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Dodge Caliber
2012 Dodge Caliber
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2011 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5-liter Flat 4 Gas
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 24 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.9 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
47.4 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
2.5-liter Flat 4 Gas
Horsepower
158 hp @ 6400 rpm
170 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
141 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
170 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
N/A
34.8 ft
Turning Diameter Wall to Wall
N/A
36.7 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Steel Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
15" x 6.0"
17" x 7.0"
Rear Wheel Size
15" x 6.0"
17" x 7.0"

Suspension

Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Tires

Front Tire
P205/70R15
P205/50R17
Rear Tire
P205/70R15
P205/50R17
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
27 MPG
22 MPG
City
24 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
32 MPG
27 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.7 Tons/yr
8.5 Tons/yr
EPA rating
6
6

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.6 gallons
16.9 gallons
Cruising Range City
326.4 miles
338 miles
Cruising Range Highway
435.2 miles
456.3 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
173.8 in
173.8 in
Height
60.4 in
58.3 in
Max Width
68.8 in
68.5 in
Front Width
59.8 in
58.7 in
Rear Width
59.8 in
58.9 in
Wheelbase
103.7 in
103.1 in
Ground Clearance
7.7 in
6.3 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.8 in
43.5 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.8 in
39.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.4 in
54.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
52.2 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.7 in
33.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.9 in
37.4 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53.4 in
53.2 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
49.6 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,940 lbs
3,109 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
18.4 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
47.4 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
N/A
19 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
N/A
44.4 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Dark Slate Gray Interior, Premium cloth front bucket seats
  • Dark Slate/Medium Graystone Interior, Premium cloth front bucket seats
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Optional
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Optional
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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