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    About Dodge Dart


    Produced by the Dodge division of the Chrysler Corporation, Dodge Dart was introduced in the 1960 as a reduced-size large car. It was designed to replace the Plymouth with Plymouth being removed from the Dodge dealer network due to being a low-priced car. Unlike standard-size Dodge vehicles, the Dart featured a shorter wheelbase. Being based on the Plymouth's platform, the Dart was produced in North America from 1960-1976. The car became a mid-size model for 1962 and was finally offered as a compact model from 1963-1976. Its name was mentioned before, when Chrylser used the "Dart" name for a Ghia-built show car back in 1956. With its sales exceeding the sales of the full-size Dodge Matador and Dodge Polara, the Dart became highly popular.

    Dodge Dart was offered in three trim levels: the basic Seneca, the mid-range Pioneer, and the premium Phoenix and was equipped with the following engines: the 225 cu in (3.7 L), Slant-6. 318 cu in (5.2 L), and 361 cu in (5.9 L) V8s. The ones that carried the 225 cu in (3.7 l) slant-6 were widely distributed as taxicabs. The Dart's sales significantly dropped (from 266,700 units to 142,000, which is about 46%), because of styling details being not popular among customers in 1961. In 1962 the previous trim levels were dropped and the model was offered in Dart 330, Dart 440, and Dodge Polara 500 trim levels with the Polara 500 available as 2-door hardtop and convertible styles only. The 4-door hardtop was also added in December. Dropping the Lancer nameplate in 1963, Dodge decided to extend the model's wheelbase to 111 in, which underpinned all models from 1963-1976, except for the station wagon produced from 1963–1966. It was now available as the low-spec 170, the high-spec 270, and the premium GT, the latter was available as a 2-door hardtop coupe or convertible only. Since then, the Dart became very popular with sales significantly going up, and it remained so until the end of its production.

    During 13 years of production run, Dodge Dart has earned a reputation of a reliable and sturdy vehicle. As stated by R.D. McLaughlin, Chrysler Automotive sales division's vice president, the Dart was recognized as one of the most successful compact cars ever sold in the American automobile marketplace. While 37 years have passed since the Dart was discontinued, the Fiat-Chrysler alliance decided to launch the restyled variant of the sporty Alfa Romeo Giulietta 4-door hatchback, named Dodge Dart. As a replacement for the Dodge Caliber compact car, it will appear as a fuel-efficient small vehicle to be really profitable in a highly competitive market which already has lots of worthy choices to offer. The engine options are: the 2.0- and 2.4-liter units, and the turbocharged 1.4-liter engine also found in the Fiat 500.

    Dodge Dart Accessories and Parts only push the concept further. CARiD.com is devoted to providing the most in-depth selection of Dodge Dart accessories and parts around. Our inventory includes everything from grilles and dash kits to spoilers and floor mats. But that's just the beginning: there's plenty more where those came from. Plus, all of our Dodge Dart accessories are guaranteed to provide undeniable durability as well as a lifetime OEM fit. This is one car people notice of. Take care of it the right way!

    Whether you plan to improve your vehicle's performance or simply want to add some flare to its style, we store an exhaustive collection of accessories and parts designed specifically for your vehicle. Whatever product you choose, you are guaranteed to get nothing but the premium quality, unrivaled performance, and unique style. Understanding that your vehicle deserves only the top accessories and parts, we carefully handpicked each single item. And be sure all of them are manufactured by the most reputable companies in the industry, so the quality is beyond any doubts. If you still are not sure what product to choose, you are welcome to check 19 reviews with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, and define what accessory or part perfectly fits both your vehicle and your pocket.



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     2013 Dodge Dart Gets Top Safety Pick
    2013 Dodge Dart Gets Top Safety Pick

    The 2013 Dodge Dart has proven that compact cars are not only efficient but safe as well. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has recently announced the list of its 2012 Top Safety Picks. To meet the requirements, a vehicle must pass testing in roof strength, side and rear impact, as well as frontal crash. The possible grades are 'poor', 'marginal', 'acceptable' and 'good'. The good news is that the Dodge Dart has received the maximum rating in each test. Other models that got the top pick are the Hyundai Santa Fe, Lexus ES, and the Subaru XV Crosstrek.

    As Dodge-brand President and CEO and Head of the U.S. Sales Reid Bigland said, they had high expectations for the Dart, and the engineers delivered. The compact sedan has more than 60 available security and safety features, moreover 68 per cent of its body is constructed from the high-strength steel, which is the highest content ratio of steel in the industry. Each and every Dart comes standard with 10 air bags, electronic stability control, electronic roll mitigation, blind-spot monitoring, electronic brake-force distribution, rear cross-path detections, as well as 4-wheel, 4-channel anti-lock brakes.

    The Dart is not the first Chrysler's vehicle to get such high scores. It's actually the 12th. The previous winners are: the Dodge Durango SUV, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Patriot, Dodge Journey, Chrysler Town&Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, Dodge Charger, Chrysler 300, Fiat 500, Dodge Avanger, and Chrysler 200.