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
12,082
  Ram 1500
11,855
  Grand Caravan
10,771
  Caravan
6,499
  Dakota
6,204
  Ram 2500
6,175
  Charger
5,510
  Intrepid
4,539
  Journey
4,399
  Ram 3500
2,978
  Avenger
2,798
  RAM
2,699
  Neon
2,549
  Stratus
2,467
  Caliber
2,141
  Dart
1,642
  Nitro
1,595
  Magnum
1,337
  Challenger
1,289
  Sprinter
357
  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 90,443 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 3926.7. Cars from Dodge's 2005 model year have the most problems reported (6,983 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Dodge
5,942
  1997 Dodge
4,067
  1998 Dodge
5,143
  1999 Dodge
6,582
  2000 Dodge
5,446
  2001 Dodge
5,221
  2002 Dodge
3,818
  2003 Dodge
4,020
  2004 Dodge
4,106
  2005 Dodge
6,983
  2006 Dodge
5,681
  2007 Dodge
4,808
  2008 Dodge
6,421
  2009 Dodge
4,608
  2010 Dodge
4,002
  2011 Dodge
3,955
  2012 Dodge
3,396
  2013 Dodge
3,125
  2014 Dodge
1,762
  2015 Dodge
767
  2016 Dodge
351
  2017 Dodge
89
  2018 Dodge
20

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 13,021 problems reported. The second most common Dodge car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (12,927 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Dodge vehicles



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