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2012 Dodge Avenger Specifications

4-Door Sedan R/T

MSRP: $25,995
MSRP based on 4-Door Sedan R/T
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Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 19 mpg City/29 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas/Ethanol V6, 3.6L
EPA Class Mid-Size
Style Name 4dr Sdn R/T
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style 4dr Car
Transmission 6-speed automatic transmission w/Autostick

Dimensions

Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3607
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.2
Second Head Room (in) 38.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3
Second Hip Room (in) 52.8
Front Head Room (in) 40.0
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 52.6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 58.4
Length, Overall (in) 192.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.2
Track Width, Front (in) 61.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.8
Liftover Height (in) 30.5
Wheelbase (in) 108.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.5

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 22

Performance Specs

Engine
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V6
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 283 @ 6400
Displacement 3.6L/220
Engine Order Code ERB
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 4400
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/manual shift
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.16
Trans Order Code DG2
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.21
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Trans Type 6
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.28
Clutch Size (in) NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.12
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 x 1.0
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x 0.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/50R18
Rear Tire Order Code TQP
Rear Tire Size P225/50R18
Spare Tire Order Code TBC
Front Tire Order Code TQP
Spare Tire Size Compact
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -

Safety Features

Safety
Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear Yes
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights No
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps Yes
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control Yes
Other Features Electronic stability program
Traction control
Front advanced multi-stage airbags -inc: front passenger...
Supplemental front seat side airbags
Supplemental front & rear side-curtain airbags
Supplemental side airbags
Front height adjustable shoulder belts
Rear center 3-point seat belt
Active head restraints
Child seat anchor system, LATCH ready
Child seat upper tether anchors
Rear door child protection locks
Tire pressure monitoring display
Inside trunk emergency release
Dual-note horn

Warranty

Warranty
Basic Miles/km 36,000
Basic Years 3
Corrosion Miles/km 100,000
Corrosion Years 5
Drivetrain Miles/km 100,000
Drivetrain Years 5
Roadside Assistance Miles/km 36,000
Roadside Assistance Years 3

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000
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MSRP
$25,995
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MSRP
$21,495
Gas Mileage
19 mpg City / 29 mpg Hwy
Gas Mileage
21 mpg City / 30 mpg Hwy
Gas Mileage
21 mpg City / 30 mpg Hwy
Gas Mileage
20 mpg City / 31 mpg Hwy
Engine
Gas/Ethanol V6
Engine
Gas I4
Engine
Gas/Ethanol V6
Engine
Gas I4
Horsepower
283 @ 6400
Horsepower
173 @ 6000
Horsepower
283 @ 6400
Horsepower
173 @ 6000
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity
5
Passenger Capacity
5
Passenger Capacity
5
Passenger Capacity
5
Transmission
Automatic w/manual shift
Transmission
Automatic
Transmission
Automatic w/manual shift
Transmission
Automatic w/manual shift