FCA Saltillo plant builds its four millionth Pentastar engine
Seven years after its inauguration, and 22 months after achieving the production of 3 million engines, the four millionth Pentastar V-6 engine rolled off the production line of the FCA Saltillo South Engine Plant.
The four-millionth engine was a Pentastar Upgrade 3.6L RU exported to the Windsor Assembly Plant in Ontario, Canada, to be the heart of a Chrysler Pacifica.
Currently, the multi-award-winning Pentastar is found in the latest models of Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango, Jeep Wrangler, Chrysler Pacifica and Ram 1500 2019 vehicles.
“I am very proud of this important event 22 months after having achieved the production of the 3 millionth engine, this has only been possible thanks to the dedication and effort of each of the workers in this plant,” said in a statement Jorge Luis Lares, Vice President of Manufacturing of FCA Mexico. “We closed this year with important achievements in terms of production and I am honored to be part of this great company,” added Lares.
The Saltillo South engine plant builds Pentastars ranging from 2.7 to 4.0 liters.