Worst Complaints About the Dodge Avenger

Avenger owners are having the most trouble with the transmission (21%), engine (17%), and the hvac (14%). We've listed the most common owner complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Heater Not Working Properly 51 complaints at an average of 55,062 miles in the 2012 Dodge Avenger.
  2. Gear Shift Module Locked Up 144 complaints at an average of 53,994 miles in the 2008 Dodge Avenger.
  3. No Heat on Passenger Side 12 complaints at an average of 60,024 miles in the 2013 Dodge Avenger.

What's Wrong with the Avenger?

You should avoid the 2nd generation (2008–2014) Avenger because of its overall PainRank™ of 23.95.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
2nd Gen Avenger 2008–2014
849 23.95
1st Gen Avenger 1995–2000
27 1.02

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