What's Wrong with the Dodge Avenger?

Avenger owners have made 840 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the transmission (22%), followed by the engine (17%) and the hvac (13%).

Want more information about these problems? Clicking on the link will bring you over to CarComplaints.com for additional details. While you're there, add your own complaints about the Avenger.

Comparing Avenger Generations

You should avoid the 2nd generation (2008–2014) Avenger because of its overall PainRank™ of 23.65. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
2nd Gen Avenger 2008–2014
813 23.65
1st Gen Avenger 1995–2000
27 1.02

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    The Worst Avenger Years

    This bar chart shows the seven years with the highest complaint volume. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on CarComplaints.com.

    But wait, there's more ... outside of the top seven, there's the 1999 (11), 1996 (7), 1997 (4), 1995 (2), 2000 (2), and 1998 (1).