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2012 Dodge Caliber

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SE 4dr HB SE


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

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


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


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


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

Exterior Dimensions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.6

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room (in) 39.8
Front Hip Room (in) 52.2
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 Leg Room (in) 41.8
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.4


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


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


Body Style Hatchback
Vehicle Name Dodge Caliber


Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
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 - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs


Rear Tire Order Code TPB
Front Tire Order Code TTU
Front Tire Order Code TPB
Rear Tire Order Code TTU
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


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


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


EPA Classification Small Station Wagon

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2940


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