2.8L Turbo Diesel Specifications

by Amanda Maddox

The 2005 Jeep Liberty CRD, or common rail diesel, is a four-wheel-drive vehicle with a 2.8-liter, turbo diesel engine with 16 valves. The engine is an in-line four that gets better gas mileage than the larger 3.7-liter, V-6 gasoline engine that is standard in the Liberty. However, the 2005 Jeep with a turbo diesel is not available in all states, since the tailpipe emissions do not meet some states' strict standards.

Torque and Horsepower

The displacement for the turbo diesel is 2,768 cc. The 2.8-liter engine has 295 foot-pound of torque at 1,800 rpm. It produces 160 horsepower measured at 3,800 rpm.

Stroke and Bore

The stroke for the turbo diesel engine is 3.94 inches. It has a bore of 3.7 inches. The compression ratio for the turbo diesel is 17.5 to 1.

Transmission and Towing

The standard transmission in the 2005 Jeep Liberty with a 2.8-liter engine is a four-speed automatic with overdrive. It has a maximum towing capacity of 5,000 lbs.

Fuel Use

The Jeep Liberty CRD with the turbo diesel engine has a 20.5-gallon fuel tank. As stated by MSN Autos, the highway rating for the Liberty diesel -- paired with a four-speed automatic transmission -- is 27 mpg. It has a city fuel rating of 22 mpg.

About the Author

Amanda Maddox began writing professionally in 2007. Her work appears on various websites focusing on topics about medical billing, coding, real estate, insurance, accounting and business. Maddox has her insurance and real estate licenses and holds an Associate of Applied Science in accounting and business administration from Wallace State Community College.

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