Originally Posted by jerseytiger
Not sure why you keep referring to the Neon as a Dart. Other than being in the same place in the Dodge lineup they don't share anything. The Dart is built from a Fiat platform, and doesn't really feel like a cheap car like a Neon. Other than an underpowered engine and a questionable transmission (yes I know the two most important parts) the Dart is a pretty nice car.
Normal for the market they are targeting, looks nice but performance is never what it can be.