2013 Dodge Durango - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2013 Dodge Durango

390 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 136 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
136
  Service Brakes
65
  Engine And Engine Cooling
47
  Equipment
30
  Other Fuel System
27
  Steering
12
  Power Train
11
  Air Bag
11
  Vehicle Speed Control
10
  Seats
10
  Exterior Lighting
6
  Visibility
6
  Electronic Stability Control
5
  Structure
5
  Suspension
4
  Wheel
3
  Tire
1
  Seat Belt
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 390, and the age of the vehicle is 5, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 390 / 26,067 / 5 * 1000 = 2.99.

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
21
  2017
86
  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 390 while the average number of problems reported for the 21 model years of the Dodge Durango is 577.

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  2018 Durango
9
  2017 Durango
33
  2016 Durango
59
  2015 Durango
119
  2014 Durango
290
  2013 Durango
390
  2012 Durango
560
  2011 Durango
890
  2009 Durango
18
  2008 Durango
114
  2007 Durango
282
  2006 Durango
916
  2005 Durango
1,721
  2004 Durango
1,180
  2003 Durango
362
  2002 Durango
431
  2001 Durango
685
  2000 Durango
1,079
  1999 Durango
2,019
  1998 Durango
969
  1997 Durango
4


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