Engine Jeep EHD

The 3.0-liter V6 Jeep EHD engine has been produced by the American company since 2014 and is installed in the large WK2 Grand Cherokee for some markets. This power unit is also installed on the Chinese versions of the Wrangler SUV or the 300C sedan.

The Pentastar series includes: EHB, EHD, ERB, ERC.

The engine was installed on:

  • Jeep Grand Cherokee 4 (WK2) in 2014 – ….


Production years 2014-…
Displacement, cc 2997
Fuel system injector
Power output, hp 235
Torque output, Nm 295
Cylinder block aluminum V6
Block head aluminum 24v
Cylinder bore, mm 91
Piston stroke, mm 76
Compression ratio 10.2
Features DOHC
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator Dual VVT
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 5.6
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 5
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Jeep Grand Cherokee 2015)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~300 000

Disadvantages of the EHD engine

  • The most frequently complained about the rapid failure of the phase shifters;
  • Next in the number of complaints from owners are regular leaks from the oil cooler;
  • The weak point of the start-stop system of the internal combustion engine is the electric motor of the vacuum pump;
  • The use of the wrong oil often leads to wear on the camshaft lobes;
  • Not the highest resource also have: thermostat, pump and oil pump.

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