Jeep Wrangler: No Pentastar V6 Until 2012 Photo:
2011_jeep_wrangler_2 Photo: tmr
2011_jeep_wrangler_16 Photo: tmr
2011_jeep_wrangler_12 Photo: tmr
2011_jeep_wrangler_121 Photo: tmr
2011_jeep_wrangler_27 Photo: tmr
2011_jeep_wrangler_18 Photo: tmr
2011_jeep_wrangler_6 Photo: tmr
2011_jeep_wrangler_21 Photo: tmr
2011_jeep_wrangler_10 Photo: tmr
2011_jeep_wrangler_14 Photo: tmr
2011_jeep_wrangler_8 Photo: tmr
2011_jeep_wrangler_25 Photo: tmr
2011_jeep_wrangler_13 Photo: tmr
2011_jeep_wrangler_5 Photo: tmr
2011_jeep_wrangler_19 Photo: tmr
2011_jeep_wrangler_7 Photo: tmr
2011_jeep_wrangler_23 Photo: tmr
2011_jeep_wrangler_11 Photo: tmr
2011_jeep_wrangler_20 Photo: tmr
2011_jeep_wrangler_1 Photo: tmr
2011_jeep_wrangler_26 Photo: tmr
2011_jeep_wrangler_24 Photo: tmr
2011_jeep_wrangler_15 Photo: tmr
2011_jeep_wrangler_22 Photo: tmr
2011_jeep_wrangler_17 Photo: tmr
2011_jeep_wrangler_3 Photo: tmr
2011_jeep_wrangler_4 Photo: tmr
2011_jeep_wrangler_9 Photo: tmr

New Jeep Wrangler Prices and Specifications


Sell your car without the hassle.
Get an instant offer from areyouselling. FIND OUT MORE

Mike Stevens | Nov, 10 2010 | 3 Comments

Chrysler Group's new Pentastar V6 family engine is set to appear in 13 new and updated models, but the popular Wrangler models won't see the new powerplant until 2012, CEO Sergio Marchionne said.

Speaking at the company's third-quarter sales announcement in the US this week, Marchionne said that both the two-door Wrangler and four-door Wrangler Unlimited will gain the company's new 209kW 3.6 litre V6 with the badge's next update.

The news follows the unveiling in August of the updated-for-2011 Wrangler range, due in Australia early next year. With a US-market launch set for 2012, an Australian debut for the Pentastar-powered Wrangler may not come until 2013.

Strictly a styling and trim update, including a massively overhauled interior, the 2011 Wrangler continues to draw power from the existing 146kW 3.8 litre petrol and 130kW 2.8 litre diesel engines.

Chrysler is also planning new versions of the Pentastar engine, developed to accommodate displacements from 3.0 to 4.0 litres.

In Australia, the first Chrysler Group model to feature the new engine will likely be the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee, scheduled for a local debut in February next year.

TMR Comments
Latest Comments
New cars for sale View more
Peugeot 508 Allure $43,250 to $43,250
Plus ORC
$47,542 More Information
Subaru Outback Touring $36,240 to $36,240
Plus ORC
$47,942 More Information
SKODA Superb 140TDI $40,690 to $40,690
Plus ORC
$49,052 More Information
Haval H9 Ultra $40,990 to $40,990
Plus ORC
$49,367 More Information
Nissan Pathfinder ST $41,990 to $41,990
Plus ORC
Special Offer $46,990 More Information
Volkswagen Tiguan 132TSI Comfortline $31,990 to $31,990
Plus ORC
$49,892 More Information
LDV D90 Deluxe $38,990 to $38,990
Plus ORC
Special Offer $45,990 More Information
Hyundai Santa Fe Active $43,000 to $43,000
Plus ORC
$50,427 More Information
Mitsubishi Pajero Sport GLX $46,000 to $46,000
Plus ORC
$50,427 More Information
Mazda CX-8 Sport $42,490 to $42,490
Plus ORC
$50,942 More Information
Show All