2nd Gen (2008 – 2014) Dodge Avenger Problems

The 2nd generation of the Avenger has a cumulative PainRank™ of 23.65. That can be compared against other Dodge generations. Shopping for a Dodge? You could do worse (but you could also do better).

Owners of the 2008–2014 Avenger model years have sent in 813 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the transmission (22%) followed by the engine (17%) and the hvac (13%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Dodge model years.

Watch out for the 2008 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2014 54
19.73
2013 89
26.55
2012 131
33.96
2011 52
15.54
2010 35
17.14
2009 36
11.55
2008 416
41.11

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