2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser vs. 2007 Dodge Caliber

To start off, both 2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser and 2007 Dodge Caliber were released in the same year (2007). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 2,429 cc (4 cylinders), 2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Dodge Caliber (148 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 7 more horse power than 2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser. (141 HP @ 5200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2007 Dodge Caliber should accelerate faster than 2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser weights approximately 26 kg more than 2007 Dodge Caliber.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser (214 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 44 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Dodge Caliber. (170 Nm @ 5200 RPM). This means 2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Dodge Caliber.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2007 Dodge Caliber
Make Chrysler Dodge
Model PT Cruiser Caliber
Year Released 2007 2007
Body Type Hatchback Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2429 cc 1798 cc
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 141 HP 148 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 6500 RPM
Torque 214 Nm 170 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 5200 RPM
Engine Bore Size 87.5 mm 86 mm
Engine Stroke Size 101 mm 77 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 10.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Top Speed 183 km/hour 184 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 10.8 seconds 11.9 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1411 kg 1385 kg
Vehicle Length 4290 mm 4420 mm
Vehicle Width 1610 mm 1750 mm
Vehicle Height 1710 mm 1540 mm
Wheelbase Size 2620 mm 2640 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 12 L/100km 7.3 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 57 L 51 L


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