2007 Dodge Caliber vs. 1972 Dodge Dart

To start off, 2007 Dodge Caliber is newer by 35 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1972 Dodge Dart. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1972 Dodge Dart would be higher. At 5,210 cc (8 cylinders), 1972 Dodge Dart is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1972 Dodge Dart (150 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 2 more horse power than 2007 Dodge Caliber. (148 HP @ 6500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1972 Dodge Dart should accelerate faster than 2007 Dodge Caliber. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Dodge Caliber weights approximately 50 kg more than 1972 Dodge Dart.

Let's talk about torque, 1972 Dodge Dart (359 Nm @ 1600 RPM) has 189 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Dodge Caliber. (170 Nm @ 5200 RPM). This means 1972 Dodge Dart will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Dodge Caliber.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Dodge Caliber 1972 Dodge Dart
Make Dodge Dodge
Model Caliber Dart
Year Released 2007 1972
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1798 cc 5210 cc
Horse Power 148 HP 150 HP
Engine RPM 6500 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 170 Nm 359 Nm
Torque RPM 5200 RPM 1600 RPM
Engine Bore Size 86 mm 99.4 mm
Engine Stroke Size 77 mm 84.1 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Vehicle Weight 1385 kg 1335 kg
Vehicle Length 4420 mm 5000 mm
Vehicle Width 1750 mm 1780 mm
Vehicle Height 1540 mm 1380 mm
Wheelbase Size 2640 mm 2830 mm


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