Jeep Grand Cherokee 2016 with Upgraded Engine

For those customers who want to buy an SUV, and deliberating on the selection, great news is coming. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles company announced that Jeep Grand Cherokee 2016 will offer with the upgraded engines. Of course, this news will not help only undecided customers, but also pleased all those who already intend to become the proud owners of this model.


The Jeep Grand Cherokee 2016 will offer the same 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine, as was the case with 2015 models. However, the new Grand Cherokee receives a significantly improved version the aforementioned engine. The new version of the engine has a greater power output and more torque. The power output is increased by 5 horsepower, and now vehicle has a 295 horsepower. Torque is increased by as much as 15%. The new engine will be combined with the extraordinary eight-speed automatic transmission, with paddle-shift steering wheel controls.

Certainly, these improvements provide better vehicle performance. We should not forget that this engine is characterized by turbocharging and direct injection system. Also, there is the upgraded variable valve timing system (VVT). With all this it should be mentioned that the mass of the engine is reduced to slightly less than 2 kilograms.

Reduced weight, more “ponies” and more torque is not all. Despite an increase in strength and an increase in torque, the engine is more economical than the former. According to factory data, Jeep Grand Cherokee 2016 has a lower fuel consumption than previous models, by more than 6%.

2016 Pentastar V-6 engine

In addition to this the improved engine, the Jeep Grand Cherokee 2016 will also offer the 3.0-liter V6 engine EcoDiesel, as well as two HEMI V8 engines. 3.0-liter V6 EcoDiesel disposes with the 237 horsepower and 410 lb.-ft. of torque, and comes combined with advanced eight-speed automatic transmission. 5.7-liter HEMI V8 engine is reserved for the models with higher trim levels. Available with 4 × 2 and 4 × 4 versions, and when combined with the eight-speed automatic transmission and Eco Mode helps improve fuel efficiency. 5.7-liter V8 engine with Fuel Saving Technology boasts 360 hp and 390 lb-ft of torque. 6.4-liter HEMI V8 engine possesses 475 horsepower and 465 lb.-ft. of torque. This engine is reserved for the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT model, and comes only with 4×4 drive system.

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