Jeep Gladiator will be available with a new diesel engine

Jeep Gladiator будет доступен с новым дизельным мотором

According to a recent statement of representatives of Breda, a mid-size pickup truck Gladiator sample 2021 model year will be available 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6.

As in the case of SUV Wrangler 2020, this diesel engine family EcoDiesel will produce 260 horsepower (600 Nm) and to work with the eight-speed automatic transmission. Novelty sales will begin in the third quarter of 2020.

In addition to the EcoDiesel V6 engine, Gladiator will also be equipped with more rigid axles Dana 44 front and rear, which usually assemble the truck in off-road version, the Rubicon.

It is known that in the Sport and Overland models will use all-wheel drive system Command-Trac with a partial transmission ratio of 2.72:1. Performance of Rubicon has a system of all-wheel drive Rock-Track with 4:1 ratio in the range of low rpm.

The 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 uses a cylinder block cast from compacted graphite iron. The angle between the banks of cylinders is 60 degrees. The crankshaft and connecting rods were made of forged steel. The pistons are aluminum. There are dual camshafts with chain-driven with four valves per cylinder.

The intercooler of the turbo engine is located at the base of the grille. The mount is in the same position as turboengine power plant.

Yet no data on how much it could tow a diesel version of the pickup. Petrol model can boast a rate of 3 470 kg.

The company also has not yet discussed prices on new Gladiator EcoDiesel.

In the case of SUV Wrangler, the choice of the diesel engine, is added to the price $ 6 000 $ 4 000 $ for the engine and $ 2,000 for automatic transmission.