1st Gen (2009 – 2018) Dodge Journey Problems

The 1st generation of the Journey has a cumulative PainRank™ of 27.37. That can be compared against other Dodge generations. Shopping for a Dodge? You should probably steer clear of this generation.

Owners of the 2009–2018 Journey model years have sent in 1782 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the brakes (37%) followed by the electrical (20%) and the interior (7%).

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 2009 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2018 1
2017 10
2016 29
2015 49
2014 63
2013 47
2012 106
2011 80
2010 447
2009 948

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