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2014 Dodge Dart vs. 2015 Ford Fiesta Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Dodge Dart than the Ford Fiesta. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Dodge Dart and the Ford Fiesta in the front seats.

Convenience
The Dodge Dart will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Ford Fiesta, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Dodge Dart will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Ford Fiesta, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Dodge Dart is much higher than that for the Ford Fiesta.

Dimensions
Since the Dodge Dart is much wider than the Ford Fiesta, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Dodge Dart, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Ford Fiesta.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Dodge Dart does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Ford Fiesta.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Dodge Dart is somewhat more powerful than the Ford Fiesta.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Dodge Dart and the Ford Fiesta.

Warranty
The Dodge Dart comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Ford Fiesta.

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2014 Dodge
Dart

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MSRP*: $16,495 - $22,995

2015 Ford
Fiesta

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MSRP*: $14,355 - $18,305
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $2,000 Up to $750
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.24% --
City MPG: 22 - 28 27
Highway MPG: 33 - 41 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $16,449 - $22,364 $13,817 - $17,619

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