What's Wrong with the Dodge Caravan?

Caravan owners have made 1027 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the engine (17%), followed by the interior (16%) and the transmission (13%).

Want more information about these problems? Clicking on the link will bring you over to CarComplaints.com for additional details. While you're there, add your own complaints about the Caravan.

Comparing Caravan Generations

You should avoid the 4th generation (2001–2007) Caravan because of its overall PainRank™ of 18.01. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
4th Gen Caravan 2001–2007
707 18.01
3rd Gen Caravan 1996–2000
268 13.76
2nd Gen Caravan 1992–1995
38 3.13
1st Gen Caravan 1986–1990
14 0.86

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The Worst Caravan Years

This bar chart shows the seven years with the highest complaint volume. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on CarComplaints.com.

But wait, there's more ... outside of the top seven, there's the 1996 (57), 2004 (45), 2007 (39), 1999 (38), 1997 (32), 1995 (17), 1994 (11), 1992 (6), 1988 (6), 1993 (4), 1989 (4), 1990 (3), and 1986 (1).