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MODEL
SE = Base model Caliber with the fewest options.
SXT = Luxury model Caliber with more options.
R/T = Competition model Caliber with the most options and most power.
SRT = Street Racing Technologies model Caliber with turbocharged engine and upgraded driveline.

PERFORMANCE/TECH.
CVT: Continuously Variable Transaxle
MTX: Manual Transaxle - Manual
ATX: Automatic Transaxle- Automatic
VVT: Variable Valve Timing
DCX: DiamlerChrysler AG (stock symbol) , why do we reference this?
AWD: All Wheel Drive
DOHC:Dual Overhead Cams

FWD: Front Wheel Drive

SAFETY
ABS: Anti-Lock Brake System
CFR: Constant Force Retractors -A mechanical device in each front seat belt is designed to mitigate the force of a seat belt according to the load or force exerted on it.
ESP: Electronic Stability Program
EARS: Enhanced Accident Response System- Feature aids the driver in maintaining vehicle directional stability, providing oversteer and understeer control to maintain vehicle behavior.
LATCH: Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children - This system helps ease the installation of compatible aftermarket child seats.
OCS: Occupant Classification System - The OCS measures the conditions for activation or deactivation of the front passenger-side air bag based upon the weight of the occupant.
TPM: Tire Pressure Monitoring
SRS: Supplemental Restraint System
DIC: Driver Information Center
PAX: Passengers

OTHER?
CDS: Chrysler Development System
WOT: Wide Open Throttle


etc. what do they stand for and what are all of them, this thread should help for questions people may have in the future. i'm getting lost with all the lingo sorry guys, but i think everyone could benefit from this.
 

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Yep, those are what they mean. Here's a few more, just in case:

SE = Base model Caliber with the fewest options.
SXT = Luxury model Caliber with more options.
R/T = Competition model Caliber with the most options and most power.
SRT = Street Racing Technologies model Caliber with turbocharged engine and upgraded driveline.

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thanx guys anymore Abbreviations that you guys can think of? i added DCX, which i think is something to do with mitsubishi. or is that diamler chrysler something?
 

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DaimlerChrysler x? lol.. i dunno the last one.

i think the x stands for whatever company they're paired up with @ the time. lol [mitsubishi, bmw/mini, vw, mercedes-benz]
 

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hmmm seraching on the web, it stansd for Diamler Chrysler AG (stock symbol)?
 

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ABS: Anti-Lock Brake System
CFR: Constant Force Retractors -A mechanical device in each front seat belt is designed to mitigate the force of a seat belt according to the load or force exerted on it.
ESP: Electronic Stability Program
EARS: Enhanced Accident Response System- Feature aids the driver in maintaining vehicle directional stability, providing oversteer and understeer control to maintain vehicle behavior.
LATCH: Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children - This system helps ease the installation of compatible aftermarket child seats.
OCS: Occupant Classification System - The OCS measures the conditions for activation or deactivation of the front passenger-side air bag based upon the weight of the occupant.
TPM: Tire Pressure Monitoring
CDS: Chrysler Development System
 

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holy mother of over the topness, lol i'll add that all thanx xtreme
 

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alrighty thank you any othe lingo no caliber but general that we should know people? ex. WOT:?
 

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WOT = Wide Open Throttle
SRS = Supplemental Restraint System
DOHC = Dual Overhead Cams
DIC = Driver Information Center
PAX = Passengers
 

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sadly the best one went over all our heads thanx xtreme, and silver fox
 

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yea, that could be an important one to....:D
 

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CVT == Continuously Variable Transaxle (not transmission)
SUVPS: Safety/Security, Utility, Value, Performance, Style (they used this at a caliber training I sat in on today at my dealership, I kid you not)
 

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thanx! my bad must of typo'd
 
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