Safety Features by Model

SE $18,345 - $19,640

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range
  • Front advanced multi-stage airbags -inc: passenger seat occupant restraint controller (ORC)
  • Supplemental side airbags
  • Supplemental front/rear side-curtain airbags
  • (5) 3-point seat belts-inc: front height adjustable shoulder belts
  • Child seat anchor system w/upper tether anchors, LATCH ready
  • Rear door child protection locks
  • Inside trunk emergency release
  • Dual-note horn

SXT $19,245 - $20,570

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range
  • Anti-lock front disc/rear drum brakes
  • Front advanced multi-stage airbags -inc: passenger seat occupant restraint controller (ORC)
  • Supplemental side airbags
  • Supplemental front/rear side-curtain airbags
  • (5) 3-point seat belts-inc: front height adjustable shoulder belts
  • Child seat anchor system w/upper tether anchors, LATCH ready
  • Rear door child protection locks
  • Inside trunk emergency release
  • Dual-note horn

R/T $22,995 - $26,220

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range
  • 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes
  • Front advanced multi-stage airbags -inc: passenger seat occupant restraint controller (ORC)
  • Supplemental side airbags
  • Supplemental front/rear side-curtain airbags
  • (5) 3-point seat belts-inc: front height adjustable shoulder belts
  • Child seat anchor system w/upper tether anchors, LATCH ready
  • Rear door child protection locks
  • Inside trunk emergency release
  • Traction control
  • Electronic stability program
  • 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

Unlimited duration / Unlimited distance

Corrosion Perforation Warranty

36 months / Unlimited distance

Roadside Assistance Coverage

36 months / 36,000 miles

Certified Pre-Owned Warranty

Maximum Age/Mileage:

5 model years or newer/less than 75,000 miles

Basic Warranty Terms

3 months/3,000 miles

Powertrain Warranty

7 years/100,000 miles

Dealer Certification Required

125-point inspection

Roadside Assistance

Yes

Deductible

May apply

Return/Exchange Policy

N/A

Out-of-Town Repair/Service

Yes

Free Service Loan

Rental allowance

Special Finance Terms

Yes

Transferability

Yes

Satellite Radio Subscription

3 months

Complimentary Service/Maintenance

No

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.
Fuel System, Gasoline > Storage > Tank Assembly Sep 11, 2007
Report Receipt Date:
Sep 11, 2007
NHTSA Campaign:
07V426000
Summary:
ON CERTAIN VEHICLES WITH ALL WHEEL DRIVE, THE FUEL TANK STRAPS WERE IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED AND COULD SEPARATE. THIS CAN CAUSE THE FUEL TANK TO LOOSEN AND LEAK FUEL.
Consequence:
FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE CAN RESULT IN AN UNDERBODY FIRE.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL TANK RETENTION STRAPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING OCTOBER 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
Latches/locks/linkages > Doors > Latch Mar 6, 2007
Report Receipt Date:
Mar 6, 2007
NHTSA Campaign:
07V104000
Summary:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE FRONT DOOR LATCH CABLE MAY BECOME PARTIALLY UNSEATED FROM THE INTERIOR RELEASE HANDLE HOUSING CAUSING THE DOOR LATCH TO STICK IN THE OPEN POSITION AND NOT BE SECURED TO THE STRIKER.
Consequence:
DURING CERTAIN CRASH CONDITIONS, THE POSSIBILITY OF A DOOR OPENING COULD CAUSE AN UNBELTED PASSENGER TO BE EJECTED, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURIES.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL ADD FREE OF CHARGE A SECONDARY FEATURE TO BOTH FRONT DOORS TO PREVENT THE DOOR LATCH CABLE FERRULE FROM BECOMING UNSEATED AT THE INTERIOR FRONT DOOR RELEASE HANDLE HOUSING. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. 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.