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

2013 Dodge Dart
Dart Launch Pushed Back To Dodge April Fool's 'Jinx'

A little bad news for Dodge fans today: at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne told reporters that he may postpone the launch of the eagerly awaited Dodge Dart. Why? Because the Dart is scheduled to roll out on April 1 -- also known as April Fools' -- and he's worried about...Read More»

2012 Dodge Charger SXT
2012 Dodge Charger SXT: Driven

The 2012 Dodge Charger SXT would most definitely see more attention—and more respect—if it weren't for the bombastic greatness and over-the-top V-8 muscle of the models slotting just above it. We've driven the Hemi models of the Charger—including the SRT8, with its...Read More»

2012 Dodge Durango - ParkView back up camera
Car Rearview Camera Ruling Delayed Again

While it looked like the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) was set to announce this week that all passenger cars will have to come with rearview cameras by 2014, the decision has reportedly been pushed back yet again, probably to the end of this year. That’s according to...Read More»

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2013 Dodge Dart: Name Your Own Price And Save--Or Not

Online new car configurators are valuable tools for shoppers and curious enthusiasts. Based on the website for the 2013 Dodge Dart, it’s valuable to Chrysler as well. Automotive News (subscription required) caught the not-so-fine print: “By building and personalizing a Dart, you will...Read More»

2012 Dodge Durango
January 2012 Car Sales Are Strong--Except At GM

While nearly every automaker reported brisk, upbeat sales numbers for the first month of 2012, General Motors didn't have much to cheer. GM sales were off by 6 percent last month, while its crosstown rivals were up, strongly in the case of Chrysler, which reported a sales increase of 44 percent...Read More»

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DriveSRT To Tease 2013 Viper If It Hits 10,000 Fans

Many enthusiasts are excited for the return of the Viper, and that includes the team at SRT. In an effort to keep fans engaged, DriveSRT has announced it will release a teaser image of the all-new 2013 Viper if it hits 10,000 fans on Facebook by February 1. Running a campaign to get new fans is...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart
2013 Dodge Dart: 2012 Detroit Auto Show Video

If you're in the market for a new compact sedan later this year—to compare with the likes of the Ford Focus, Chevrolet Cruze, or Hyundai Elantra, you'll want to include one new model on your list: Dart. After years of compact models—including Caliber and Neon—that didn't quite...Read More»

2012 Dodge Avenger R/T
Dodge Avenger May Be On The Chopping Block

Much of the news coming from Chrysler this week has been about the death of the Dodge Caliber and its replacement by the 2013 Dodge Dart. (If you missed our take on the Dart's six strengths, you can read it here.) Now comes word that another Dodge model may soon get the axe: the Dodge Avenger. The...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart
2013 Dodge Dart: Six Reasons It’ll Be Quieter, Smoother Than Caliber

At a Detroit Auto Show press conference earlier this week, Chrysler rolled out its upcoming 2013 Dodge Dart. Set to replace the Dodge Caliber, priced starting at $15,995 (below the Caliber), and slotting right along more mainstream compact sedans like the Ford Focus, Chevrolet Cruze, Hyundai...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart launch at Detroit Auto Show, Jan 2012
2013 Dodge Dart: All-New Compact Sedan

Little more than a month after announcing the name and some teaser shots of its all-new compact sedan, Chrysler’s 2013 Dodge Dart shows off the real deal at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show. As we reported previously, this may be Chrysler’s most important car in decades. The fact that the...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart
2013 Dodge Dart Preview: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Forget about the Caliber compact that's still at dealerships, because especially with its replacement, the 2013 Dodge Dart, finally waiting in the wings, it already feels like a model long obsolete. With full details now revealed here at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, we can say that the 2013 Dart is...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart leaked
2013 Dodge Dart Breaks Cover Before 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Although we’re still holding out for the official debut of Dodge’s new compact sedan, the 2013 Dodge Dart, it’s broken cover. As we can see in the video below, as well as in these early-release pictures—altogether, the first to show a full view of the new model—the...Read More»

2012 Dodge Durango
Six 2012 Mid-Size Crossovers Under $30,000

When it comes to transporting the family, tending to various lifestyle wants and needs, not every household can make do with a sedan as an all-purpose vehicle, especially if it’s a family consisting of five or more members. Looking at the number of alternate transportation choices available...Read More»

2012 Dodge Avenger
2012 Mid-Size Family Vehicles: Three Under $20,000

In our previous story 2012 Family Vehicles: 20 Under $20,000, only three mid-size models met the $20,000 requirement, including destination charge. Others barely missed the target, coming in at a hundred to several hundred over the price point, including such popular mid-size sedans as the 2012...Read More»

Home of Cate Leger and Karl Wanaselja in Berkeley, CA
Motor Home: Architect Uses Auto Parts To Build Dream House

At some point or other, most of us have slept in our cars. It's rarely a comfortable experience, but when you're locked out of the house or too tired to drive, a reclined front seat is better than nothing. Recently, an architect in Berkeley, California took that idea and ran with it -- straight to...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart interior teasers
2013 Dodge Dart: More Details, First Look Inside All-New Compact Sedan

The Dodge Dart is back. Well, almost; next year, Dodge will resurrect the Dart model name in an all-new compact sedan set to replace the unlovely Caliber hatchback. And from the couple of pictures that Dodge had already revealed, we knew that this new model—a compact sedan aimed at mainstream...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart Compact Sedan
2013 Dodge Dart: New Sedan, Old Name To Debut At Detroit Auto Show

Digging deep into its past, back to the year 1960, in fact, Chrysler Group has resurrected the name of the Dart as its moniker for the new 2013 compact sedan that will debut at the Detroit Auto Show on January 9, 2012. Though the Dodge Dart, which came out for the 1960 model year, endured for 16...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart Compact Sedan
2013 Dodge Dart, 2014 Nissan Leaf, Porsche Cayenne Diesel: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Nissan is working on new safety technology and Porsche is bringing a diesel engine to the U.S. Cayenne. Kurt Busch has left Penske Racing and Dodge is teasing the 2013 Dart compact sedan. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Dodge has...Read More»

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