2008 Chrysler Sebring - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2008 Chrysler Sebring

439 problems have been reported for the 2008 Chrysler Sebring. The following chart shows the 21 most common problems for 2008 Chrysler Sebring. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system with 103 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (60 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2008 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 2008 Chrysler Sebring in the United States are 50,236 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Chrysler Sebring owners in the last 11 years is 439, and the age of the vehicle is 11, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 439 / 50,236 / 11 * 1000 = 0.79.

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 2008 Chrysler Sebring in 2008.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2019
18
  2018
15
  2017
42
  2016
36
  2015
43
  2014
50
  2013
43
  2012
51
  2011
49
  2010
49
  2009
18
  2008
1

small car iamge Compare the 2008 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 2008 Chrysler Sebring with the Chrysler Sebring from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2008 Sebring is 439 while the average number of problems reported for the 16 model years of the Chrysler Sebring is 258.

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  2011 Sebring
5
  2010 Sebring
135
  2009 Sebring
51
  2008 Sebring
439
  2007 Sebring
433
  2006 Sebring
261
  2005 Sebring
155
  2004 Sebring
308
  2003 Sebring
80
  2002 Sebring
381
  2001 Sebring
400
  2000 Sebring
171
  1999 Sebring
278
  1998 Sebring
326
  1997 Sebring
286
  1996 Sebring
419


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