Premier of prototype Dodge Caliber took place in spring of 2005 on an auto show in Geneva. In 2006, the car was started in a mass production.
Caliber is the attempt of the American company to produce a car in European taste and take the place in popular golf class. The five-door hatchback Caliber at it a 4,5 m of length, travelling road clearance in a 195 mm, possibility of complete drive and functionality of SUV look like a crossover.
Car a new platform of future generation of Mitsubishi Lancer is the basis of, on that in the future will be built also cars of Chrysler/Dodge Neon for the American market.
A car is frankly aggressive not only outwardly. Created for a sale in the world market, Caliber is equipped by modern engines and gear-boxes, due to that a car possesses hauling-speed descriptions, fuel economy, sound-level and vibration of world-class regardless of travelling terms.
At choice two power aggregates are offered by volume of 1,8 L. (140 hp) and 2,0 L. (150 hp). Caliber equipped by an engine by volume of a 1,8 L. aggregated a five step mechanical gear-box and offered in three acquisitions: P0, P1 and P2. Dodge Caliber with 2 L. engine and 6-step CVT is supplied in five acquisitions: P0, P1, P2, SXT P1 and SXT P2.
To the standard equipment behave: window curtains of safety, front glass-holders with illuminating from beneath, electric wall outlet by tension 12 In, moved forward on a 76 mm elbow-rest of floor cantilever, separation located under an elbow-rest with the unique inverted nest for storage of telephone or MP3-player, recharges itself plafond, vinyl pallet of luggage rack, central lock, outward mirrors electrically-actuated, possibility of the keyless opening of doors and immobilizer Sentry Key.
In addition to higher enumerated Dodge Caliber P2 is supplied with the system Premium Sound Group, including 9 columns and Music Gate Power, radio of AM/FM with CD - by a record player, changer on 6 disks, MP3 and RDS. Additionally in this case it is possible to order radio of AM/FM with the integrated navigational and coloring of basket of Â«metallicÂ».
Caliber is created for those, who wants to have the modern car, equipped by span-new engines providing an excellent fuel economy and wonderful hauling-speed descriptions, and also possesses high reliability and attractive cost. A company not unfounded bargains that Caliber will become the key model of brand at the European market.