Used Dodge Caliber (2006 - 2009) Costs

Review by David Ross on
Last Updated: 21 Feb 2011
The Caliber is a tough-looking hatchback that certainly stands out. It's described as a 'crossover' which means it supposedly combines the practicality and styling of an off-roader with the road-holding of a family hatch.

2.5 out of 5

Running costs

Fuel consumption is average - the 1.8-litre manages 38mpg, while insurance costs are reasonable with the highest a group 8. Dodge servicing isn't the cheapest around while the intervals between maintenance are short (9000 miles for the diesel) compared to other family hatchbacks.

* based on most recent data

Estimated fuel cost for 10,000 miles per year


£1,232 - £1,377 *


£1,054 - £1,077 *

The estimated fuel cost figure is a guide to how much this model will cost to fuel each year, so you can compare between cars. It's calculated by using the model's average mpg (calculated from both town centre and motorway driving) and the average fuel price. It's based on the following cost-per-litre: petrol 103p and diesel 109p. Prices are updated daily.

Summary Running Costs

Servicing period

Petrol: 8000 miles, diesel: 9000 miles.


Three years/60,000 miles.

Road tax (12 months)

£205.00 - £305.00

Vehicle excise duty (VED) varies according to the CO2 emissions and the fuel type of the vehicle. For cars registered after March 1st 2001 VED or road tax is based on the car's CO2 emissions. For cars registered before March 1st 2001 it is based on engine size.

Full running costs data

2.5 out of 5

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CO2 emission figure (g/km)

Fuel economy rating

The arrows indicate the best and worst CO2 bands for this model.

Emissions summary

There are no low-emissions models in the range - the greenest engine is the 2.0-litre diesel which emits 160g/km of CO2 and averages 47mpg.

Find the exact engine and CO2