Specs

Research 2012 Dodge Caliber specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

SE 4dr HB SE

Brakes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 x 1.0
Brake Type Pwr
Brake ABS System
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 0.9
Disc - Rear (Yes or )

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 47.4
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 18.4

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.2

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525

Emissions

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 6
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.7

Engine

Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 158 @ 6400
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 141 @ 5000
Engine Order Code ECN
Engine Type Gas I4
Displacement 2.0L/122

Exterior Dimensions

Length, Overall (in) 173.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.8
Track Width, Front (in) 59.8
Height, Overall (in) 60.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.8
Wheelbase (in) 103.7
Liftover Height (in) 27.7

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.6

Interior Dimensions

Front Leg Room (in) 41.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.8
Second Head Room (in) 38.9
Second Leg Room (in) 35.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.4
Second Hip Room (in) 49.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.4
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.2
Front Hip Room (in) 52.2

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.6
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.6
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9

Summary

Vehicle Name Dodge Caliber
Body Style Hatchback

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link

Tires

Rear Tire Order Code TTU
Front Tire Order Code TTU
Front Tire Order Code TPB
Rear Tire Order Code TPB
Spare Tire Order Code TBC
Front Tire Size P215/60R17
Front Tire Size P205/70R15
Rear Tire Size P215/60R17
Rear Tire Size P205/70R15
Spare Tire Size Compact

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000

Transmission

Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.41
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.02
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.16
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.77
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual
Trans Type 5
Trans Order Code DD7
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.12

Vehicle

EPA Classification Small Station Wagon

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2940

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 6.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0

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