This is going to be sweet and to the point. My girlfriend has had this car for about a year now and the car has worked well and reliably this whole time. It's great on gas, has a refrigerator built in above the glove box, and has lots of capacity to carry people or items.
The big reason i love this car is for today though. She got in a roll over accident at 45mph. The car rolled 2-3 times, every piece of glass broke and the car was a mess. But she came out with nothing but a pulled neck muscle and a bruised knee. I believe this car saved her life.
Safety, drink cooler, gas mileage and storage.
The seats are a little stiff for my liking and the center console is a little weird, hardly a deal breaker.
I have owned this car for about 2.5 weeks, and so far I think it is a great car. I have 2012 caliber SXT. the only complaint that I have is I AM ONLY GETTING 18 mpg not like I was told That I would get 24 city 34 hwy. I sure hope it gets better. But other than that this car is worth the money.
built in phone (u-connect)
5 star saftey
17 in tires
Despite what you may have heard or read, I can only say, that the Dodge Caliber SXT is a vehicle you have try for yourself. Being the first to review here, and after 3 weeks of shopping and test driving other vehicles within the same price range, the Caliber SXT had me sold. Most impressive was its handling, 32mpg highway, quiet motor, and over all, a total solid feel of the vehicle while offering the most outstanding acoustic noise barrier. It feels rugged - like a jeep or truck, while at the same time, comfortable like a four door sedan. I've always been a dodge owner from trucks to sedans, and Dodge spared no expense by simply bringing it all together in one small hatchback.
Because I am a traveling musician, the SXT gives me all of the space I need and then some. It has several other hidden compartments to speak of; such as a cooler to place several beverages just above the glove compartment, one on top of the dash, and one in between the bucket seats. The SXT is a complete sound barrier making music a pleasure to listen, even down the highway. The stereo features CD, Aux In, FM/AM, and Satellite Stereo. Auto shift is in the perfect area. Everything is in reach without having to second guess. Back seats fold back and adjust for leg room. Four cup holders (two in front that are illuminated and two in back) and excellent lumbar support.
There are no improvements that could be made as I was completely satisfied with the overall design, concept, and feel. I can only continue to add that the overall ride in the SXT is extremely comfortable and pleasurable.