Chrysler's Dodge brand is introducing a new package for its Avenger, the 2012 Avenger SE V6 package. The new model package is powered by a standard 3.6L Pentastar V-6 engine that’s connected to a six-speed automatic transmission. The 3.6L Pentastar engine produces 283 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque while achieving an EPA estimated 29 mpg for highway driving, according to Chrysler.
SE V-6 models come with the equipment list that’s standard on all Avenger SE models, including: LED tail lamps, premium interior with soft-touch surfaces, four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes, electronic stability control with traction control and electronic roll mitigation, advanced multi-stage driver and front passenger air bags, side-curtain and front seat-mounted side airbags, laminated front windshield and front-row side glass, power locks, power mirrors, air conditioning, remote keyless entry, premium cloth seats, speed control, tilt/telescoping steering wheel with integrated audio and speed controls, outside temperature display in gauge cluster, CD with four speakers, 60/40 rear seat with trunk pass through, fold flat front passenger seat, and a five-year, 100,000-mile powertrain warranty.
The Avenger is available in several trim levels: SE starting at $18,995 MSRP; the new SE V-6 starting at $21,495 MSRP; SXT and SXT Plus R/T, and in eight exterior colors: Blackberry Pearl Coat, Bright Silver Metallic, Black Clear Coat, Redline 2 Pearl Coat, Bright White Clear Coat, Tungsten Metallic Clear Coat, Copperhead Pearl Coat or Blue Streak Pearl Coat.