSAutomall.com. Acknowledgment of receipt, review and acceptance of these rules is required for participation.  Violation of any of this terms and conditions by an entrant will void their participation and potential award.

The Big Man In Red, Santa himself, will be here December 7th from 11am to 3pm to hear your Christmas wishes! Once again Franklin Sussex Auto Mall will be hosting our Toys For Tots toy drive along with the help of the Marine Corp Reserves. Come in that day with a new, unwrapped toy donation and receive a professionally printed photo of your child with Santa! Your “furr-babies” are welcome too! Bring the children, dogs, kitties, ALL your “kids”! We will be taking toy donations all month long up until December 20th, so spread the word to help us make sure EVERY child has a special Christmas this year!

Franklin Sussex Auto Mall is gearing up for the Holiday Season with some generous give-a-ways…but we NEED YOUR HELP! Visit our showroom during the week of November 18th, make a non-perishable food donation to our “Stuff-the-Buss” program to benefit the Sussex County food pantry and receive a FREE snow-tubing pass and other discount coupons to Mountain Creek Ski Resort! Also, when you stop in to make a donation, enter to win a weekend-long Ski & Stay pass to Mountain Creek! Enjoy the award-winning slopes, luxurious hotel accomodations and pamper yourself in one of the many salons and spas! The drawing is November 23rd at 5pm and YES, you MUST be here to hear your name called! All this fun is in the spirit of GENEROSITY and giving back to our community! Thanksgiving is right around the corner and we must ALL remember what we are thankful for, and together help those less forunate.

Other exciting news for the month of November: The ALL-NEW 2014 Jeep Cherokee is HERE! Stop down for a test-drive!

 And, every customer gets 30 seconds in our cash machine “Blizzard of Dollars”! Buy a new or pre-owned vehicle and see how much of $300 CASH you can grab!

Also, right after we all over-eat on turkey and stuffing at our Thanksgiving dinners, bring the kidding down to Franklin Sussex Auto Mall on December 7th to meet SANTA!!!! We will do our Toys For Tots drive again from 11am-3pm that day. Bring a new, unwrapped toy to donate and get a free picture with Santa! More details to follow! Stay tuned!


2013 Halloween Costume Contest

Posted October 8th, 2013 By Britt Harm | General News


Our BIGGEST, BADDEST, SCARIEST event of the year is upon us! The Annual Halloween Costume Contest! This years theme is “I Love The 80′s!” and who the heck DOESN’T love the 80′s???? The decade of big hair, punk rock, Madonna, Michael Jackson, John Cusak, Tom Cruise, Fraggelrock, cult classic movies, The Goonies, Freddy Kruger, Elvira, Pac Man, He-Man, Rainbow Brite……all the greats! So let your imagination run wild! Our customers and friends have never disappointed with amazing costumes every year and we know this year will be NO different! The party is set for Friday October 25th at 5pm. All contestants need to be at Franklin Sussex Auto Mall at that time to check-in/register with the Welcome Center. Judging will begin at 6:30 pm. The schedule of categories are as follows:

Little Kids ages 0-6, Boys ages 7-12, Girls ages 7-12, TEEN boys & girls ages 13-17, Men & Women 18 & up, Group Costume, Pet Costume.

With all fun, free events come some rules to keep us all safe and happy! The rules are as follows:

* Event begins at 5pm. All contestants MUST register IN PERSON at that time with the Welcome Center * You can only enter ONE category * Members of the Group Category cannot enter as individuals in any other category * Each category has 4 prizes EXCEPT for the Group category and Pet category, there will only be one prize for the winner * All decisions of the Franklin Sussex Auto Mall judges are FINAL * Employees and direct affiliates of FSAM are ineligable to win prizes but are encouraged to join in the fun * Times, dates and events are subject to change without prior notice due to any possible unforeseen events *   Franklin Sussex Auto Mall is proud to provide a fun, FREE event for the community every year. Please respect our facilities by cleaning up after yourself. ALL CHILDREN MUST BE ATTENDED TO BY AN ADULT AT ALL TIMES for their safety. Franklin Sussex Auto Mall is not responsible for any lost or stolen items. Any guests who are dressed inappropriately or behaving inappropriately will be asked to leave for the safety of others.

Please enter below for your category OR you can call in your entry to 973-875-3188 OR visit our Facebook page and enter there via private message!


Franklin Sussex Auto Mall's 2013 Halloween Costume Contest

We can't wait to see your costume! Please come join in the fun! And, as always, it's FREE!!!!!!


Our Biggest Events of the YEAR!!!….

Posted July 25th, 2013 By Britt Harm | General News


September is the month that all the kiddes dread….BACK TO SCHOOL!!!!! BOO!!!! But Franklin Sussex Auto Mall wants to keep the summer fun going with our annual Safari of Savings event!  On Saturday September 21st our showroom will once again turn into a real-live ZOO!!!! From 1 to 6pm we will have kangaroos, monkies, snakes, big cats, wolves, CAMEL RIDES….it gets WILD!!!! Animal Experts will be on-hand to give informative talks!  And the best part? One lucky family will win a trip to Disney’s Animals Kingdom that day! Enter your family right here and keep your fingers crossed! The winner could be YOU! Be present at 6pm at Franklin Sussex Auto Mall to hear if your name is called by our friends from WSUS doing a live broadcast! Come hungry for our famous free BBQ and tunes by our DJ Eddie!


Win A Trip To Disney's Wild Animal Kingdom

Please fill out the form below to be entered into our drawing!

The events here at Franklin Sussex Auto Mall are SIZZLING!!! We had celebrity signings, rock concerts and beach parties…but that’s just the BEGINING! Our biggest and best events are right around the corner.
Can we get a big YEEEEEEE-HAWWWWWWWWW!!!!!!


 Our favorite “good ol’ boy” John “Bo Duke” Schneider will be back to our Hazzard County Days on August 24th! John will sign autographs and be a guest judge at our 5th Annual Daisy Duke look-a-like contest! You can sign up to enter the contest right here:

Daisy Duke Look-A-Like Contest

If you would like to enter our 2013 NJ Hazzard County Fair Daisy Duke Look-A-Like Contest, fill out and sbumit the form below!

(we ask that ALL entrants for Little Miss Daisy Duke, ages 12 and under, and Daisy Dukes, ages 13 and up, be at Franklin Sussex Auto Mall by 3pm to register in. Contest is set to begin at 4pm. Times and dates are subject to change. Late entries cannot be honored due to time constraints.)





And dont forget one of our personal favorite and BIGGEST event of the year……The Annual HALLOWEEN Costume Contest and Party! We are going to be comming up with theme ideas for this years bash! Do you have a costume picked out yet? This year’s Halloween Bash is set for October 25th. Stay tuned here and on our facebook page for further details as they develop!


This summer will be ROCKIN’!

Posted May 21st, 2013 By Britt Harm | General News

Well, our Spring season was a great success! Once again Franklin Sussex Auto Mall raised over $10,000.00 for the March of Dimes, we had a packed crowd at the Sussex Christian School Pro Rodeo and once again Hunter Space from Beemerville devoured an entire rack of ribs in under 3 minutes to win $500 for his firehouse here at the 3rd Annnual Fireman’s Rib Eating contest!
Now it’s time to get our Summer season rolling! Let’s start with a Celebrity Signing! Saturday May 25th, Yankee great #49 Ron Guidry will be at Franklin Sussex Auto Mall for a meet and greet! Free photographs and free admission! The BBQ will be going too, so come hungry! The fun starts at noon and Ron will be signing from 3:00-6:00.

June brings the 4th Annual Rock Ribs and Ridges concert festival at Hidden Valley Resort in Vernon NJ! Music legend Charlie Daniels will be rocking the stage June 8th along with others such as Commander Cody and Citizen Band Radio. Marshal Tucker will take over on June 9th as the headlining band and will be joined by bands such as the Outlaws and Southern Steel! Grills Gone Wild will be serving up some amazing food, a rib contest and tons of other fare! Get your tickets NOW at Franklin Sussex Auto Mall!

Our Calendar is filling up!

Posted March 20th, 2013 By Britt Harm | General News


Spring is officially here and that means the fun begins at Franklin Sussex Auto Mall! We are picking dates for our events and we don’t want you to miss any so mark your calenders now!
April brings warm days, blooming flowers and our most important fundraiser of the year, The March of Dimes March for Babies. This year’s walk will be April 28th at 8am located at the Sussex County Fairgrounds in Augusta NJ. Join our team, make a donation or form your own team. Either way, it is for a GREAT cause; helping promote healthy full-term pregnancies for strong healthy babies! What could be more special than that?! And don’t forget, at the walk this year we will have the famous Teddy Bear Challenger! We will have a car filled with teddy bears. Whoever guess the correct amount ( or closest to ) wins a flat screen TV! Also, whoever donates the most to the Franklin Sussex Auto Mall team also wins a flat screen tv! Make a donation on our March of Dimes team page right here:http://www.marchforbabies.org//s_team_page.asp?seid=1880702

      The beautiful month of May brings the promise of Summer days right around the corner which means barbecues and music festivals! On May 18th, we will be hosting  our 3rd Annual Fireman’s Rib Eating contest and also kicks off tickets sales for the Rock, Ribs & Ridges Southern Rock music festival the following month of June! Any local firehouse can enter an “eater” into the contest, bring thier house’s finest firetruck to have on display and whichever house wins the contest gets $500 for their hose company. The music will be crankin’ and our BBQ will be smokin’! Stay tuned right here for ways to enter YOUR firehouse!

      Keep in touch with Franklin Sussex Auto Mall here and on Facebook for more events to come: concerts, give-a-ways, beach party BBQ’s, celebrity signings and a FREE vacation to Disney’s Animal Kingdom; all season long this 2013 at the World Famous Franklin Sussex Auto Mall, the ONLY choice you need for Summertime FUN!

Let’s Kick these winter blues!!!!

Posted February 20th, 2013 By Britt Harm | General News

Well, we closed out 2012 with a bang and rang in 2013 right! Our President’s Day Sales Event was a huge success. Franklin Sussex Auto Mall sold off almost all their 2012 inventory and was one of the top 5 dealerships in the COUNTRY in Dodge Dart sales! Now, THAT is an accomplishment of Presidential stature! But enough with how well we did sale wise, let’s talk about EVENTS!!!!! March Madness is our first fun production of the season, with a car give-a-way, prizes and our famous in-door basketball court! Buy a car, take a shot, win a prize! TV’s, cash, accessories!!!!!!
And don’t forget the most IMPORTANT event of the Spring season…MARCH OF DIMES!!!!! Join our team, help us raise money for this great cause and get some exersize at the same time! This year’s walk will be April 28th at the Sussex County Fairgrounds in Augusta, NJ. Check in with us periodically here and on our Facebook page for information on how to join the Franklin Sussex Auto Mall team and help keep babies healthy!