2010 Dodge Caliber  RealSafeCars63Safety Rating

#68 of 2010 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#133 of all 2010 vehicles


Pictured: 2011 Dodge Caliber
The Caliber, part of Dodge's lineup since 2007, is a midsize wagon with seating up to 5. Dodge offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2010 Dodge Caliber is very unsafe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2010 Dodge Caliber has a score of 63, implying a 0.064% chance of driver death (5.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Dodge Caliber has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0644% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 7.3578%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0644% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 7.3578% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Dodge Caliber is 34% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2010 Dodge Caliber is 25% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

8923Toyota Scion tCFord FocusChevrolet HHRJeep PatriotPontiac VibeToyota MatrixJeep CompassHyundai TucsonVolkswagen JettaMazda 3Dodge CaliberMitsubishi LancerComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Dodge Caliber with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 23 to 89. The 2010 Dodge Caliber is safer than the 2010 Toyota Scion tC, the 2010 Ford Focus, the 2010 Chevrolet HHR, the 2010 Jeep Patriot, and the 2010 Pontiac Vibe and less safe than the 2010 Volkswagen Jetta, the 2010 Hyundai Tucson, and the 2010 Jeep Compass. It is about as safe as the 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer and the 2010 Mazda 3.

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