2007 Dodge Caliber 2.0 R/T CVT, 2008 MY US

The Dodge Caliber 2.0 R/T CVT is a 5 door hatchback-bodied car with a front positioned engine driving through the front wheels. Its 2.4 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder that has an output of 172 bhp (174 PS/128 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 223 N·m (164 lb·ft/22.7 kgm) at 4400 rpm. The power is delivered to the wheels through a continuously variable transmission.

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2007 Dodge Caliber 2.0 R/T CVT, 2008 MY US information summary

What body style?
5 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4415 mm
What size engine?
2.4 litre, 2360 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
174 PS / 172 bhp / 128 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
223 Nm / 164 ft.lb / 22.7 kgm @ 4400 rpm
How economical?
21/25 US MPG EPA city/highway

Dodge Caliber models

5 door hatchback FF 5M 2360 cm3 174 PS 172 bhp 128 kW 1432 kg
5 door hatchback FA CVT 2360 cm3 174 PS 172 bhp 128 kW 1500 kg
5 door hatchback FF CVT 1998 cm3 160 PS 158 bhp 118 kW 1378 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1798 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 174.0 CO2 1460 kg
5 door hatchback FF 6M 1968 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 161.0 CO2 1502 kg
5 door hatchback FF CVT 1998 cm3 156 PS 154 bhp 115 kW 192.0 CO2 1500 kg

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2007 Dodge Caliber 2.0 R/T CVT data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2635 mm 103.7 inches
Track/tread (front) 1520 mm 59.8 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1520 mm 59.8 inches
Length 4415 mm 173.8 inches
Width 1748 mm 68.8 inches
Height 1534 mm 60.4 inches
Ground clearance 195 mm 7.7 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 51.5 litres 11.3 UK Gal 13.6 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.375
Frontal area 2.28
CdA 0.86
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Dodge
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
(SAE net)
174 PS (172 bhp) (128 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
72.9 bhp/litre
1.19 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
223 Nm (164 ft·lb) (22.7 kgm)
at 4400 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
94.49 Nm/litre
1.14 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system SMPFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1187.4 kPa (172.2 psi)
Maximum RPM 6500 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 590 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 21/25 US MPG EPA city/highway
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km11.2/9.4 l/100km city/highway
km/litre8.9/10.6 km/l city/highway
UK MPG25.2/30.0 UK MPG city/highway
US MPG21.0/25.0 US MPG city/highway
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
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 7.0 x 18
Wheel size rear 7.0 x 18
Tyres front P215/55 R 18
Tyres rear P215/55 R 18
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 294 mm
Rear brake diameter 262 mm
Braked area
Gearbox continuously
Top gear ratio 0.39
Final drive ratio 6.12
general
Carfolio.com ID224851
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 19.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2007 Dodge Caliber 2.0 R/T CVT added 2010-12-13.
Last modified 2013-02-28.