$5,439 - $7,596
Kelly Blue Book® Fair Market Range

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Kelly Blue Book® Fair Market Range
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SE Key Features & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$5,439 - $7,596
New Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
24 City / 32 HWY

Mechanical Features

  • 2.0L DOHC dual VVT 16-valve I4 engine
  • 5-speed manual transmission
  • Front wheel drive
  • 525 CCA maintenance-free battery
  • 120-amp alternator
  • Normal duty suspension
  • Pwr rack & pinion steering
  • Anti-lock front disc/rear drum brakes
  • Brake assist

Exterior Features

  • 15" x 6.0" steel wheels
  • P205/70R15 all-season BSW tires
  • 15" wheel covers
  • Compact spare tire
  • Rear spoiler
  • Body-color grille
  • Body-color fascias
  • Halogen headlamps
  • Pwr heated mirrors
  • Solar control glass
  • Variable-intermittent windshield wipers
  • Rear window wiper/washer
  • Liftgate door w/fixed glass
  • Body-color liftgate applique
  • Black door handles

Entertainment Features

  • Media center 130 -inc: AM/FM stereo, CD/MP3 player
  • Audio input jack
  • SIRIUS satellite radio w/1-year service (N/A in Hawaii or Puerto Rico Region)
  • (4) speakers
  • Fixed mast antenna

Interior Features

  • Premium cloth front bucket seats
  • Rear 60/40 folding bench seat
  • Sliding armrest
  • Full-length floor console
  • Floor carpeting
  • Luxury front & rear floor mats
  • Tilt steering column
  • Outside temp display in odometer
  • Pwr accessory delay
  • Pwr windows w/driver 1-touch
  • Speed-sensitive pwr door locks
  • Keyless entry
  • Speed control
  • Sentry Key theft deterrent system
  • Air conditioning w/Chill Zone storage
  • Air filtering
  • Rear seat heat ducts
  • Rear window defroster
  • Instrument panel cooler
  • Illuminated cupholders
  • Aux 12V pwr outlet
  • Aux 115V pwr outlet
  • Sliding sunvisors w/mirrors
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Front dome lamp
  • Cargo compartment lamp
  • Illuminated entry
  • Bright interior accents
  • Cluster bezel w/bright rings
  • Satin silver instrument panel bezel
  • Satin silver shift knob bezel
  • Cargo compartment carpeting
  • Fold-flat load floor storage

Safety Features

  • Electronic stability control
  • Hill start assist
  • Driver & front passenger multi-stage airbags -inc: front passenger occupant sensor
  • Supplemental front & rear side-curtain airbags
  • Front height adjust shoulder belts
  • Front passenger seat belt alert
  • Active head restraints
  • Child protection rear door locks
  • Tire pressure monitor warning lamp
  • Single low note horn

2012 Dodge Caliber Owner Reviews

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Good for a young girl/boy that has money or hopefully parents can help.

2012 Dodge Caliber SE

Cute and so far reliable but the biggest problem is that we outgrew it really fast. Everything from an oil change to tires on it is so expensive to fix or to cover. It's just me and my husband with 2 dogs and I do like that the inside is all leather, so it makes it easy to clean. I do like that the seats can be heated, it comes handy during the winter time but I really just can't get past how expensive it is to fix anything on it. It's small and not a sports car or at least for me it isn't so I expected for everything to be affordable even to fill it up with gas it's about $45-$50. It's also a little low so when have needed to Carry anything heavy it gets even lower.

- Sherry H

Solid car, but nothing fancy.

2012 Dodge Caliber SE

It seems to be a reliable car. I got mine for a great deal, used but with low miles. Nothing too flashy. It is a little rougher/louder of a ride than I expected, and it seems to require regular check ups to keep everything running well, but overall it is been good for getting me and my family around. It is also survived numerous road trips out of state, so that is something.

- Anne C

I do not recommend this vehicle

2012 Dodge Caliber SE

I would never buy another caliber. This vehicle was made cheap. The performance is awful. My car guzzles gas. My tail lights are full of water though they aren't cracked. My headlights smoke when it rains. Nothing is easy to work on yourself. The motor for my power windows has went out twice. I would avoid this vehicle.

- Angela D

Dodge Caliber is a safe and dependable vehicle

2012 Dodge Caliber SE

I love my Dodge Caliber. It performs well in high speeds like freeway driving. There hasn't been a lot that has gone wrong. The only problem was just recently put out a recall notice for the airbags but the company pays for it to get fixed. Very dependable and safe car. Would recommend this make of vehicle to anyone.

- Amy M

2012 dodge caliber, great choice!

2012 Dodge Caliber SE

Very reliable. Easy to work on. Doesn't really require much maintenance at all. Haven't had to replace any parts yet. Love how it drives and handles! Does have a bit of a problem with the air conditioning but I believe I just need to charge the system and it will be fine again.

- Dean S

I just love my car run good get me to a place where I need to go.

2012 Dodge Caliber SE

I love my car it run really good and it have stuff I like even does it not new car . Still love it but I do in the future get a new car that little nice but I not picky with car as long it run really good I be happy person so I will get used car and new car too.

- Star D

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