Fuel-Saving Engine Stop-Start (ESS) Technology Now Standard with Cherokee and All-New 2015 Chrysler 200
Fuel-Saving Engine Stop-Start (ESS) Technology Now Standard with V-6 in Award-Winning Jeep Cherokee and I-4 in All-New 2015 Chrysler 200
- Estimated fuel-economy improvement up to 3%
- Estimated C02 emissions-reduction up to 3%
- Enhanced high-speed/high-durability starter and advanced control strategies contribute to seamless, automatic activation
- Intuitively adapts to driving styles for optimal responsiveness, driving enjoyment
- Availability third quarter for Jeep Cherokee, fourth quarter for Chrysler 200
Chrysler 200 customers who opt for the 2.4-liter Tigershark I-4, and Jeep Cherokee customers who choose the available 3.2-liter Pentastar V-6, will experience estimated fuel-economy improvements of up to three percent, compared with the conventional vehicle-engine pairings.
“We’re taking highly efficient engines and upping the ante to further benefit our customers,” said Mike Duhaime, Global Director-Electrified Powertrain Propulsion Systems. “ESS leverages intricate control strategies to deliver a superior driving experience, as well as the expected fuel-savings and emissions-reduction.”
ESS applications in the Chrysler 200 and Jeep Cherokee will account for an estimated C02 emissions-reduction of up to three percent.
Availability in the popular Jeep Cherokee is scheduled for third quarter. ESS arrives the following quarter in the all-new Chrysler 200.