Dodge Caliber 1.8

Dodge Caliber 1.8 petrol description

Estate car / wagon Dodge Caliber 1.8 has been produced from May, 2006 to January, 2011. It has four-cylinder petrol engine with displacement of 1.8 litres, which produces power of 148 horsepower on 6500 rpm and torque 169 Nm (Newton metres) on 5200 revolutions per minute.

This 4-cylinder 16-valve engine camshaft is driven by chain. Engine has fuel injection system without turbocharger. The engine meets the Euro 4 emissions standard. Average engine life expectancy (mileage before serious repairs are needed) is from 190 000 to 390 000 kilometres. It is important to remember that engine life is highly dependent on regular maintenance and the quality of the oils and fuels used.
More engine specs 
This Dodge Caliber 1.8 engine oil type is 5W-30 and oil capacity is 4.3 litres.

Dodge Caliber 1.8 has front wheel drive (FWD) and manual gearbox with 5 gears.
Dodge Caliber 1.8 accelerates to speed 100 kilometres per hour in 12 seconds. The maximum speed of this car is 184 km/h.

The fuel consumption of this version of Dodge Caliber 1.8 in combined mode (combining urban and highway driving) is 7.3 litres per 100km (13.7 km/l), fuel consumption in city - 9.6 l/100km, fuel consumption on highway - 6 l/100km. Fuel tank capacity is 51 litres, which means you'll be able to drive up to 680 kilometers without refueling in urban cycle and even up to 840 kilometers on highway.

Dodge Caliber safety

During safety testing Dodge Caliber has obtained 4 stars from five, which means good safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Dodge Caliber is evaluated with four stars, children safety - with four stars, and for pedestrian protection Dodge Caliber got one star.

Dodge Caliber 1.8 technical data

Model: Dodge Caliber 1.8
Body style: Estate car / wagon
Production period: 2006. May ... 2011. January 
Engine: 1798 cm3 Petrol CO2 emissions: 174 g/km
Power: 148 HP ON 6500 RPM Torque: 169 NM ON 5200 RPM
Gearbox: Manual gearbox (5 gears) Drive type: Front wheel drive (FWD)
Maximum speed: 184 km/h Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 12.0 seconds
Fuel consumption (l/100km): 7.3 (combined) 9.6 (urban) 6.0 (highway)
Fuel tank capacity: 51 litres
Car dimensions: 4.42m (length) 1.80m (width) 1.54m (height)
Turning diameter: 11 meters
Trunk capacity: 524 litres
Gross weight: 1890 kg

Dodge Caliber 1.8 engine EBA

Engine displacement 1798 cm3
Number of cylinders 4
Bore (cylinder diameter) 86 mm
Stroke length (piston move) 77.4 mm
Compression ratio 10.5 : 1
Camshaft drive Timing chain

Chain motors are considered more reliable, chain replacement usually is required less often than a timing belt, but they are often louder and vibrate more.

Fuel system Injection
Dodge Caliber 1.8 oil type 5W-30
Oil capacity 4.3 litres (4.5 quarts)
Power 148 HP ON 6500 RPM
Torque 169 NM ON 5200 RPM
Start of production (year) 2006
Duration of production 3 years

All Dodge Caliber estate car [2006 - 2011] modifications

Modification Engine Power Fuel cons. Gearbox
Dodge Caliber 1.8 Mai 2006 — Jan 2011 1.8 Petrol 150 HP 7.3 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Dodge Caliber 2.0 Mai 2006 — Jan 2011 2.0 Petrol 156 HP 8.1 l/100km Automatic
Dodge Caliber 2.0 CRD Mai 2006 — Jan 2011 2.0 Diesel 140 HP 6.1 l/100km Manual (6 gears)
Dodge Caliber 2.4 Sep 2007 — Jan 2011 2.4 Petrol 170 HP 8.7 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Dodge Caliber 2.4 Sep 2007 — Jan 2011 2.4 Petrol 170 HP 9.5 l/100km Automatic
Dodge Caliber SRT4 Jun 2008 — Jan 2011 2.4 Petrol 295 HP 8.9 l/100km Manual (6 gears)
Dodge Caliber 1.8 reviews
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