The Dodge Avenger was a contentious topic on TTAC. For some, it made the Dart redundant, offering the cheapest 283 horsepower money could buy. For others, it was a dreadful pile of crap, fit for sub-prime buyers, rental fleets and not much else. Last month, we reported that the Avenger would die, to help prevent […]
David Zalubowski/APRam pickup trucks and Dodge Dart compact sedans on display at a dealership in Littleton, Colo. DETROIT -- Chrysler Group's fourth-quarter net income more than quadrupled to $1.62 billion, aided by $962 million in one-time...Show More Summary
Many gearheads will remember that the 1970s-era Dodge Dart's claim to fame was that its motor was so durable (though not necessarily powerful) that one could shoot bullets into the engine block. Decades later, Toyota has taken a page...Show More Summary
The launch of the Chrysler 200 means Chrysler has to make some decisions about its future; and the most likely course of action for them is to kill off the Dodge Avenger, right away. Sources tell TTAC that the Avenger will die rather soon. Expect sales to wrap up before the end of 2014. There […]
The Dodge Dart is a decent little car. It's honest, basic transportation, and many of us at Autoblog are genuinely fond of the Alfa Romeo-based compact sedan. For 2014, not a whole lot changes in the Dart world, save the addition ofShow More Summary
Chrysler decided to reveal the 2014 Dodge Dart Blacktop ahead of its official Detroit Auto Show debut. Based on the mid-level Dart SXT with Rallye Appearance Group, the Blacktop is the latest of Dodge's special-edition models featuring unique exterior and interior trim from the dark side. On top of the Rallye Appearance Group package, Blacktop...
2014 Dodge Dart Blacktop Edition Adds Style to Small SedanThe Dart is getting the same "cool" package as much of the rest of the Dodge lineup. Let's face it -- after the utility and practical considerations that go into buying a car, what a purchase ultimately comes down to is style and design. Show More Summary
--> We are pretty sure that Dodge is preparing an impressive line of vehicles for the 2014 Detroit Auto Show, but it is keeping it under wraps for the most part.. Dodge did, however, reveal the details on one Detroit-bound model: a 2014 Dart SXT with the Blacktop package. Show More Summary
Dodge will add a new Blacktop appearance package to its 2014 Dart in Detroit.
www.ZerCustoms.com - Dodge revealed today the new Dart Blacktop, ahead of its debut, which is going t... [...]
Dodge is getting ready to spread the Blacktop-themed love to the smallest member of its lineup. Last year, the automaker offered up Blacktop versions of the Avenger, Challenger, Charger, Durango, Grand Caravan and Journey. And now the...Show More Summary
WKYC-TV reports that when Norman Gurley was pulled over for allegedly speeding in Lorain County, Ohio on Tuesday, State Highway Patrol officers arrested him for having a hidden compartment on his car, charged with a felony despite the fact that he was not violating drug, weapon or any other contraband laws. Gurley thus became the first […]
While the lister of this 1961 Dodge Dart Seneca for sale on Hemmings.com describes it as a trailer queen – and it certainly gleams top, bottom, inside, and out after its full restoration – it also appears ready to hit the highway, with big brakes and reasonable updates including radial tires and an electronic ignition. […]
My younger brother bought a Dodge Dart earlier this summer. It's a basic SXT, in Maximum Steel Metallic, with the 2.0-liter engine, a six-speed automatic transmission and not a whole lot else. Unfortunately, at the time, the Dart was one of the few cars in the compact class I'd never driven. Show More Summary
Improperly-installed side airbags are the cause of the recall.
Carlos Osorio/APA Dodge Challenger, left, and a Dodge Dart are on display at a dealership in suburban Bloomfield Hills, Mich. By TOM KRISHER DETROIT -- Chrysler's U.S. sales rose a surprising 16 percent in November, a sign that the auto...Show More Summary
Could there be a car that could lead us to forgive Chrysler for the unloved Dodge Caliber? Yes, and it's called the 2014 Fiat Ottimo. This is the hatchback version of the Fiat Viaggio - a Fiat-badged Dodge Dart - that we heard aboutShow More Summary
Fiat debuted the Ottimo at the 2013 Guangzhou Auto show. The five-door hatchback is based on the same platform as the Dodge Dart and Fiat Viaggio sedan and it will be assembled alongside the Viaggio by the joint venture between Fiat and Guangzhou Automobile Group, doubling production at that plant in southern China. The […]
This is the Fiat Ottimo, which is a China-only rebadge of the Dodge Dart. The hatchback just debuted at the Guangzhou Auto Show and it looks pretty sweet. Read more...
The fact that the Dart's launch has been a pretty dismal affair isn't what we'd call secret. Judging by its mounting inventories and poor critical reception, Dodge's successor to its unloved Caliber has struggled since it hit the market. Show More Summary