Dodge has introduced the 2012 Avenger SE V6. It features a 3.6-liter V6 engine with 283 hp (211 kW / 287 PS) and 260 lb-ft (352 Nm) of torque.

Dodge has introduced the 2012 Avenger SE V6.

Designed to offer "unprecedented performance and value for driving enthusiasts," the model features a dual exhaust system, a rear spoiler, LED taillights and 18-inch aluminum wheels.

Inside, the cabin is sparsely equipped but has "premium" cloth seats, air conditioning and a four-speaker audio system.

Power comes from a 3.6-liter V6 engine which develops 283 hp (211 kW / 287 PS) and 260 lb-ft (352 Nm) of torque. It is connected to a six-speed automatic transmission that enables the sedan to return up to 29 mpg highway.

The model will go on sale later this year and pricing starts at $21,495.

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2012 Dodge Avenger SE V6 announced