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2012 Dodge Avenger
Problems & Complaints
CarComplaints.com Notes: Consumer Reports road tests has noted deficiencies in the 2012 Avenger with regard to engine noise, acceleration, braking, handling, transmission, fuel economy, driving position and rear visibility. But at least it has a cool marketing campaign ... right?
Worst 2012 Avenger Problems by Category
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- AC / heater problems22
- steering problems5NHTSA complaints: 7
- seat belts / air bags problems4NHTSA complaints: 33
- engine problems3NHTSA complaints: 16
- interior accessories problems2
- body / paint problems2NHTSA complaints: 9
- brakes problems2NHTSA complaints: 10
- electrical problems2NHTSA complaints: 23
- suspension problems2NHTSA complaints: 8
- transmission problems2
- wheels / hubs problems2NHTSA complaints: 3
- exterior accessories problems1NHTSA complaints: 4
- cooling system problems1
- fuel system problems1NHTSA complaints: 4
- lights problems1NHTSA complaints: 3
- drivetrain problemsNHTSA: 12
- miscellaneous problemsNHTSA: 12
- windows / windshield problemsNHTSA: 1
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