The 2013 Dodge Avenger is a midsize family sedan for drivers looking to get the most features for their money. The Dodge Avenger has sporty features and standard equipment which it typically found in higher class vehicles. This car is comfortable, powerful, quiet and pleasant to drive. The 2013 Avenger competes with Ford Fusion, Chevrolet Malibu, Mazda6 and Honda Accord.
The front-wheel-drive 2013 Dodge Avenger is available in three trim levels: SE, SXT and R/T. The base SE comes standard with 17-inch steel wheels, manual air conditioning, cruise control, full power accessories, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a height-adjustable driver seat, a fold-flat front passenger seat, 60/40 split-folding rear seats and a 4-speaker sound system. Options for SE include 18-inch chrome alloy wheels, SiriusXM satellite radio and Dodge’s Uconnect voice command system with Bluetooth connectivity.
The 2013 Avenger SXT adds 17-inch alloy wheels, body-color heated exterior mirrors, an upgraded transmission, foglights, automatic headlights, automatic climate control, an eight-way power driver seat, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, a trip computer and a 6-speaker sound system. A sunroof, heated front seats, leather upholstery and a touchscreen navigation system are available as options. A Rallye package is also available and adds 18-inch alloy wheels and a rear spoiler.
The R/T is the sport model of the 2013 Dodge Avenger and adds 18-inch alloy wheels, a sport-tuned suspension, upgraded steering, heated front sport seats, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, an unique cloth/leather upholstery and a 6-speaker Boston Acoustics sound system with an iPod/USB interface. The sunroof and the navigation system are available as options.
Standard on the 2013 Dodge Avenger SE and SXT is a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 173 hp and 166 lb-ft of torque. This engine is paired with a 4-speed automatic transmission on the SE and with a 6-speed automatic transmission on the SXT. Fuel economy is rated at 21 mpg city/ 29 mpg highway with the 4-speed and 20 mpg city/ 30 mpg highway with the 6-speed.
The 2013 Dodge Avenger R/T is powered by a 3.6-liter V6 engine that produces 283 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. This V6 engine also is available on SE and SXT as an option. Standard transmission is a 6-speed automatic. EPA-estimated fuel economy is 19 mpg city and 29 mpg highway (Dodge says that it is America’s best-in-class available V6 highway fuel economy).
Standard safety features of the 2013 Dodge Avenger include stability control, traction control, multi-stage front airbags, full cabin head-protection curtains, front passenger side-impact airbags, tire-pressure warning, active front head restraints and four-wheel antilock brakes (ABS).