Chrysler appears to have selected “EcoDiesel” as a branded name for a latest line of motor fuel models set to arrive in a States. The design upon top of was purebred with a U.S. Patents as well as Trademark bureau only final month, with a “3.0L” nomenclature denoting a banishment of a initial offering.
As you reported during a commencement of this year, Chrysler’s initial motor fuel engine will be a turbocharged 3.0-liter V6. The powerplant, mutually grown with Fiat, will reportedly have 241 horsepower as well as 406 pound-feet of torque. Currently corresponding to a five-speed involuntary gearbox underneath a metal cover of a Jeep Grand Cherokee in alternative markets, a latest oil-burner would broach an EPA fuel manage to buy homogeneous of about twenty-three city as well as 33 miles per gallon main road (the Cherokee’s stream gasoline-fed 3.6-liter V6, additionally corresponding to a five-speed, delivers seventeen city as well as twenty-three highway).
While a bad headlines is which a automaker is expected starting to check a launch of a motor fuel models until a 2014 indication year to finish growth upon a latest ZF-sourced eight-speed involuntary (a gearbox which promises to broach softened increase in speed as well as even improved fuel economy), a great headlines is which a automaker will digest a 2013 indication year to concede a 2014 models to arrive as early as Jan of subsequent year.