2013 Dodge Durango - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2013 Dodge Durango

422 problems have been reported for the 2013 Dodge Durango. The following chart shows the 18 most common problems for 2013 Dodge Durango. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system with 148 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic (65 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2013 Dodge Durango

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Electrical System
148
  Service Brakes
65
  Engine And Engine Cooling
48
  Equipment
33
  Other Fuel System
30
  Seats
16
  Steering
13
  Air Bag
12
  Power Train
11
  Vehicle Speed Control
11
  Exterior Lighting
7
  Electronic Stability Control
6
  Structure
6
  Visibility
6
  Wheel
4
  Suspension
4
  Seat Belt
1
  Tire
1

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 2013 Dodge Durango in the United States are 26,067 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Dodge Durango owners in the last 5 years is 422, and the age of the vehicle is 5, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 422 / 26,067 / 5 * 1000 = 3.24.

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 2013 Dodge Durango in 2013.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2018
52
  2017
87
  2016
44
  2015
90
  2014
108
  2013
1

small car iamge Compare the 2013 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 2013 Dodge Durango with the Dodge Durango from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2013 Durango is 422 while the average number of problems reported for the 21 model years of the Dodge Durango is 586.

Table 3. Compare the 2013 Dodge Durango with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2018 Durango
11
  2017 Durango
39
  2016 Durango
63
  2015 Durango
140
  2014 Durango
334
  2013 Durango
422
  2012 Durango
581
  2011 Durango
909
  2009 Durango
18
  2008 Durango
114
  2007 Durango
284
  2006 Durango
919
  2005 Durango
1,727
  2004 Durango
1,190
  2003 Durango
363
  2002 Durango
433
  2001 Durango
686
  2000 Durango
1,081
  1999 Durango
2,021
  1998 Durango
969
  1997 Durango
4


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