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2009 Dodge Caliber Specifications

4-Door HB R/T

MSRP: $20,295
MSRP based on 4-Door HB R/T
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Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 23 mpg City/29 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas I4, 2.4L
EPA Class Mid-size
Style Name 4dr HB R/T
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style 4dr Car
Transmission 5-speed manual transmission (REQ: NAS 50 State Emissions)

Dimensions

Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-size
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3073
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 52.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95.2
Second Head Room (in) 38.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.2
Second Hip Room (in) 49.6
Front Head Room (in) 40.0
Second Leg Room (in) 35.7
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 103.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.8
Height, Overall (in) 60.4
Length, Overall (in) 173.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.7
Track Width, Front (in) 59.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.8
Liftover Height (in) 27.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 18.5
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 48.0

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29

Performance Specs

Engine
Engine Order Code ED3
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 165 @ 4400
Fuel System SMPI
Engine Type Gas I4
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 172 @ 6000
Displacement 2.4L/144
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.77
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Manual
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.12
Trans Order Code DD7
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.16
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72
Trans Type 5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x 1.39
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 x 1.0
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Steering
Steering Type Performance
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.5
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.76
Tires
Front Tire Order Code TT1
Spare Tire Size Compact
Front Tire Size P215/55R18
Rear Tire Order Code TT1
Rear Tire Size P215/55R18
Spare Tire Order Code TBC
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -

Safety Features

Safety
Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front No
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear Yes
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights No
Traction Control No
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps Yes
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control No
Other Features Driver & front passenger multi-stage airbags -inc: front...
Supplemental front & rear side-curtain airbags
Tire pressure monitor warning lamp
Child protection rear door locks
Single low note horn

Warranty

Warranty
Basic Miles/km 36,000
Basic Years 3
Corrosion Miles/km 100,000
Corrosion Years 5
Drivetrain Miles/km Unlimited
Drivetrain Years Unlimited
Emissions Miles/km 50,000
Emissions Years 3
Roadside Assistance Miles/km 36,000
Roadside Assistance Years 3

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000
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Gas Mileage
23 mpg City / 29 mpg Hwy
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Engine
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Horsepower
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Passenger Capacity
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Passenger Capacity
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Passenger Capacity
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Transmission
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