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2005 Chrysler Sebring - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2005 Chrysler Sebring

148 problems have been reported for the 2005 Chrysler Sebring. The following chart shows the 20 most common problems for 2005 Chrysler Sebring. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags with 40 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (36 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2005 Chrysler Sebring

small car iamge PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

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 Sebring in the United States are 46,022 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Chrysler Sebring owners in the last 12 years is 148, and the age of the vehicle is 12, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 148 / 46,022 / 12 * 1000 = 0.27.

For more information, refer to this page: A study of reliability comparison across Chrysler Sebring model year vehicles.

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

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2005
1
  2006
7
  2007
12
  2008
10
  2009
14
  2010
11
  2011
8
  2012
11
  2013
10
  2014
18
  2015
22
  2016
8
  2017
7

small car iamge Compare the 2005 Chrysler Sebring with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Chrysler Sebring, the following table can be used to compare the 2005 Chrysler Sebring with the Chrysler Sebring from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2005 Sebring is 148 while the average number of problems reported for the 16 model years of the Chrysler Sebring is 248.

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  2011 Sebring
4
  2010 Sebring
126
  2009 Sebring
51
  2008 Sebring
387
  2007 Sebring
389
  2006 Sebring
254
  2005 Sebring
148
  2004 Sebring
301
  2003 Sebring
79
  2002 Sebring
373
  2001 Sebring
397
  2000 Sebring
170
  1999 Sebring
274
  1998 Sebring
326
  1997 Sebring
286
  1996 Sebring
416


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