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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 Ram 1500 model cars than the Colt Vista model.

Table 1. Compare Dodge models

Dodge Model Number of Problems
  Ram 1500
11,568
  Durango
11,477
  Grand Caravan
10,430
  Caravan
6,406
  Dakota
6,122
  Ram 2500
6,070
  Charger
5,041
  Intrepid
4,537
  Journey
3,922
  Ram 3500
2,922
  RAM
2,699
  Neon
2,542
  Avenger
2,458
  Stratus
2,447
  Caliber
1,989
  Nitro
1,480
  Dart
1,377
  Magnum
1,280
  Challenger
1,127
  Sprinter
334
  Ram Van
206
  Ram 5500
84
  Viper
59
  Ram 4500
39
  Srt-4
35
  B350
21
  Ram 250
21
  D250
19
  B150
14
  D350
11
  B250
10
  Shadow
6
  Dynasty
6
  Stealth
5
  Ram Van 2500
4
  Lancer
4
  Durango Hybrid
3
  D150
2
  Spirit
2
  Colt
2
  Colt Vista
2

Number of problems reported for all models of Dodge built from year 1996 to 2017.

Owners of Dodge cars have reported a total of 86,783 problems across all Dodge models built from year 1996 to 2017. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Dodge models, is 3939.0. Cars from Dodge's 2005 model year have the most problems reported (6,818 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Dodge
5,940
  1997 Dodge
4,064
  1998 Dodge
5,126
  1999 Dodge
6,553
  2000 Dodge
5,432
  2001 Dodge
5,183
  2002 Dodge
3,769
  2003 Dodge
3,940
  2004 Dodge
4,016
  2005 Dodge
6,818
  2006 Dodge
5,478
  2007 Dodge
4,566
  2008 Dodge
6,209
  2009 Dodge
4,399
  2010 Dodge
3,709
  2011 Dodge
3,599
  2012 Dodge
2,980
  2013 Dodge
2,677
  2014 Dodge
1,418
  2015 Dodge
544
  2016 Dodge
216
  2017 Dodge
21

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 engine and engine cooling, with 12,480 problems reported. The second most common Dodge car problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (12,273 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Dodge vehicles

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Engine And Engine Cooling
12,480
  Electrical System
12,273
  Air Bag
9,328
  Power Train
8,172
  Suspension
6,606
  Steering
6,556
  Service Brakes
6,201
  Structure
3,756
  Equipment
3,055
  Gasoline Fuel System
2,736
  Other Fuel System
2,351
  Exterior Lighting
2,221
  Visibility
1,811
  Vehicle Speed Control
1,748
  Tire
1,298
  Seat Belt
1,094
  Unknown Or Other
1,076
  Latches/locks/linkage
1,075
  Wheel
938
  Seats
713
  Electronic Stability Control
617
  Diesel Fuel System
162
  Child Seat
145
  Parking Brake
144
  Air Brake
141
  Interior Lighting
55
  Traction Control System
30
  Hybrid Propulsion System
1


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