2020 Wrangler EcoDiesel Revealed


2020 Wrangler EcoDiesel Revealed

2020 Wrangler EcoDiesel Revealed

By Craig and Landreth Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM

The most potent off-road vehicle of all time is now available with the most fuel-efficient and highest torque engine in its history with the introduction of a 3.0-liter V6 EcoDiesel. The higher fuel economy is set to bring the highest driving range on one tank of fuel in the Wrangler’s history. Rated at 260 horsepower and 442 lb-ft of torque, the EcoDiesel also comes with engine start/stop technology as standard, which also improves fuel efficiency. To handle the added torque, the new EcoDiesel engine will come connected to a Torque Flite eight-speed automatic transmission, which is calibrated for low RPM shifts. There are more than 40 available shift maps to optimize the shift points and provide the best 4X4 experience. There is so much more the EcoDiesel has to offer, keep reading to find out more!

Which trims will have the Ecodiesel?

The EcoDiesel will be available on the Sport, Sahara, and Rubicon and features a third-generation Dana 44 front and rear axles. Also, all EcoDiesel model has a 3.73 axle ratio and two transfer cases. These include the Rock-Trac two-speed transfer case with a 4.0:1 low-range gear ratio on the Rubicon, and the Command-Trac part-time two-speed transfer case with a 2.72:1 low-range gear ratio on the Sport and Sahara.

What upgrades are available on the EcoDiesel?

There are several upgrades that this third-generation EcoDiesel has to offer. Starting things off is an all-new water-cooled turbocharger with variable geometry turbines as well as a low-friction bearing that increases fuel efficiency and responsiveness during transient conditions. Also, included is a completely redesigned cylinder head that has intake ports with higher flow capability to improve swirl and flow while increasing performance and fuel economy. The Lightweight aluminum pistons were completely redesigned and now include thinner rings and a low-friction carbon coating on the pin, while the compression ring helps reduce parasitic losses. Finally, a dual vacuum pump system uses an electric and a new mechanical low-friction pump that improves the functionality of the system. These upgrades build on the EcoDiesel’s previous successes that allowed the engine to be named the winner of “Ward’s 10 Best Engines” for three years running.

What makes Jeep the best?

For the last 75 years, Jeep has been providing its customers with an authentic SUV experience that combines a class-leading capacity with the craftsmanship and an off-road adventure that no other company can match. Jeep has continued to offer its loyal customers an invitation to live life to the max by providing a full line of vehicles that offer all of its owners with a sense of wonder as they take on every off-road course with merriment. The broad range of Jeeps includes the Cherokee, Compass, Gladiator, Grand Cherokee, Renegade, and Wrangler. To meet the ever-changing demands from all of its customer’s Jeep continues to give all of its SUVs the power and technologically advanced features that make all other SUVs go green with envy. Take one out for a spin and see why consumers keep coming back to Jeep year after year.

Where to buy a Wrangler EcoDiesel near Louisville?

Here at Craig and Landreth, we want nothing more than to put you behind the wheel of the all-new Wrangler EcoDiesel! Our fantastic and knowledgeable staff is here to answer all of your questions and provide you with the opportunity to take a test drive. Be sure to browse our entire inventory here on our website if you can’t make it down to the dealership. If you ever need service on your Jeep, be sure to schedule it with our highly trained technicians. We specialize in everything from oil changes to transmission repair. We cant wait to see you down at Craig and Landreth!