Safety Features by Model

Base $18,445

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range
  • Anti-lock front disc/rear drum brakes
  • Advanced multistage front air bags
  • Supplemental front & rear side curtain air bags
  • Supplemental front side air bags
  • Front height adjustable shoulder belts
  • Rear center 3-point seat belt
  • Rear door child safety locks
  • Child seat upper tether anchors
  • Child seat anchor system (LATCH) ready
  • Internal emergency trunk release
  • Brake/park interlock
  • Dual note horn

Touring $19,645

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range
  • Anti-lock front disc/rear drum brakes
  • Advanced multistage front air bags
  • Supplemental front & rear side curtain air bags
  • Supplemental front side air bags
  • Front height adjustable shoulder belts
  • Rear center 3-point seat belt
  • Rear door child safety locks
  • Child seat upper tether anchors
  • Child seat anchor system (LATCH) ready
  • Internal emergency trunk release
  • Brake/park interlock
  • Dual note horn

Limited $23,445

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range
  • Anti-lock front disc/rear drum brakes
  • Advanced multistage front air bags
  • Supplemental front & rear side curtain air bags
  • Supplemental front side air bags
  • Front height adjustable shoulder belts
  • Rear center 3-point seat belt
  • Rear door child safety locks
  • Child seat upper tether anchors
  • Child seat anchor system (LATCH) ready
  • Internal emergency trunk release
  • Brake/park interlock
  • Dual note horn

IIHS Crash Test Ratings

Frontal Ratings Moderate Overlap

Tested vehicle: 2008 Dodge Avenger SXT 4-door

Overall
Head Neck
Chest
Left Leg
Right Leg
Kinematics
Structure

Frontal Ratings Small Overlap

Tested vehicle: 2012 Dodge Avenger SE 4-door

Overall
Head Neck
Chest
Kinematics
Structure
Femur Pelvis
Foot Tibia

Side Ratings

Tested vehicle: 2008 Dodge Avenger SXT 4-door

Overall
Structure
Side Airbag Configuration
Driver Head Neck
Driver Head Protection
Driver Torso
Driver Pelvis Leg
Passenger Head Neck
Passenger Head Protection
Passenger Torso
Passenger Pelvis Leg

Rear Ratings

Overall
Dynamic
Geometry

Rollover Ratings

Tested vehicle: 2009 Dodge Avenger SXT 4-door

Overall

Warranty

Basic Warranty

36 months / 36,000 miles

Drivetrain Warranty

36 months / 36,000 miles

Corrosion Perforation Warranty

60 months / 100,000 miles

Roadside Assistance Coverage

36 months / 36,000 miles

Recalls

Air Bags > Frontal Jun 5, 2007
Report Receipt Date:
Jun 5, 2007
NHTSA Campaign:
07V240000
Summary:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE FRONT SEAT TRACK POSITION SENSORS UTILIZED FOR THE AIR BAG SYSTEM MAY NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY.
Consequence:
THIS COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY TO FRONT SEAT OCCUPANTS DURING CERTAIN CRASH CONDITIONS.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FRONT SEAT TRACK POSITION SENSORS AND REPLACE THEM FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALLBEGAN ON JUNE 18, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
Electrical System > Wiring Apr 1, 2008
Report Receipt Date:
Apr 1, 2008
NHTSA Campaign:
08V152000
Summary:
CHRYSLER IS RECALLING 180,963 MY 2007-2008 SEBRING AND DODGE AVENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A STANDARD TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS). UNUSED ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS FOR THE TPMS MAY BECOME CORRODED AND COULD SHORT CIRCUIT, WHICH CAN CAUSE A VARIETY OF CONDITIONS INCLUDING ENGINE NO-START, DEAD BATTERY, AN INOPERATIVE CRUISE CONTROL OR REMOTE START SYSTEM, AND/OR ENGINE STALLING.
Consequence:
ENGINE STALLING COULD CAUSE A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL SEAL THE WIRES FOR THE TPMS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT APRIL 15, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
Latches/locks/linkages > Doors > Latch Sep 11, 2007
Report Receipt Date:
Sep 11, 2007
NHTSA Campaign:
07V414000
Summary:
ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE FRONT DOOR LATCH CABLE MAY BECOME PARTIALLY UNSEATED FROM THE INTERIOR RELEASE HANDLE HOUSING POSSIBLY CAUSING THE LATCH TO STICK IN THE UNLATCHED POSITION OR THE LOCK FUNCTION TO BECOME INOPERATIVE.
Consequence:
DRIVING A VEHICLE WITH AN UNLATCHED DOOR CAN RESULT IN AN UNBELTED FRONT SEAT OCCUPANT FALLING OUT OF THE VEHICLE OR BEING EJECTED IN A CRASH, CAUSING INCREASED RISK OF INJURY.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL ADD A SECONDARY RETENTION FEATURE TO BOTH FRONT DOORS. THIS ACTION WILL SUPERSEDE AND EXPAND A PREVIOUS SAFETY RECALL (PLEASE SEE 07V-104). THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING OCTOBER 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
Structure > Body > Hood Nov 8, 2006
Report Receipt Date:
Nov 8, 2006
NHTSA Campaign:
06V431000
Summary:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE HOOD LATCH STRIKER MAY BREAK AND ALLOW THE HOOD TO OPEN WHILE DRIVING.
Consequence:
IF THE HOOD OPENS WHILE DRIVING, A CRASH COULD OCCUR WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HOOD LATCH STRIKERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
Engine And Engine Cooling > Cooling System > Radiator Assembly Oct 2, 2007
Report Receipt Date:
Oct 2, 2007
NHTSA Campaign:
07V473000
Summary:
ON CERTAIN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.4 LITER ENGINES, THE ENGINE COOLANT MAY BE DRAWN INTO THE LEFT RADIATOR COOLING FAN MOTOR CONNECTOR.
Consequence:
THIS CAN CAUSE AN ELECTRICAL SHORT CIRCUIT AND RESULT IN AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE CONNECTOR FOR CONTAMINATION OR DAMAGE, INSTALL A WIRING HARNESS OVERLAY, AND REPLACE THE FAN MOTOR FREE OR CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.