(4.2) 56 reviews
MSRP: $2,507$9,411
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 19-25
Engine: 235-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
Transmission: 6-speed multi-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
2008 Dodge Avenger

Our Take on the 2008 Dodge Avenger

Our Take

The Dodge Avenger shores up DaimlerChrysler's midsize sedan lineup. Introduced for 2008, the Avenger succeeds the Stratus, and like the Stratus it plays a sportier second fiddle to Chrysler's Sebring sedan. The Sebring was redesigned for 2007, and it shares underpinnings with the Avenge... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Plain interior
  • Not as luxurious as Camry or Passat
  • ABS not standard

Notable Features

  • All-new for 2008
  • Related to Chrysler Sebring
  • Available AWD
  • Available E85 V-6

4 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.


It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.