2018-2019 Dodge Dart model year – a new compact sedan built on the platform of the Alfa Romeo the Giulietta , which comes to replace the popular hatchback 2018-2019 Dodge Caliber. For planning to buy a car in the compact class, the new proposal Dart to consider all means necessary, as the Giulietta, has been recognized for its dynamic character and performance, but 2018-2019 Dodge to prove that Dart will not inherit the negative reputation of the Italian car for quality and reliability.
The new 2018-2019 Dodge Dart
Like the Alfa Romeo , the 2018-2019 Dodge by Dart is equipped with front-wheel drive, fully independent suspension and economical 4-cylinder engine under the hood. The external appearance of the car retains the sporty and sexy “sister Juliet” from Alfa Romeo, and the aggressiveness of the 2018-2019 Dodge, merely adds to the stylish design of the new Dart.
The difference from the Giulietta is that Dart elongated and wider chassis – a wise move developer which allowed to build one of the most spacious cabins in the compact segment. The distance between the front and rear axle adds 8 centimeters, and track, as compared with the Italian soplatformennika – 5 centimeters, which makes the Dart owner of a little more than 270-centimeter wheelbase.
For comparison, the wheelbase closest competitors – the Honda the Civic , the Hyundai the Elantra , the Volkswagen the Jetta and the Ford the Focus – is kept in the range of 265 to 270 centimeters, and the width of the car allows 2018-2019 Dodge to state with certainty that the Dart the best in the class at the place for the hips and passengers shoulders .
Engines 2018-2019 Dodge Dart
Under the hood Dart 2018-2019 Dodge are offered a wide choice of three four-cylinder engines and three transmissions. Two of the three engines using advanced technologies, but hybrid and electric models as our competitors – the Toyota Hybrid is the Prius , the Civic Hybrid is, the Jetta the TDI and electric Focus – for the car yet.
Dart engine range includes 2.0 and 2.4-liter turbo engine, which belong to the global family of powertrains the Chrysler , and economical but powerful 1.4-liter engine, which is a sign on the turbo model Fiat Abarth 500. All three engines offer slightly more power than competitive counterparts.
- The 2.0-liter engine develops 160 horsepower and nearly 200 Nm of maximum torque. The engine is standard on all 2018-2019 Dodge Dart, except for R / T models, and can be paired with a six-speed manual or automatic gearbox, also with six gears.
- 1.4-liter 2018-2019 Dodge Dart engine also develops 160 horsepower, but with a peak torque of 250 Newton meters, which makes the car even more spirited when accelerating. The turbocharged power unit is available for all except Dart R / T as an additional choice and comes with either manual or automatic transmission with double clutch that allows for manual control on the steering wheel. In addition, the engine slightly more powerful 2.0-liter, it is also more economical.
- 2.4-liter engine is equipped with only 2018-2019 Dodge Dart R / T model and develops 184 horse power force with a maximum torque of 230 Nm. Powerful motor, as well as 2.0-liter brother available mated to a 6-speed manual or automatic transmission.
In addition, the 1.4 and 2.4-liter engines are equipped with the technology «Multiair», which according to 2018-2019 Dodge improves fuel efficiency by 7.5 percent Dart, reduces CO2 emissions by 10 percent and 15 percent increases torque.
Suspension of the new Dart
2018-2019 Dodge Dart is equipped with an independent rear suspension that improves handling at speed and processing irregularities in the road. Competitors in the compact class – the new Elantra , most versions of the Jetta – equipped with cheaper beam, although the Ford Focus and Honda Civic – exception. In the past also used independent rear suspension. Dart good help for the treatment of irregularities in the road, it is the availability of the installation of large wheels with 18-inch alloy wheels.
Dart – the first car from 2018-2019 Dodge, which the manufacturer assembles the active shutters engine cooling system. At low air flow to the radiator is completely open access speed, as in any conventional car. At high velocity, the cooling air shutters close access to the radiator and it is directed downwards and outwards, except that the cooling off in the normal temperature operating mode of the engine, reduces the resistance of the counter flow, thereby reducing fuel consumption.
Configurations 2018-2019 Dodge Dart
Regarding equipment 2018-2019 Dodge reports about the huge choice of finishing options that allow the buyer to choose from budget cars to build decent at the next price category vehicles. Lineup Dart includes five trim levels – the base version of the SE, the average – the SXT, Rallye Sport, Limited and top-end high-class R / T. In addition, the interior color schemes available in fourteen wheels – six sets of different size and design, and the external look stylish body kit can be supplemented by the Mopar .
Inside the new 2018-2019 Dodge Dart, except for the rich use of soft touch materials, impressive design focused on the driver’s cab with the pleasant realized and emphasizes the overall style of illumination. In addition to the 7-inch screen audio system, for top versions Dart in , the 2018-2019 Dodge offers infotainment system with navigation and a large 8.4-inch screen, the size of which can hardly be found in any other vehicle in the compact class.
For safety of the new Dart 2018-2019 Dodge meets modernity at 100 per cent, offering ten airbags, including side and knee for the driver and passengers, as well as ISOFIX child seat in any of the three rear seats. Electronics car adds such goodies as the monitoring of blind spots and warning system of an obstacle in the way of movement.
Additional features 2018-2019 Dodge Dart
- heated steering wheel;
- Rear View Camera;
- Keyless entry;
- ignition key;
- Dual-zone automatic climate control;
- Audio output 506 watts.
Package 2018-2019 Dodge Dart interior lighting includes illumination of the door handles, door pockets, footwells and cupholders space and glovebox automaker prudently designed taking into account the storage on the iPad it.
Price 2018-2019 Dodge Dart
Price 2018-2019 Dodge Dart has not yet announced, but experts believe it is cost competitive in the North American automotive market, where the base version with manual transmission and 2.0-liter engine is estimated in the region of 17 thousand dollars, and a top, the 2.4-liter model with automatic transmission will start at about 22 thousand dollars, and go beyond 25 thousand for the complete set. For comparison, in the 2018-2019 Dodge Caliber price range is kept in the region of 18 – 22 thousand dollars.
The new 2018-2019 Dodge Dart – fuel consumption
The manufacturer has not yet reported the exact fuel consumption data, but presumably, by Dart in with a 2.0-liter engine will consume an average of 100 km 7.4-liter, turbocharged 1.4-liter – about 5.9 liters per hundred kilometers and 2.4-liter – in the region of 9.4 liters per hundred kilometers. At car dealerships is expected in the second half of .
History of 2018-2019 Dodge Dart
If you look at the history of the brand, the name Dart familiar in the auto world with the distant ’60s, when both appeared compact at the time the sedan, which shared the same platform with the Plymouth and from the start of sales has become very popular, driving larger cars 2018-2019 Dodge in the second plan. The rich history of the model tells us about the company’s ability to offer the tradition and in the foreseeable future to please fans of the release of sports cars with the addition of the name SRT4, or even the Dart GT, but the emergence of hybrid versions – is questionable. Most likely the automaker is focused on increasing the efficiency of conventional engines and has no plans in the near future to develop high-efficiency hybrid or gas-hybrid models.
2018-2019 Dodge Dart in comparison with competitors
2018-2019 Dodge Dart and Ford Focus
The popular Ford Focus needs no further description, but it is worth noting that the new model based on a global platform C have excellent driving quality, a rich list of standard and optional equipment, as well as the latest parking assistant, which requires the driver of minimum intervention in the process. Lineup Ford Focus, too rich, and includes a sedan, hatchback and wagon, and technical equipment starts with a high-tech petrol engine and ends with an all-electric propulsion system, which allows to overcome the 100-kilometer distance at no additional charge the battery without harmful vybrosov.V comparison Dart and Focus, plus the first in a more comfortable place for the rear passengers.
2018-2019 Dodge Dart and the Honda Civic
Though walking conflicting views about the latter, the ninth-generation Honda Civic, and many want to see the inside of a better finish, it is necessary to give due recognition and has won huge popularity of the car for an inspiring capacity and persistent reputation as a reliable vehicle. Excellent driving performance also become the starting point for many fans of the model, especially in the updated version of the automaker largely revised chassis Civic. A rich range includes economical model sedan and coupe with 4-cylinder engines, efficient and Civic Hybrid and the version of the work on natural gas.
2018-2019 Dodge Dart and Chevrolet Cruze
The most conservative in the segment is the Cruze from the Chevrolet , which is also extremely popular and one of the best-selling compact car class. However sedan Cruz, as well as focus more limited space for rear passengers than the 2018-2019 Dodge Dart or Civic. Wide range of cars, and invites the petrol models with efficient 4-cylinder engines, including turbocharged and version of the Cruze the Eco , which boasts impressive fuel economy.
About the Developer plans for the near future – perhaps the emergence of the new 2018-2019 Dodge Dart hatchback and possibly paired with a range of engines will be available 9-speed automatic transmission, which Chrysler is planning to equip front-wheel drive cars and the company.