2012 Dodge Dart can hit up to 41 mpg on the highway with Aero package

The 2013 Dodge Dart is one hot-offering for the compact sedan market. It looks quite impressive and has some performance features with Alfa Romeo DNA.

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“The all-new Dodge Dart is a thoroughly modern vehicle that’s fuel-efficient, beautifully designed and crafted, agile and fun-to-drive,” Dodge said in a statement.

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Just how efficient is the new Dart?

2013 Dodge Dart Fuel-economy:

  • The 2013 Dart with a 2.0-liter Tigershark engine mated to the 6-speed manual gets an EPA rating of 25/36 mpg (city/highway) and 29 combined.
  • The 1.4-liter MulitAir Turbo engine mated to the 6-speed manual transmission gets an EPA rating of 27/39 mpg and 39 mpg combined.
  • Dodge will introduce a Dodge Dart ‘Aero’ model (available 3rd quarter 2012) that will hit at least 41 mpg on the highway.

“MultiAir technology delivers optimum combustion at any speed under all driving conditions by allowing direct and dynamic control of air intake and combustion. The result is up to a 15 percent increase in low engine rpm torque and a 7.5 percent improvement in fuel efficiency,” Dodge said.

Refresher: Power for the 2013 Dodge Dart comes from a 2.0 liter Tigershark engine, a 16-valve 160-hp MultiAir turbo unit and a new 16-valve 2.4 liter Tigershark MultAir 4-cylinder making 184-hp. Transmission choices include a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed dual dry clutch (DDCT) automatic. Prices start at $15,995.

– By: Omar Rana