3rd Generation (2008—2018) Challenger Problems

Challenger owners with a 2008—2018 model year have the most problems with the electrical (24%), engine (16%), and the interior (11%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Bad Tipm 11 complaints at an average of 42,326 miles in the 2013 Dodge Challenger.
  2. Engine Shuts Down While Driving 6 complaints at an average of 37,159 miles in the 2009 Dodge Challenger.
  3. Engine Ticking Noise 8 complaints at an average of 4,753 miles in the 2014 Dodge Challenger.

What Challenger Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Dodge model years.

Watch out for the 2012 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2018 1 4 3 0.46
2017 7 3 20 2.7
2016 11 2 59 5.04
2015 24 6 96 11.66
2014 23 4 55 11.28
2013 31 4 71 11.71
2012 65 5 63 17.58
2011 33 5 45 13.25
2010 24 6 18 7.85
2009 20 7 19 7.79
2008 3 3 12 1.27

Watch out for these common problems

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