2015 Dodge Dart Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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What's New for 2015:

  • SE Convenience Group option package
  • Dart SXT adds new aluminum wheel design
  • Blacktop package comes with black and red interior
  • Uconnect 8.4 is Android compatible
  • 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine meets PZEV emission standard
  • Three new exterior colors

Introduction
The 2015 Dodge Dart competes against traditional compact cars but is actually rated a midsize car by EPA standards. The Dart's competitive set includes the Chevrolet Cruze, Ford Focus, Honda Civic, Hyundai Elantra, Kia Forte, Mazda 3, Nissan Sentra, Subaru Impreza, Toyota Corolla, and Volkswagen Jetta.

Models and Features
Five versions of the 2015 Dart are for sale, including the SE, SXT, Aero, Limited, and GT.

The Dart SXT adds equipment at the same time that it makes more options available. Highlights include a larger and more powerful engine, nicer interior materials, 60/40 split rear seat with a pass-through, Bluetooth connectivity, cruise control, power door locks with remote keyless entry, and air conditioning. Details include a trip computer, auto-dimming rearview mirror, illuminated visor vanity mirrors, sliding armrest cover for the center console, rear center armrest with cupholders, electronic vehicle information center, and an overhead console with a sunglasses storage container. Additionally, the audio system gains additional speakers, and the steering wheel includes audio controls. The Dart SXT also includes automatic headlights, LED racetrack-style taillights, power side mirrors, unique trim detailing, and 16-in. aluminum wheels.

The Aero trim level is based on the Dart SE, but is packaged differently from the SXT. It has most of the SXT's upgrades but includes a more fuel-efficient powertrain, active grille shutters plus chrome grille detailing, leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls, and upgraded gauges including a tachometer and an illuminated surround. The Dart Aero also includes a Uconnect 8.4 touch-screen infotainment system with voice-command Bluetooth connectivity and audio streaming, a USB port, satellite radio, and a reversing camera.

The Dart GT is the sporty model, adding to the Dart SXT a sport-tuned suspension, 18-in. aluminum wheels with low-profile tires, fog lights, and dual exhaust outlets. The GT is also equipped with the same Uconnect 8.4 infotainment system found in the Dart Aero, plus leather seats, a 6-way power driver's seat, heated front seats, heated and leather-wrapped steering wheel, heated exterior mirrors, dual-zone automatic climate control system, and keyless passive entry with push-button engine starting. Upgraded interior trim includes a soft-touch dashboard and nicer door panels, plus premium instrumentation with an illuminated surround, ambient cabin lighting, outside temperature gauge, compass, and a universal garage door opener.

The Dart Limited contains most of the same features as the Dart GT, swapping the 18-in. wheels for a smaller 17-in. design, ditching the sport suspension for a touring suspension with a rear stabilizer bar, and trading the standard manual gearbox for a standard automatic transmission. Additionally, the Dart Limited's exterior trim is brighter and fancier, the leather seats feature exposed stitching, and the shift knob is covered in cowhide. Navigation, SiriusXM traffic, and SiriusXM Travel Link services are also standard, along with remote engine starting, active grille shutters, and a power sunroof.

Under the Hood
A 160-horsepower, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine is standard in the Dart SE. Dart SXT, GT, and Limited trim levels are equipped with a 184-horsepower, 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine. Choose the Dart Aero for an exclusive turbocharged, 1.4-liter 4-cylinder engine generating 160 horsepower.

A 6-speed manual gearbox is standard for SE, SXT, Aero, and GT Darts. The Dart Limited is equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission, which is an option for the SE, SXT, and GT. The Dart Aero is offered with an optional 6-speed automated manual gearbox.

Fuel Economy
Due to its economical, turbocharged, small-displacement engine, the Dart Aero is the most fuel-efficient version of this car, EPA-rated from 28 mpg in the city to 41 mpg on the highway, depending on transmission choice.

The most common Dart powertrain--the 2.4-liter with an automatic transmission as installed in the SXT and Limited trim levels--is just as fuel-efficient as the Dart SE's 2.0-liter/automatic combination. The latter gets 24 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway, while the larger and more powerful setup returns 23 mpg city/35 mpg highway. Choose a manual gearbox and the Dart SE is more fuel-efficient (25 mpg city/35 mpg highway) while the Dart SXT is less fuel-efficient (22 mpg city/35 mpg highway).

Select the Dart GT and you can expect to get 23 mpg city/33 mpg highway with the manual gearbox and 22 mpg city/31 mpg highway with the automatic.

Safety and Technology
Depending on the trim level selected, the 2015 Dart can be upgraded with rain-sensing wipers, automatic high-beam headlights, rear park-assist sensors, and a blind-spot monitoring system with rear cross-path detection. Additional tech-related improvements include a configurable gauge display and keyless passive entry with push-button engine starting. The Dart is also available with a Uconnect 8.4 infotainment system containing a USB port, SD card slot, and voice-activated access to Bluetooth calling and music streaming. Options for this system include a Wi-Fi hotspot connection, navigation system, and a premium sound system.

What's New for 2015:

  • SE Convenience Group option package
  • Dart SXT adds new aluminum wheel design
  • Blacktop package comes with black and red interior
  • Uconnect 8.4 is Android compatible
  • 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine meets PZEV emission standard
  • Three new exterior colors

Introduction
The 2015 Dodge Dart competes against traditional compact cars but is actually rated a midsize car by EPA standards. The Dart's competitive set includes the Chevrolet Cruze, Ford Focus, Honda Civic, Hyundai Elantra, Kia Forte, Mazda 3, Nissan Sentra, Subaru Impreza, Toyota Corolla, and Volkswagen Jetta.

Models and Features
Five versions of the 2015 Dart are for sale, including the SE, SXT, Aero, Limited, and GT.

The Dart SXT adds equipment at the same time that it makes more options available. Highlights include a larger and more powerful engine, nicer interior materials, 60/40 split rear seat with a pass-through, Bluetooth connectivity, cruise control, power door locks with remote keyless entry, and air conditioning. Details include a trip computer, auto-dimming rearview mirror, illuminated visor vanity mirrors, sliding armrest cover for the center console, rear center armrest with cupholders, electronic vehicle information center, and an overhead console with a sunglasses storage container. Additionally, the audio system gains additional speakers, and the steering wheel includes audio controls. The Dart SXT also includes automatic headlights, LED racetrack-style taillights, power side mirrors, unique trim detailing, and 16-in. aluminum wheels.

The Aero trim level is based on the Dart SE, but is packaged differently from the SXT. It has most of the SXT's upgrades but includes a more fuel-efficient powertrain, active grille shutters plus chrome grille detailing, leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls, and upgraded gauges including a tachometer and an illuminated surround. The Dart Aero also includes a Uconnect 8.4 touch-screen infotainment system with voice-command Bluetooth connectivity and audio streaming, a USB port, satellite radio, and a reversing camera.

The Dart GT is the sporty model, adding to the Dart SXT a sport-tuned suspension, 18-in. aluminum wheels with low-profile tires, fog lights, and dual exhaust outlets. The GT is also equipped with the same Uconnect 8.4 infotainment system found in the Dart Aero, plus leather seats, a 6-way power driver's seat, heated front seats, heated and leather-wrapped steering wheel, heated exterior mirrors, dual-zone automatic climate control system, and keyless passive entry with push-button engine starting. Upgraded interior trim includes a soft-touch dashboard and nicer door panels, plus premium instrumentation with an illuminated surround, ambient cabin lighting, outside temperature gauge, compass, and a universal garage door opener.

The Dart Limited contains most of the same features as the Dart GT, swapping the 18-in. wheels for a smaller 17-in. design, ditching the sport suspension for a touring suspension with a rear stabilizer bar, and trading the standard manual gearbox for a standard automatic transmission. Additionally, the Dart Limited's exterior trim is brighter and fancier, the leather seats feature exposed stitching, and the shift knob is covered in cowhide. Navigation, SiriusXM traffic, and SiriusXM Travel Link services are also standard, along with remote engine starting, active grille shutters, and a power sunroof.

Under the Hood
A 160-horsepower, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine is standard in the Dart SE. Dart SXT, GT, and Limited trim levels are equipped with a 184-horsepower, 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine. Choose the Dart Aero for an exclusive turbocharged, 1.4-liter 4-cylinder engine generating 160 horsepower.

A 6-speed manual gearbox is standard for SE, SXT, Aero, and GT Darts. The Dart Limited is equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission, which is an option for the SE, SXT, and GT. The Dart Aero is offered with an optional 6-speed automated manual gearbox.

Fuel Economy
Due to its economical, turbocharged, small-displacement engine, the Dart Aero is the most fuel-efficient version of this car, EPA-rated from 28 mpg in the city to 41 mpg on the highway, depending on transmission choice.

The most common Dart powertrain--the 2.4-liter with an automatic transmission as installed in the SXT and Limited trim levels--is just as fuel-efficient as the Dart SE's 2.0-liter/automatic combination. The latter gets 24 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway, while the larger and more powerful setup returns 23 mpg city/35 mpg highway. Choose a manual gearbox and the Dart SE is more fuel-efficient (25 mpg city/35 mpg highway) while the Dart SXT is less fuel-efficient (22 mpg city/35 mpg highway).

Select the Dart GT and you can expect to get 23 mpg city/33 mpg highway with the manual gearbox and 22 mpg city/31 mpg highway with the automatic.

Safety and Technology
Depending on the trim level selected, the 2015 Dart can be upgraded with rain-sensing wipers, automatic high-beam headlights, rear park-assist sensors, and a blind-spot monitoring system with rear cross-path detection. Additional tech-related improvements include a configurable gauge display and keyless passive entry with push-button engine starting. The Dart is also available with a Uconnect 8.4 infotainment system containing a USB port, SD card slot, and voice-activated access to Bluetooth calling and music streaming. Options for this system include a Wi-Fi hotspot connection, navigation system, and a premium sound system.

Available Trims for the 2015 Dodge Dart
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name Aero (4dr Sdn) Transmission Auto-Shift Manual w/OD MSRP 20495.00 Engine 1.4 L/83 City/Hwy MPG 28/40
Name SXT (4dr Sdn) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 19000.00 Engine 2.0 L/122 City/Hwy MPG 24/34
Name Limited (4dr Sdn) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 23795.00 Engine 2.4 L/144 City/Hwy MPG 23/35
Name SE (4dr Sdn) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 16495.00 Engine 2.0 L/122 City/Hwy MPG 24/34
Name GT (4dr Sdn) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 21645.00 Engine 2.4 L/144 City/Hwy MPG 22/31
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INTERIOR
  • 6-Way Driver Seat -inc: Manual Recline, Height Adjustment and Fore/Aft Movement
  • 6-Way Passenger Seat -inc: Manual Recline, Height Adjustment and Fore/Aft Movement
  • Full Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
  • Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
  • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
  • Power Rear Windows
  • 5 Person Seating Capacity
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Front Cupholder
  • Valet Function
  • Remote Releases -Inc: Power Trunk/Hatch and Power Fuel
  • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button
  • Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
  • Manual Air Conditioning
  • Glove Box
  • Driver Foot Rest
  • Interior Trim -inc: Metal-Look/Piano Black Instrument Panel Insert, Metal-Look Console Insert, Chrome And Metal-Look Interior Accents
  • Full Cloth Headliner
  • Metal-Look Gear Shift Knob
  • Day-Night Rearview Mirror
  • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors
  • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage and 1 12V DC Power Outlet
  • Front And Rear Map Lights
  • Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
  • Full Carpet Floor Covering
  • Carpet Floor Trim
  • Cargo Features -inc: Spare Tire Mobility Kit
  • Cargo Space Lights
  • FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate
  • Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
  • Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver 1-Touch Down
  • Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
  • Redundant Digital Speedometer
  • Outside Temp Gauge
  • Systems Monitor
  • Trip Computer
  • Digital/Analog Display
  • Manual Anti-Whiplash Adjustable Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
  • Front Center Armrest
  • Sentry Key Engine Immobilizer
  • 1 12V DC Power Outlet
  • Air Filtration
  • 60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
  • Voice Recorder
  • Rear Cupholder
  • Cloth Door Trim Insert
  • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination
  • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 2 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats
  • Carpet Floor Trim and Carpet Trunk Lid/Rear Cargo Door Trim
  • Delayed Accessory Power
  • Analog Display
  • Sliding Front Center Armrest and Rear Center Armrest w/Pass-Thru w/Storage
  • 2 Seatback Storage Pockets
  • Perimeter Alarm
  • 2 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Front Seats w/Power 4-Way Driver Lumbar
  • 6-Way Power Driver Seat -inc: Power Recline, Height Adjustment, Fore/Aft Movement and Power 4-Way Lumbar Support
  • Heated Leather Steering Wheel
  • Compass
  • Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start
  • Garage Door Transmitter
  • Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
  • Illuminated Glove Box
  • Interior Trim -inc: Metal-Look/Piano Black Instrument Panel Insert, Metal-Look Door Panel Insert, Metal-Look Console Insert, Chrome And Metal-Look Interior Accents
  • Leatherette Door Trim Insert
  • Leather Gear Shift Knob
  • Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate and Remote Engine Start
  • Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins and 1st Row Underseat Storage
  • Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver And Passenger 1-Touch Up/Down
  • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer and Trip Odometer
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels: 16 x 7.0 Painted Cast Aluminum
  • Tires: P205/55R16 AS
  • Spare Tire Mobility Kit
  • Clearcoat Paint
  • Body-Colored Front Bumper
  • Body-Colored Rear Bumper
  • Black Side Windows Trim
  • Body-Colored Door Handles
  • Body-Colored Power Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding
  • Fixed Rear Window w/Defroster
  • Light Tinted Glass
  • Speed Sensitive Variable Intermittent Wipers
  • Galvanized Steel/Aluminum Panels
  • Chrome Grille w/Body-Color Surround
  • Trunk Rear Cargo Access
  • Perimeter/Approach Lights
  • LED Brakelights
  • Fully Automatic Projector Beam Halogen Daytime Running Headlamps w/Delay-Off
  • Wheels: 16 x 7.0 Monotone Painted Aluminum
  • Black Grille w/Body-Color Surround
  • Wheels: 17 x 7.5 Aluminum
  • Tires: P225/45R17 AS
  • As Tires
  • Express Open/Close Sliding And Tilting Glass 1st Row Sunroof w/Sunshade
  • Chrome Door Handles
  • Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
  • Front Fog Lamps
  • Wheels: 16 x 7.0 Steel
  • 16" Silver Wheel Covers
  • Black Door Handles
  • Black Manual Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding
  • Body-Colored Grille
  • Projector Beam Halogen Daytime Running Headlamps w/Delay-Off
  • Wheels: 18 x 7.5 Aluminum
  • Tires: P225/40R18 XL AS
  • Black Grille
MECHANICAL
  • Engine: 1.4L I4 16V MultiAir Turbo
  • Transmission: 6-Speed Manual (C635)
  • 50 State Emissions
  • Front-Wheel Drive
  • 4.12 Axle Ratio
  • 500CCA Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection
  • 140 Amp Alternator
  • Towing w/Trailer Sway Control
  • 4000# Gvwr
  • Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
  • Front Anti-Roll Bar
  • Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
  • Single Stainless Steel Exhaust
  • 13.2 Gal. Fuel Tank
  • Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist and Hill Hold Control
  • Brake Actuated Limited Slip Differential
  • Engine: 2.4L I4 MultiAir
  • Engine Oil Cooler
  • 4285# Gvwr
  • 14.2 Gal. Fuel Tank
  • Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic
  • 3.195 Final Drive Ratio
  • Federal Emissions
  • Transmission w/AUTOSTICK Sequential Shift Control
  • Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
  • Touring Suspension
  • Engine: 2.0L I4 DOHC
  • 120 Amp Alternator
  • Sport Tuned Suspension
  • 15.8 Gal. Fuel Tank
  • Quasi-Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Electronic Stability Control (ESC) And Roll Stability Control (RSC)
    • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
    • Side Impact Beams
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
    • Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
    • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
    • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
    • Driver And Passenger Knee Airbag and Rear Side-Impact Airbag
    • Rear Child Safety Locks
    • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
    • ParkView Rear Camera
    • Low Tire Pressure Warning
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • Radio: Uconnect 8.4 MP3
    • Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control, Steering Wheel Controls and Voice Activation
    • Audio Theft Deterrent
    • Integrated Roof Antenna
    • 6 Speakers
    • Wireless Streaming
    • Uconnect w/Bluetooth Wireless Phone Connectivity
    • 1 LCD Monitor In The Front
    • Radio: Uconnect 200 AM/FM/CD/MP3
    • Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock and Steering Wheel Controls
    • Radio: Uconnect 8.4N MP3/NAV
    • Radio w/Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control, Steering Wheel Controls and Voice Activation
    • Radio w/Seek-Scan and Clock
    • 4 Speakers
    • 2 LCD Monitors In The Front

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