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2010 Dodge Caliber vs. 2011 Dodge Caliber

To start off, 2011 Dodge Caliber is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2010 Dodge Caliber. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2010 Dodge Caliber would be higher. At 2,400 cc (4 cylinders), 2011 Dodge Caliber is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Dodge Caliber (172 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 14 more horse power than 2010 Dodge Caliber. (158 HP @ 6400 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2011 Dodge Caliber should accelerate faster than 2010 Dodge Caliber. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Dodge Caliber weights approximately 74 kg more than 2010 Dodge Caliber. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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, 2011 Dodge Caliber (223 Nm @ 4400 RPM) has 32 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Dodge Caliber. (191 Nm @ 5000 RPM). This means 2011 Dodge Caliber will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Dodge Caliber.

Compare all specifications:

2010 Dodge Caliber 2011 Dodge Caliber
Make Dodge Dodge
Model Caliber Caliber
Year Released 2010 2011
Body Type Hatchback Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2000 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 158 HP 172 HP
Engine RPM 6400 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 191 Nm 223 Nm
Torque RPM 5000 RPM 4400 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1334 kg 1408 kg
Vehicle Length 4415 mm 4415 mm
Vehicle Width 1748 mm 1748 mm
Vehicle Height 1534 mm 1534 mm
Wheelbase Size 2634 mm 2634 mm
Fuel Consumption 7.6 L/100km 8.1 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 10.2 L/100km 10.2 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 51 L 51 L


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