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Old 01-22-2015, 03:22 PM
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We picked up a 2015 Dart this past Saturday. We traded in our lil 2 seat Honda CR-Z hybrid. The gas mileage for what it was, just wasn't there. We were averaging about 30 with mixed driving, and I tend to get around 28 in my Jetta. Not enough difference for us to justify the uncomfortable ride and lack of room.


So far it's been a great lil car, except the damn clutch grabs almost on the floor. LOL Anyone know if the clutch in these cars is adjustable like some of the mechanical clutches of the past?

I know that without pics it didn't happen, so here are a pic that was taken after I got it mostly cleaned up (before the almost 3 hrs of waxing and buffing).


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Old 01-22-2015, 03:47 PM
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You get the 2.4L or the little turbo motor? Looking at leasing one for the wife.
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It's the "GT" so I got the 2.4. It's pretty peppy for what it is, though I doubt that it will win too many races LOL

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Very slick little ride. Does it handle well?
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Old 01-23-2015, 07:39 AM
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Yes, it handles very well, though I must admit that it's not quite as good as my Jetta, but then it also doesn't have the "sport tuned suspension".

My only real complaint is the clutch.

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Yes very nice Dart. I went on a test drive with my brother when he was looking at one, he drove a GT also, it was a pretty nice little car.
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Good you got a stick shift. I've heard a few horror stories about the automatics in those cars.
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Good you got a stick shift. I've heard a few horror stories about the automatics in those cars.
Are there any other kinds of stories when you're talking about a 4 banger? LOL

I just can't see myself going the 4 cylinder route and not having a stick.

I know when I bought my Jetta, the loaner that they gave me for a couple of days while they were going to get, then prepping my car had a 2.5L 4 banger with the auto and it sucked big time. I felt like I was driving a car with Bohemian mud rats under the hood, and they were not happy mud rats

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