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2014 Dodge Avenger
R/T FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$9,922
12 listings nationwide

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2016 Dodge Dart
Aero FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$9,927
12 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2014 Dodge Avenger
R/T FWD
Patricia Mayo Preview:

Proving no nemesis for the rest of the midsize marketplace, the Avenger takes its final bows for 2014 as an unedited carryover from its previous years. Originally launched for 1995 and...

2016 Dodge Dart
Aero FWD
Aaron Cole Test Drive Review:

The 2016 Dodge Dart is the king (or queen) of big compacts with a large exterior that rivals that of some midsize sedans. With a lot of metal to haul around, the Dart may not be the qu...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 6
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2014 Dodge Avenger
R/T FWD
germanium writes:
This was a great little care for me. Unfortunately I became disabled & had it repossessed as I couldnt pay fo...
Power Ranked 1998 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan better.
"Power to weight ratio better Hence has better acceleration."
Handling Ranked 1998 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan better.
"Corner as if on rails. No noticeable lean when cornering"
Looks/Style Ranked 1998 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan worse.
"More sporty looking with raised haunches over rear tires. Color"
Front Seats Ranked 1998 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan worse.
"More adjustable"
Back Seats Ranked 1998 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan worse.
"More room"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 1998 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan worse.
"Actually they look about the same but long items can pass between two rear seats without folding them down allowing full use of rear seats."
Family Car Ranked 1998 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan worse.
"Quieter & smoother riding but not by much."
Value Ranked 1998 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan better.
"Low cost of ownership, better fuel mileage, more fun to drive & less expensive to buy used due to old age compare to SL2 & the SL2 still has a lot of life left even at 175,000+ miles. "
Would Buy Ranked 1998 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan better.
"Low Price, Great performance & known reliability."
GuruC2VX6 writes:
Nice ride very comfy fun pretty cute car
30
CoolHandC11 writes:
Very nice car with good power
2016 Dodge Dart
Aero FWD
395
MNTurbodiesel24 writes:
Such a great car for the price handles like a dream plenty of power and does excellent on fuel would definitel...
Project Zorgo Is watching writes:
It’s ok not good not bad
Looks/Style Ranked 2016 Chevrolet Cruze Limited 1LT FWD better.
"The taillights and grille look better"
Would Buy Ranked 2016 Chevrolet Cruze Limited 1LT FWD better.
"It’s bigger nicer more family oriented and pretty"
10
Thomas writes:
Sporty, Pickup, cool riding.Smooth ride.
Looks/Style Ranked 2016 Nissan Altima 2.5 S worse.
"Very cool and low to the ground for a sport car value ride. Altima is for very safe family man."
Back Seats Ranked 2016 Nissan Altima 2.5 S worse.
"Leg room and but gripping seats in the Dodge, Nissan back seat is very boxy."

Specs

2014 Dodge Avenger
R/T FWD
2016 Dodge Dart
Aero FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
28 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
40 MPG
41 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16.9 gal 13.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
283 hp @ 6,400 RPM
160 hp @ 5,500 RPM
160 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
260 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
184 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
184 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
9.8:1
9.8:1
Displacement
3,600 cc
1,400 cc
1,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.78 in x 3.28 in
2.83 in x 3.31 in
2.83 in x 3.31 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 3 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 3 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 2 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 42.2 in
Back Legroom 36.2 in 35.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.5 cu ft 13.1 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 192.6 in 183.9 in
Width 81.3 in 72 in
Height 58.4 in 57.7 in
Wheelbase 108.9 in 106.4 in

Available Options

2014 Dodge Avenger
R/T FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat
  • Black Clearcoat
  • Blue Streak Pearlcoat
  • Bright White Clearcoat
  • Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat
  • Redline 2 Coat Pearl
  • True Blue Pearlcoat

Option Packages

  • Radio: Uconnect 430N CD/DVD/MP3/HDD/Nav
  • Power Express Open/Close Sunroof
  • Sun/Sound Group
2016 Dodge Dart
Aero FWD

Exterior Colors

  • B5 Blue Pearlcoat
  • Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat
  • Bright White Clearcoat
  • Go Mango
  • Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat
  • Laser Blue Pearlcoat
  • Pitch Black Clearcoat
  • Redline 2-Coat Pearl
  • TorRed
  • True Blue Pearlcoat

Option Packages

  • Radio: 8.4 NAV
  • Radio: 8.4 Navigation
  • Mopar Interior Manual Transmission Package
  • Mopar Black/Red/Gray Dart Graphic
  • Mopar Full Hood Black/Red Stripe
  • Mopar Roof/Hood Dual Black Stripes
  • Satin Black Hood/Roof/Trunk/Spoiler
  • Quick Order Package 26F Turbo
  • Transmission: 6-Speed Dual Dry Clutch Auto (C633)

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