The 2016 Dodge Dart is a compact five-passenger sedan in five trim levels: SE, SXT, Aero and GT Limited. The 2016 Dodge Dart SE comes with low 16-inch wheels in steel, power windows, a tilt and telescopic steering wheel, height-adjustable front seats, cloth seats, a folding rear seat and a sound system with four speakers Player CDs, MP3 player and an audio auxiliary jack , The optional Convenience Package adds under body aerodynamic enhancements, active grille shutters, body color door handles, mirrors and locks, remote key-less entry, cruise control, air conditioning, steering wheel audio controls, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity and a connection USB.
The Dodge Dart SXT gets plenty of standard convenience features group and adds 16-inch wheels in aluminum, automatic headlights, upgraded cloth upholstery and interiors, a -split folding 60/40 seat back, a sliding armrest, rear center armrest with cupholders and an audio system with six speakers. The 2016 Dodge Dart SXT comes to several option packages. The 2016 Dodge Dart Uconnect touchscreen group adds a panel to the instrument, a 8.4-inch touchscreen infotainment interface, satellite radio, a rear view camera and a USB / iPod interface level.
The same equipment added sound as touch screen unit with a sunroof and a sound system Alpine nine speakers. The appearance of groups Rally and California differ only badging, and add 17-inch wheels in aluminum black, radiator grille shutters active, dynamic under-body enhancements, a sportier air in the suspension, exterior design elements and special equipment, dual exhaust tips, fog lamps and a leather steering wheel and shift knob -wrapped. The Blacktop package adds 18-inches wheels, fog lamps, exterior mirrors with single black trim and Yokohama tires.
Fuel consumption on the Aero theme has all the standard equipment of the 2016 Dodge Dart SXT and adds low rolling resistance tires bearing, active grid Shutters, Aerodynamic improvements and technology group. The 2016 Dodge Dart includes equipping the SXT with the Technology Group, Cold Weather Group and aerodynamic improvements Aero. It also gets 18-inch wheels, fog lights, dual exhaust tips, keyless start and entry, a sportier suspension settings, choose the Rallye package, various exterior trim, dual-zone automatic climate control, leather upholstery, a six-way power adjustable driver’s seat, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, a series of soft edge in the handle and around indoor lighting. A version / Sun Group sound with only the sunroof and an Alpine audio system is optional on the GT.
The 2016 Dodge Dart Limited has all the facilities of the GT (less tailpipes), but returns to 17-inch wheels and chassis tune Wrap Rally. It also comes with remote ignition, sunroof, navigation system (optional for all other orders, but SE), real-time traffic, perforated leather upholstery and chrome exterior trim. The Alpine stereo is a standalone option.
Both the 2016 Dodge Dart GT, 2016 Dodge Dart Limited and can with the technology group, the Xenon headlights, automatic high beam control, automatic windscreen wipers, rear parking sensors, a blind-spot warning system and a system be fitted inserts Rear Cross Traffic Alert. All bars are a Mopar Interior package adds a power, all carpets floor time, a loading platform and unique sill guards. Packages available in Mopar exterior coating of the special body.
2016 Dodge Dart Interior Features
The 2016 Dodge Dart sent a good first impression, garnish colorful available with padded surfaces, dashboard seams and flares. Processing is not exactly that of the segment leaders, however. We recommend suspension of the touch interface 8.4-inch infotainment available, get with or without navigation system. It offers simple menus, large on-screen buttons and the accompanying key, the. By iPod blow menus a breeze Processing times are fast, and if you must enter a target in motion, the voice control works amazingly well. In darts without this interface, the standard stereo head unit awkwardly branched in the same place, the idea that you reinforced missed something better.
It’s a good place for occupants in the front, but the front seats of the DART are irregularly shaped and feel as if they are mounted too high. Consequently, most seat driver may find that they there is enough padding for comfort seat can not reduce. In addition, the steering wheel has a limited range of tilt adjustment, so you may find you can not set low enough, that is.
Meanwhile, the rear seats offers plenty of legroom for adults, while 6-foot can cause short margin. Luggage capacity is 13.1 cubic feet, an average number in this class. Although the tribe holds a fair amount of speed, hinges on the lid are exceptionally low, making it easy to accidentally close the trunk when loading bulky or heavy objects.
2016 Dodge Dart Performance
Three engines are 2016 Dodge Dart is available for the year. The base SE model comes with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 160 horsepower and 148 lb-ft of torque. A six-speed manual transmission is standard, and a six-speed automatic is optional. In performance testing, a manual Dart with this engine is equipped from zero to 60 mph in 9.9 seconds, accelerating a slow time for a compact sedan in this price range. A fully equipped automatic car would be even slower. The EPA estimates the manual version and 29 mpg combined (25 city / highway 36) while the automatic rates 27 mpg combined (24 city / 34 highway).
Standard Aero is a 1.4L turbocharged 4-cylinder that makes 160 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. A 6-speed manual transmission is standard and a six-speed automatic transmission is optional. In testing, a Dart with the turbo engine and manual transmission was affected 60 mph in 8.4 seconds, which is the average for the segment. The automated manual transmission only 0.2 seconds to the time. EPA-estimated fuel economy of 32 handset (28/41) with the conventional manual and 32 combined (28/40) with automatic transmissions.
The standard on SXT and GT Limited is 4-cylinder engine of 2.4L, producing 184 hp and 171 lb-ft of torque. A six-speed manual transmission is standard on the SXT and GT, while 6speed automatic is optional on these balances and standard on the Limited. In testing, a Dart GT with automatic transmission also made the 0-60 sprint in 8.4 seconds. EPA estimates for the SXT and Limited are disappointing for the small car segment, however, combined with 27 mpg (23 city / highway 35) with automatic transmission; the manual is the same except that a vote of 22 mpg city. The 2016 Dodge Dart GT are 27 handsets (23/33) for the manual and 26 combined (22/31) for the automatic.
2016 Dodge Dart Safety
The 2016 Dodge Dart comes standard with antilock disc brakes, traction and stability control, front and rear side airbags, side curtain airbags and knee airbags. A rear view camera is available on most trim available. The optional Technology Package on the GT Limited and includes rear parking sensors, anti-death attentive spot warning and rear cross traffic.
In government crash tests, the Dodge Dart has received the highest possible rating of five stars for overall crash protection, with 5 stars for overall crash protection and 5-stars for front complete protection against side impact. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety awarded DART top rating of best in frontal-offset tests, side impact and roof strength-moderate overlap. The Dodge Dart was treated at attempting a head-on collision breakfast Recovery “acceptable” rating given. The 2016 Dodge Dart design of the seat and head restraint has been classified as good for whiplash protection in rear impacts.
In brake testing, a Dart Limited came to a halt from 60 mph in 118 feet, put him among the best in the segment. A Dart GT led the same feat briefly in an impressive 116 meters. The 2016 Dodge Dart Aero equipped with low-resistance tires, but took 134 meters, the 10 meters longer than the average.