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All-new 2013 Dodge Dart Aero Model Delivers up to 41 mpg With the Award-winning 1.4-liter MultiAir Turbo Engine and a Starting U.S. MSRP of $19,295


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AUBURN HILLS, MI--Oct. 4, 2012:

  • The Dodge Dart Aero model is a stylish, no-compromise, fuel-efficient and powerful new addition to the already award-winning Dodge Dart line-up
  • Powered by Fiat's award-winning 1.4-liter MultiAir intercooled turbo engine, the Dodge Dart Aero model delivers 184 lb.-ft. of torque and up to 41 miles per gallon on the highway
  • Sales of the all-new Dodge Dart continue to gain momentum - with September sales up 72 percent -- the third consecutive double or triple-digit month-over-month sales increase
  • Dart named 2013 Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick 

The Dodge brand today announced pricing on its newest, most fuel-efficient Dart model, the Dodge Dart Aero, which features a starting U.S. Manufacturers' Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $19,295 (excluding $795 destination).

Powered by the sporty, fun-to-drive and advanced 1.4-liter MultiAir intercooled turbo engine combined with several aerodynamic enhancements, including lightweight aluminum chassis components, active grille shutters, underbody aero kit, a lowered profile and low-rolling resistance tires, the Dodge Dart Aero model achieves an impressive 41 miles per gallon (mpg) on the highway with the six-speed manual and 40 mpg on the highway with the six-speed Dual Dry Clutch Transmission (DDCT).

"The all-new Dodge Dart is a groundbreaking vehicle, offering features and benefits never before offered in a compact car," said Reid Bigland, President CEO - Dodge Brand. "The new Dart Aero builds on these attributes by combining a remarkable 41 mpg with interior room of a mid-size car and class-leading technology, style and safety, for only $19,295."

The Dodge Dart Aero model also is packed with a slew of standard features, such as the 1.4-liter MultiAir intercooled turbo engine, an unsurpassed 10 standard airbags, four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes, electronic stability control, cruise control, auto headlamps, air conditioning with micron filter, power windows and locks, power mirrors, remote keyless entry, leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls, projector headlamps and class-exclusive LED 'racetrack' taillamps.

High-tech features, including the class-exclusive 8.4-inch touchscreen media center and 7-inch TFT reconfigurable gauge cluster, also are available on the Dodge Dart Aero.