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A good combination between an SUV’s versatility and a smaller’s car fuel-efficiency.
The Caliber was crossover that provided lots of flexibility with great features at an affordable price.
The 5-door vehicle had a sporty coupe-like profile and a bold, muscular design overall.
The powerful stance of the Caliber was given by its distinctive hood, along with sculpted fenders and broad shoulders.
Two engines were available for the model: a 1.8-liter powerplant that developed 110 kW and a 2.0-liter unit delivering 115 kW. The first engine was mated with a 5-speed manual transmission, whereas, the latter 2.-liter was paired with a CVT gearbox.
The Caliber came with a choice of three trim levels: ST, SX and SXT.
The base model offered fabric upholstery, 17-inch steel wheels and a 60/40 split-fold of the rear seats as standard.
The SX trim level came with reclining rear seats, 17-inch alloys and fold-flat passenger seat.
The top of the range offered leather upholstery along with heated front seats, cruise control, fog lamps and a chrome grille.
Space was generous in the front, and reasonable for the 2nd row.
The price for the Caliber ranged between $24.000 and $30,000 for the top of the line with the 2.0-liter engine.