The new Wrangler diesel will be efficient and powerful

By Product Expert | Posted in Jeep, Jeep Wrangler on Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 at 11:12 pm
2020 Jeep Wrangler EcoDiesel side view

2020 Jeep Wrangler EcoDiesel engine power

The Jeep Wrangler is an icon among icons, being a true original when it comes to capable SUVs. Now, the Jeep Wrangler is taking another step in its continued evolution, since it is never one to rest on its laurels, with the introduction of the new 2020 Jeep Wrangler EcoDiesel. With this variation of the Jeep Wrangler, you’ll have an impressive amount of power and efficiency at your command. Let’s take a closer look at the 2020 Jeep Wrangler EcoDiesel engine power specifications. 

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Engine specs

The 2020 Jeep Wrangler four-door Sport, Sahara, and Rubicon models will have the option of an EcoDiesel V-6 engine that will be rated at 260 horsepower and 442 lb-ft of torque. With such an impressive amount of torque on the offering, Jeep added a TorqueFlite 8HP75 eight-speed automatic transmission that is specifically calibrated for low RPM shifts as well as what the on-road and off-road conditions can throw its way. That transmission will allow drivers to optimize for performance as well as efficiency and overall 4×4 capabilities. The EcoDiesel engine also comes with engine stop-start technology, which can help maximize fuel efficiency. 

2020 Jeep Wrangler EcoDiesel front

2020 Jeep Wrangler EcoDiesel rear side

Upgrades to the Jeep Wrangler EcoDiesel engine

The latest EcoDiesel engine includes such upgrades as a water-cooled turbocharger with a variable geometry turbine and a low-friction bearing, redesigned cylinder head intake ports that have a higher flow capability, an optimized compression ratio from 16.5:1 to 16.0:1, redesigned lightweight aluminum alloy pistons, and a dual loop (low and high pressure) system that serves as an update to the exhaust gas recirculation system. 

The 2020 Jeep Wrangler EcoDiesel is heading out for sale now as 2019 starts to wind down. If you are in the Viroqua or La Crosse areas and are interested in this exciting version of the legendary Jeep Wrangler, contact us and let’s see about getting you behind the wheel! 

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