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2012 Dodge Avenger - Reliable Car

Christina
Fillmore, California
Overall
4.0
Value
4.0
Performance
3.0
Style
4.0
Comfort
4.0
Fuel Economy
4.0
Reliability
4.0
The Dodge Avenger is a very reliable and well-built car. I like the room inside of the vehicle. I also like the durability of the vehicle. The interior is made of good quality. It has a decent amount of power and smooth transitions. I have driven approximately 75,000 miles, and it only has minor wear and tear. It has held up over time, and I have no issues with the electric parts of the vehicle. The only problem I have had is a click noise that started recently. The noise comes on a few seconds after you open or close the car down. I am not sure if it is something with the lights or antenna, because I haven't had a chance to get it looked at. I maintain the vehicle with regular oil changes. If you maintain the car and clean it regularly, it will last. I always wax the vehicle, and it i... (more)
Story
I traveled to Las Vegas with my children, and it is a six-hour trip for me. It was a smooth ride through the desert and gave me piece of mind knowing it was a reliable vehicle. My family had plenty of room to rest and relax on the way.
Pros
The size and gas mileage are my favorite things. It is a great size to allow for leg room for back passengers but not too large that the gas is expensive.
Cons
Over time, it doesn't have as much power as it used to. It takes a while to shift gears, but once it gets going it's fine.

2016 Dodge Avenger - An average car that has problems but is reliable

Rich
Bakersfield, California
Overall
3.0
Value
2.0
Performance
2.0
Style
4.0
Comfort
4.0
Fuel Economy
2.0
Reliability
2.0
The Dodge Avenger is a car that is slightly behind in tech compared to other cars. It still comes with a CD player, doesn't have Bluetooth, no seat warmers, or any fancy add-ons. What you get is simplicity. The handling is great, and it's a nice sense of being in control. The interior is comfortable, plenty of room to move around. And the trunk has a surprising amount of space to it. It's a straightforward car design that you'll see over and over again. While someone might think it's generic, they would be wrong, because the manufacturer decided to make several changes to the car that are best described as questionable. Want to change the battery? It's located in front of the driver side tire. You wanna jump start the car? You get one red sign that says "connect here". Questionable is ... (more)
Story
I remember acting like the car was essentially a truck when I helped someone move. It felt like we packed everything in their house into my car, had plenty of room for it.
Pros
Replaceable parts are cheap and plentiful. Very roomy and comfortable. Huge trunk. Good handling.
Cons
Technology is outdated. Engine parts locations make no sense. Battery is behind the driver side wheel, you have to take off the wheel to change the battery. Weak hoses in the engine. A whole lot of smaller issues that no one has answers to.

Salinas, CA Dealer Ratings & Reviews

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2013 Dodge Durango - Jack Powell Chrysler Jeep Dodge Inc Escondido

JLS
Escondido, California
Overall
5.0
Facility
5.0
Process
5.0
Quality
5.0
Service
5.0
I have been going to this dealership with my family for years, very family orientated. My family and I have always been able to relax at this dealership when looking for a vehicle, a very relaxing environment. The people at this dealership are easy to understand and easy to work with. We have tried other dealerships but this is the dealership to go with.