FCA’s Saltillo facility builds its 3 millionth Pentastar V-6 engine
Six years after FCA Mexico’s Engine Plant 2 started operations in Saltillo, Coahuila, the 3 millionth Pentastar V-6 rolled out of the production site in recent days, according to a press release.
The Saltillo facility produces three different versions of the Pentastar. Since first introduced, the engine has replaced several six cylinder models ranging from 2.7 to 4.0 liters all over the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles portfolio.
Currently, the Pentastar V-6 is featured in all types of FCA’s vehicles, including the Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango, Chrysler Pacifica, Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, Dodge Grand Caravan, Dodge Charger, Dodge Challenger, Chrysler 300, Jeep Wrangler, Ram 1500, Dodge Journey and Ram Promaster.
The Pentastar has been included in the “10 Best Engines” list by Wards Auto in recent years.