2006 Dodge Durango - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2006 Dodge Durango

919 problems have been reported for the 2006 Dodge Durango. The following chart shows the 24 most common problems for 2006 Dodge Durango. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's fuel system, gasoline with 374 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's fuel system, other (152 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2006 Dodge Durango

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 2006 Dodge Durango in the United States are 33,361 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Dodge Durango owners in the last 12 years is 919, and the age of the vehicle is 12, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 919 / 33,361 / 12 * 1000 = 2.30.

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

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2006 Dodge Durango in 2006.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2018
7
  2017
26
  2016
61
  2015
73
  2014
38
  2013
67
  2012
102
  2011
150
  2010
174
  2009
106
  2008
46
  2007
34
  2006
2

small car iamge Compare the 2006 Dodge Durango with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Dodge Durango, the following table can be used to compare the 2006 Dodge Durango with the Dodge Durango from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2006 Durango is 919 while the average number of problems reported for the 21 model years of the Dodge Durango is 582.

Table 3. Compare the 2006 Dodge Durango with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2018 Durango
9
  2017 Durango
38
  2016 Durango
63
  2015 Durango
128
  2014 Durango
320
  2013 Durango
412
  2012 Durango
573
  2011 Durango
898
  2009 Durango
18
  2008 Durango
114
  2007 Durango
283
  2006 Durango
919
  2005 Durango
1,723
  2004 Durango
1,183
  2003 Durango
363
  2002 Durango
432
  2001 Durango
686
  2000 Durango
1,079
  1999 Durango
2,021
  1998 Durango
969
  1997 Durango
4


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