2007 Dodge Caliber vs. 2006 Renault Grand Scenic

To start off, 2007 Dodge Caliber is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Renault Grand Scenic. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Renault Grand Scenic would be higher. At 1,870 cc (4 cylinders), 2006 Renault Grand Scenic is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Dodge Caliber (148 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 30 more horse power than 2006 Renault Grand Scenic. (118 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Dodge Caliber should accelerate faster than 2006 Renault Grand Scenic. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Renault Grand Scenic weights approximately 265 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, 2006 Renault Grand Scenic (300 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 130 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Dodge Caliber. (170 Nm @ 5200 RPM). This means 2006 Renault Grand Scenic will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Dodge Caliber.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Dodge Caliber 2006 Renault Grand Scenic
Make Dodge Renault
Model Caliber Grand Scenic
Year Released 2007 2006
Body Type Hatchback Minivan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1798 cc 1870 cc
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 148 HP 118 HP
Engine RPM 6500 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 170 Nm 300 Nm
Torque RPM 5200 RPM 2000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 10.5:1 18.3:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Top Speed 184 km/hour 183 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 11.9 seconds 12.7 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1385 kg 1650 kg
Vehicle Length 4420 mm 4500 mm
Vehicle Width 1750 mm 2090 mm
Vehicle Height 1540 mm 1640 mm
Wheelbase Size 2640 mm 2740 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 7.3 L/100km 5.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 51 L 60 L


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