When buying a new car, pricing is nearly always one of the top considerations. Other than one's home, a car is one of life's biggest product purchases. So you definitely want to get your hard-earned money's worth.

And the 2013 Dodge Dart is designed to give you a lot of Mopar for your money!

From its Detroit auto show introduction in January, one of the main aspects we've touted about the Dodge Dart is its trunk load of standard and available features -- inside, outside and under the hood.

Below is a run down on the pricing* and select standard features and options we'll have on the new Dodge Dart. Have a look and let us know what you think in the comments or on the Chrysler Communications Facebook Page.

2013 Dodge Dart SE – $15,995 starting U.S./Canadian MSRP
Powered by the new 2.0-liter 16-valve Tigershark I-4 engine, which produces a best-in-class standard 160 HP and 148 lb.-ft. of torque, the SE is mated to a six-speed manual transmission, or available six-speed automatic

Standard equipment includes class-leading safety features, such as 10 standard air bags, four wheel disc anti-lock brakes, brake assist, electronic stability control (ESC) and traction control.

Looking inside, the interior features a premium soft-touch instrument panel with bright accents, six-way manual driver seat with height adjuster, unique ‘Denim’ cloth seats, power windows, AM/FM CD with MP3 and much more.

2013 Dodge Dart SXT – $17,995 starting U.S. MSRP
Added with the standard equipment of the SE model, the SXT adds 17-inch aluminum wheels, power body-color mirrors and door locks, remote keyless entry, six-speakers, security alarm, 60/40 split folding rear seat, sliding armrest, air conditioning with micron filter and more.

Available add-ons include class-exclusive 8.4-inch touch screen, Garmin navigation, in-seat storage, rear backup camera, power sunroof and a 506-watt sound system.

2013 Dodge Dart Rallye – $18,995 starting U.S. MSRP
The Dodge Dart Rallye adds a customized look to the Dodge Dart with distinctive performance front and rear fascias and a choice of four interior colors – Black with Light Diesel Grey, Diesel with Light Diesel Grey, Black with Ruby Red or Diesel Grey with Citrus Peel.

The Rallye's standard features builds on the  SXT with unique black front fascia accents, black headlamp bezels, projector fog lamps, class-exclusive integrated dual exhaust with bright exhaust tips, leather-wrapped steering wheel, speed control, steering wheel audio controls, trip computer and more.

Customization options include adding class-exclusive Hyper Black wheels or the powerful efficiency of the 1.4-liter MultiAir® Turbo delivering 160 HP and an impressive 184 lb.-ft. of torque.

2013 Dodge Dart Limited – $19,995 starting U.S. MSRP
The Dart Limited takes the Dart SXT and ups it with unique bright grille and door handles, 8.4-inch Uconnect touch screen with rear backup camera, class-exclusive 7-inch TFT (Thin Film Transistor) reconfigurable instrument cluster display, floating island bezel, projector fog lamps, 10-way power driver seat, automatic headlamps, active grille shutters, premium accent stitching on the instrument panel, and much more.

2013 Dodge Dart R/T: $22,495 starting U.S. MSRP (3rd quarter 2012 availability)

In paying due homage to the R/T heritage, the Dodge Dart R/T is powered by the new 2.4-liter Tigershark MultiAir 2 4-cylinder that produces an impressive 184 HP and 171 lb.-ft. of torque and is mated to a six-speed manual transmission or available six-speed automatic with AutoStick.

The Dart R/T builds on the Limited standard features with the likes of 18-inch aluminum wheels, sport suspension with frequency-sensing damping shocks, unique performance front fascia with black accents and Hyper Black grille, black headlamp bezels, integrated dual exhaust with bright exhaust tips, R/T-unique premium Nappa perforated leather seats, dual- zone automatic temperature control, heated seats, class-exclusive heated steering wheel, and more.

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2013 Dodge Dart Rallye


*Prices exclude $795 destination charge.