3rd Generation (1987—1995) LeBaron Problems

This generations ranks 6th out of 34 Chrysler generations in reliability and is one of the safer bets out there. Owners have the most complaints about the engine (35%), transmission (28%), and the electrical (21%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Transmission Failure 2 complaints at an average of 85,052 miles in the 1993 Chrysler LeBaron.
  2. Stalls 1 complaints at an average of 100,000 miles in the 1987 Chrysler LeBaron.
  3. Transcooler Failed 1 complaints at an average of 145,000 miles in the 1990 Chrysler LeBaron.

What LeBaron 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 Chrysler model years.

Watch out for the 1992 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
1995 2 0 61 0.32
1994 2 0 57 0.44
1993 1 0 55 0.35
1992 3 2 51 1.32
1991 1 5 46 0.23
1990 2 3 44 0.45
1989 1 3 39 0.24
1988 0 1 14 0.0
1987 2 3 10 0.48

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