Grand Cherokee - 3.0 litre turbo diesel engine - V6/V8
Grand Cherokee - 3.0-litre CRD turbo diesel engine
The multi-award winning 2011 Jeep® Grand Cherokee is now available in Australia with a new 3.0-litre turbo diesel engine. The new engine is more powerful, more fuel efficient and produces lower emissions than its predecessor, while being able to tow up to 3,500kg.
Fuel Economy and Emissions
Fuel economy for the Jeep Grand Cherokee with the 3.0-litre turbo diesel engine is rated at 10.3 L/100 km on the urban cycle and 7.2 L/100 km on the extra-urban cycle. For the combined cycle, the fuel economy is rated at 8.3 L/100 km.
For this engine, cast-iron exhaust manifolds are utilised. Additional emissions controls include a close-coupled diesel oxidation catalyst and standard diesel particulate filter. Euro 5 emissions are met through an exhaust-gas recirculation (EGR) system that includes an EGR valve with DC motor and a high-performance EGR cooler with bypass valve.
CO2 emissions are reduced to 270 g/km for the urban cycle and 188 g/km for the extra-urban cycle. Combined-cycle CO2 emissions are now 218 g/km.
Jeep Grand Cherokee is now available in Australia in Laredo, Limited and Overland variants, All models will offer this new 3.0-litre turbo diesel, while the Laredo and Limited come standard with the new 3.6-litre V6 Pentastar engine. The legendary 5.7-litre HEMI V8 is optional on Limited and standard on Overland.
The new diesel engine is now available in Jeep showrooms, joining two petrol engines to round out the powertrain lineup.
The all-new Jeep Grand Cherokee features the first application of the all-new 3.6-litre Pentastar V6 petrol engine. This V6 engine with variable valve timing (VVT) delivers 210 kW of power and 347 Nm of torque.
The Grand Cherokee is also available with the renowned 5.7-litre HEMI V8 petrol engine. Also with VVT, this inspiring engine delivers 259 kW of power and 520 Nm of torque. The engine’s Multi-Displacement System (MDS) helps manage fuel efficiency and can cut fuel delivery to four cylinders under certain driving conditions.