is concurring with the rest of the automotive press that the
upcoming pair of light-duty diesel engines from Cummins Inc.
is most likely destined for
. The automotive trade journal, however, did uncover some specs on each engine. The first is a 4.2-liter V6 that will develop 190 horsepower and a mighty 455 ft-lbs. of torque. The second is a larger 5.6-liter V8 that will generate 260 horsepower and an even mightier 597 ft-lbs. of torque. Both engines will be SOHC with four valves per cylinder and feature Piezoelectric fuel injectors, like the kind
to be using on its next Powerstroke
, and variable nozzle turbochargers. If Dodge is indeed the "unnamed automaker," then it's safe to assume the engines will be used in the
Other automakers that are in the market for light-duty diesels include
, but Toyota can source diesels from its Hino
subsidiary while Nissan is rumored to be in talks with Ford's diesel pusher, International Truck and Engine Corp.
[Source: Automotive News - sub required]