The 3.0-liter diesel V6 Jeep EXJ or 3.0 EcoDiesel engine has been produced since 2019 and is put on the popular Jeep Wrangler in the US market or a pickup truck based on it Gladiator. A similar diesel engine is installed on RAM 1500 pickups, but under its own EXH index.
The VM Motori series includes: ENC, ENJ, ENS, ENR, EXF, EXJ, EXN, EXA.
|Production years||since 2019|
|Fuel system||Common Rail|
|Power output, hp||264|
|Torque output, Nm||600|
|Cylinder block||cast iron V6|
|Block head||aluminum 24v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||83|
|Piston stroke, mm||92|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-40|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||8.5|
|Euro standards||EURO 6|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Jeep Wrangler 2021)
|Engine lifespan, km||~250 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Jeep Gladiator 2 (JT) since 2020;
- Jeep Wrangler 4 (JL) since 2019.
Disadvantages of the Jeep EXJ engine
- Engines of 2019 – 2021 came under recall, they were replaced with a defective high-pressure fuel pump for a new one.
- Sometimes this did not help, as parts of the pump managed to get into the fuel system.
- Another recall campaign was carried out to replace cracked EGR coolers.
- Also on specialized forums they complain about sensitive turbo lag and leaks from the oil cooler.