The Dodge Caliber 1.8 i 16V 140HP has 33 % more horsepower in comparison to Volkswagen Jetta V. The Dodge Caliber will be distinctly quicker accelerate thanks to grater power. Also leaving behind cars or obstacles should be much more easier for a vehicle equipped with stronger engine.
The wheelbase of a vehicle means the length between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving because of more appropriate vehicle's weight distribution. Dodge Caliber has 2 percent longer wheelbase distance when compared to Volkswagen Jetta V. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the balance and steering. Thus, the mass of Dodge Caliber should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
Number of doors
A five-door car generally is a hatchback and because of that the Dodge Caliber, where you can open up the boot lid and fold flat the back seats giving more space for cargo, has the edge on the 4-door Volkswagen Jetta V with the hinges for the boot that opens under the rear window.
Model release date
The difference in release date between presented cars is only 1 year, however, new technologies for vehicles are appearing at a fast pace what may cause that the Dodge may have more modern technologies.
If you are a tall man or you happen to carry in the trunk stuffs of big dimensions, the Dodge, which is by 74 millimeters higher than the Volkswagen, would be better pick for you. However, these two vehicles do not differ much in its height and it should not be much noticeable.