New Wrangler JL with a 2.0 Litre 4-cyl Turbo puts out 368 HP

Just found this info in the wayalife Jeep forum. Apparently a document has been been submitted by FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in the United States. The document has listed several Wrangler engine options and their power output. Now the 3.6 Litre V6 Pentastar puts already 285 HP out. But apparently the new 2.0 litre 4-cylinder Hurrricane petrol (!) engine tops that with a massive force of 368 HP. 

Could be a mistake but it's an official document and would likely have been checked several times before it was sent off to the authorities. Also interesting is that this year apparently only 4-door models (Unlimited) of the Wrangler Sport, Wrangler Sahara and Wrangler Rubicon are on its way. Production is supposed to start in November this year. 

Any theories about the little 4 cylinder engine? I have seen customed tuned ones with bigger aftermarket turbos that put out close 400 HP (my mate had a Mitsubishi Evo 8) but this one here takes the cake.

More from our Forum


wije in General 4WD
6 Speed Vs 10 Speed For Off Roading

I?m in the market for a new Ranger and researching the benefit of going with the tried and tested...

1mak in Jeep Wrangler JL
Double Black Offroads Jeep Wrangler JL Review

Just a quick one: JL Wrangler Review First and foremost kudos to Jeep for making the JL every bit a...

1mak in Offroad Tyres and Rims
Really Good Tyre Size Calculator And Comparison Tool

Just found this brilliant tool to compare different tire sizes and see them side by side. It gives...

1mak in Members Introduction
I Am Paulrocks81 And New To DownThunder

Hello everyone. I?m Paul and I love exploring Australia far and wide. I live in Victoria and have...

ss6745089 in Members Introduction
I Am Sohail And New To DownThunder

sir i have mitsubishi turbo intercooler 2800 problem is flashing light A/T power

greyghost48 in Jeep Grand Cherokee
After Market Turbo

Has anyone fitted an aftermarket turbo to a Grand Cherokee WJ 4.0 ltr straight petrol engine?If so,...

1mak in Jeep Cherokee
Jeep Cherokee KK MY10 For Sale

Hi there, very nice condition and low Kms 2010 Jeep Cherokee for sale:...

Mattnicholson in Mitsubishi Pajero
Alternator Doesn't Charge? Regulator Or Battery?

Hey mates, since our Fraser Island trip during the last holidays I have an issue with my car not...