2016 Dodge Dart  RealSafeCars74Safety Rating

#53 of 2016 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#106 of all 2016 vehicles

Pictured: 2013 Dodge Dart
The Dart, introduced by Dodge in 2013, is a midsize sedan with seating up to 5. Exceeding the average MPG (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and the carbon footprint. Dodge offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2016 Dodge Dart is below average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2016 Dodge Dart has a score of 74, implying a 0.05% chance of driver death (4.5% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2016 Dodge Dart has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0501% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.7172%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0501% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.7172% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2016 Dodge Dart is 7% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2016 Dodge Dart is 1% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

But it is safer than many comparable models.

8454Toyota Scion tCNissan SentraKia ForteMitsubishi LancerHyundai ElantraToyota CorollaVolkswagen GolfDodge DartFord FocusMazda 3Volkswagen JettaHonda CivicComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2016 Dodge Dart with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 54 to 84. The 2016 Dodge Dart is safer than the 2016 Toyota Scion tC, the 2016 Nissan Sentra, the 2016 Kia Forte, the 2016 Mitsubishi Lancer, the 2016 Hyundai Elantra, the 2016 Toyota Corolla, the 2016 Honda Civic, the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta, and the 2016 Mazda 3 and less safe than the 2016 Volkswagen Golf.

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