• June 18, 2013

2013 Dodge Dart – A Small Car With A Variety Of Options


The Dodge Dart is Chrysler first successful venture to launching a small car in a sector that is overfull with competitors like the Toyota Corolla, Honda Civic, Ford Focus, Mazda 3, Kia Forte and Hyundai Elantra. There are two places where the Dodge Dart can thwart the competition, and that is in the looks department because it is sporty and rakish, and also has a huge rear to seat people comfortably.Chrysler’s auto designers have extensively remodelled the dashboard and equipped it with a sportier console in the basic models. In the upper end of the line-up you can have upgrade to 8.4inch center display screen with smaller screen fitted between the fuel and speed gauges in the instrument section.

Exterior Of The 2013 Dodge Dart And The Engine


The sporty styling is indicative that the Dart is a performance car, but this also depends on your choice of engine. You can either opt for the basic 160-horsepower 2.0-liter, which is somewhat sluggish when pulling into congested motorway lanes, or even negotiating acute inclines when carrying passengers. However, you can settle for the turbocharged 160-hp 1.4-liter engine, where you will obtain better acceleration, stronger rotation and a racier, intuitive drive. To achieve that you’ll have to keep your foot firmly on the accelerator to make it happen—which can be a bit dangerous if there is heavy traffic.

The 1.4-liter turbo Dart gives amazingly good fuel economy at 28 mpg in the town, 40 mpg on the freeway. The base 2.0-liter model hovers at a combined rating of 29 mpg in both the city and the motorways. Read more about its performance at Arrigoftpierce.com of S. Florida.

Interior Of The 2013 Dodge Dart


The wheel of the Dart’s has comfortable and spacious seats, and for a car that is sporty, the seating positions within are higher than normal. There is an excellent blend of durable tough plastic with some soft touch seating material, but Chrysler still haven’t given up those characteristic swathes of hard black texture plastic inside the Dart.

Safety Features Of the 2013 Dodge Dart

The Dart has hit a perfect score of ten out ten in crash-test ratings–, and with getting a five-star from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The only other car to match that is the Chevrolet Cruze. Like most cars within this segment the Dart is fitted with standard suite of electronic artillery and ten airbags. Two new electronic bullets are the rear – blind spot alert and cross traffic alert.


It seems that Chrysler have surprised everybody with this new style 2013 Dodge Dart. The SE base model can be bought for $15,995, and with the top-model Dart R/T performance model selling at $22,495. The prices are exclusive of t the compulsory $795 delivery fee, plus a lengthy list of how to accessorize and personalize the Dart—apparently it can be varied into more than 100,000 combinations, according to Dodge.


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