Featured Problems

Rough Shifting 9-Speed Transmission

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The 2nd Generation Chrysler 200 has a 9-speed transmission that suffers from hard shifts, lurching problems, and a wiring harness defect that can cause suddenly shutdowns or unexpected shifting into neutral.

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UConnect Frozen with Blank Screen

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Uconnect infotainment systems will often boot into a blank screen, freeze while the vehicle is in REVERSE, become unresponsive to the touch, or reboot at random times. The system has grown over the years, both in size and features, but the …

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Valve Stem Corrosion

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Fiat-Chrysler made a mistake by using aluminum valve stems in some of their early tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS), like the one found in the 2010 Town and Country. The aluminum stem and metal cap are highly susceptible to corrosion…

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The Least Reliable Chrysler Models

Some models just can't seem to get out of their own way. We've created a list of the least reliable Chrysler models using data such as complaint volume, average cost of repairs, age of the car when it breaks down, and recall frequency. Here's the worst of the bunch.

Chrysler 200

PainRank
46.29
Complaints
1118
Reliability
17th out of 18

Chrysler 300C

PainRank
26.39
Complaints
339
Reliability
13th out of 18

Chrysler 300

PainRank
25.46
Complaints
527
Reliability
12th out of 18

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What Owners Complain About the Most

Sometimes it's easiest to just tally up all the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are.

Watch Out For These Generations

A generation is a group of model years where little, if any, changes were made. They tend to have the same problems and some generations have horrible reputations for reliability. Here's a few you should avoid.

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Recent Chrysler News

  • Chrys

    ler is being sued for excessive oil consumption in the 2.4L Tigershark engine. The plaintiffs allege the engine has a piston ring design defect that allows oil to seep into the combustion chamber.

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    carcomplaints.com
  • Enter

    tainment options in minivans are really hot right now. They're just a little too hot in the 2014 Town and Country.

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    #news
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    carcomplaints.com
  • A sec

    ond lawsuit has been filed concerning Uconnect defects in the 2017-2019 Chrysler 300 and Pacifica. Much like the first, the plaintiffs claim the system is nothing but an endless series of reboots and headaches.

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    carcomplaints.com
  • There

    's something seriously wrong with the 8.4A and 8.4AN Uconnect systems and a lawsuit wants Chrysler to do something about it. Namely because the defects limit access to backup cameras, navigation systems, and climate control.

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    #lawsuit
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    carcomplaints.com
  • Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) owners are worried that their vehicles may not pass the next state inspection. And for good reason. Last month, FCA announced that nearly 900,000 vehicles fail to meet emissions standards and will need new catalytic converters. That’s a lot of parts to come up with all at once, so FCA’s plan is to split the recall into stages with older vehicles getting repaired first. Some owners have filed a lawsuit because they will could fail their next state inspection before parts are available.

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By the Numbers

  1. 18 models

    Each with their own trim levels, bodystyles, and special blend of headaches.

  2. 31 generations

    A group of years for a specific model with the same design, features, and problems.

  3. 30 model years

    Grouping all models by their year can reveal some baddies.

  4. 7,584 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to CarComplaints.com.

  5. 3,613 service bulletins

    Documenting the process of troubleshooting common problems.

  6. 302 recall campaigns

    Time-sensitive, free repairs for widespread safety problems.

Have a complaint about your vehicle?

The best way to find out what's wrong with a vehicle is from the people who drive them. Not only do owner complaints help us rank vehicles by reliability, but they're often used to spark class-action lawsuits and warranty extensions. Plus, they're a great way to vent.