2010 Dodge Avenger

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$20,230

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2010 Dodge Avenger
2010 Dodge Avenger

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • Distinctive styling
  • Price
  • Some innovative options

The bad:

  • Plain interior
  • Not as luxurious as Camry or Passat

3 trims

Starting msrp listed lowest to highest price

Wondering which trim is right for you?

Our 2010 Dodge Avenger trim comparison will help you decide.

Notable features

  • Related to Chrysler Sebring
  • Available V-6
  • Standard ABS

2010 Dodge Avenger review: Our expert's take

Vehicle Overview
The Dodge Avenger shores up Chrysler’s midsize-sedan lineup. The Avenger succeeds the Stratus and plays a sportier second fiddle to Chrysler’s Sebring sedan. Trim levels include the midlevel SXT and sporty R/T. The midsize-sedan market is populated with dozens of able competitors; comparable Avenger sedans include the Kia Optima and Ford Fusion.

New for 2010
The 2010 Avenger has standard antilock brakes. The base SE trim level has been dropped.

Exterior
The Avenger sports a racer-boy look, complementing the Sebring’s styling. The rear end looks much like the one on the full-size Charger, and the side profile draws elements from the compact Caliber. Up front, the Avenger sports a chrome crosshair grille.

  • Body-colored handles, front and rear body parts
  • Standard rear spoiler
  • Standard 16-inch steel wheels with full covers
  • Optional 17-inch aluminum wheels or 18-inch chrome-clad wheels

Interior
Inside, the cabin trades the Sebring’s metallic textures for varied shades of plastic. A 60/40-split folding rear seat accommodates longer items from the trunk. For even more-oversized cargo, a fold-flat passenger seat is standard.

  • Seats five
  • Standard cabin air-filtration system
  • Standard power windows, locks and mirrors
  • Standard in-dash 12-ounce can cooler
  • Available leather-trimmed seats and shift knob
  • Available heated seats

Under the Hood
The Avenger is available with one of two engines: a four-cylinder or a V-6.

  • 173-horsepower, 2.4-liter four-cylinder with 166 pounds-feet of torque
  • 235-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 with 232 pounds-feet of torque
  • Four (four-cylinder) or six-speed (V-6) automatic transmission

Safety
Safety features include:

  • Standard front-seat-mounted side airbags
  • Standard side curtain airbags
  • Standard antilock braking system
  • Standard Accident Response System that turns on interior lights, unlocks doors and cuts fuel to the engine after airbags deploy
  • Optional electronic stability system and traction control

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.4
  • Interior design 4.1
  • Performance 3.9
  • Value for the money 4.3
  • Exterior styling 4.5
  • Reliability 4.2

Most recent consumer reviews

2.0

Watch out and things to know.

Bought brand new. 77700 miles lighting bolt comes on and had to replace mother board. 2 yr warranty. 2 are up and need to replace again. If not replaced car will stop running in traffic and mid way through intersections. Complained to the NTSB about the dangers this can cause. No reply. 77700 miles seriously. This car is dangerous. So you'd better think twice about used 2010 dodge avenger.

4.9

Most reliable car I’ve owned

This car met all of my needs. It had plenty of leg room in the front and back. Love the leather interior. Great family car.

5.0

Most reliable car I’ve owned

This car is amazing one of a kind literally work every dime very reliable and great size sedan ton of leg room and great on gas !!!!!

See all 51 consumer reviews

Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Dodge
New car program benefits
Bumper-to-bumper
36 months/36,000 miles
Corrosion
60 months/100,000 miles
Powertrain
60 months/100,000 miles
Roadside assistance
36 months/36,000 miles
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
5 model years or newer/less than 75,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
3 months/3,000 miles
Powertrain
7 years/100,000 miles
Dealer certification required
125-point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
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