New York — Chrysler LLC introduced today an all-new line of V6 engines that will improve fuel efficiency across the Chrysler, Jeep® and Dodge lineup by 8 percent on average compared with previous Chrysler V6 engines. This more refined and fuel-efficient V6 engine will ultimately replace seven current Chrysler V6 engines.
The new 3.6-liter V6 engine — named Pentastar — is part of the company's overall $3 billion powertrain offensive. It will first be offered in the all-new 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee, unveiled today at the New York International Auto Show and at the Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah. (more…)