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Jeep Grand Cherokee headed for Detroit reveal on diesel power

by Zach Bowman (RSS feed) on Dec 5th, 2012 at 4:29PM

Time to quit your bellyaching and pony up your pennies, Jeep fans. Chrysler has announced the Jeep Grand Cherokee will bow with a 3.0-liter V6 turbodiesel engine in the first quarter of next year. The engine yields 237 horsepower and an impressive 406 pound-feet of torque, and all that twist shows up from 1,800 rpm on. If you're counting, that's 16 lb-ft more than the 5.7-liter V8. Expect to see it bolted to a six-speed automatic transmission. As you may recall, this isn't the first time we've heard this news. Jeep CEO Mike Manley let the news slip while speaking with Ward's Auto at the LA... Read More

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