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Vehicle SXT 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 6A)
Review This car performs well. There are a few things that needs to be address before the avenger can be a really neat ride. The Heater core seems to be a major issue with this vehicle. Especially if you live in cold areas. The Heater only blows warm air on the driver side of the vehicle and cold air on the passenger side. Dodge is well aware of this issue but has not done a recall on this placing the cost to repair this problem onto the consumer. Even then there is no assurance this problem will not return since the problem is in the faulty part. The cost can be anywhere from $900 to $1300 to repair depending on your area mechanics. Cold air in the winter renders this vehicle useless during the winter season. My vehicle is currently parked now and I am seriously consider trading this vehicle in for another one. Mostly because I refuse to pay to fix something that is flawed and Dodge knows that it is. Making you feel like you purchased a lemon. Not right Dodge, not right... I need a vehicle I can drive year round and not for 6 or 7 months out of the year. In Kansas it has really cool down in the temps. So it's looking like this vehicle will be parked November- March, and that's if the weather is not crazy cold in March. So with that said I encourage anyone having issues with their heating system in their dodge avenger to speak up and be heard. Not sure what it will take to make Dodge do a recall on this issue. For me, I'll be looking to trade this vehicle in if Dodge refuse to act by January.. Maybe someone in Florida or LA can use a ride that cools pretty well in the summer months, but they better not take a trip up North during the Fall.
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Available Dodge Avenger 2012 Submodel Types: Sedan, Coupe
Available Trims: SE, SXT, R/T, Express, Mainstreet, SXT Plus, Lux
Exterior Colors: Bright Silver Metallic Clearcoat, Black Clearcoat, Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat, Bright White Clearcoat, Redline 2 Pearlcoat, Tungsten Metallic Clearcoat, Brilliant Black Crystal Pearlcoat, Black Clear Coat, Billet Silver Metallic Clear Coat, Bright White Clear Coat, Stone White Clearcoat, Blue Streak Pearlcoat, True Blue Pearlcoat, Blackberry Pearlcoat, Inferno Red Crystal Pearlcoat, Redline 2 Pearl Coat, Marathon Blue Pearlcoat, Crystal Blue Pearlcoat, Deep Cherry Red Crystal Pearl Coat, True Blue Pearl Coat, Copperhead Pearlcoat, Granite Crystal Metallic Clear Coat, Modern Blue Pearlcoat, Silver Steel Metallic Clearcoat, Sunburst Orange Pearlcoat, Blue Streak Pearl Coat, Deep Water Blue Pearlcoat, Light Sandstone Metallic Clearcoat, White Gold Clear Coat
Interior Colors: Black premium cloth, Dark Slate Gray/Light Slate Gray cloth, Dark Slate Gray premium cloth, Black/Light Frost Beige premium cloth, Black leather/cloth, Dark Slate Gray cloth, Black leather, Black/Light Frost Beige leather, Dark Khaki/Light Graystone cloth, Dark Khaki/Light Graystone premium cloth, Dark Slate Gray/Light Graystone leather
Popular Features: Alarm, Aux Audio Inputs, Rear Bench Seats, Tire Pressure Warning, Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Stability Control, Fold Flat Rear Seats, Post-collision safety system, Upgraded Engine, Power Driver Seat, Auto Climate Control, Trip Computer, Bluetooth, USB Inputs, Heated seats, Sunroof/Moonroof, Remote Start, Navigation, Leather Seats, Upgraded Stereo, AWD/4WD, Rear Entertainment System