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Chrysler 5.7L 345 Hemi Engine (Design, Issues & Reliability)

Updated: Feb 2

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In 2003, Chrysler unveiled the third generation of Hemi engines. A 345 cubic inch, 5.7L V8 gasoline Hemi engine producing 425 hp and 569 nm torque, it was the first engine for the 2003 Dodge Ram pickup trucks.

The 5.9L V8 LA/Magnum engine (code named Eagle) was replaced by the 5.7-liter Hemi engine.

The 345 Hemi engine was offered in a variety of Chrysler vehicles throughout the following few years, including the Dodge Durango, Chrysler 300C, Dodge Magnum R/T, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Charger, and others.

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