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The Dodge Caliber is classed as a compact car. A five-passenger, five-door vehicle, the Caliber isn't easily categorized, combining elements...

2009 Dodge Caliber Model Comparison

SE Wagon

General Pricing

Resale Value $20,295.00 $44,305.00 $88,755.00
Destination $630.00 $980.00 $930.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.4L I4 3.0L V6 8.4L V10
Horsepower 172 @ 6000 RPM 154 @ 3400 RPM 600 @ 6100 RPM
Torque 165 @ 4400 RPM 280 @ 1200 RPM 560 @ 5000 RPM
Valves 4 4 2
Displacement (cc) 2360 2987 8380
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.5 X 3.8 3.3 X 3.6 4.1 X 4.0
Compression Ratio 10.5:1 18:1 10.2:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 23 N/A 13
Highway (mpg) 29 N/A 22

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3157.0 5394.7 3441.4
Wheelbase (in.) 103.7 170.0 98.8
Length (in.) 173.8 289.2 175.6
Width (in.) 68.8 79.7 75.2
Height (in.) 60.4 107.5 47.6
Track Front (in.) 59.8 68.0 61.6
Track Rear (in.) 59.8 68.2 60.9
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A 6.9 N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 2 2
Front Headroom (in.) 40.0 N/A 36.5
Rear Headroom (in.) 38.9 N/A N/A
Front Legroom (in.) 41.8 N/A 42.4
Rear Legroom (in.) 35.7 N/A N/A
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 54.2 N/A 54.1
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 53.4 N/A N/A
Front Hip Room (in.) 52.2 N/A N/A
Rear Hip Room (in.) 49.6 N/A N/A

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 95.2 N/A N/A

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut strut wishbone
Rear Suspension multi-link beam wishbone
Tires 215/55R18 245/75R16 275/35R18

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive front wheel drive rear wheel drive rear wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) N/A Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A Std.
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A Std. N/A

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio satellite AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player N/A Yes Yes
CD Changer Yes N/A N/A
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control Std. N/A N/A
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column N/A Yes N/A

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat N/A N/A N/A

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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