Engine Jeep EXL

The 3.0-liter diesel V6 Jeep EXL or 3.0 CRD engine was produced from 2005 to 2010 and was installed in the Chrysler 300 sedan and the popular SUV Grand Cherokee, Commander. Such a diesel engine was supplied by Daimler AG and has its own index OM642 DE 30 LA.

The Mercedes series also includes internal combustion engines: EDJ, ENE and ENF.

The engine was installed on:

  • Chrysler 300C 1 (LX) in 2005 – 2010;
  • Jeep Commander 1 (XK) in 2006 – 2010;
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee 3 (WK) in 2005 – 2010.


Production years 2005-2010
Displacement, cc 2987
Fuel system Common Rail
Power output, hp 218
Torque output, Nm 510
Cylinder block cast iron V6
Block head aluminum 24v
Cylinder bore, mm 83
Piston stroke, mm 92
Compression ratio 18
Features DOHC
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging Garrett GT2056V
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 8.5
Fuel type diesel
Euro standards EURO 4/5
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Jeep Grand Cherokee 2007)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~320 000

Disadvantages of the EXL engine

  • The main problems are related to the fuel system and capricious piezo injectors;
  • Also in this diesel engine, the intake manifold flaps are often dirty and wedge;
  • The motor is famous for numerous leaks, usually by 100,000 km it is already covered in oil;
  • And the heat exchanger flows especially strongly, because of which the liners can lift up;
  • The turbine runs for a short time, it is spoiled by crumbs from a cracking exhaust manifold.

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