For forum reference purpose; I'm interested in knowing the weights of tire and wheel OEM packages.
In example; I used a suspended Berkley digital fishscale for mine and here's what I have for the 2007 SE:
1. 15 inch steel wheel with P205/70r15 tire --> 41 pounds
I have a 2008 Dodge Caliber 1.8L 5spd with the mopar hitch installed (the one with the 90 degree angle bracket)
I used the hitch a few times to tow a few small utility trailers, etc.
When I moved last year I towed a 5'x9' trailer about 40 miles that weighed a total of just over 3000lbs (quite...
OK I did not know I had one and it's a cool thing. The Caliber seems like a weighty small car but apparently it's lighter than it would otherwise have been.
magnesium alloy is expensive and light weight.
Also other smart things about the bodywork include an extensive use of high-strength and...