7th Generation (2011—2018) Charger Problems

Charger owners with a 2011—2018 model year have the most problems with the electrical (29%), interior (12%), and the engine (11%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Alternator Failure 46 complaints at an average of 52,817 miles in the 2011 Dodge Charger.
  2. Alternator Went Out 24 complaints at an average of 66,535 miles in the 2012 Dodge Charger.
  3. Gas Tank Leak 13 complaints at an average of 82,045 miles in the 2011 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 2011 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2018 0 4 4 0.0
2017 3 4 28 2.99
2016 6 6 60 5.9
2015 34 7 78 23.75
2014 53 9 79 24.3
2013 46 7 107 19.25
2012 76 13 89 22.21
2011 125 10 62 31.91

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