1st Gen (2009 – 2018) Dodge Journey Problems

The 1st generation of the Journey has a cumulative PainRank™ of 27.37. That can be compared against other Dodge generations. Shopping for a Dodge? You should probably steer clear of this generation.

Owners of the 2009–2018 Journey model years have sent in 1782 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the brakes (37%) followed by the electrical (20%) and the interior (7%).

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 2009 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2018 1
1.04
2017 10
5.74
2016 29
15.55
2015 49
21.2
2014 63
30.88
2013 47
15.08
2012 106
31.52
2011 80
22.77
2010 447
41.52
2009 948
88.37

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