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2012 Dodge Caliber

Research, photos, specs, and expertise

Dodge Caliber highlights

Customer reviews

4 out of 5

RepairPal reliability rating

4 out of 5

Mileage (EPA estimate)

24 city, 32 highway, 27 combined

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(no current inventory)

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New for 2012

  • The Caliber is available in a variety of new trims, including the SE, SXT, and SXT Plus.
  • The Express, Heat, Mainstreet, Rush, and Uptown trims have been discontinued for 2012.

Explore Dodge Caliber details

SXT Plus 2WD 4D Hatchback

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • CD Audio
  • Cloth Seats
  • Cruise Control
  • Manual Transmission
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Traction Control

Optional Features

  • Automatic Transmission
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Boston Sound System
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Manual Transmission
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Sunroof(s)

Drive type

2WD

Engine size

2.0L

Horsepower

158

Torque (ft-lbs)

141

Engine type

Gas

Fuel capacity

13.6

Wheelbase

103.7"

Overall length

173.8"

Width

68.8"

Height

60.4"

Leg room

F 41.8"/R 35.7"

Head room

F 39.8"/R 38.9"

Front tires

P215/55R18

Rear tires

P215/55R18

Seating capacity

5

Max towing capacity

150/1000 lbs.

Transmission

Automatic

Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

RepairPal reliability rating

4
Excellent

RepairPal gave the Dodge Caliber an overall reliability rating of 4 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks Dodge Caliber 22nd out of 44 among Compact Cars.

Cost

RepairPal reports that the average total annual cost for repairs and maintenance on a Dodge Caliber is $430, compared to an average of $482 for Compact Cars and $619 for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

Frequency

According to RepairPal, Dodge Caliber owners bring their vehicles into a repair shop for unscheduled repairs an average of 1.0 times per year, compared to an average of 1.0 times for Compact Cars and 1.4 times for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

Severity

RepairPal reported that the probability of a repair being a severe or major issue is 10% for the Dodge Caliber, compared to an average of 10% for Compact Cars and 12% for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

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