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2012 Dodge Avenger

2012 Dodge Charger

  2012 Dodge Avenger R/T 2012 Dodge Charger 4-door Sedan RT Max RWD Angular Front Exterior View
MSRP
$18,995
$25,595
Invoice $18,740 $24,677
MPG
City/Highway
19/31 14/31
Rating
7.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.0
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Likes:

  • Distinctive styling and stance
  • Clean cabin layout
  • Refined, strong V-6

Dislikes:

  • Styling cuts down on head room
  • V-6 has torque steer
  • Automatic transmission needs software work
  • Interior hasn't improved as much as the Chrysler 200

Likes:

  • Flared Coke-bottle body
  • Thrilling V-8s
  • Better cockpit with better finishes
  • Eight-speed automatic
  • Gas mileage of up to 31 mpg

Dislikes:

  • Vague steering with AWD
  • Thirsty V-8 engines
  • V-8 models don't ride as well
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