First 2013-MY Dodge Dart Rolls Off the Assembly Line
Belvidere Assembly Plant Manager Kurt Kavajecz (left), UAW Local 1761 President Bob Cunningham and UAW Local 1268 President George Welitschinsky celebrate with employees as the first Dodge Dart rolls off the assembly line.
BELVIDERE, IL – Chrysler’s first 2013-MY Dodge Dart rolled off the assembly line at the company's Belvidere, Ill., plant, according to the automaker. The first Darts will begin arriving in dealer showrooms in June.
The first Dart off the line was a red Dodge Dart Rallye with a black and red interior, equipped with a 1.4L engine matched with a manual transmission. Optional features included a rear camera and sunroof, Chrysler stated.
The new Dart will be available with 12 exterior colors, 14 interior color and trim options, three engines, and three transmission choices. The 2013-MY Dodge Dart will be available in five trim levels with a starting U.S. MSRP of $15,995. You can watch a video of the vehicle rolling off the line below.