Deep Water Blue Pearl Coat replaced Steel Blue Metallic Clear Coat
New “Dodge” badge added to liftgate
Body color door handles added SXT models
Medium Pebble Beige carpet replaced Light Pebble Beige carpet
Larger floor mats added on SXT and R/T
Uconnect Multimedia and Uconnect Navigation offered
MusicGate Power™ Sound Group added on SXT Sport model
ABS added on SXT model
Engine compartment and interior floor insulation added, and tuning improvements made to the engine exhaust for a quieter ride
Improved 2009 EPA fuel economy mpg 24/30 (city/hwy) on SE model with 1.8-liter engine and five-speed manual transaxle
SE Plus Package (included air conditioning with Chill Zone,™ air filtering and 17-inch aluminum wheels and tires)
Premium Sound Group (included leather-wrapped steering wheel with remote audio controls, MusicGate Power™ nine-speaker sound system with Boston Acoustics Premium Sound System on SXT model)
Driver Convenience Group included compass, Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC), HomeLink universal home transceiver, auto-dimming rearview mirror, Tire Pressure Monitoring (TPM), Uconnect Phone and heated seats
Security Group for SXT included front-seat side air bags, engine oil cooler (2.0L only), trailer tow wiring harness, security alarm, daytime running lamps and ESC
Security Group for R/T included front-seat side air bags, engine oil cooler, trailer tow wiring harness, security alarm, daytime running lamps, ESC and Uconnect Navigation
2008 MODEL YEAR
Surf Blue Pearl Coat replaced Marine Blue Crystal Pearl Coat
Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl Coat replaced Black Clear Coat
New Dark Slate Gray interior added
Interior chromed door handles added on all models
Chromed accents added on heating and air conditioning knobs on all models
Chromed accent ring on radio knobs added on all models
Chromed accents on cluster rings added on all models
SXT model added standard 17-inch aluminum wheels, soft tonneau cover, Stain Repel seat fabric, floor mats, speed control and cabin air filtration system packaged with air conditioning
SXT Sport Package added standard fog lamps, leather-wrapped steering wheel, steering wheel-mounted audio controls and SIRIUS Satellite radio
R/T model added standard heated front seats, SIRIUS Satellite Radio, MusicGate Power™ Sound Group, Boston Acoustics Premium Sound System and floor mats
SIRIUS Satellite Radio offered with more than 130 channels of radio programming
Engine and transmission calibrations further refined for improved drivability and reduced powertrain noise
Popular Equipment Group (included power windows, window locks and remote keyless entry, soft tonneau cover, speed control and floor mats) available on SE model
Cabin air filtration system bundled with air conditioning available on SE model
Popular Equipment Group II (included leather-wrapped steering wheel, steering wheel-mounted audio controls, fog lamps and SIRIUS Satellite Radio) available on SXT model
Premium Sound Group (included MusicGate Power™ sound system and Boston Acoustics Premium Sound System) available on SXT model
Security Group included Security Alarm, daytime running lamps and ESC on SXT and R/T models
Uconnect Phone bundled with Driver Convenience Group on SXT and R/T models
Dodge Caliber carries over to the 2012 model year with a simplified model lineup, dropping the Caliber R/T trim level and its 2.4-liter I-4.
The remaining trim levels for 2012 are the base Caliber SE, mid-level Caliber SXT and top-shelf Caliber SXT Plus.
The Caliber SXT Plus takes the SXT and tacks on a chrome exhaust tip, black B-pillar applique, and chrome body side moldings.
Available colors continue: Redline 2 Pearl Coat,Bright White Clear Coat, Tungsten Metallic Pearl Coat along with 'classic' (since Day 1) Bright Silver Metallic Clearcoat and the Brilliant Black Crystal Pearlcoat.
Three of the new color options introduced in MY11 are dropped:
Mango Tango Pearl Coat, Blackberry Pearl Coat, Dark Charcoal Pearl Coat.