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Why Isn't The Dodge Dart Selling?
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»

2013 Dodge Dart SXT
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»

2013 Dodge Dart GT
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 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 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»

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 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»

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»

2013 Dodge Dart  -  2012 Detroit Auto Show
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»

Dodge Viper burnout minus the body
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»

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