Here are Dodge Stratus engine problems, by model year. The most common Stratus engine problems cost $3,800 to fix & occur at 88,000 miles. Regarding the worst model year 2001 Dodge Stratus engine problems, "The Dodge Stratus, Intrepid & other Chrysler sedans are infamous for oil sludge problems with the 2.7L V6 engine. If someone offers to sell you a 2.7L V6 model, it's only worth the price of the scrap metal it's going to shortly turn into." Click on a year below.

Worst Engine Problems
oil sludge resulting in engine failure 2001 Dodge Stratus
oil sludge resulting in engine failure 2002 Dodge Stratus
oil sludge resulting in engine failure 2003 Dodge Stratus