Chrysler Plans to Offer New Pentastar V6 with Smaller Engine Displacements

A lot of car experts and automotive journalists currently expect that Chrysler Group would introduce a number of vehicle model’s that are powered by newer and smaller Pentastar engines. This belief started when Chrysler Group indirectly stated that the company is planning to produce more V-6 Pentastar engines with smaller displacements.

After a few months, most these statements were partially confirmed when some of the company’s top executives have started to provide hints that such plans are starting to become reality. In addition to this, some of the decisions that are directly connected to current status of the company’s engine production slowly reveal that the plan to build smaller Pentastar V-6 is quite eminent.

Due to these events, the speculation which states that replacement for the outgoing Jeep Liberty will be surely be replaced by a model that is powered by a 3.2-liter Pentastar V-6 engine became so significant. This particular speculation has also implied that the upcoming 3.2-liter Pentastar V-6-powered model will most probably be using the 9-speed automatic transmission which is being developed by ZF Friedrichshafen AG. The ZF Friedrichshafen AG is the company behind the production of the 8-speed transmission that was used on the Dodge Charger and the Chrysler 300 sedans.

Given that these speculations are true and if Chrysler would be using the 3.2-liter Pentastar V-6 engine on the other vehicle models that the company would be selling late this year or in the next year, there is a greater possibility that the demand for cars made by Chrysler Group would eventually increase. This is because most of the car buyers right now particularly those who don’t want to purchase the hybrid versions would surely consider Chrysler cars as one of their top options since a Pentastar engine with smaller displacement is capable of providing power and performance offered by other types of V-6 engines without the need to consume a lot of fuel.

Unfortunately, it seems like Chrysler is not yet ready to reveal the truth about this issue. Due to this most car buyers and even some of the car experts are left with no option but to wait for the official statement from Chrysler as to whether all of these rumours and

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