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Why the Jeep Wrangler and Gladiator Won't Get the Hellcat Engine

Bret Kenwell

"It fits like a glove," Tim Kuniskis, Jeep's head of brand, said in regards to the Dodge Hellcat engine in the Jeep Wrangler and Gladiator, the SUV-maker's new pickup truck. The Jeep Wrangler has had new engines become available in recent years. The latter gives a notable boost to the vehicle's putrid fuel economy, one of the few complaints you'll hear from Wrangler owners.