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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 Durango model cars than the Colt Vista model.

Table 1. Compare Dodge models

Dodge Model Number of Problems
  Durango
11,736
  Ram 1500
11,706
  Grand Caravan
10,573
  Caravan
6,445
  Dakota
6,164
  Ram 2500
6,126
  Charger
5,285
  Intrepid
4,537
  Journey
4,114
  Ram 3500
2,951
  RAM
2,699
  Avenger
2,586
  Neon
2,547
  Stratus
2,453
  Caliber
2,054
  Nitro
1,521
  Dart
1,479
  Magnum
1,307
  Challenger
1,188
  Sprinter
347
  Ram Van
206
  Ram 5500
84
  Viper
61
  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 88,375 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 4011.2. Cars from Dodge's 2005 model year have the most problems reported (6,897 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
5,136
  1999 Dodge
6,576
  2000 Dodge
5,440
  2001 Dodge
5,195
  2002 Dodge
3,782
  2003 Dodge
3,991
  2004 Dodge
4,064
  2005 Dodge
6,897
  2006 Dodge
5,571
  2007 Dodge
4,683
  2008 Dodge
6,292
  2009 Dodge
4,476
  2010 Dodge
3,847
  2011 Dodge
3,761
  2012 Dodge
3,149
  2013 Dodge
2,885
  2014 Dodge
1,559
  2015 Dodge
613
  2016 Dodge
274
  2017 Dodge
51

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 12,679 problems reported. The second most common Dodge car problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (12,608 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Dodge vehicles

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Engine And Engine Cooling
12,679
  Electrical System
12,608
  Air Bag
9,553
  Power Train
8,294
  Suspension
6,650
  Steering
6,631
  Service Brakes
6,275
  Structure
3,809
  Equipment
3,205
  Gasoline Fuel System
2,736
  Other Fuel System
2,424
  Exterior Lighting
2,262
  Visibility
1,837
  Vehicle Speed Control
1,789
  Tire
1,303
  Seat Belt
1,131
  Latches/locks/linkage
1,077
  Unknown Or Other
1,076
  Wheel
959
  Seats
733
  Electronic Stability Control
666
  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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