2009 Dodge Caliber Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$4,672 - $12,070
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
23 City / 27 HWY
Horsepower
148-285
Seats
5
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$4,672 - $12,070
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
23 City / 27 HWY
Horsepower
148-285
Seats
5

Ranks #23 By Owner Reviews

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

You'll Like The 2009 Dodge Caliber If...

You'll like the 2009 Dodge Caliber SRT4 if you live to race down quarter-mile drag strips or just want to look like you do. Performance junkies will find a lot to like about the SRT4 while still enjoying the practicality of a four-door hatchback.

Dodge Caliber Models & Trims

SE $4,672 - $6,823*
Horsepower: 148 hp - 158 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 15 x 6.0 in. - Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
SXT $5,310 - $7,617*
Horsepower: 148 hp - 158 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 17 x 6.5 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
R/T $4,976 - $7,363*
Horsepower: 172 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 18 x 7.0 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
SRT4 $8,749 - $12,070*
Horsepower: 285 hp
Engine Type: Turbo Gas I4
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 19 x 7.5 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

*Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

Owner Reviews

3.7

66 Reviews

21% 41% 29% 5% 5%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

All about Dodge caliber: the awesome vehicle.

Very reliable, great and comfortable seats. Car is white looks like new and well taken care of, it works perfectly, has rarely been taken to the mechanic and has not given me much trouble if any. Keys are modern and has battery. I do not have to spend much on gas on weekly basis. Has a window on roof that opens by pushing some bottoms. It locks automatically after 2 or 3 minutes of starting it. Passenger side have no key knob, only the driver side does. About 6 people can fit in the car.

- Jessica G

2009 Dodge Caliber SXT Best music sound crossover car

I have a dodge caliber SXT from 2009 , i bought this as a used car with 19,876 miles back in 2012 , now in 2018 with constant use and used daily i have had no problems with transmission or motor wise what i have had problems with is the ABS sensor and the ABS sensor light from the back left wheel . i love the way music sounds my radio is the touch screen one and any other problems have not been present in the time of used .

- wendy z

Good basic transportation vehicle.

One thing that gripes me about my vehicle and all the others out now is not having a vent window. My next pet peeve is the gas cap. It is made of plastic and it is wearing out. Can no longer get a good seal and consequently the engine light shows all the time. As to performance, reliability and comfort they are good. The features I do have are just standard options that are included such as power windows, door locks, etc.

- Kay M

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Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$4,672 - $6,823
$5,310 - $7,617

Horsepower

Horsepower
148 - 158 hp
148 - 158 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Not Available
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.8L DOHC dual VVT 16
2.0L DOHC DUAL VVT 16
1.8L DOHC dual VVT 16
2.0L DOHC DUAL VVT 16
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Not Available
Optional

Alarm

Alarm
Not Available
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Not Available
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Not Available
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Not Available
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Not Available
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.8 in.
41.8 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40 in.
40 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
35.7 in.
35.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.9 in.
38.9 in.

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Not Available
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard

AUX Input

AUX Input
Standard
Standard

CD Player

CD Player
Standard
Standard

Heating & Cooling

AC

AC
Optional
Not Available

Navigation & Communication

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Not Available
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Steel
Aluminum

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P205/70R15
P215/60R17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
103.7 in.
103.7 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
35.5 ft.
35.5 ft.

Length

Length
173.8 in.
173.8 in.

Width

Width
68.8 in.
68.8 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
2847 - 2945 .lbs
2940 - 3009 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
158 hp
158 hp

Torque

Torque
141 ft. lbs.
141 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
100 .lbs
100 - 150 .lbs

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Not Available
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
13.6 gal.
13.6 gal.

Combined

Combined
25 mpg
25 mpg

City

City
23 mpg
23 mpg

Highway

Highway
27 mpg
27 mpg

Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Not Available
Optional

CTV Transmission

CTV Transmission
Optional
Optional
Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Optional
Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Standard
Standard

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Standard
Standard

Stability Control

Stability Control
Not Available
Optional

Traction Control

Traction Control
Not Available
Optional

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Not Available
Optional

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Not Available
Optional

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
Standard
Standard

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Overall

  • Front

  • Side

  • Rollover

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

  • Roof Strength

  • Driver-side Overlap Front

    N/A

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
  • ‌Overall

  • Mechanical

  • Powertrain Quality

  • Body & Interior Design

  • ‌Features

*JD Power Circle Ratings