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Mopar (Chrysler, Dodge, Plymouth, Jeep, etc.) Engines

Quick-find guide:

Currently made or future engines

Hemi engines

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426 Hemi - the Elephant Engine

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The other V8s (in decreasing size)

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LA V8 engines (273, 318/5.2, 340, 360/5.9)
Six Cylinders

V6 engines

LH family:

2.7 - advanced little 1990s V6
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3.2 - midrange LH engine, 1990s
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3.3 workhorse V6, 1990-2010
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3.5 V6 - top Chrysler V6 in the 1990s, 2000s
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3.8 V6 - stroked 3.3, 1991 to 2011
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4.0 V-6 - stroked 3.5, 2007 through 2011
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Truck engines:

3.9 truck engine, derived from the 318/360
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Straight-six engines

GME straight-six - Tornado?
4.2 and 4.0 I-6 - Highly competitive AMC/Jeep engines
Blue Yellow Brown Text Colorfulness
Flat-head engines (pre-1960s)
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Four Cylinders

In rough chronological order

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Alternative engines and fuels
Repairs and such

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General Engine Information

* Allpar is not affiliated with Chrysler, owner of the Mopar trademark.

Where does Chrysler get its engine names from? In recent years:

F-15 Eagle = 5.7 V8
Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat = 6.2 V8
AH-64 Apache = 6.4 V8
F-20 Tigershark = 2.0L and 2.4L I-4
WC-135 Phoenix = Original name for Pentastar 3.2L and 3.6L
Hawker Hurricane (UK) = Upcoming GME turbo four
Panavia Tornado PA200, GR4, MRCA (UK) = Upcoming GME straight-six
Fairey Firefly (UK) = GSE four cylinders (Fiat)


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