List of Chrysler engines
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This a list of engines available in vehicles produced by Chrysler throughout the company's history. This list includes engines installed in vehicles sold in North America under the domestic Mopar brands, excluding those built and marketed by Chrysler's various foreign subsidiaries.
- Chrysler Flathead 4 (1926-1933)
- 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" (2007-2017)
- 2.0 and 2.4 "Tigershark" (2012-current)
Chrysler inherited an I4 engine from American Motors Corporation (AMC) when it bought out the automaker in 1987:
- FIRE 1.4 L Turbo Multiair (2012-current)
- Firefly 1.3 L Turbo Multiair II (2018-current)
- E.torQ 1.6 and 1.8 L (2014-current)
- Multijet 1.6, 2.0, and 2.2 L diesel (2014-current)
- Multijet 3.0 L Iveco JTD diesel (2014-current)
- Hyundai Motor Company
- Mitsubishi Motors
- Chrysler UK
- 1.5 L Hillman four
- VM Motori
- 1.7 L
- 2.0 TDI PD diesel
- 1924-1959 Chrysler Flathead 6
- 1959-2000 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.
- 1987-2004 Chrysler 3.9L/238 LA & Magnum V6
- 1989-2011 3.3 & 3.8 OHV - Pushrod V6 engines.
- 1993-2010 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.
- 1998-2010 LH DOHC - A 2.7 L (160 cu in) DOHC V6 for use in the LH cars, derived from the 3.5 design.
- 2002-2013 PowerTech - 3.7 L (230 cu in) V6 used in trucks starting in 2002.
- 2010-Present 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.
Chrysler inherited I6 engines from American Motors Corporation (AMC) when it bought out the automaker in 1987:
- 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).
- 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. (1970-1981)
- 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
1930–1950 Chrysler Flathead engine - 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).
- 1951–1958 FirePower - Chrysler's first V8 and first hemi engine, introduced in 1951 for Chrysler and Imperial. DeSoto and Dodge each received their own, unique smaller Hemi line of engines in 1952 and 1953, called the FireDome and Red Ram, respectively. These engines, taken together, are now referred to as "1G" (1st generation) Hemis, all have rear-mounted distributors.
- 1955–1958 Polyspheric - A polyspheric design introduced in 1955, derived from the FirePower for Plymouth.
- Chrysler ball-stud hemi, unbuilt, known internally as the A279.
Small block V8
Chrysler's small-block V8 engines all derive from the classic A engine:
- 1956–1961 A small-block - Chrysler's first small-block V8.
- 1964–1992 LA small-block - An evolution of the 1955 Plymouth A engine, using wedge-shaped instead of the prior poly-spherical 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)
- 1999–2009 Chrysler PowerTech engine - Chrysler's 4.7 L V8 for the Jeep
- 2003–Present 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.
- 5.7 L Hemi - The smallest modern Hemi engine, called the Eagle, introduced in 2002.
- 6.1 L Hemi - A larger modern Hemi, 2004–2010.
- 6.4 L Hemi - A larger bore modern Hemi engine, called the Apache, introduced in 2011.
- 6.2 L Hemi - A supercharged Hemi engine, called the Hellcat, introduced in 2014.
- 6.2 L Hemi - A supercharged Hemi engine, called the Demon, introduced in 2017.
Chrysler inherited a V8 engine from American Motors Corporation (AMC) when it bought out the automaker in 1987:
- AMC 360 - American Motors' "GEN-3" V8s were introduced for the 1970 model year in AMC passenger automobiles. The "GEN-3" engines were available in Jeep utility vehicles starting in 1971. It is not the same as Chrysler's 360 V8. Chrysler continued production of the AMC 360 engine after the 1987 buyout of AMC to power the full-size Jeep Wagoneer (SJ) SUV that was produced until 1991. It was one of the last carbureted car/truck engines built in North America. Chrysler never used this engine in any other vehicle.
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.
- 8.0 L Magnum V10 - A similar cast-iron engine was made for Dodge Ram trucks.
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No, it's not a Mopar engine, it's all American Motors
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