1st Generation (2005—2008) Magnum Problems

Magnum owners with a 2005—2008 model year have the most problems with the interior (26%), engine (24%), and the transmission (10%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Engine Failure 13 complaints at an average of 88,106 miles in the 2006 Dodge Magnum.
  2. Transmission Failure 13 complaints at an average of 83,727 miles in the 2005 Dodge Magnum.
  3. Engine Stalls and Cuts Off While Driving 10 complaints at an average of 91,087 miles in the 2005 Dodge Magnum.

What Magnum 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 2005 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2008 8 5 20 2.81
2007 24 5 26 9.06
2006 59 5 48 20.89
2005 174 7 66 42.31

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