1972 Dodge Dart User Reviews

1972 Dodge Dart Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 10 reviews

  • Performance:3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5
  • Appearance:3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Overall: 4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 3 reviews
"power" 3 reviews
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
"handling" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
"power" 2 reviews

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Jerald writes:
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Nice sheet metal.

Cons

Performance was lacking - poor fuel economy

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It Wasn't A Bad First Car. My Dad Gave It To Me And I Was Glad To Have It. — My Swinger had a 225 cu. in. slant six, which put out adequate power, but not enough to impress. It got 20 mpg, at the very best, because it had the 3-speed A904 auto trans, which needed an overdrive 4th gear. It was built solidly, but wasn't very fun to drive. With the engine and trans this car had, along with the vinyl front bench seat, this car only looked good with the right wheels and tires, but was a performance dog. I'm sure it was a different story with a 340. I would have enjoyed driving one of those.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Chris writes:
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5

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Everything

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Nothing

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My Dodge Dart — Great Car, It may be old but is still in very good shape, Made it home a-okay without any problems and even got great fuel milage! It is a very nice car to drive around in so all in all I am happy with it.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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simba1norma writes:
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great classic car

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none

simba1norma
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Overall It Is A Wonderful Car. — Great Sunday driving,wonderful on gas. I get compliments on my car all the time. Easy handling. Never owned a Dodge car before, very happy with this one. Very inexpensive to upkeep. Almost done turning it to a hot rod.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Shams writes:
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4

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classic

Cons

gas hog

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Maryjane — beast 300 hp classic engin new headers carborator gas hog but a sexy gas hog fun to hot box bought it super cheap spent my time and money on this baby car is fun to cruise in replaced a lot on it but works =]

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Lisa writes:
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4

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runs great

Cons

needs work

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1972 Dodge Demon — this is a work in progress. the engine is insane!! major speeed. runs and sounds awesome. i am currently redoing the suspension. needs alot of body work which i will be working on over the winter in hopes i can paint come spring. then off to the track!!! :)

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Tyler writes:
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its so easy to steer with good power

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none

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Its Amazing — i love everything about it its quick good braking steers easy no squeeks its 37 years old yes the car has had numerous repairs and modifications. interiors all custom. exterior has custom paint and gas milage is over 30 miles to the gallon $10,000 with parts

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Scott writes:
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Comfort Sound looks

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Sooner than later things will need to be replaced because of its age.

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Its The Only One In Austin Driving Around. — Its great on looks and sounds. Could be faster and because its so light it has great handling. Love the body shape it is a easy body to find parts for because its A body. Lots of trunk room. It gets looks everywhere.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Marshall writes:
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The unique color of "green"

Cons

only lap belts

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Lurch — Nicknamed "Lurch" the ole Dart was a character. Got me thru college and to many a party in the 5 college area. It was also ugly and loud enough to be totally cool in the punk rock way. It barely could go over 80, but had so much torque you could blow donuts for hours. I remember doing the math and realizing the damn thing was only getting 7 miles to the gallon. The engine exploded on a highway trip andI left it abandoned in front of a junkyard, then walked to a diner to call my Dad.

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SlantedSwinger writes:
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Ride, looks, handling.

Cons

Could use V8 power but the Slant 6 pulls it good and allows me to drive a classic car yet still get great gas mileage

SlantedSwinger
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'72 Dodge Dart Swinger Special — These cars are great. mine is mostly original with fresh paint and seat covers. It has a 225 Slant 6 engine and a 904 auto trans with tall highway gears. I bought this to use as a daily driver/cruiser and could not be more pleased. She drives like new with no loose motion in the steering, the ride quality is superior to anything I've rode in in a very long time and the Slant 6 is a smooth yet torquey powerplant that is happy to cruise at 75MPH all day long. This car gets compliments everywhere we go and is very fun to drive. They just don't build them like they used to!

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Josh writes:
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IT'S A MOPAR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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NOTHING

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My Baby! — 452 big block stroker, 727 auto trans with manaul valve body, narrowed dana 60 rear end with 4.10 s and a spool. 12 point roll cage with swing out side bars stock interior. 29x14.5x15 hoosier quick time pro slicks. no quarter mile times as of yet, shooting for 10.50s

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