1st Gen (2007 – 2012) Dodge Caliber Problems

The 1st generation of the Caliber has a cumulative PainRank™ of 22.44. That can be compared against other Dodge generations. Shopping for a Dodge? You could do worse (but you could also do better).

Owners of the 2007–2012 Caliber model years have sent in 614 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the suspension (23%) followed by the engine (13%) and the transmission (10%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

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 Dodge model years.

Watch out for the 2007 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2012 10
9.01
2011 18
5.48
2010 30
16.31
2009 44
19.92
2008 104
25.89
2007 408
58.04

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