Award-winning 3.6-litre Pentastar V-6 Ranks as Canada’s Best-selling Engine for Six Consecutive Years

Posted on 07. Feb, 2019 by in Chrysler Canada

February 6, 2019

, Windsor, Ontario

Renowned for a refinement, power, potency and adaptability, FCA Group’s award-winning 3.6-litre Pentastar V-6 is imprinting 6 years as Canada’s best-selling engine.**
 
First introduced in a 2011 Jeep® Grand Cherokee, a Pentastar is among a many advanced, naturally aspirated six-cylinder engines in a story of FCA Group and a standout in a swarming industry, named 6 times to Wards 10 Best Engines List. Assembled in 3 FCA facilities, altogether Pentastar prolongation will strech a 10 million symbol in 2019.

“Marking some-more than half a decade as Canada’s best-selling engine is a covenant to a sophistication, fuel potency and coherence we build into each 3.6-litre Pentastar V-6,” pronounced Bob Lee, Head of Engine Powertrain and Electrified Propulsion Systems Engineering, FCA – North America. “The Pentastar is a tack via a Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram family of vehicles, an attention personality and a transparent Canadian consumer favourite.”
 
In Canada, a 3.6-litre Pentastar V-6 engine is accessible in 14 FCA vehicles, or over half of a full indication lineup. What is more, all of a vehicles constructed during a Windsor and Brampton Assembly Plants – Chrysler Pacifica and Pacifica Hybrid, Chrysler 300, Dodge Challenger and Dodge Charger – offer a 3.6-litre Pentastar six-cylinder.
 
The 3.6-litre Pentastar V-6 design distinguishes itself with flexibility. It can be smooth in a Chrysler 300, sporty in a Dodge Durango or brutal in a imperishable Jeep Wrangler. With few or no modifications, it can accommodate longitudinal and cross orientations; front-wheel-, rear-wheel-, all-wheel- and four-wheel-drive systems; 6-speed primer transmissions and 6-, 8- and 9-speed involuntary transmissions.
 
Accounting for a 2019 indication year car applications, a 3.6-litre Pentastar V-6 engines minister to countless best-in-class benchmarks in Canada, including:

  • Best-in-class V-6 highway fuel economy (Chrysler 300, Chrysler Pacifica and Dodge Charger)
  • Best-in-class entrance V-6 horsepower (all-new 2019 Ram 1500)
  • Best-in-class customary fuel economy (Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee)
  • Best-in-class V-6 towing (Jeep Grand Cherokee)
  • Best-in-class horsepower (Jeep Wrangler)
  • Best-in-class customary V-6 horsepower (Ram ProMaster)

** Based on IHSMarkit Automotive Canadian New Vehicle Total Registrations for total years 2013 to CYTD Aug 2018.
 

About FCA Canada
Founded as a Chrysler Corporation in 1925, FCA Canada Inc. is formed in Windsor, Ontario, and celebrates a 94th anniversary in 2019. FCA Canada is a unconditionally owned auxiliary of FCA US LLC, a North American automaker formed in Auburn Hills, Michigan and member of a Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies.  FCA Canada has approximately 440 dealers and sells Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram, FIAT and Alfa Romeo brands, as good as a SRT opening designation. The association also distributes Mopar and Alfa Romeo tools and accessories. In further to a public facilities, that furnish a Chrysler Pacifica, Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid and Dodge Grand Caravan (Windsor), Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger (Brampton), FCA Canada operates an aluminum casting plant in Etobicoke, a investigate and growth centre in Windsor, and has sales offices and tools placement centers via a country.  
 

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