May 7, 2012 , Belvidere, Ill. – The first Chrysler Group vehicle built off a Fiat-derived architecture, the 2013 Dodge Dart blends Alfa Romeo DNA with Dodge’s passion for performance and style. The new Dart will be available with 12 exterior colors, 14 interior color and trim options, three powerful, fuel-efficient engines, three transmission choices, unsurpassed safety features and world-class aerodynamics, setting a new standard for the compact car class.
The first vehicle off the line was a red Dodge Dart Rallye with a black and red interior, powered by a 1.4-liter engine with manual transmission. Optional features included a rear camera and sunroof.
The 2013 Dodge Dart will be available in five trim levels with a starting U.S. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price of $15,995. The first Darts will begin arriving in dealer showrooms in June.
In addition to the Dodge Dart, the Belvidere Assembly Plant currently builds the Jeep® Compass and Jeep Patriot.