July 16, 2006 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - The 2007 Dodge Caliber has received the government’s highest ratings for side- and frontal-impact crash protection from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

The Dodge Caliber’s five-star rating for frontal crash protection makes it the 12th consecutive new product from Chrysler Group to achieve the top safety rating in the government's frontal crash tests.

In addition, Caliber received the government’s highest crash ratings for protecting the driver and rear passenger in a side impact.

Dodge Caliber is equipped with many safety and security technologies including high-strength steel structure, all-wheel-drive capability, Electronic Stability Program (ESP) with traction control, standard advanced multistage driver and front passenger air bags, standard side-curtain airbags, and a standard driver’s side inflatable knee blocker.

Starting with the Pacifica in 2003, Chrysler Group has recorded five stars for frontal crash protection for 12 consecutive new product launches. These vehicles include: Pacifica, Chrysler and Dodge minivans, Dodge Durango, Dodge Ram 1500, Dodge Ram Quad, Chrysler 300, Dodge Magnum, Dodge Dakota, Jeep® Grand Cherokee, Dodge Charger, Jeep® Commander, and Dodge Caliber.