2005 Chrysler 300 - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Common problems of the 2005 Chrysler 300

892 problems have been reported for the 2005 Chrysler 300.
The following chart shows the 22 most common problems for 2005 Chrysler 300.
The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags
with 250 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train
(158 problems).

In our research we use the PPMY index to compare the reliability of vehicles. The PPMY index of a certain model is defined as the problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year. The total sales of the 2005 Chrysler 300 in the United States are 152,992 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Chrysler 300 owners in the last 14 years is 892, and the age of the vehicle is 14, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service
years since the debut of the 2005 Chrysler 300 in 2005.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year

Number of Problems

2019

1

2018

20

2017

33

2016

108

2015

182

2014

84

2013

55

2012

45

2011

45

2010

40

2009

27

2008

29

2007

32

2006

38

2005

44

Compare the 2005 Chrysler 300 with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Chrysler 300,
the following table can be used to compare the 2005 Chrysler 300
with the Chrysler 300 from other model years.
Note that the number of problems reported for the 2005 300 is 892
while the average number of problems reported for the 14 model years of the Chrysler 300 is 368.

Table 3. Compare the 2005 Chrysler 300 with other model years