3rd Gen (2008 – 2018) Dodge Challenger Problems

The 3rd generation of the Challenger has a cumulative PainRank™ of 8.09. That can be compared against other Dodge generations. Shopping for a Dodge? So far, so good. But there are some warning signs to watch for.

Owners of the 2008–2018 Challenger model years have sent in 238 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the electrical (23%) followed by the engine (17%) and the interior (11%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

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 2012 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2018 0
0.0
2017 7
2.7
2016 10
4.16
2015 24
11.98
2014 22
10.73
2013 31
11.71
2012 64
17.59
2011 33
13.25
2010 24
7.85
2009 20
7.79
2008 3
1.27

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