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Style, Value, Performance: Dodge Avenger

Dodge Avenger

 

Dodge calls the 2013 Avenger “America’s most affordable and most powerful mid-size car.” All three models are packed with value—just pick the one that fits you best.  

 

Let’s start with the Avenger SE—low in price yet offering an impressive list of standard equipment: 2.4-liter 173-horsepower four-cylinder engine, premium soft-touch interior, four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes, LED taillamps, keyless entry, air conditioning, four-speaker CD audio and much more. Dodge backs up this complete package with a limited five-year, 100,000-mile powertrain warranty.

 

Now add the optional world-class 3.6-liter Pentastar® V6 engine with 283…

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Style, Value, Performance: Dodge Avenger

Dodge Charger—Eight Speeds to Go!

Charger 8 Speed

Back in 2012, Dodge Charger was the first in its class to offer an eight-speed automatic transmission. The rest of the category? They’re still struggling to catch up.

 

Standard on the Charger SXT and SXT Plus, optional on the Charger SE, the eight-speed automatic is coupled to an equally advanced engine, the award-winning 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 with 292 hp and optional 300 hp. All powertrains are available in both rear-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive versions.

 

Why eight speeds?

 

In a nutshell, the more advanced transmission permits the engine to operate in its most…

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Dodge Charger—Eight Speeds to Go!

Journey: The Can-Do Crossover

2013 Dodge Journey

Need a capable, do-everything vehicle? Here’s Journey, the can-do crossover.

 

“This vehicle is actually part compact car, part crossover, part minivan and part SUV,” says Dodge Brand Manager Pieter Hogeveen. “It’s the most versatile vehicle in its class. We offer five- and seven-passenger seating, four- and six-cylinder engines, front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive. The Journey can even tow up to 2,500 pounds.”

 

Engineers have developed an interesting design metric they call form efficiency. Essentially, the term relates to how much functionality can be packed into a vehicle’s footprint. The Journey,…

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Journey: The Can-Do Crossover