2006 Dodge Caliber SRT4, 2007 MY US

The Caliber SRT4 is a front wheel drive hatchback road car with a front positioned engine, manufactured by Dodge. The 4 cylinder, double overhead camshaft turbocharged powerplant has 4 valves per cylinder and a volume of 2.4 litres. This unit develops power and torque figures of 285 bhp (289 PS/213 kW) at 5700-6400 rpm and 359 Nm (265 lbft/36.6 kgm) at 2000-5600 rpm respectively. A 6 speed manual transmission transmits the power to the driven wheels. With a claimed weight at the kerb of 1463 kg, the Dodge Caliber SRT4 manages to cover the 0-60 mph sprint in 6.1 seconds and the standing-start quarter mile in 14.6 seconds. Top claimed speed is 250 km/h (155 mph).

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Dodge Caliber SRT4
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Key facts

2006 Dodge Caliber SRT4, 2007 MY US information summary

What body style?
5 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4415 mm
How heavy?
1463 kg
What size engine?
2.4 litre, 2360 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
289 PS / 285 bhp / 213 kW @ 5700-6400 rpm
How much torque?
359 Nm / 265 ft.lb / 36.6 kgm @ 2000-5600 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 6.1 s
How fast?
250 km/h, 155 mph

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2006 Dodge Caliber SRT4 data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2634 mm 103.7 inches
Track/tread (front) 1519 mm 59.8 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1519 mm 59.8 inches
Length 4415 mm 173.8 inches
Width 1748 mm 68.8 inches
Height 1534 mm 60.4 inches
Ground clearance 178 mm 7 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
Kerb weight 1463 kg 3225 lb
Weight distribution 59 % front
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.4
Frontal area 2.28
CdA 0.91
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.4 litre
2360 cc
(144.016 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88 × 97 mm
3.46 × 3.82 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.91
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 289 PS (285 bhp) (213 kW)
at 5700-6400 rpm
Specific output 120.8 bhp/litre
1.98 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 359 Nm (265 ft·lb) (36.6 kgm)
at 2000-5600 rpm
Specific torque 152.12 Nm/litre
1.84 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminum block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.6:1
Fuel system SMPFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1911.6 kPa (277.3 psi)
Maximum RPM 6500 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 590 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 4.9 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 6.1 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 14.60 s
Standing quarter-mile 14.6 s
@ 100.3 mph
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 250 km/h (155 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 197.51 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
145.27 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
194.81 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.09 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.88 kg/kW
11.5 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 2.760
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MultiLi.CS.
Wheel size front 7½ x 19
Wheel size rear 7½ x 19
Tyres front P255/45 ZR 19
Tyres rear P255/45 ZR 19
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 340 mm
Rear brake diameter 302 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.89
Final drive ratio 2.96
general
Carfolio.com ID144705
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 19.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2006 Dodge Caliber SRT4 added 2006-08-11.
Last modified 2013-02-28.