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
12,313
  Ram 1500
11,952
  Grand Caravan
10,918
  Caravan
6,546
  Dakota
6,246
  Ram 2500
6,198
  Charger
5,679
  Journey
4,703
  Intrepid
4,541
  Ram 3500
2,988
  Avenger
2,904
  RAM
2,699
  Neon
2,553
  Stratus
2,474
  Caliber
2,211
  Dart
1,798
  Nitro
1,641
  Challenger
1,353
  Magnum
1,348
  Sprinter
367
  Ram Van
206
  Ram 5500
84
  Viper
61
  Ram 4500
39
  Srt-4
35
  Ram 250
21
  B350
21
  D250
19
  B150
14
  D350
11
  B250
10
  Dynasty
6
  Shadow
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 2018.

Owners of Dodge cars have reported a total of 91,989 problems across all Dodge models built from year 1996 to 2018. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Dodge models, is 3993.7. Cars from Dodge's 2005 model year have the most problems reported (7,026 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Dodge
5,944
  1997 Dodge
4,069
  1998 Dodge
5,156
  1999 Dodge
6,595
  2000 Dodge
5,464
  2001 Dodge
5,236
  2002 Dodge
3,825
  2003 Dodge
4,038
  2004 Dodge
4,144
  2005 Dodge
7,026
  2006 Dodge
5,748
  2007 Dodge
4,891
  2008 Dodge
6,529
  2009 Dodge
4,688
  2010 Dodge
4,128
  2011 Dodge
4,072
  2012 Dodge
3,518
  2013 Dodge
3,307
  2014 Dodge
1,933
  2015 Dodge
919
  2016 Dodge
444
  2017 Dodge
129
  2018 Dodge
53

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 13,326 problems reported. The second most common Dodge car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (13,108 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Dodge vehicles



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