pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
16,600 miles
Total Complaints:
8 complaints

Most common solutions:

  1. not sure (6 reports)
  2. (1 reports)
  3. replace transmission (1 reports)
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problem #8

Dec 052015

Dart Rallye 2.0L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 46,000 miles

I just purchased this car from a local dealership. I absolutely LOVE this car! Its comfy, smooth, hardly any road noise and overall I absolutely love it. My only concerns are that when I start to slow down, it seems to happen when the transmission goes down into first gear, there is a horrible jerk. When I test drove the vehicle I didnt feel anything, but the next day and every day since then I have felt it. Its worse when its cold outside. ANOTHER thing I didnt notice when I test drove the vehicle (Prob why the guy riding along from the dealership turned up the radio) is that when I turn the wheel it sounds like things are rubbing underneath. I looked through other Forums and apparently alot of the steering column has rubber in it so when it gets cold they rub. Either way im taking it back to the dealership today after work to get it looked at. I hope that everything gets fixed because like I previously said, I love this car and if it wernt for these minor problems it would be the perfect vehicle.

- breannadawn1, Austin, TX, US

problem #7

Mar 012015

Dart SXT 1.4L Dct Multiair Turbo

  • Automatic transmission
  • 14,000 miles

I had a grinding noise when switching gears 5 to 6 and 6 to 5. My car was in the shop for 30 days. The dealership at first tried repairing the tranny, but the repair didn't fix the issue so they ended up needing to replace it. The problem has not reoccurred since the replacement.

- robwa, Auburn, WA, US

problem #6

Jul 072015

Dart Limited 2.8L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 36,000 miles

The transmission shifts roughly into drive or reverse roughly. It sounds like the gear in being slammed into and the car jerks into the gear. This seems to only happen when the engine is cold.

- Caren B., Yorkville, IL, US

problem #5

Jan 152014


  • Manual transmission
  • 10,000 miles

I bought the car 09/28/12 and have now have 12,104 miles on it. Over the past 4-5 months, the 6 sp-std is binding slightly when shifting gears. Right now, it is an annoyance and I will be taking it to the dealership along with a list of other complaints, in the near future. It feels like this car is slowly falling apart and needs to have someone go through and torque everything down.

- deejmaster, Muskogee, OK, US

problem #4

Jun 232014

Dart Areo SE 1.4L L4 Turbo/Multiair

  • Automatic transmission
  • 10,686 miles

Car runs sluggish. Seems almost like it does not know what gear to shift into. Also hear clicking noise when I put car into Drive. Tech. says this is normal ????? I have other Automatics car and don't seem to have this issue. Normal !!!! Not Happy !!!

- Joseph W., Green Cove Springs , FL, US

problem #3

Oct 112013

Dart Limited 1.4L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 15,366 miles


- Jason S., Canton, OH, US

problem #2

Jan 122013

Dart 2.0L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 65 miles

slams into first gear while rolling at 1 -5 mph

this car is a piece of garbage and is the worst driving vehicle

- Stormee M., eureka, CA, US

problem #1

May 272013

Dart Rallye 1.4L Turbo

  • Automatic transmission
  • 600 miles

Bought a Dodge Dart Rallye 2013. Car looks awesome But Drives like A Pile Of Sh*it. Transmission never knows when to shift. Bogs out at times and hi revs for a few secs at other times. Had in shop for flash for "bumping" in the tranny. didn't do much good and didn't fix anything. Now dealership says there are no codes coming up. its a lemon ill never be able to sell a car driving like this. But have been told its not a "problem". gettn ready to get a lawyer and take it to these as*s. I hope when im done with them they have to take all these cars back! They asked for it!

- mrjconnelly1, Highgate, VT, US