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2007 Dodge Caravan - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2007 Dodge Caravan

91 problems have been reported for the 2007 Dodge Caravan. The following chart shows the 22 most common problems for 2007 Dodge Caravan. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling with 12 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's fuel system, other (12 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2007 Dodge Caravan

small car iamge PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

In our research we use the PPMY index to compare the reliability of vehicles. The PPMY index of a certain model is defined as the problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year. The total sales of the 2007 Dodge Caravan in the United States are 32,940 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Dodge Caravan owners in the last 10 years is 91, and the age of the vehicle is 10, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 91 / 32,940 / 10 * 1000 = 0.28.

For more information, refer to this page: A study of reliability comparison across Dodge Caravan model year vehicles.

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2007 Dodge Caravan in 2007.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2007
17
  2008
9
  2009
4
  2010
5
  2011
10
  2012
5
  2013
8
  2014
14
  2015
11
  2016
5
  2017
3

small car iamge Compare the 2007 Dodge Caravan with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Dodge Caravan, the following table can be used to compare the 2007 Dodge Caravan with the Dodge Caravan from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2007 Caravan is 91 while the average number of problems reported for the 22 model years of the Dodge Caravan is 289.

Table 3. Compare the 2007 Dodge Caravan with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2017 Caravan
1
  2016 Caravan
1
  2015 Caravan
6
  2014 Caravan
10
  2013 Caravan
23
  2012 Caravan
79
  2011 Caravan
80
  2010 Caravan
217
  2009 Caravan
162
  2008 Caravan
362
  2007 Caravan
91
  2006 Caravan
183
  2005 Caravan
575
  2004 Caravan
75
  2003 Caravan
194
  2002 Caravan
255
  2001 Caravan
259
  2000 Caravan
474
  1999 Caravan
565
  1998 Caravan
630
  1997 Caravan
716
  1996 Caravan
1,408


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