Only few years ago, Dodge launched its excellent model called the Dart. This compact model is available as a 4-door sedan and a 5-door hatchback. If the rumors are true, Dodge will soon treat us with a revamped version of the Dart, now bearing the SRT badge. So, the carmaker is working on high-performance variant of the Dart which will probably see the light of the day in 2016. The new model will be significantly changed, for the better of course. We expect to see more modern appearance, impressive drivetrain, and revamped exterior. Let’s check what Dodge brings to the table with the 2017 Dodge Dart SRT4.
Exterior of 2017 Dodge Dart SRT4
Most of you assume that the only difference between the regular Dart and the one sporting the SRT badge is under the bonnet, but it is not true. The Dart SRT4 will come with many exterior features that will help you distinguish it from the regular one at the very first sight. So, the mechanical particular is not the only thing that can help you to recognize the SRT4 model. The changes on the exterior design of the vehicle are not numerous, but they are significant for sure. The front end of the vehicle will get different grille treatment and both taillights and headlights will come with LED technology. The basic lines of the regular Dart model will remain unchanged but the Dart SRT4 model will get slightly reshaped body for aerodynamics to be improved. Unlike the regular model, the 2017 Dodge Dart SRT4 will come with big air intakes and lowered center of gravity. Some other sport details like dominant and fierce headlamps are also expected to be seen on the newcomer. As far as the overall dimensions of the car are concerned, there won’t be any differences.
2017 Dodge Dart SRT4 Interior
It is common for all Dodge’s models to have comfortable and well crafted interior. That is the case with the 2017 Dodge Dart SRT4. Numerous safety and convenience features will be offered. Among many others, there will be ambient lightning, keyless entry, rearview camera, stability control, blind-spot monitoring, airbags, etc. An 8,4” touchscreen display which supports SiriusXM Radio and SiriusXM Travel Link.
Dodge Dart SRT4 2017 Engine
Powering the 2017 Dodge Dart SRT4 will be a powerful engine. With a 2.4-liter turbocharged inline 4 serving under the bonnet of the vehicle, you will be able to get the maximum output of 300 horses and 300 lb-ft of torque. Well, the carmaker hasn’t published any official details, but if you ask us, powering the 2017 Dart SRT4 will be the 2.4 liter engine. The engine will be bolted to a new 9-speed automatic shifter. Front-wheel-drive system will be standard, but all-wheel-drive is also offered. With all of the aforementioned components, the vehicle will be able to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 6 seconds. Allegedly, it will have top speed of 140 mph.
Release date and price of 2017 Dart SRT4
The 2017 Dodge Dart SRT4 will be offered at a reasonable price. Namely, the base model will start at $17.000. It will appear in showrooms in late 2016.