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Selected Style 2006 Dodge Caliber 4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLS 15 21 $24,252 $26,530
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLS 15 20 $26,232 $28,755
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLT 15 21 $25,761 $28,225
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L XLT 15 21 $26,829 $29,425
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLT 15 20 $27,741 $30,450
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD XLT 14 20 $28,809 $31,650
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Eddie Bauer 15 21 $27,518 $30,200
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L Eddie Bauer 15 21 $28,586 $31,400
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD Eddie Bauer 15 20 $29,499 $32,425
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD Eddie Bauer 14 20 $30,567 $33,625
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Limited 15 21 $29,578 $32,515
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L Limited 15 21 $30,646 $33,715
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD Limited 15 20 $31,558 $34,740
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD Limited 14 20 $32,626 $35,940
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$24,252
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
N/A
$26,530
Monthly Payment Estimate
$0 / month
$442 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type - Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in) - NA
Second Leg Room (in) - 36.9
Front Head Room (in) - 39.8
Passenger Capacity - 5
Second Hip Room (in) - 54.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) - 59.0
Third Leg Room (in) - NA
Second Head Room (in) - 38.7
Third Hip Room (in) - NA
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 59.0
Front Leg Room (in) - 42.4
Third Head Room (in) - NA
Front Hip Room (in) - 55.4
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 8.2
Height, Overall (in) - 72.8
Step Up Height - Front (in) - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - 32.9
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - 44.3
Wheelbase (in) - 113.7
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 8.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) - 73.7
Side Door Opening Width (in) - NA
Overhang, Front (in) - 35.4
Step Up Height - Side (in) - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - 32.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 31.4
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) - 193.4
Side Door Opening Height (in) - NA
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 85.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 45.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - 44.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - - TBD -
Brakes
Brake ABS System - 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) - Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 12.0 x 0.43
Brake Type - Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) - NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) - NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) - Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 11.9 x 0.39
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location - NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - 22.5
Fuel Tank Location - Midship
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - 18.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - 36.8
Steering Type - Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - 38.4
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - 721
Rear Tire Size - P235/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - 721
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1700
Rear Tire Order Code - T52
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1700
Front Tire Size - P235/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - 721
Spare Tire Size - P235/70R16
Front Tire Order Code - T52
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1700
Spare Tire Order Code - T52
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 311
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 3110
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 6010
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - 3340
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 2108
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - 2860
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - 7700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - 2332
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material - Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) - 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material - Steel
Spare Wheel Material - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) - 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - 7.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts - 1950
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM - 254 @ 3700
Engine Order Code - 99E
Displacement - 4.0L/245
Engine Oil Cooler - NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM - 210 @ 5100
Engine Type - Gas V6
Fuel System - SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - 15
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Clutch Size (in) - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.54
Trans Type - 5
Trans PTO Access - NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again - NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - 3.07
Drivetrain - Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - 2.29
Trans Order Code - 44V
Transfer Case Power Take Off - NA
Trans Power Take Off - NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.00
Trans Description Cont. - Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model - NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - 3.22
Summary
Body Style - 4 Door
Vehicle Name - Ford Explorer
Body Code - NA
Suspension
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - 3240
Suspension Type - Rear - Independent SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - 0.77
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 2200
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - 32.0
Axle Type - Rear - Ford SLA
Suspension Type - Front - Independent SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - 1.34
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 3600
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - 2470
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 3.55
Axle Type - Front - Ford SLA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - 32.0
Frame
Frame Type - Boxed
Doors
Side Door Type - NA
 
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