Chrysler Group unveiled today the 2011 Dodge Avenger, a revamped version of the popular sedan which promises to offer a new interior, a redesigned exterior and new performance figures. As you can see from the photos, the 2011 model year Avenger introduces new smooth aggressive design lines, a new front fascia with the new signature Dodge Brand “split crosshair” grille, as well as a lower fascia. Inside, the new car offers all-new instrument panel, bezels, gauge faces and new Dodge steering wheel, which transforms the driver seat into a cockpit. The seats are fitted with more cushion material and revised spring geometry. The 2011 Avenger also comes with new two-tone interior color schemes, new leather and cloth seating materials and accent stitching.
Furthermore, the car features new “soft touch” armrests and instrument panels. Other features include new ambient interior lighting and a new multi-function three-spoke Dodge steering wheel with integrated controls allowing you to operate the radio, cruise control, hands-free phone and other vehicle functions. Some of the available technology includes voice command functions for hands-free phones, integrated USB port for streaming music, navigation and memo record, an iPod/MP3 jack, Bluetooth streaming music; Gracenote music identification; a hard drive that stores approximately 6,700 songs and remote start.
According to Chrysler, the new car features a redesigned suspension in order to provide more comfort for the passengers. Under the hood, the new car has a standard 2.4-liter World Gas Engine, recalibrated and mated to a new six-speed transmission for an exceptionally fun and fuel-efficient driving experience. As an option, Chrysler also offers the new Pentastar V-6 engine mated to a six-speed automatic transmission, which delivers 283 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque. If you are interested, the new car will hit the dealerships in the fourth quarter this year, and it will be built at the Sterling Heights Assembly Plant in Sterling Heights.