6th Generation (2006—2010) Charger Problems

Charger owners with a 2006—2010 model year have the most problems with the engine (41%), transmission (14%), and the interior (11%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Premature Engine Failure 61 complaints at an average of 91,425 miles in the 2006 Dodge Charger.
  2. Engine Failure 15 complaints at an average of 80,051 miles in the 2008 Dodge Charger.
  3. Engine Stalls/shuts Down While Driving 10 complaints at an average of 95,937 miles in the 2007 Dodge Charger.

What Charger 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 2006 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2010 25 5 9 18.28
2009 22 6 13 5.89
2008 84 5 21 26.03
2007 122 5 27 28.48
2006 175 5 45 53.96

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