Berlin, 2. September 2009 – Dodge has optically and worked on its compact SUV and under the bonnet. The result is on the IAA of 17. Until 27. September 2009 in Frankfurt am Main.
The interior of the Caliber becomes clearly comfortable and high quality according to Dodge. So the driver looks at a redesigned dashboard, which offers additional storage facilities. Heating and at a time can now be adjusted via coarse controls, silver-colored accents ensure a high-quality impression. This is stomparged by chromium applications at the aerial extraction, the shift lever console, the turf neric and the display instruments. The armrests in the treatments and on the center console are upgraded to a better comfort of recent with new materials. In addition, the Caliber is waiting with a chopped glove compartment, a voice-controlled Navi named "Uconnect" with iPod connection, a trunk lighting suitable as a rechargeable flashlight and a speaker group out of the tailgate.
Completely new 2.2-liter diesel
Also a new four-cylinder diesel with 2.2 liters displacement is available for the art. The Euro 5 aggregate coupled to a manual six-speed circuit provides 163 hp and a maximum torque of 320 nm. The old 2.0-liter diesel made significantly less with 140 hp, even its torque maximum of 310 nm was lower. The consumption of the new self-literature should decline at the process by 5 percent. The new aggregate also allows one from 1120 to 1500 kilograms increased access burst. Dodge also indicates that due to the use of two compensation shafts and sound-dammer materials running culture and calm increase significantly.