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Dodge Journey vs. Chevrolet Uplander Reliability by Model Generation

Results are for year ending December 31, 2016. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
Year and Model Percent of Average  
2009 - 2016 Dodge Journey
61.4285714286% Best 145% Worst
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability And Durability of the Dodge Journey

Dodge Journey Reliability And Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2014 4dr SUV 283-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
ThisJourney already has over 65K miles and I have notexperienced any mechanical or electrical issues. Compared tothe issues my coworkers have experienced with their Chevy Equinox with similar mileage, I can say that the Journey is a very reliable vehicle. full 2014 Dodge Journey review
2009 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
My past experience with Dodge cars and trucks. full 2009 Dodge Journey review
2009 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Dodge has made great strides in improving their quality and I feel with a life time power train warrenty backs that up. full 2009 Dodge Journey review
Dodge Journey Reliability And Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2016 4dr SUV 283-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
I worry about this. Had another competitor offered effectively the same vehicle I probably wouldn't have purchased this vehicle. Never owned a mopar previously but don't have the warm fuzzies about them after hearing family and friend's personal experiences with them and reading truedelta's and consumer report's ratings. Fingers crossed that since this vehicle has been materially unchanged since the 2011 refresh FCA has figured out how to put these together well. Fingers crossed. full 2016 Dodge Journey review
2009 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
1st year of production so there is no reliability and durability data full 2009 Dodge Journey review
2009 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
With 18000 kms on it the front end is starting to knock when I back out of the driveway, just like the 1999 Caravan with 185000 kms on it, tranny issues noted above, cargo area carpeting damages easily. full 2009 Dodge Journey review
2009 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
it has not been a very reliable vehicle, a lot of issues with mine, and others have had the same issues and more full 2009 Dodge Journey review
Dodge Journey Reliability And Durability: Neutral
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr SUV 173-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Not reliable- too many parts do not last . Too much plastic under hood which breaks down prematurely. Many parts should have been made of metal instead. Mechanics have told me that the Dodge Journey has ben made poorly & they do a lot of repairs on this model. full 2009 Dodge Journey review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability And Durability of the Chevrolet Uplander

Chevrolet Uplander Reliability And Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr Minivan, ext. 240-horsepower 3.9L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
We just traded in our '08 Uplander, with 108,000 miles on it, because it is falling apart. We've spent $3,000 in the past year on repairs -- shocks, bearing, water pump, steering rack, more. And the interior is just broken -- cupholder, trim pieces, weatherstrips, they just break or fall off. full 2008 Chevrolet Uplander review
2007 4dr Minivan 240-horsepower 3.9L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Crank case seal has been replaced 3 times already...only have 15,000 on it...and it still drips oil. full 2007 Chevrolet Uplander review
2007 4dr Minivan 240-horsepower 3.9L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Left me stranded in the first month for electrical issues Front end repaired 3 times with less than 40000km Passenger side airbag loose and rattling returned for repair on three seperate occasions to no avail,I will no longer allow a child in that seat full 2007 Chevrolet Uplander review