2007 Dodge Caliber vs. 2001 Saturn SC

To start off, 2007 Dodge Caliber is newer by 6 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2001 Saturn SC. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2001 Saturn SC would be higher. At 1,901 cc (4 cylinders), 2001 Saturn SC is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Dodge Caliber (148 HP) has 23 more horse power than 2001 Saturn SC. (125 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Dodge Caliber should accelerate faster than 2001 Saturn SC.

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. 2001 Saturn SC has automatic transmission and 2007 Dodge Caliber has manual transmission. 2007 Dodge Caliber will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2001 Saturn SC will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Dodge Caliber 2001 Saturn SC
Make Dodge Saturn
Model Caliber SC
Year Released 2007 2001
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1798 cc 1901 cc
Horse Power 148 HP 125 HP
Top Speed 184 km/hour 209 km/hour
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic


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