2012 Dodge Avenger Overview
The Dodge Avenger is offered in four trim levels: SE, SXT, SXT Plus, and R/T. Two engine choices are offered on the Avenger, a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine, or a 3.6-liter flex-fuel V6 engine. Four cylinder engines can be had with either a four-speed automatic transmission, or six-speed automatic transmission with manual shift mode. The V6 engine is matched to a six-speed automatic transmission with manual shift mode. Standard and optional equipment include leather wrapped steering wheel, heated front seats, cruise control, LED brake lights, aluminum wheels, multimedia centre with 30 gigabytes of internal memory, USB port, Bluetooth streaming audio and DVD video capability. Safety features found on every Avenger include stability and traction control systems, anti-lock brakes with brake assist, active front head restraints, six airbags, tire pressure monitoring and a security system. For 2012, the big news for the Dodge Avenger is the new R/T trim. It features a stiffened suspension, black headlamp background, "war paint" decal on the front fender, and unique 18" aluminum wheels. The interior receives perforated leather steering wheel, stripe fabric inserts with leather-trimmed bolsters, and upgraded 276-watt sound system.