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SPECIFICATIONS
ENGINES
Type:
3,701cc V6; cast iron block and aluminum heads
Valvetrain: SOHC 2-valves/cyl.
Power [hp at rpm]: 210 at 5,200
Torque [lb-ft at rpm]: 235 at 4,000
Bore & Stroke [mm]: 93.0 x 90.8
Compression Ratio: 9.6:1
Redline: 6,000
Mileage City / Hwy [mpg]: 15 / 20
Available with: Laredo
 
Type:
4,701cc V8; cast iron block and aluminum heads
Valvetrain: SOHC 2-valves/cyl.
Power [hp at rpm]: 305 at 5,650
Torque [lb-ft at rpm]: 334 at 3,950
Bore & Stroke [mm]: 93.0 x 86.5
Compression Ratio: 9.8:1
Redline: 5,800
Mileage City / Hwy [mpg]: 14 / 19
Available with: Laredo; Limited
 
Type:
5,654cc V8 Hemi; cast iron block and aluminum heads
Valvetrain: OHV 2-valves/cyl.
Power [hp at rpm]: 330 at 5,000
Torque [lb-ft at rpm]: 375 at 4,000
Bore & Stroke [mm]: 99.5 x 90.9
Compression Ratio: 9.6:1
Redline: 5,800
Mileage City / Hwy [mpg]: 13 / 18 - 19 (RWD)
Available with: Overland
 
Type:
6,059cc V8 Hemi; cast iron block and aluminum heads
Valvetrain: OHV 2-valves/cyl.
Power [hp at rpm]: 420 at 6,200
Torque [lb-ft at rpm]: 420 at 4,800
Bore & Stroke [mm]: 103.0 x 90.9
Compression Ratio: 10.3:1
Redline: 6,400
Mileage City / Hwy [mpg]: 12 / 15
Available with: SRT8
 
Type:
2,987cc V6 Diesel; aluminum block and heads
Valvetrain: DOHC 4-valves/cyl.
Power [hp at rpm]: 215 at 3,800
Torque [lb-ft at rpm]: 376 at 1,600 - 2,800
Bore & Stroke [mm]: 83.0 x 92.0
Compression Ratio: 18.0:1
Redline: 4,500
Mileage City / Hwy [mpg]: 17 - 18 (RWD) / 22 - 23 (RWD)
Available with: Laredo; Limited; Overland
 
TRANSMISSIONS
Type:
5-speed automatic
Ratios: 3.59, 2.19, 1.41, 1.00, 0.83
Final Drive: V6; 3.0l CRD; SRT8
 
Type:
5-speed automatic
Ratios: 3.00, 1.67 (1.50 downshift), 1.00, 0.75, 0.67
Final Drive: 4.7L V8; 5.7L V8
 
LAYOUT
Engine position:
Front-engine
Driveline:
Rear-wheel-drive & All-wheel-drive
 
SUSPENSION
Front:
Double-Wishbone; coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear:
Solid axle; coil springs, anti-roll bar
 
BRAKES
Front:
14.2 x 1.3 in. power-assisted vented discs
12.9 x 1.2 in. power-assisted vented discs (SRT8)
Rear:
12.6 x 0.6 in. power-assisted discs
13.8 x 1.1 in. power-assisted discs (SRT8)
 
WEIGHT & CAPACITIES
Curb weight [lbs]:
4,261 - 4,891
GVWR [lbs]:
5 - 6
Weight distribution: 52 / 48 - 56 / 44
Max. towing capacity [lbs]: 3,500 (V6; SRT8)
6,500 (4.7L V8)
7,400 (Hemi, 3.0L CRD)
Fuel Capacity [gal.]: 21.1
 
STEERING
Type:
Rack & Pinion; power-assist
Turning Circle [ft.]
37.1
 
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Length [in.]:
188.0
195.1 (SRT8)
Width [in.]:
85.5
84.3 (SRT8)
Height [in.]:
68.9
66.7 (SRT8)
Wheelbase [in.]: 109.5
Front Track [in.]: 62.0
63.3 (SRT8)
Rear Track [in.]: 62.0
62.1 (SRT8)
 
Coefficient of Drag:
0.41
0.39 (SRT8)
 
Ground Clear. [in.]: 8.2
7.0 (SRT8)
Approach Angle [in.]: 32.3
15.8 (SRT8)
Departure Angle [in.]: 27.5
19.7 (SRT8)
 
INTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Pass. Vol. [cu-ft]:
108.9
Seating Capacity:
5
 
Front Headroom [in.]:
39.7
Rear Headroom [in.]: 39.3
 
Front Legroom [in.]:
41.7
Rear Legroom [in.]: 34.2
35.5 (SRT8)
 
Front Shoulderroom [in.]:
59.1
Rear Shoulderroom [in.]: 58.5
 
Front Hiproom [in.]:
56.2
57.6 (SRT8)
Rear Hiproom [in.]: 55.3
45.8 (SRT8)
 
Cargo Cap. [cu-ft]:
29.5; 66.8 with rear seats folded
34.5; 67.4 - rear folded (SRT8)
 
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