2013 Dodge Avenger  RealSafeCars68Safety Rating

#69 of 2013 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#129 of all 2013 vehicles


Pictured: 2009 Dodge Avenger
The Avenger, part of Dodge's lineup since 1995, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. Exceeding the average MPG (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and the carbon footprint. Dodge offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2013 Dodge Avenger is somewhat unsafe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2013 Dodge Avenger has a score of 68, implying a 0.058% chance of driver death (5.2% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2013 Dodge Avenger has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0578% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.6014%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0578% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.6014% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2013 Dodge Avenger is 21% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2013 Dodge Avenger is 12% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8852Kia OptimaHyundai SonataHonda AccordDodge AvengerChrysler 200Chevrolet MalibuFord FusionSubaru OutbackMazda 6Volkswagen PassatSuzuki KizashiBuick VeranoComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2013 Dodge Avenger with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 52 to 88. The 2013 Dodge Avenger is safer than the 2013 Kia Optima and less safe than the 2013 Buick Verano, the 2013 Suzuki Kizashi, the 2013 Volkswagen Passat, the 2013 Mazda 6, the 2013 Subaru Outback, and the 2013 Ford Fusion. It is about as safe as the 2013 Honda Accord and the 2013 Chrysler 200.

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