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Dodge Dart (PF)

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The Dodge Dart is a front-engine, front-wheel drive, four-door compact sedan that was manufactured and marketed by then FCA US LLC, a subsidiary of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. The automobile made its debut at the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan. In some non-US markets, the Dodge Dart is sold as the Fiat Viaggio.

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Dodge Dart (PF)
2014 Dodge Dart Rallye
ManufacturerDodge[lower-alpha 1]
Also calledFiat Viaggio (China)
Fiat Ottimo (China, hatchback)
ProductionMay 2012 – September 2016
June 2012 – March 2017 (China)[1]
Model years2012–2016 (China)
AssemblyUnited States: Belvidere, Illinois (FCA Belvidere Assembly Plant)
China: Changsha, Hunan (GAC Fiat Chrysler)
DesignerTimothy Allen Doyle and Michael Nicholas[2]
Roberto Giolito (Ottimo)[3]
Body and chassis
ClassCompact car (C)
Body style
LayoutFront-engine, front-wheel drive
PlatformCompact US Wide
Transmission5-speed manual (China)
6-speed FPT C635 manual[4]
6-speed FPT C635 DCT[4]
7-speed FPT C725 DCT (China)[5]
6-speed Powertech 6F24 automatic[4]
Wheelbase106.4 in (2,703 mm)[6]
106.6 in (2,708 mm) (Viaggio/Ottimo))
Length183.9 in (4,671 mm)[6]
184.2 in (4,679 mm) (Fiat Viaggio)
178.9 in (4,544 mm) (Fiat Ottimo)
Width72.0 in (1,829 mm)[6]
72.8 in (1,849 mm) (Viaggio/Ottimo)
Height57.7 in (1,466 mm)[6]
57.9 in (1,471 mm) (Fiat Viaggio)
58.1 in (1,476 mm) (Fiat Ottimo)
Curb weight3,186–3,348 lb (1,445–1,519 kg)[7]
PredecessorDodge Caliber
Dodge Avenger sedan
SuccessorDodge Neon (third generation) (Mexico)

Resurrecting a nameplate used by Dodge for model years 1960-1976 for a succession of full-size, mid-size and finally compact models, the Dart (PF) was the brand's first compact sedan since 2005, when the Neon was discontinued.