Report: Dodge Dart platform to be used on Jeep Liberty successor, new Chrysler 100 hatchback

So by now Chrysler Group LLC has beat it in to your heads that the new 2013 Dodge Dart is based on a Fiat platform that underpins the current Alfa Romeo Giulietta. Known as the CUSW platform, the architectures is also used on the Fiat Bravo and the Lancia Delta.

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Well the Dodge Dart isn’t the only Chrysler Group Vehicle that will be using the CUSW platform. Mike Merlo, the Dart’s chief engineer, said that the platform ‘is designed to be both longer and shorter than the Dart, so it will be able to carry all of our C- and D-segment vehicles in the future.’

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Some of the next models that are being tested on the platform are the successor to the Jeep Liberty that will be built at the company’s Toledo North Assembly plant and a Chrysler 100 hatchback that will join the Dodge Dart on the assembly line in Belvidere, Ill.

Both of those models are expected in 2013.

– By: Omar Rana

Source: AutoNews

One thought on “Report: Dodge Dart platform to be used on Jeep Liberty successor, new Chrysler 100 hatchback

  • May 14, 2012 at 5:39 pm
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    Chrysler 100 hatchback? Doesn’t Chrysler need to concentrate on bigger and better things like an SUV, sports coupe and a minivan?

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