2008 Dodge Caliber Overview

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Trims

R/T
Avg. Price: $7,890
R/T AWD
Avg. Price: $8,874
SE
Avg. Price: $7,315
SRT4
Avg. Price: $12,516
SXT
Avg. Price: $8,003

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4.15 stars

Based on 51 reviews

Freaking Awesome. I Love My Puck. by Adriane
 — Great performance and quality, especially for a Chrysler/Mopar product. At two and a half years and almost 40k miles, the motor is still smooth and quiet, clutch is tight, A/C is ice cold and heater... Read More
Buy The Car !!! by RenĂ©
 — The performance is just awesome, the turbocharger on this things pushing 285HP and 265 torque gets the car accelerating from 0-60KM/H in the mid 6 seconds. With the independant suspension and for it t... Read More
Gas Mileage Surprise! by LacPac
 — #1 benfit is gas mileage. I consistently get more mileage than the avg city and highway on the Window sticker...this amazes me. As much as 32mpg on the highway at 65-70mph with the 2.0 CVT. Trans take... Read More

2008 Dodge Caliber Overview

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Based on 51 reviews

2008 Dodge Caliber

Not much changed for the Dodge Caliber in 2008.  This unique SUV-hatchback-station wagon compact has 4 doors and seats 5.  The Caliber comes in 4 trims: the SE, SXT, R/T FWD, and R/T AWD.

Think of the SE and SXT as the more basic trims and the R/T as the more premium trim.  The SE and SXT have a standard 1.8 L, 148 hp engine with 5 speed manual transmission that you can upgrade to a 2.0 L, 158 hp model.  The R/T features a 2.4 L, 172 hp engine with 2 speed continuously variable transmission.  All trims include standard front and side curtain airbags.  Gas mileage comes out to 28 mpg in the city and 32 on the highway.

Overall, reviewers like the '08 Caliber's innovative design, comfort, and conservative fuel economy.  On the other hand, you'd like to see a little more horsepower in a modern day vehicle.  In any event, pick up a Dodge Caliber if you want comfort and finesse in a truly unique package.

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Dodge Caliber Questions

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Where Is The A/c Evaporation Drain Located On A 2008 Dodge Caliber? If Ther...

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Why Do I Have Cold Water Leaking Into The Front Passenger Side Floorboard? ...

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mrsnavyski
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I Havae A 2008 Dodge Caliber And When I Started The Car And Turned On The A...

I tried using the heater and the defrosted and still no fan comes on. I had to drive in our HOT heat and it started raining, so the windows had to go up, the windows fogged up, could not see with the...

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Transmission Over Temp Light Comes On

on interstate the car slows down and jerks alot, i have not have a spark plug change in over 5years. do i need a tune up.

62 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 months ago)
Christina Seui
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My A/c Is Blowing Hot Air....and My Car Has Been At The Shop For 2 Days Now...

My cooling fans aren't turning on either

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