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2016 Dodge Dart vs. 2016 Volkswagen Jetta: Compare Cars
2016 Dodge Dart vs. 2016 Volkswagen Jetta: Compare Cars

The Volkswagen Jetta and Dodge Dart are both compact four-door sedans that have been around for a few years. The current Jetta dates back to 2011, while the Dart was launched for 2013. Both are remarkably spacious inside for the segment, but neither competes in the mainstream occupied by the Honda...Read More»

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RIP, Dodge Dart: Model makes an early exit, no 2017 version to come

There's no easy way to say this, so we won't beat around the bush: the Dodge Dart is dead. Again. The fact that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is pulling the plug on the Dart isn't surprising. Sales stats for the compact sedan have been disappointing since its arrival during the 2013 model year. No...Read More»

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2015-2016 Dodge Dart recalled for unexpected 'torque event'

The Dodge Dart may be headed for the graveyard (again), but it's not going gently into that good night. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling more than 1,200 Darts from the 2015 and 2016 model-years because of a software issue that could result in an unexpected "torque event". The National Highway...Read More»

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Fiat Chrysler Kills Chrysler 200 & Dodge Dart, Puts Brakes On Alfa Romeo, Ramps Up Jeep

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has updated its current business plan, and...well, let's just say that changes are afoot at FCA, but none of them will catch anyone off-guard. The new plan stems from changes in the global marketplace that position some FCA products for greater success than others. Such...Read More»

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2013-2014 Dodge Dart Recalled: Over 121,000 Vehicles Affected

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling more than 121,000 Dodge Dart sedans from the 2013 and 2014 model year. The automaker says that problems with the Dart's braking system could increase the risk of accidents. WATCH: 2015 Ford Edge Video Road Test Specifically, the recall is linked to a flawed...Read More»

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2013-2015 Dodge Dart Recalled For Transmission Problem

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling more than 26,000 Dodge Dart vehicles from the 2013, 2014, and 2015 model years. Documents from FCA and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration confirm that some of those cars may experience transmission problems that could increase the risk of an...Read More»

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2007-12 Jeep Wrangler & 2013 Dodge Dart Investigated For Faulty Airbags, Brakes

Within the past week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened two investigations of vehicles manufactured by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Both probes are in the Preliminary Evaluation phase, the first in a three-step process toward a recall. The first vehicle under NHTSA's...Read More»

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Dodge Five-Year Plan: Musclecars Rule, Grand Caravan A Goner

Dodge will lose its place as Chrysler's mass-market brand, according to the new five-year plan for the brand announced today in Auburn Hills. The Dodge nameplate will become something more of a niche player for the Fiat Chrysler group, upending its status as the volume brand for most of the past...Read More»

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The Dodge Dart Still Isn't Selling. Should Chrysler Can Cars Altogether?

There's no two ways about it: the Dodge Dart isn't selling. Just a year after its debut -- a debut heralded loudly throughout the automotive world -- the Dart's sales were pretty dismal. Many of you vented about the compact model, complaining about things as varied as its so-so looks to its iffy...Read More»

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Special Edition Packages Aimed To Stoke 2013 Dodge Dart Sales

It's no secret that the Dodge Dart isn't selling as well as Chrysler Group had hoped, for various reasons. So in an effort to boost sales (and value), a trio of special-edition models has been announced. President and CEO of Dodge Tim Kuniskis said that they've been paying attention to how...Read More»

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Why Isn't The Dodge Dart Selling?

When the all-new Dodge Dart debuted at last year's Detroit Auto Show, the media was excited. It marked the revival of a once-loved nameplate and the first major collaboration between Chrysler and its new Italian owners (since the Dart is based on a Fiat platform). And for a reasonably priced...Read More»

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2013 Dodge Dart Registry: Kickstarter-Like Crowdfunded Purchasing

Are you longing for the new 2013 Dodge Dart, but just don't have the funds to buy one right now? The new Dodge Dart Registry program may just be your answer. Launching January 20 with a new commercial during the NFL's NFC championship game, and backed by crowdfunding service RocketHub, the Dodge...Read More»

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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 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»

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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»

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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 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 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»

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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»