List of Chrysler engines
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This a list of engines available in vehicles produced by Chrysler throughout the company's history.
- Simca Type 315
- 2.2 and 2.5 (1981-1995)
- 1.8, 2.0, and 2.4 (1994-2010)
- Tritec 1.6 (1999-2007)
- World Engine (2007-present)
- 1.8, 2.0, and 2.4 "World Engine" (2007-current)
- 2.0 and 2.4 "Tigershark" (2012-current)
- American Motors
- Mitsubishi Motors
- 1.5 L
- VM Motori
- Flathead 6
- Slant-6 (G and RG family) An overhead valve inline-6 inclined at a 30-degree angle. Produced in 170 cu in (2.8 L), 198 cu in (3.2 L), and 225 cu in (3.7 L) variants.
- Hemi-6 - (D family) An overhead valve inline-6 produced only in Australia, in 215 cu in (3.5 L), 245 cu in (4.0 L), and 265 cu in (4.3 L) variants.
- 3.3 & 3.8 OHV - Pushrod V6 engines.
- SOHC V6 - 3.5 L (210 cu in), 3.2 L (200 cu in), and 4.0 L (240 cu in) SOHC variants of the 3.3 design.
- Magnum 3.9 - a V6 variant of the 318 cu in LA V8.
- LH DOHC - A 2.7 L (160 cu in) DOHC V6 for use in the LH cars, derived from the 3.5 design.
- PowerTech - 3.7 L (230 cu in) V6 used in trucks starting in 2002.
- Chrysler Pentastar engine - Replacement for all previous OHV and SOHC V6 engines; 3.6 L (220 cu in) version first used in the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee.
- American Motors (AMC)
- AMC straight-6 258 - A modern era straight-6 designed by AMC and first introduced in 1964 in the Rambler Typhoon. The 258 cu in (4.2 L) version was produced from 1971 to 1990. After Chrysler's acquisition of AMC in 1987, Chrysler continued to build and use the engine in the AMC Eagles and in the Jeep Wrangler (1987–1990).
- AMC straight-6 4.0 L - The EFI 4.0 L (242 cu in; 3956 cc) engine was an evolution of AMC's 258 and appeared in 1987. After American Motors was bought out, Chrysler continued to build this engine for numerous Jeep models until 2006. This durable engine powered the Jeep Wagoneer (through 1990), Jeep Comanche pick-up truck (through 1992), Jeep Cherokee (XJ) (through 2001), Jeep Grand Cherokee (1993–2004), and the Jeep Wrangler (1991–2006).
- Mitsubishi Motors V6
- 2.5 L 6G73 - Used in the Chrysler Sebring, Dodge Avenger, Chrysler Cirrus, and Dodge Stratus
- 3.0 L 6G72 - Used in the Plymouth Acclaim/Dodge Spirit and 1987–2000 Dodge Caravan/Plymouth Voyager, also Dodge Dynasty, Chrysler LeBaron, Chrysler TC, Chrysler New Yorker, Dodge Daytona, Dodge Stealth, Chrysler Sebring (Coupe), Dodge Stratus (Coupe), Dodge Shadow ES, and Plymouth Duster
- Mitsubishi Fuso
- PRV (Peugeot, Renault, and Volvo) engine
- Cummins B Series engine
- VM Motori
Inline 8 cylinder - Chrysler's early flathead inline 8-cylinder 5.3 L engine used on cars such as Airflows, DeSotos and Imperials. With side valves and aluminium pistons, this was a low-rpm engine that produced about 120 hp (89 kW).
- FirePower - Chrysler's first V8 and first hemi engine, introduced in 1951. DeSoto and Dodge each received their own, unique smaller hemi line of engines in 1953. These engines, taken together, are now referred to as "1G" (1st generation) hemis, all have rear-mounted distributors.
- Spitfire - A polyspheric design introduced in 1955, derived from the FirePower.
Small block V8
Chrysler's small-block V8 engines all derive from the classic A engine:
- A small-block - Chrysler's first small-block V8.
- 1964½–1992 LA small-block - An evolution of the 1955 Plymouth A engine, using wedge-shaped instead of the prior polyspherical combustion chambers.
- 1992–2003 Magnum small-block - The original LA design was almost totally revised for 1992, the 318 cu in (5.2 L), and in 1993 the 360 cu in (5.9 L); with the only carry-over parts being the crankshaft and connecting rods. The only A/LA/Magnum-derived engine design currently in production is the Viper V10. (273/318/340/360)
- PowerTech - Chrysler's 4.7 L V8 for the Jeep
- Chrysler Hemi engine - The modern Hemi, introduced in 2002, produced in three displacements. Called the 3G or Gen 3 Hemi to distinguish from earlier Hemi engines.
Chrysler also inherited an engine from American Motors (AMC):
- 1970–1991 AMC 360 - American Motors' "GEN-2" V8s were first introduced mid-1966 in a Rambler American Rogue hardtop model. Displacements ran from 290 cubic inches (4.8 L) to 401 cubic inches (6.57 L). The 360 cu in (5.9 L) version of this engine family was introduced for the 1970 model year in AMC passenger automobiles and Jeep utility vehicles. It is not the same as Chrysler's 360 V8, a bored and stroked version of the 318 cu in (5.2 L) LA small-block that was introduced one year later. The AMC 360 engine continued to be produced after the 1987 buyout of AMC by Chrysler Corporation. This V8 engine continued to power the full-size Jeep Wagoneer SUV that was produced until 1991, and it was the last carbureted car/truck engine built in North America.
Big block V8
Chrysler's big-block V8s fall into the following families:
- 1958–1978 Chrysler B engine (350/361/383/400)
- 1959–1978 Chrysler RB engine (383/413/426W/440)
- 1964–1971 Chrysler Hemi engine (426, sometimes called the 2G or Gen 2 Hemi to distinguish from earlier and later Hemi engines.
The 383 cu in (6.3 L) RB block was only available in 1959–1960 on the U.S. built Chrysler Windsor and Saratoga.
- Viper V10 - An evolution of the LA design, executed in aluminium.
- Ram Tough V10 - A similar cast-iron engine was made for Dodge Ram trucks.
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