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
12,197
  Ram 1500
11,899
  Grand Caravan
10,848
  Caravan
6,517
  Dakota
6,227
  Ram 2500
6,192
  Charger
5,580
  Journey
4,543
  Intrepid
4,541
  Ram 3500
2,984
  Avenger
2,839
  RAM
2,699
  Neon
2,551
  Stratus
2,470
  Caliber
2,170
  Dart
1,694
  Nitro
1,618
  Magnum
1,340
  Challenger
1,318
  Sprinter
363
  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
  Shadow
6
  Dynasty
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 91,147 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 3957.2. Cars from Dodge's 2005 model year have the most problems reported (7,006 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
5,145
  1999 Dodge
6,593
  2000 Dodge
5,456
  2001 Dodge
5,231
  2002 Dodge
3,823
  2003 Dodge
4,030
  2004 Dodge
4,124
  2005 Dodge
7,006
  2006 Dodge
5,707
  2007 Dodge
4,847
  2008 Dodge
6,472
  2009 Dodge
4,640
  2010 Dodge
4,065
  2011 Dodge
3,999
  2012 Dodge
3,454
  2013 Dodge
3,203
  2014 Dodge
1,840
  2015 Dodge
843
  2016 Dodge
382
  2017 Dodge
108
  2018 Dodge
38

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 13,154 problems reported. The second most common Dodge car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (13,012 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Dodge vehicles



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