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
12,546
  Ram 1500
12,050
  Grand Caravan
11,112
  Caravan
6,593
  Dakota
6,272
  Ram 2500
6,223
  Charger
5,826
  Journey
4,939
  Intrepid
4,543
  Avenger
3,094
  Ram 3500
2,996
  RAM
2,699
  Neon
2,557
  Stratus
2,475
  Caliber
2,281
  Dart
1,960
  Nitro
1,693
  Challenger
1,405
  Magnum
1,358
  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
  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 2019.

Owners of Dodge cars have reported a total of 93,551 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 3892.3. Cars from Dodge's 2005 model year have the most problems reported (7,067 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
5,160
  1999 Dodge
6,600
  2000 Dodge
5,468
  2001 Dodge
5,244
  2002 Dodge
3,845
  2003 Dodge
4,054
  2004 Dodge
4,175
  2005 Dodge
7,067
  2006 Dodge
5,813
  2007 Dodge
4,961
  2008 Dodge
6,632
  2009 Dodge
4,760
  2010 Dodge
4,251
  2011 Dodge
4,199
  2012 Dodge
3,711
  2013 Dodge
3,500
  2014 Dodge
2,087
  2015 Dodge
1,098
  2016 Dodge
539
  2017 Dodge
156
  2018 Dodge
80
  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 13,613 problems reported. The second most common Dodge car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (13,309 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Dodge vehicles



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