The engine can be rightly called as the ‘heart’ of any vehicle. After all, it forms the most essential component that generates power. It is quite natural to find the concept confusing, when engine descriptions spell out terms like four-cylinder, V6, V8 etc. The information on car engines comes handy when you want to make the decision of buying a new car or leasing a used one.

When you head to our Mike Riehl’s Roseville Chrysler Dodge Jeep® RAM, our knowledgeable staff will be eager to share more information on car engines based on your purpose, fuel economy, mileage and such significant factors. Our wide inventory of new and used cars for sale will spoil you with choices, while you pick your next dream ride with ease.

Different type of cars have different engines with varied transmission and power. SUVs offer a more powerful and sturdy engine as compared to sedan and compact cars as their primary purpose is off-road capability and higher acceleration. Car engines differ on the basis of their horsepower, torque, transmission and internal structure in terms of number of cylinders.

On the basis of number of cylinders, 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee has two main divisions- V6 and V8 engine.

  1. V6 engine– It is composed of six cylinders that consist of moving pistons. The advantage of this design is compact arrangement in a small space, beneficial for car design. Another advantage is higher fuel efficiency. Greater the number of cylinders higher is the fuel consumption, hence compared to the V8 engine, a V6 engine consumes less fuel.
  2. V8 engine– Presence of eight cylinders makes it powerful as compared to V6 offering more acceleration, horsepower and torque.


Take advantage of variety at our Jeep dealership in Roseville and pick the configuration that suits your needs. Be it purchase, lease or service, our Roseville car dealership and service center are here to help!