2016 Dodge Dart: The Power Behind the Trims
It’s easy to get lost in this segment of lackluster-styled sedans and unimpressive powertrains, the 2016 Dodge Dart in Miami stands apart from the rest for its non-conforming style and powerful engines. Dodge knows you don’t need anything more than a love for driving to really fall for the car you’re driving. This Dodge Dart salutes the drivers of the open road.
Coming in five exciting trim levels, the Dart offers something for everyone, no matter your budget. Already affordable no matter your needs and desires, you can get as fancy or stay as utilitarian as you prefer. The five trims are the SE, SXT, AERO, GT, and LIMITED. Each offering something different, you’re sure to get exactly what you’re looking for.
Offering a competitive edge, even as the standard trim, the SE trim is powered by a 2.0L Tigershark 4 cylinder engine. Featuring VVT, Variable Valve Timing to maximize performance, it also delivers 160 horsepower. The SE Tigershark engine comes mated to a standard six-speed manual or also available is a six-speed automatic transmission. The SE runs efficiently on a fuel economy of 25 city mpg and 36 highway mpg. Safety and security are of complete importance as it offers 10 airbags, Electronic Stability Control and Hill Start Assist. You can feel safe put your adventurous teen into an SE Dart for just under $17.
The SXT offers a bit more horsepower, 184, and more engine in the 2.4L Tigershark Multiair 2 engine that includes 4 cylinders and 16 valves. Being mated to a six-speed manual transmission, although an automatic is also available, this trim was made explicitly for the driver. The Multiair technology aids in controlling combustion at any speed in all driving conditions. With a fuel economy of 35 mpg highway driving, brake assist and electronic roll mitigation, this SXT is the perfectly fun commuter car of your dreams.
The AERO comes with yet another engine: 1.4L Multiair Turbo Engine. As an intercooled engine, the Multiair technology works to increase low engine torque while improving efficiency and reduce C02 emissions. It delivers a little less horsepower, but still packs a punch at 160 hp and 184 lb/ft of torque.
The GT trim comes standard with Nappa leather-trimmed seats and premium materials throughout the cabin. Available in the Blacktop Appearance Group, the GT isn’t lacking in style or power. Riding on 18-inch aluminum wheels with integrated dual exhaust, even the sport appearance hood gives alludes to the power beneath it. The same 184 hp 2.4L Tigershark as above, the GT is made for the experienced, those who live for the ride.
Though there is no limit to Dodge’s performance and imagination, the Dart tops off its trims with the LIMITED. Suited more for your family and function as well as power, you get the best off all worlds in the this trim. Nappa leather trimmed seats, heated steering wheel, dual zone temperature control and a 10-way power driver seat gives you total control of your environment. Offering top safety and technology features, like digital cluster display, Garmin Navigation and Remote Vehicle Start, you are never left wondering if there’s a better choice in safety, performance and efficiency.