What do the Dodge Dart, Ford Focus, Honda Civic, Mazda3, Subaru Impreza, Toyota Corolla and Volkswagen Jetta all have in common? Well, actually, lots. They are all four-door sedans that fall into the so-called C-segment, and they are all trending downward in sales. Show More Summary
Hidden amidst the overall very positive sales figures that Chrysler released earlier this week were a few disappointments, the biggest of which may be the Dodge Dart. While Dodge sales in general were down 11 percent from a year ago,...Show More Summary
DETROIT (Reuters) - Poor sales of the compact Dodge Dart led to a week of layoffs for 325 workers at the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plant in Belvidere, Illinois, a company spokeswoman said on Wednesday.
Poor sales of the Dodge Dart have led to temporary layoffs at the auto maker’s Belvidere, Illinois plant, where the Dart is produced. Despite Chrysler sales being up 11 percent last month, sales of the Dart were down 37 percent. Speaking to the Daily Herald, Autopacific’s Dave Sullivan noted that “What’s going on now with the […]
It hasn't been all sunshine and lollipops in FCA world despite beautiful Maserati concepts and the Jeep Renegade we suddenly can't wait for. Sergio and company still have this issue of moving compact cars and the Dodge Dart still isn't doing the job. Read more...
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. […]