2014 Dodge Dart Overview
2014 Dodge Dart Exterior
The 2014 Dart is a sporty compact that marries Dodge muscle with the sleek lines buyers in the compact segment have come to expect. Standard 16-inch wheels provide the 2014 Dodge Dart with an aggressive stance, and rear taillights stretch across the entire fascia, much like the taillights that have become so popular in the Dodge Charger.
2014 Dodge Dart Performance
Compact sedans normally don’t offer many engine options, but that is not true for the 2014 Dodge Dart, which offers three. The base 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine produces 160 horsepower and 148 lb-ft of torque. The high-performing 2.4-liter four-cylinder has become standard equipment on the SXT, GT, and Limited for 2014, and generates 184 horsepower and 171 lb-ft of torque. The fuel-efficient Aero trim is powered b a turbocharged 1.4-liter four-cylinder that makes 160 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque.
2014 Dodge Dart Efficiency
The 2014 Dodge Dart’s base 2.0-liter engine returns an impressive 25 mpg city and 36 mpg highway when equipped with a manual transmission. The higher output 2.4-liter engine still manages to return 22 mpg city and 35 mpg highway, and the hyper fuel-efficient 2014 Dart Aero is able to return 28 mpg city and 41 mpg highway.
2014 Dodge Dart Interior
The base model 2014 Dodge Dart offers a nice cabin relative to its class, but it begins to separate itself when you move up in trims. According to Edmunds.com, “Whereas competitors just add leather upholstery or some fake metal trim to improve the ambience, the Dart actually slathers on extra padded surfaces, dash stitching and flares of colorful trim.” The 2014 Dart is also available with an 8.4-inch touchscreen infotainment system with an optional navigation system.
2014 Dodge Dart Safety
Government crash testing awarded the 2014 Dodge Dart its highest possible five-star rating in overall crash protection, and the Dart boasts a suite of standard safety features, including stability and traction control, and an advanced airbag system. A rearview camera, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, and rear parking sensors are also available.