2013 Dodge Dart Earns Highest NHTSA Safety Rating

According to Ilderton Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram in High Point, NC, the all-new 2013 Dodge Dart recently earned the highest overall safety rating of five stars after an NHTSA evaluation.

Online PR News – 26-October-2012 – HIGH POINT, North Carolina – The 2013 Dodge Dart achieved an NHTSA crash test rating of five stars recently, according to Ilderton Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram in High Point. This marks the second accolade in two weeks for the 2013 Dart.

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration awarded the 2013 Dart with a 5-star safety rating after its performance in tests. There are three areas to the test – Frontal Crash, Side Crash, and Rollover. The Dodge Dart recorded 5-star results in the overall and side crashes and four stars in the rollover test for the 5-star ratings.

“The 5-star safety rating is further evidence that the all-new Dodge Dart is much more than a stylish, fun-to-drive vehicle,” says Reid Bigland, Dodge President and CEO and Chrysler Group’s Head of U.S. Sales. “The Dart represents genuine value, which we at Chrysler recognize is a precious commodity to consumers.”

The NHTSA’s 5-star safety rating is the second award the Dodge Dart has won recently. The 2013 Dodge Dart was also named a 2012 Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety after it achieved the maximum possible ratings in each of the four crash tests used by the IIHS.

The Dodge Dart comes standard with numerous safety features like high-strength steel; ten advanced-design airbags; dual-stage, adaptive, venting air bags for the driver and front-seat passenger; front-seat-mounted pelvic and thorax air bags for driver and passenger; Two rear-seat-mounted torso air bags; Knee air bags for driver and front-seat passenger; and two curtain air bags designed to protect front and rear passengers on both sides of the car.

The Dodge Dart also delivers accident-avoidance capabilities like electronic stability control (ESC), electronic roll mitigation, traction control, standard four-wheel, four-channel anti-lock disc brakes, electronic brake-force distribution, blind-spot monitoring, and rear cross-path detection.

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