2010 Dodge Caliber Owners Manual – The Caliber is Dodge’s access-degree model and then for 2010, its fourth model year, the compact hatchback obtained a comprehensive interior redesign as well as some adjustments to the lineup.
The alternative to the Neon compact sedan, the Caliber expended most of its very first three years in presence becoming panned because of its reduced-rent interior design and materials. With all those complaints addressed, the Caliber is certainly a lot of more-engaging selection for new car shoppers who want an adaptable vehicle that will not bust the financial institution. Fanatics will be frustrated to find out that the high-performance Caliber SRT4 has been stopped, but standard shoppers will likely be thrilled to listen to that the anemic admittance-levels 1.8-liter I-4 is going as effectively.
On the outside, the Caliber is made to look much like a crossover and features a little taller stance, ensuing in a greater chairs placement for the car owner. It’s styling, which was cumbersome from the begin, is beginning to era swiftly, however, and may not get any better until the Caliber’s Fiat-sourced substitute shows up.
For 2010, the Dodge Caliber receives a fully remodeled interior equipped with better-quality resources. The Caliber’s front door armrests and heart gaming console got additional interest and are created of cushioned soft-touch components. Dodge also included a new automated weather handle method and chrome cut accents to supply a much more enhanced look. Also new are the ‘lifestyle-oriented’ toned names.
Read more: 2006 Dodge Caliber Owners Manual
Designed to appear bigger than it is, the Dodge Caliber has a bit strange dimensions for its high stance. Dodge’s crosshair grille does not convert effectively for small autos and rear-ends styling is somewhat awkward.
The 2010 Caliber’s redesigned interior takes away significantly of the ‘rental lot special’ appearance and feel. Highest freight area is 47.4 cubic-toes. Choice choices include iPod device incorporation, 9-loudspeaker Boston Acoustics stereo system, and heated entrance seats.
The Caliber’s base 2.0-liter I-4 makes satisfactory capacity to the tune of 158 hp and 141 pound-feet of torque. Individuals looking for a somewhat more go can upgrade to the 2.4-liter I-4 with 172 hp and 165 pound-ft on tap. Gas economy isn’t great no matter of powertrain choice, especially for models built with the CVT. Tall on-road posture signifies somewhat best-hefty handling feel.
The Caliber arrives regularly with twin front side, front part-effect, and part-curtain airbags. Lively mind restraints for both entrance people are normal as nicely.