2013 Dodge Dart – Pricing Announced
2013 Dodge Dart has world-class architecture and DNA, passionate design, and offers agility and excitement in driving. It is a compact car with mid-size levels of interior and high levels of style, technology, safety and customization.
In addition to this it is loaded with innovative technology, safety features and clever functionality. What is more, the vehicle offers unmatched personalization, roominess, style, functionality and fun-to-drive dynamics.
Furthermore, the Dart comes in five versatile trim levels: SE, SXT, Rallye, Limited and R/T.
The first trim level - 2013 Dodge Dart SE offers customers a stylish new car that breaks the mold of the typical compact car, while delivering great value.
In details, it is powered by the new 2.0-liter 16-valve Tigershark I-4 engine, which produces 160 hp (118 kW). It is mated to a six-speed manual transmission, or available six-speed automatic one.
The standard equipment features: 10 standard air bags, four wheel disc anti-lock brakes, brake assist, electronic stability control (ESC), traction control, standard projector headlamps, LED taillamps, body-color crosshair grille and laminated windshield.
Furthermore the interior includes: soft-touch instrument panel with bright accents, six-way manual driver seat with height adjuster, unique ‘Denim' cloth seats, power windows, AM/FM CD with MP3.
Next comes the 2013 Dodge Dart SXT which includes the standard equipment of the SE model, but addition to it further the 17-inch aluminum wheels, power body-color mirrors and door locks, remote keyless entry, six-speakers, security alarm, 60/40 split folding rear seat, sliding armrest, air conditioning with micron filter.
The SXT model can be customized with a wide range of options, which features a 8.4-inch touch screen, Garmin navigation, in-seat storage, rear backup camera, power sunroof and a 506-watt sound system.
2013 Dodge Dart Rallye adds a customized look to the Dodge Dart with distinctive performance front and rear fascias. In addition to this it also offers choice of four interior colors: Black with Light Diesel Grey, Diesel with Light Diesel Grey, Black with Ruby Red or Diesel Grey with Citrus Peel.
This model adds to the SXT the following: unique black front fascia accents, black headlamp bezels, projector fog lamps, class-exclusive integrated dual exhaust with bright exhaust tips, leather-wrapped steering wheel, speed control, steering wheel audio controls, and trip computer.
As options to this model are the exclusive Hyper Black wheels, and the powerful efficiency of the 1.4-liter MultiAir® Turbo delivering 160 hp (118 kW).
2013 Dodge Dart Limited is offers maximum luxury to mid-size levels of interior roominess, class-leading safety and technology.
This model features the standard equipment of the Dart SXT and adds the following: unique bright grille and door handles, 8.4-inch Uconnect touch screen with rear backup camera, class-exclusive 7-inch TFT (Thin Film Transistor) reconfigurable instrument cluster display, floating island bezel, projector fog lamps, 10-way power driver seat, automatic headlamps, active grille shutters, premium accent stitching on the instrument panel.
The class-exclusive features are: Nappa leather with heated steering wheel, Garmin navigation, rear cross path detection and polished aluminum wheels.
2013 Dodge Dart R/T is the model which pays homage to the heritage of the R/T badge. It has unique styling and performance attributes.
In particular the R/T is powered by the new 2.4-liter Tigershark MultiAir 2 4-cylinder engine. The latter is able to produce the impressive 184 hp (135 kW). It is mated to a six-speed manual transmission or available six-speed automatic with AutoStick.
Furthermore, the R/T features the standard content of the Limited and adds the following: 18-inch aluminum wheels, sport suspension with frequency-sensing damping shocks, unique performance front fascia with black accents and Hyper Black grille, black headlamp bezels, integrated dual exhaust with bright exhaust tips, R/T-unique premium Nappa perforated leather seats, dual- zone automatic temperature control, heated seats, class-exclusive heated steering wheel.
Further enhancements to the R/T model can be made through the class-exclusive Hyper Black aluminum wheels, Keyless Enter ‘n Go, HID Headlamps and a 506-watt sound system.
The 2013 Dart and all its trim levels are expected to be at U.S. dealerships in the beginning of June this year.
The starting prices are the following:
- Dodge Dart SE $15,995
- Dodge Dart SXT $17,995
- Dodge Dart Rallye $18,995
- Dodge Dart Limited $19,995
- Dodge Dart R/T $22,495 (available Q3 2012)