2008 Chrysler Town & Country - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2008 Chrysler Town & Country

2,633 problems have been reported for the 2008 Chrysler Town & Country. The following chart shows the 24 most common problems for 2008 Chrysler Town & Country. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system with 1,149 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (384 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2008 Chrysler Town & Country

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 Town & Country in the United States are 151,294 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Chrysler Town & Country owners in the last 9 years is 2633, and the age of the vehicle is 9, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 2633 / 151,294 / 9 * 1000 = 1.93.

For more information, refer to this page: A study of reliability comparison across Chrysler Town & Country 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 Town & Country in 2008.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2008
5
  2009
141
  2010
201
  2011
155
  2012
181
  2013
170
  2014
667
  2015
782
  2016
183
  2017
71

small car iamge Compare the 2008 Chrysler Town & Country with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Chrysler Town & Country, the following table can be used to compare the 2008 Chrysler Town & Country with the Chrysler Town & Country from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2008 Town & Country is 2,633 while the average number of problems reported for the 21 model years of the Chrysler Town & Country is 610.

Table 3. Compare the 2008 Chrysler Town & Country with other model years



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