Dodge - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Compare Dodge models

The following chart shows the Dodge models that have had the most problems reported. Note that a model on the top of the list may simply indicate that it is a popular model rather than a problematic car. For example, over the years, Dodge has sold far more Durango model cars than the Spirit model.

Table 1. Compare Dodge models

Dodge Model Number of Problems
  Durango
12,428
  Ram 1500
12,002
  Grand Caravan
11,001
  Caravan
6,567
  Dakota
6,261
  Ram 2500
6,208
  Charger
5,738
  Journey
4,806
  Intrepid
4,541
  Avenger
3,011
  Ram 3500
2,993
  RAM
2,699
  Neon
2,553
  Stratus
2,475
  Caliber
2,243
  Dart
1,880
  Nitro
1,671
  Challenger
1,387
  Magnum
1,354
  Sprinter
371
  Ram Van
207
  Ram 5500
84
  Viper
61
  Ram 4500
39
  Srt-4
35
  Ram 250
21
  B350
21
  D250
19
  B150
14
  D350
11
  B250
10
  Shadow
6
  Dynasty
6
  Stealth
5
  Ram Van 2500
4
  Lancer
4
  Durango Hybrid
3
  Colt
2
  Colt Vista
2
  D150
2
  Spirit
2

Number of problems reported for all models of Dodge built from year 1996 to 2019.

Owners of Dodge cars have reported a total of 92,747 problems across all Dodge models built from year 1996 to 2019. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Dodge models, is 3858.8. Cars from Dodge's 2005 model year have the most problems reported (7,039 problems).

Table 2. Number of problems reported during the vehicle's first year in service

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Dodge
5,946
  1997 Dodge
4,069
  1998 Dodge
5,157
  1999 Dodge
6,598
  2000 Dodge
5,464
  2001 Dodge
5,239
  2002 Dodge
3,836
  2003 Dodge
4,049
  2004 Dodge
4,152
  2005 Dodge
7,039
  2006 Dodge
5,779
  2007 Dodge
4,927
  2008 Dodge
6,594
  2009 Dodge
4,722
  2010 Dodge
4,184
  2011 Dodge
4,126
  2012 Dodge
3,608
  2013 Dodge
3,392
  2014 Dodge
2,022
  2015 Dodge
1,012
  2016 Dodge
483
  2017 Dodge
145
  2018 Dodge
68
  2019 Dodge
1

Common problems of Dodge Vehicles

The following chart shows the most common problems reported across all models of Dodge cars. The number one most common problem of Dodge cars is related to the vehicle's electrical system, with 13,466 problems reported. The second most common Dodge car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (13,196 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Dodge vehicles



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