FEATURES: The Dart is built on the underpinnings of an Italian sports car, the Alfa Romeo Giulietta. Buyers can choose from three four-cylinder engines, including a sporty 184-horsepower turbo. The car has aggressive looks, sloping from back to front with creases along the side and a rounded front end. It also has LED taillights across the back just like the Dodge Challenger muscle car.
IMPACT: The Dart gives Chrysler a strong entry in the small-car market, where it hasn't competed in years. It's good enough to go toe to toe with the perennial front-runners, the Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic.
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