Best Dodge Vehicles Lineup for 2013
23 Sep 2013
Dodge is a division of the Chrysler group LLC that is a popular brand of vehicles of different types including SUVs, Minivans, family cars, trucks, sedan and compact cars. Dodge has a good reputation in several popular markets of the world such as Asia, Argentina, Brazil, Australia, Mexico and Europe. Following is the list of some top notch product lineup of Dodge whose certain impressive and valuable models are offered in 2013.
The 2013 Dodge Challenger is also a muscular car that is paired with powerful engine and modern era equipment. Total four trims are available, the base SXT, R/T, SRT8 392 and SRT8 Core. All the trims are equipped with lots of standard features for the convenience, comfort and entertainment of the driver and passenger.
Three engine choices are available for the 2013 Dodge Challenger, the base SXT is powered by a 3.0 liter V6 that delivers 305 horsepower and 268 lb ft of torque with standard five 5 speed automatic transmission. Fuel economy is 18 mpg city/27 mpg highway.
The R/T employs a 5.7 liter V8 engine produces 376 horsepower and 410 lb ft of torque with six speed manual transmission or 372 horsepower and 400 lb ft of torque with a five speed manual transmission. The engine accelerates from 0-60 mph in 5.5 seconds to 5.8 seconds. Fuel economy is 16 mpg city/25 mpg highway with automatic and 15 mpg city.23mpg highway with manual.
The SRT8 lineup is equipped with a more powerful engine, a 6.4 liter V8 delivers 470 horsepower and 470 lb ft of torque paired with either a six speed automatic or a five speed manual transmission. Acceleration from 0-60 mpg is 4.5 seconds and the fuel economy is 14 mpg city/23 mpg highway.
From $26,295 to $44,195
- composed ride
- powerful engine choices
- roomy and well equipped cabin
- mediocre handling
- compromised rear visibility
The 2013 Dodge Dart is basically a lineup of sedans which is a smart, inexpensive and high profile choice available for the sedan shoppers. The front wheel drive, five passenger 4 door sedan is offered in six trims, the base SE, SXT, RALLYE, AERO, LIMITED and GT.
Three engine choices are available for the 2013 Dodge Dart, a 1.4 liter inline 4 cylinder Turbocharged engine produces 160 horsepower and 184 lb ft of torque. The 2.0 liter inline 4 cylinder engine cranks out 160 horsepower and 145 lb ft of torque. The 2.4 liter inline four cylinder is able to generate 184 horsepower and 171 lb ft of torque. A six speed manual transmission, six speed dual clutch automatic with manual shifting and six speed automatic with manual shifting mode are the available transmission choices. The fuel economy is 25-27 mpg city/36-39 mpg highway.
Starting from $16,790 to $23,290
- awesome look
- quality interior
- all black interior catch too much dirt
- little high road noise
The 2013 Dodge Charger is an impressive, well equipped, stylish and high performance large sedan. The car is offered in five trims, SE, SXT, R/T, SRT8 and SRT8 Super Bee. Three engine choices are available, a 3.6 liter V6 produces 292 horsepower and 260 lb ft of torque that is mated with either a five speed automatic (SE only) or an Eight speed automatic transmission (Standard on all SXTs). The EPA rated fuel economy is 17-19 mpg city/27-31 mpg highway with an acceleration from 0-60 mph in 7.1 seconds with eight speed automatic.
The R/T gets a 370 horsepower and 395 lb ft of torque 5.7 liter V8 engine. The rear wheel drive and five speed automatic transmission are standard. The acceleration is 5.4 seconds from 0-60 mph with fuel economy of 16 mpg city/25 mpg highway.
Starting from $26,295 to $45,450
- composed and engaging ride
- powerful powertrains
Poor rear seat headroom
There is nothing better than the 2013 Dodge Durango when it comes to choosing a nice SUV crossover to get comfort and performance at high levels. The car is offered in four trims, base SXT, midlevel Crew, performance oriented R/T and top of the line Citadel. The shoppers can opt for rear wheel drive, four wheel drive or all wheel drive. Two engine choices are available for the lineup, standard on all trims except R/T a 3.6 liter V6 that produces 290 horsepower and 260 lb ft of torque and is mated with a five speed automatic transmission. Acceleration from 0-60 mph is 9 seconds with fuel economy 16 mpg city/23 mpg highway.
Standard on R/T and optional on the Crew and Citadel is a 5.7 liter V8 engine that delivers 360 horsepower and 390 lb ft of torque and is paired with a six speed automatic transmission. Fuel economy for this Powertrain is 14 mpg city/20 mpg highway.
Starting from $29,495 to $39,995
- Sophisticated ride
- adult friendly third row
- powerful V8
- V6’s performance can be improved
- less cargo room
The 2013 Dodge Avenger is a perfect match for those searching for mid-size family sedan. The car is offered in three trims, SE, SXT and R/T with lots of stunning and high end features. Two engine choices are available for the shoppers, the SE and SXT trims are powered by a 2.4 liter four cylinder engine that generates 173 horsepower and 166 lb ft of torque and is mated to a four speed automatic in SE and six speed automatic in SXT. The EPA rated fuel economy is 21 mpg city/29 mpg highway in SE and 19 mpg city/29 mpg highway in SXT.
The R/T trim employs 3.6 liter V6 engine that delivers 283 horsepower and 260 lb ft of torque and is mated with a six speed automatic transmission. The car goes from 0-60 mph in 6.5 seconds and the fuel economy is 19 mpg city/29 mpg highway.
Starting from $19,795 to $25,695
strong powertrains, lots of standard features for the price, impressive ride and sharp handling
- less specious compared to its rivals
- out dated four speed automatic for SE