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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
11,640
  Durango
11,617
  Grand Caravan
10,508
  Caravan
6,421
  Dakota
6,137
  Ram 2500
6,096
  Charger
5,159
  Intrepid
4,537
  Journey
4,040
  Ram 3500
2,934
  RAM
2,699
  Neon
2,545
  Avenger
2,518
  Stratus
2,451
  Caliber
2,030
  Nitro
1,507
  Dart
1,431
  Magnum
1,283
  Challenger
1,158
  Sprinter
338
  Ram Van
206
  Ram 5500
84
  Viper
60
  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 87,605 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 3976.3. Cars from Dodge's 2005 model year have the most problems reported (6,852 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Dodge
5,941
  1997 Dodge
4,064
  1998 Dodge
5,129
  1999 Dodge
6,568
  2000 Dodge
5,440
  2001 Dodge
5,185
  2002 Dodge
3,771
  2003 Dodge
3,966
  2004 Dodge
4,042
  2005 Dodge
6,852
  2006 Dodge
5,521
  2007 Dodge
4,640
  2008 Dodge
6,248
  2009 Dodge
4,447
  2010 Dodge
3,792
  2011 Dodge
3,683
  2012 Dodge
3,074
  2013 Dodge
2,791
  2014 Dodge
1,474
  2015 Dodge
577
  2016 Dodge
243
  2017 Dodge
30

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 12,577 problems reported. The second most common Dodge car problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (12,461 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Dodge vehicles

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Engine And Engine Cooling
12,577
  Electrical System
12,461
  Air Bag
9,421
  Power Train
8,247
  Suspension
6,637
  Steering
6,600
  Service Brakes
6,231
  Structure
3,785
  Equipment
3,130
  Gasoline Fuel System
2,736
  Other Fuel System
2,387
  Exterior Lighting
2,238
  Visibility
1,823
  Vehicle Speed Control
1,770
  Tire
1,301
  Seat Belt
1,115
  Latches/locks/linkage
1,077
  Unknown Or Other
1,076
  Wheel
950
  Seats
723
  Electronic Stability Control
642
  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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