Dodge Dart Dual Clutch Automatic Rated at 27/37 MPG

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

The 2013 Dodge Dart equipped with a six-speed, dual-clutch automatic transmission mated to the 1.4-liter turbocharged powerplant has been rated by the EPA at 27-mpg city, 37-mpg highway.

While that may be disappointing that the automatic gets worse fuel economy than the comparable manual’s 27-mpg city, 39-mpg highway, it is a sign that the DCT-equipped Dart should be more focused on performance than fuel economy. The fuel economy is better than the 2.0-liter which is rated at 25-mpg city, 36-mpg highway for the manual and 24-mpg city, 34-mpg highway for the conventional automatic.

As for pricing, the 1.4-liter turbocharged engine is a $1,300 premium to the price of the standard Dart, while the standard or dual-clutch automatic will beg another $1,100.

Click here to read AutoGuide’s 2013 Dodge Dart Review and watch out video review below.

[Source: Allpar.com]

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at AutoGuide.com saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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