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 |  Dec 29 2013, 6:25 PM

2014 Toyota 4runner

As 2013 comes to an end, AutoGuide readers continue to shop for their ideal car for 2014 whether it be a sports car or an SUV.

This week, AutoGuide‘s most watched videos include our 2014 Toyota 4Runner Limited review, the 2013 Dodge Dart GT review and the unveiling of the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang.

Watch the videos below and subscribe to the AutoGuide YouTube channel here.

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 |  Dec 22 2013, 12:50 PM


Is the Dodge Dart GT a true competitor in today’s marketplace? This week, AutoGuide set out to determine how the Dart GT stacks up against the competition.

That video proved to be a popular one this week, while viewers also took interest in our Toyota 4Runner review. And of course, our first look at the 2015 Ford Mustang continues to draw eyeballs?

Watch the videos below and subscribe to the AutoGuide YouTube channel here.

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 |  Dec 06 2013, 3:15 PM

Chrysler Group LLC introduces limited-edition Mopar ’13 Dart.

Chrysler is issuing a recall for certain Dodge Dart sedans because the airbags might not deploy properly. 

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 |  Nov 06 2013, 4:13 PM


Dodge is bringing back the Scat Pack Club for 2014, inviting enthusiasts to join a special group of do-it-yourself owners with a passion for performance.

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 |  Oct 15 2013, 11:02 AM

Color Me Surprised


Automakers have come a long way from the days of Henry Ford’s Model T. While many colors were available over the “Tin Lizzy’s” long production run, this rugged and bare-bones vehicle was only offered in black for many years. Talk about choice!

Today, car manufacturers offer more hues than there are colors of the rainbow. But that’s not all. Depending on the product, customers can get shimmering metal flake or even special pearlescent paint jobs that seem to change color under different lighting conditions.

Spurning the basics like black, white and beige, even mass-market companies are offering buyers ever more assaulting hues. These days you don’t have to pony up the cash for a Lamborghini to drive something bright. Here are the Top 10 Craziest Paint Colors Available Today.

 |  Jul 19 2013, 1:50 PM


Another week, another opportunity to assist a struggling motorist; that’s what Ask AutoGuide is all about. Just like populist presidential candidate William Jennings Bryan we’re here for the people. Specifically, folks like Zach, who e-mailed us asking for help picking out a compact car.

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 |  Jul 10 2013, 5:45 PM


Dodge is continuing its marketing push for the Dart compact sedan, launching new television commercials targeting multicultural millennials with a Spanish and English campaign featuring music artist Pitbull.

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 |  May 02 2013, 6:45 PM


The first Dodge Dart funded through the “Dodge Dart Registry” has been purchased in New York after more than $22,600 was raised in under a month.

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 |  Jan 18 2013, 4:46 PM

Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne expects there will be as many as 200,000 nine-speed transmissions available this year and bound for new Chrysler vehicles.

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 |  Jan 18 2013, 7:31 AM

Dodge has introduced the “Dodge Dart Registry” hoping to help new buyers get themselves behind the wheel of a new Dart easier through an online registry system.

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 |  Jan 15 2013, 12:17 PM

Thanks to neglect and mismanagement Chrysler was forced to go years without a decent small car in its lineup. The recently departed Caliber was anything but a competent vehicle. It put the “rude” in “crude.” Thankfully, Chrysler got back into the compact-car segment in a big way last year with the Dodge Dart and it’s expanding the lineup this year.

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 |  Jan 08 2013, 6:22 PM

An image of what could be the SRT4 said to be currently under development in the Chrysler labs leaked today putting the new sub-brand’s  smallest future project in the spotlight.

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 |  Jan 08 2013, 12:31 PM

Dodge just announced what amounts to a new name for its top-trim Dart compact sedan previously called the R/T package. The newly named Dodge Dart GT will appear during the upcoming Detroit Auto Show.

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 |  Dec 05 2012, 12:02 PM

The Dodge Dart is the brand’s newest entry into the compact sedan market, and despite the brand adding a third shift to the Illinois plant where the compact is built, sales slowed down in November.

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 |  Nov 29 2012, 2:35 PM

Showing off its Dart and Durango models at the 2012 LA Auto Show, Dodge decided to spice things up a bit giving both the vehicles a matte gray paint treatment.

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 |  Oct 23 2012, 8:31 AM

Dodge has launched a series of commercials showing off its new Dart model, previously spotlighting the vehicle’s hi-tech attributes and how it was designed. Now the American automaker wants to show off how it tested its Dart for fun.

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 |  Oct 19 2012, 6:15 PM

The all-new 2013 Dodge Dart has been awarded a five-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

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 |  Oct 04 2012, 3:15 PM

Dodge has announced its all-new 2013 Dodge Dart Aero as its most fuel-efficient Dart model delivering up to 41-mpg with a starting price of $19,295.

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 |  Sep 17 2012, 8:02 AM

Joining the Dodge Dart R/T’s release will be a GTS Tribute Package adding special Mopar parts to the compact sedan.

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 |  Sep 04 2012, 8:01 AM

As the all-new Dodge Dart starts to hit American showrooms, the anticipated R/T model that was originally scheduled to make an appearance by September, will be delayed until early next year.

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 |  Aug 30 2012, 10:37 AM

Sales of the new Dodge Dart have been lackluster so far, moving only 974 units in its first two months on the market, and the blame is being placed directly on the manual transmission.

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 |  Aug 01 2012, 1:49 PM

Dodge will be teaming up with Clear Channel Media and Entertainment to launch a nationwide tour centered around music and the all-new 2013 Dart compact.

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 |  Jul 09 2012, 12:52 PM

Scheduled to debut during the MLB All-Star game on July 10, Dodge has created a commercial for the new Dart that gives us an inside look into the life of a car designer. 

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 |  Jun 19 2012, 3:32 PM

In an effort to generate pre-release hype for the Dodge Dart, Chrysler is offering gift cards to a limited number of people who snap pictures of the new compact as it heads to dealerships.

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