What's Wrong with the Dodge Shadow?

Shadow owners have made 24 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the electrical (33%), followed by the engine (29%) and the fuel system (8%).

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 Shadow.

Comparing Shadow Generations

The Shadow only has one generation which runs from 1987 to 1994. To date, it's earned a PainRank™ of 0.64 which ranks 17th. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
1st Gen Shadow 1987–1994
24 0.64

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The Worst Shadow 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 and 1987 (0).