2012 Dodge Avenger

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2012 Dodge Avenger Ratings


Consumer Rating

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners.
J.D. Power
Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

Measures the level of defects, malfunctions, and design flaws experienced by vehicle owners. Covers the entire vehicle from engine to infotainment system. A higher rating means fewer problems.

Driving Experience

Owners' evaluation of the vehicle's design, performance, comfort, functionality, safety, and technology, comprise this rating. Newer and recently-redesigned vehicles tend to score better.


J.D. Power's forecast of depreciation (how much of its current value the vehicle will likely lose) over the next three years. Lower depreciation equals a higher rating.

Dealership Experience

Not Rated
Owners' experience with this brand's dealerships during the purchase and service process make up this rating. Key factors include customer service, dealership facilities, and the quality of work.

Best Midsize Car of 2012

All J.D. Power rankings are powered by VIN verified vehicle owners. See ratings methodology.
Midsize Car
#6 Dodge Avenger

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2012 Dodge Avenger after 90-days of ownership.
  • Quietness of the vehicle interior
  • The vehicle's audio system
  • Amount of trunk/hatch space

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2012 Dodge Avenger during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • Transmission smoothness
  • Flexibility of seat configurations
  • Vehicle's handling on curves

Performance Specs

MPG City

19 - 21


29 - 31


173 - 283


4 speed, Automatic, 6 speed, Automatic w/manual shift


Gas I4, Gas/Ethanol V6


Front Wheel Drive

Available Trims

2012 Dodge Avenger Review

This is where instinctive precision merges with impressive fuel efficiency. The 2012 Dodge Avenger. Take to the streets with either of Avenger’s sporty and efficient engines. The all-new 3.6L DOHC Variable Valve Timing Pentastar V6 engine and The 2.4-liter World Engine features dual VVT and provides a strong balance of fuel efficiency and solid performance with 173 horsepower. High comfort and high style collide. A power 8-way driver seat and heated driver and front-passenger seats are available. ST AY CONNECTED Outfit your Avenger with Uconnect to help stay in touch with the people music and devices that matter most. It acts as the hub for your most important media. The Avenger is an Insurance institute for highway safety top safety pick with features like electronic stability control ABS Multistage airbags and more. The 2012 Dodge Avenger Fiercely Confident.

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