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2013 Dodge Dart GT: Sharper And Racier, But How Much Faster?
2013 Dodge Dart GT: Sharper And Racier, But How Much Faster?

At last, a racier-looking, higher-horsepower version of the 2013 Dodge Dart is here, and slated to be shown for the first time, beginning next week, at the Detroit Auto Show. While it's not yet the high-performance R/T, in the meantime we have the Dart GT. Powered by the same 2.4-liter TigerShark...Read More»

2013 Honda Accord Coupe
Chrysler, Honda, Subaru Among IIHS's 13 Safest Cars Of 2013

Back in December, we told you about the winners (Honda) and losers (Toyota) in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's tougher frontal-crash tests. We also told you about the new IIHS designation, "Top Safety Pick+", which recognizes vehicles that perform especially well in crash tests. Now...Read More»

2013 Dodge Charger AWD Sport
Winter Weather Car Prep Tips To Keep Your Family Safe On The Road

While some portions of the country may have unseasonably warm weather this winter, other areas will be hit with classic winter deep-freeze, coupled with high snowfall, drifting snow and blizzard conditions making driving a hazardous experience. Since it’s not always possible to remain nestled...Read More»

2013 Dodge Durango
2013 Dodge Durango Recalled For Incorrect Seating Capacity Labels

Chrysler is recalling certain 2013 model-year Dodge Durango crossover SUVs that may have incorrect seating capacity information labels. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles potentially affected at 734. The 2013 Dodge Durangos...Read More»

2010 Dodge Ram 1500
2009-2010 Dodge Dakota, Ram 1500: Recall Alert

Chrysler is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2009 and 2010 Dodge Dakota and Ram 1500 pickup trucks for a possible rear axle problem. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of vehicle potentially affected at 44,300. Affected Dodge...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart SXT
Back To School: The Car Connection Picks Eight For Your Teen

While you may be out new-car shopping for yourself this coming weekend, it's just as likely you'll be looking for something to give to your teen driver. It's a fact of modern life for many families: to get to all the day's duties--everything between work and school--sometimes, you need a second, or...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart test drive, Austin, Texas, April 2012
Dodge Dart Slow Off The Mark, But Chevy Volt Sales Surge

Here are two news items you might not have expected: sales of Chrysler's highly anticipated Dodge Dart have been shockingly slow out of the starting gate, but the oft-maligned Chevrolet Volt is on track for its best month yet. Of course, we're not saying that the Dart and the Volt are competitors...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart
2013 Dodge Dart Video Road Test

Many would say that Dodge hasn't been competitive in the compact car segment since the Neon stopped production. Now it's back with the 2013 Dart, and looking to take on the new competition such as the Chevy Cruze, Ford Focus, and other compacts with a renewed attitude. But does this new compact...Read More»

2013 Dodge Durango
2013 Dodge Durango Recalled For Airbag Problem

Chrysler is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2013 model year seven-passenger Durango SUVs over concerns that some side airbags may fail to function properly. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of vehicle potentially involved...Read More»

2013 Honda Accord Coupe
2013 Honda Accord, 2013 Toyota Corolla, Dodge Leaves NASCAR: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Dodge announced it's leaving NASCAR and Honda revealed the new 2013 Accord. We take a look at California's gas prices and Toyota said changes are coming to the next Corolla. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Fiat wants to send you on...Read More»

2012 Dodge Journey SXT  -  Driven, July 2012
2012 Dodge Journey SXT: Driven

There are so many good choices among family crossovers, all well-packaged and reasonably well-performing—some with third-row seating—but for the most part they’re all so darn appliance-like and anonymous that it’s not surprising they drag us toward a state of anhedonia...Read More»

2012 Chrysler Town & Country
Chrysler Offers 'No Payments For 90 Days' Summer Promo

Yesterday, we told you about the debut of General Motors' "Chevy Confidence" program, which offers Chevrolet shoppers no-haggle pricing and the opportunity to return their 2012 and 2013 model-year vehicles within 60 days of purchase. Not to be outdone, Chrysler has announced a promotion of its own...Read More»

Stylists work on the 2013 Dodge Dart
2013 Dodge Dart To Make TV Debut During MLB All Star Game: Video

If the television commercial for the 2013 Dodge Dart is to be believed, building an all-new car in arguably the market’s most competitive class isn’t really that difficult. All it takes is genius, inspiration, hard work for obscenely long hours and enough coffee to fill Lake Michigan...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart test drive, Austin, Texas, April 2012
2013 Family Sedans: Buyer’s Guide

Consumers in the market for feature-packed, affordably priced family sedans have a number of all-new 2013 products to consider in the compact, mid-size and large sedan categories. Compact 2013 Dodge Dart With its distinctive sporty styling, surprising interior space and comfortable seating...Read More»

2012 Dodge Durango
2012 Dodge Durango Video Road Test

If you need three rows of seating, a high driving position, and a civilized ride, but don't really want a crossover, there aren't many choices. Our current favorite: the Dodge Durango, the SUV you'll swear feels like a crossover, the subject of our latest video road test. The key to any vehicle...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart test drive, Austin, Texas, April 2012
2013 Dodge Dart: First Drive

The single most important thing about the 2013 Dodge Dart is that it proves Chrysler is still in the game. The new Dart compact sedan may not leapfrog every other compact on the market to set lofty new heights of excellence. But it's stylish, fun to drive, offers some pioneering features for the...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart
2013 Dodge Dart: All-New Compact Sedan Priced From $15,995

First unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show in January, the 2013 Dodge Dart compact sedan will go on sale this June at dealerships nationwide. Besides compelling good looks, the all-new five-passenger compact sedan boasts something else to entice buyers: an attractively low starting price of $15,995...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart launch at Detroit Auto Show, Jan 2012
2013 Dodge Dart Pricing Announced

If you’re soon to be in the market for a compact sedan, chances are good the 2013 Dodge Dart has made your shopping list. It won’t hit dealerships until June, but Dodge has just released pricing on the full range of Dart models. Dodge’s compact sedan will be available in five trim...Read More»

2012 Dodge Journey
2012 Dodge Journey Family Crossover: Free Third-Row Seating Through March

Families in search of a comfortable, roomy and safe seven-passenger crossover have another reason to look at the 2012 Dodge Journey. Billed as the most affordable seven-passenger vehicle in America, the Dodge Journey mid-size crossover is available for a limited time with a no-charge third row. The...Read More»

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