Worst Complaints About the Dodge Durango

Durango owners are having the most trouble with the engine (37%), electrical (14%), and the transmission (7%). We've listed the most common owner complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. TIPM Going Bad, Vehicle Won't Start or Hard to Start 123 complaints at an average of 56,503 miles in the 2011 Dodge Durango.
  2. Oil Sludge in Engine 46 complaints at an average of 96,352 miles in the 2000 Dodge Durango.
  3. Oil Sludge Resulting in Engine Failure 21 complaints at an average of 83,550 miles in the 2002 Dodge Durango.

What's Wrong with the Durango?

You should avoid the 1st generation (1998–2003) Durango because of its overall PainRank™ of 33.47.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
3rd Gen Durango 2011–2019
601 19.65
2nd Gen Durango 2004–2009
826 22.05
1st Gen Durango 1998–2003
1407 33.47

The most common Durango problems

Recent Durango News