Notes: The 2007 Dodge Caliber has all kinds of suspension problems at relatively low mileage: typically 40-50,000 miles.

The most commonly reported problems are with ball joints & control arms going bad. Tie rods & leaking struts are also reported failing in the same mileage range.

Unfortunately all the suspension problems means some owners only find out after they notice their tires are ruined.

We've given the 2007 Caliber our worst rating because these problems happen at such low mileage, & it involves a wide range of apparently defective parts. With most other cars, major suspension work is pretty rare under 50,000 miles.


fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
14,779 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2007 Dodge Caliber electrical problems

electrical problem

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2007 Dodge Caliber Owner Comments

problem #2

Aug 032014

Caliber 4-cyl

  • miles


2007 Dodge Caliber. Consumer writes in regards to crossmember recall and electrical wire damages. The consumer stated after the vehicle was taken to the dealer, 19 days later it was discovered the engine cover was missing. Which resulted in rodents accessing the electrical wires and chewing them.

- Fraser, MI, USA

problem #1

Mar 102008

Caliber 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 29,558 miles
The dealer has had my vehicle a total of 27 days not including the days it is currently at the dealership in 6 occurrences. All occurrences have been electrical problems. Because of the severity of the problems my wife does not any longer feel safe driving the car with my children fearing it will either leave her stranded or even worse catch on fire while driving it.

- Kingsburg, CA, USA

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