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in 2012 Affordable Midsize Cars

Avg. Price Paid: $12,557 - $16,152
Original MSRP: $18,995 - $25,995
MPG: 21 City / 30 Hwy
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2012 Dodge Avenger Recalls & Reliability

Recalls

There has been 1 safety recall issued from NHTSA.

AIR BAGS , ELECTRICAL SYSTEMRecall Date: 07/02/2013
  • Consequence: In the event of a crash necessitating the deployment of the active head restraints , their non-deployment could increase the risk of injury.
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 13V282000
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 442,481
  • Summary: Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2011-2013 Sebring and 200 vehicles manufactured June 28, 2011, through December 13, 2012; model year 2011-2013 Dodge Avenger vehicles manufactured June 25, 2011, through January 14, 2013; model year 2011-2012 Dodge Nitro vehicles manufactured June 17, 2011, through December 15, 2011; and model year 2011-2012 Jeep Liberty vehicles manufactured June 17, 2011, through August 15, 2012. Electrical over-stress of a resistor in the occupant restraint control module may lead to the non-deployment of the active head restraints during a rear impact collision.
  • Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will flash the Totally Integrated Power Module (TIPM) or replace the occupant restraint control module, as needed, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in August 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N38.
  • Notes: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 or go to www.safercar.gov.

Reliability

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Warranty

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