Dodge Durango Problem Trends and Complaints

Based on 12 problem areas, owners have reported the following issues with this vehicle that range in severity ratings from low to high.

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Be careful!!!

Model Year:

2013

Manufacturer:

Dodge

Model:

Durango

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

I have owned the Durango since new and has given me problems it’s entire life with me. Within the first 600 miles it left me stranded on the side of the road. It has also had problems with the power tailgate and the trans sucks. 3.6L engine is weak. I

Review submitted by:Hunter

Pros:Big

Cons:weak engine and reliability

First Time Dodge Owner and Last Time I'll Buy One

Model Year:

2017

Manufacturer:

Dodge

Model:

Durango

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

2017 R/T purchased March 9, 2017 May 3, 2017 1,450 Miles Issue: Transmission tried to shift through gears while driving, including “R”. This caused wild RPM fluctuations and a warning message that “vehicle moving too fast to move to R”. Result: Dealership said must be “computer glitch” but nothing they

Review submitted by:Joker8050

Terrible transmission

Model Year:

2017

Manufacturer:

Dodge

Model:

Durango

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

This is my second Durango. My first was a 2011 and I loved it. This one is quite different. I am not sure what Dodge did to the transmission, but something is terribly wrong. I have taken the vehicle to two different dealerships looking for help, however, they have both

Review submitted by:SUV driver

Pros:comfortable and very roomy

Cons:horrible transmission

Wasted my Money

Model Year:

2013

Manufacturer:

Dodge

Model:

Durango

Complaint Resolution:

No, dealer refused to help

I bought this vehicle used with 32,000 miles on the odometer and have had nothing but issues. Fought with Chrysler to get them to fix the engine programming and they turned their back on me. Now the air conditioning lines have corroded and leak. The engine smokes on start up

Review submitted by:kb67mopar

Pros:Comfortable and easy controls

Cons:Terrible reliability and product quality

Worst Purchase Ever

Model Year:

2015

Manufacturer:

Dodge

Model:

Durango

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

Not worth what I paid for it. Had it for a year and I'm currently searching for a way to get rid of it. I'm unhappy with the quality and overestimated exactly how big it really is. I regret this purchase.

Review submitted by:Dodgelace

Pros:Fast

Cons:Small

My first lemon

Model Year:

2014

Manufacturer:

Dodge

Model:

Durango

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

After having this car made to order at the 30 mile mark, the whole back end came out. Little did I know that this would be the start of all this vehicles issues I never thought were possible. The brakes were never the same after they attempted to repair the

Review submitted by:Wiil

Pros:Loaded Citadel thats Fun to drive, Looks great

Cons:8 speed transmission constantly slips

RECALLS AND MALFUNCTIONS

Model Year:

2013

Manufacturer:

Dodge

Model:

Durango

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

Alternator recall. Fuelpump relay recall. Brake booster recall. Now power steering leak. Transmission control module failure.. AHHHH SOMEONE SHOOT ME NOW.

Review submitted by:Durango Disappointment

Pros:Nice styling. good engine power

Cons:cant shift. suspension bottoms out

Manufacture Defect!!!

Model Year:

2011

Manufacturer:

Dodge

Model:

Durango

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

There has been problem after problems with this car. We are in the mix of lemon laws to get this car to the junk yard and off the road. And reimbursed for all the headaches and grief!

Review submitted by:Horrible

Pros:fun to drive, comfortable

Cons:not reliable

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