2nd Gen (2001 – 2007) Dodge Stratus Problems

The 2nd generation of the Stratus has a cumulative PainRank™ of 21.34. That can be compared against other Dodge generations. Shopping for a Dodge? You could do worse (but you could also do better).

Owners of the 2001–2007 Stratus model years have sent in 531 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (49%) followed by the transmission (10%) and the hvac (6%).

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 2002 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2007 1
0.42
2006 34
8.37
2005 37
13.59
2004 125
29.77
2003 59
15.5
2002 155
45.39
2001 116
36.37

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