(4.3) 43 reviews
MSRP: $9,513$16,753
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 27-32
Engine: 160-hp, 1.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 6-speed auto-shift manual w/OD
2014 Dodge Dart

Our Take on the 2014 Dodge Dart

Our Take

With the debut of the Dart last year, Dodge returned to the compact sedan segment, a class it hadn't competed in since it offered the Neon. The Dart is based on the Alfa Romeo Giulietta, sold overseas by Chrysler (and Dodge) parent Fiat, and it looks to match the Hyundai Elantra and Ford Fo... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Turbo four-cylinder's clumsy dual-clutch transmission
  • Sluggish gas pedal response
  • Ride may be too firm for some
  • Wide B-pillar blocks view when checking blind spot
  • Steering wheel's limited tilt-down range

Notable Features

  • Available 7-inch screen in instrument panel
  • Available 8.4-inch touch-screen
  • Available heated steering wheel
  • Numerous ways to personalize

5 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.


It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.