2008 Chrysler 300 - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Common problems of the 2008 Chrysler 300

941 problems have been reported for the 2008 Chrysler 300.
The following chart shows the 22 most common problems for 2008 Chrysler 300.
The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system
with 488 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags
(199 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 2008 Chrysler 300 in the United States are 72,858 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Chrysler 300 owners in the last 10 years is 941, and the age of the vehicle is 10, 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 2008 Chrysler 300 in 2008.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year

Number of Problems

2018

10

2017

26

2016

84

2015

287

2014

371

2013

52

2012

25

2011

34

2010

24

2009

16

2008

2

Compare the 2008 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 2008 Chrysler 300
with the Chrysler 300 from other model years.
Note that the number of problems reported for the 2008 300 is 941
while the average number of problems reported for the 14 model years of the Chrysler 300 is 368.

Table 3. Compare the 2008 Chrysler 300 with other model years