No more 3.7L engines for Wranglers?

Date 2005/6/6 0:00:00 | Topic: Wrangler

One of our readers reports that 4.0L will be the minimum size.
One of our readers recently emailed us and passed along some information about the engine selections coming in the all-new 2007 Wranglers. Here's what he has to say:

The '07 Wrangler will NOT use the 3.7L V-6 engine. Jeep understands the great value when owners mention that "it has a 4.0L in it."

The engine slated for the next generation Wrangler will be a modified version of the 3.7L's displacement will be increased to 4.0L using more stroke (increased torque) and slightly larger pistons.

DCX has promised over $300 million to upgrade the engine plant in Trenton, MI. Over $155 million of this money will be used to prepare the plant to build the new 4.0L V-6 engine.

Jeep Liberty CRD in Green Magazine

The Diesel Jeep Liberty has an article about it in - one of the premier alternate-fuels vehicles magazine. Here's a snippet:

Bring up the subject of emissions regulations with Jeep executives or engineers and the frustrations brooding beneath the surface come through. One senior-level manager shared his exasperation that California in particular with high-quality diesel fuel already available and a seemingly arbitrary emissions cutoff point for diesel passenger vehicles in place would effectively deny new car buyers a highly-efficient alternative to the gasoline-powered mid-size SUV.

Check out the entire article.

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