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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 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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
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 -
Brakes
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
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.5
Fuel Tank Location Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA
Steering
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.4
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 18.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.8
Tires
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
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
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 311
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2108
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2860
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2332
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6010
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3340
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA
Maximum Alternator Watts 1950
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5100
Engine Type Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 254 @ 3700
Engine Order Code 99E
Displacement 4.0L/245
Engine Oil Cooler NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Explorer
Body Code NA
Body Style 4 Door
Suspension
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
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
Frame
Frame Type Boxed
Doors
Side Door Type NA
 
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