2013 Dodge Dart SXT Rallye Long-Term Road Test

2013 Dodge Dart: Lousy Backup Camera at Night

May 22, 2013

2013 Dodge Dart

All hail the backup camera, the parking aid of the century! Our 2013 Dodge Dart SXT Rallye has one, and mostly that's a very good thing.

But the image at night suffers from bad resolution. Those who remember analog TV sets fed by rooftop antenna might call it "snowy." The guide lines are not peppered with any snow, so the issue is with the camera, not the display.

It's still possible to see the trash cans before I back into them, so it still works, but it gives off a poor quality vibe.

I don't remember noticing this on previous occasions, and I'm pretty sure I backed up at night at least once. We'll have the dealer look at it during the next service visit.

Dan Edmunds, Director of Vehicle Testing @ 9,876 miles

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The Edmunds TCO® estimated monthly insurance payment for a 2013 Dodge Dart in VA is:

$166 per month*
* Explanation