definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
24,043 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

The NHTSA is the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints can be spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem. See the Back button — blue bar at the very top of the page — to explore more.

Get notified about new defects, investigations, recalls & lawsuits for the 2016 Dodge Charger:

Unsubscribe any time. We don't sell/share your email.

Get free help with your lemon!
close ad
problem #11

Aug 302019


  • 32,574 miles
I had my cruise set to 57, all was fine until I started down a small hill, my car sped up to 75, I could not get cruise to turn off with the buttons or break, , I panicked, and slammed my brakes, and it finally stoped.

- Wayne, WV, USA

problem #10

Aug 152019


  • 40,500 miles
Last year I had the driver side door panel warp, separating up next to the window. It was under regular warranty so the dealer took care of it. Yesterday 8/15/19 the passenger door did the same thing and separated at the window. Doing research on this, I have found many people with Dodge Chargers, Chrysler 300, that are having this same exact issue. I am now at 40500 miles and most likely Dodge will not take care of this even under the extended warranty, which means a $1000 repair. With as many people I have seen while researching, this is an absolute material and workmanship defect which could effect safety, especially if the warping occurs around the door lock and someone needs to escape during an emergency situation.

- Elk Grove, CA, USA

problem #9

Aug 042019


  • 39,000 miles
Takata recall my driver side door wonżT open the door. It unlocks and lock but I canżT use the handle to open the door. I have to have someone from the inside en the door.

- Santa Rosa, CA, USA

problem #8

May 072019


  • 3,200 miles
The door panels are coming off. It looks ugly. The integrity of the panels is lifting apart from side of the doors. Car gets used this is occurring because of the heat.

- El Paso, TX, USA

problem #7

Jan 042018


  • 27,000 miles
My door panels on both driver and passenger side are swollen causing the panels to rise over the door lock making it impossible to pull the door lock up to unlock the car in case of an emergency

- Moreno Valley, CA, USA

problem #6

Jul 012018


  • 37,000 miles
I bought the car 2 1/2 years ago. My driver and passenger doors were fine and werenżT warped. A 1,000 miles after my door panels and my center consel under dash is warped also. Dodge dealership wonżT fix the issue as IżM out of my basic warranty even though this is a manufacturer defect. I called Dodge headquarters and they wonżT fix the issue either without paying a $1000 or so per door panel. IżM very upset about this. Apparently from reading online it's a known issue for Chargers between 2014-2016 I think. Per dealership they said at the beginning of 2019 Dodge is coming out with version 2 door panels but will need to by them

- Killeen, TX, USA

problem #5

Jun 152018


  • miles
Both door panels are coming off still have warranty for 500 miles left 35658

- Niceville, FL, USA

problem #4

Sep 112018


  • 58,000 miles
The drivers side heating vent blows cold air. The cold air completely fogged over the drivers side windshield so you can't see out. Had to bend over and look out the passenger side. Dodge has had this problem far too long, involving all models, and needs to make a fix. Very dangerous while driving down the road.

- Cleveland, OH, USA

problem #3

Jun 182018


  • 0 miles
Driver and passenger door panel near the top by the windows is blowing off the door frame. The black material has come undone which is leaving the indoor panel is exposed and not ceil driver and passenger door panel near the top by the windows is blowing off the door frame. The black material has come undone which is leaving the indoor panel exposed and not sealing the windows on the inside of the car

- Havelock, NC, USA

problem #2

Apr 062018


  • 27,000 miles
4/6/2018 while driving on interstate 44 driving at 65 mph traveling East toward St louis mo our sunroof exploded. Sounded like a blown tire. The sunshade was closed and most of the glass blew outward. Very little glass was left. There was no reason for the sunroof to explode. Unknown reason. We were not driving under an overpass. It just exploded. We were lucky to have the sunshade closed and lucky that the flying glass did not hurt or hit the cars behind us. I keep my cool during problems. I just slowed down and pulled over about a mile later. However, I could see how it might startle some people into an accident. The car was 18 months old with 27, xxx miles. I baby my Charger srt and again, there was no reason. It is the car company's stand that there is no warranty on glass. Our insurance is paying for it, but we are out the deductible of $250. And, when I started this report I had to click on the area such as tires, engine ect. There is not an icon that says sunroof. I had to click "other". you need an icon for sunroof... I do have pictures. It is just a sunroof with a little glass around the edge still attached.

- West Plains, MO, USA

problem #1

Jan 062016


  • 200 miles
Burnt plastic and chemical smell, exhaust fumes in cabin causing migraine, vomiting, dizziness in fact caused skin to turn grey. Dealership was no help so we contacted Dodge corporate and service appointment was made after 2 weeks and Dodge having an internal investigation of vehicle we were informed that the 2016 Dodge Charger rally edition is unsafe and was placed for buyback.we only had possession for 14 days. The dealership tho is refusing to do the buyback even though thy have 100% possession and control.

- Pleasanton, TX, USA