September 14, 2012 6:15 AM
"I don't design cars I don't fit into."
I bet for most designers in the auto industry, that's not a bold
But for 6'7" Chrysler Group Head of Interior Design Klaus Busse
(above, in the back seat of a 2013 Dodge Dart) that's saying
The 2013 Dodge Dart has more of a "design package," Busse said.
That design package, which means using multiple teams within
Chrysler Group to look at the entire interior experience for
owners, is the result of a close working relationship between the
interior and exterior design, engineering and program teams for
It's the true team approach that resulted in many features in the
Dodge Dart that are uncommon in most compact cars. Below is a quick
look at one of the more noticeable features of the new Dart: the
interior of a mid-size sedan in a compact car.
The comparisons are just a selection based on data from each
automaker’s website. So, we're not answering our headline
question with a yes, but let's just say, the Dart is darn roomy.
Note: Click to access and download a larger version of the
Vehicle Interior Comparison table.