1st Generation (1990—1990) Grand Caravan Problems

This generations ranks 23rd out of 60 Dodge generations in reliability and is one of the safer bets out there. Owners have the most complaints about the engine (33%), fuel system (33%), and the transmission (33%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Transmission Failure 1 complaints at an average of 60,000 miles in the 1990 Dodge Grand Caravan.
  2. Hard to Start, Fuel Drains Back to Tank 1 complaints at an average of 173,000 miles in the 1990 Dodge Grand Caravan.
  3. Engine Failure 1 complaints at an average of 213,000 miles in the 1990 Dodge Grand Caravan.

What Grand Caravan Year is Most Reliable?

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 1990 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
1990 3 3 0 2.16

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