2008 Dodge Caliber Overview

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Trims

R/T
Avg. Price: $9,308
R/T AWD
Avg. Price: $9,784
SE
Avg. Price: $7,949
SRT4
Avg. Price: $13,278
SXT
Avg. Price: $8,592

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Average User Score

4.25 stars

Based on 50 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

Overall User Score

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Based on 50 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

sr9584
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Shift Stick Problems

My car is automatic and the shift stick has been having acting up. Now yesterday the shift will not stay in the drive position. The only way I can get it into the drive position is by slamming it ...

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Josue Zambrano
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Water Leak Passenger Side!!

Hey, got an important question! I've a 2008 Dodge Caliber R/T and the Blower Motor is spilling water and there is a leak also in the Blower Motor Resistor, is it normal that water circulates in ther...

166 views with 10 answers (last answer 5 months ago)
Moochie
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2008 Dash Lights (odometer, Mileage And Outdoor Temp) Wentt Out

3 weeks ago this happened and for a couple of days they came back on but now nothing I checked to see if the fuse had worked loose but no one seems to have an idea what would of caused it. Maybe a loo...

215 views with 1 answer (last answer 5 months ago)
Skyrules
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Dodge Caliber 2008 Reliability

I am thinking of purchasing a dodge caliber, 2008 2.0 L. The car looks nice, but I don't know how reliable this care will be. It has 101,000 miles and I am worried that some major fixes will come up...

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zeussxt2008
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How To Check Dodge Caliber Cvt Transmission Fluid Level?

I bough used Dodge caliber SXT 2008 & i don't know how to check the CVT fluid level also can i use the normal fluids ?? P.S\ the nearest dealer is about 1500 KM far from where i live so i think i nee...

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