1st Generation (2004—2009) Sprinter Problems

This generations ranks 7th out of 60 Dodge generations in reliability and is one of the safer bets out there. Owners have the most complaints about the engine (42%), electrical (28%), and the interior (14%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Limp Mode/vehicle Loses Power 3 complaints at an average of 28,607 miles in the 2007 Dodge Sprinter.
  2. Won\'t Turn Off at Night 1 complaints at an average of 159,500 miles in the 2008 Dodge Sprinter.
  3. Security Alarm Sounds Unexpectedly 1 complaints at an average of 45,000 miles in the 2009 Dodge Sprinter.

What Sprinter 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 2007 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2009 1 0 0 0.24
2008 1 0 0 0.27
2007 4 5 7 1.04
2006 0 7 5 0.0
2005 1 2 5 0.07
2004 0 0 16 0.0

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