The EcoDiesel engine is top of the line, and is a 3.0-liter engine which is a turbocharged 60-degree, dual overhead camshaft (DOHC) 24-valve V-6 that produces 420 lb.-ft. of torque and 240 horsepower. This torque of the EcoDiesel 3.0-liter engine allows the 1500 to offer tons of power, and 9,200 pounds of towing capacity. Considering the power of the vehicle, the 1500 offers incredible fuel efficiency with a fuel economy of 28 miles per gallon on the highway, making it more efficient that any other V-6 gasoline engines in the half-ton category. Also offered are the exceptional 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 and 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 gasoline engines. The EcoDiesel V-6 is mated to the TorqueFlite 8, the only eight-speed automatic transmission that is offered in the half-ton class. The 1500 offers best-in-Class capability and fuel economy in the base V-6 gasoline engine (Pentastar V-6 mated to eight-speed transmission), and Ram is the only manufacturer within the light-duty class to offer gasoline, diesel, and flex-fuel engines.
On the inside there are a variety of great features to make your ride incredibly comfortable and functional. Standard and available features include a dash-mounted rotary-knob gear selector, vinyl, cloth or leather upholstery, ventilated front seats, power front seats, remote start, power-adjustable pedals, heated front seats, rear seats and steering wheel, Bluetooth streaming audio, 7-inch screen in instrument panel, manual air conditioning or dual-zone automatic air conditioning, and a 8.4-inch touch-screen for media system, climate controls and navigation, when equipped. There are some great exterior features, like an available fog lights, active grille shutters for improved aerodynamics, RamBox storage bins in cargo box, power sunroof, 17-inch wheels; 20- or 22-inch wheels available, running boards or tubular side steps, four-corner air suspension and rain-sensing windshield wipers.
There are a variety of great security and safety features in the Ram 1500, and included are an electronic stability system, antilock brakes, front airbags, side curtain airbags, side-impact airbags for the front seats, trailer-sway control, electronic roll mitigation, Hill start assist as well as available backup cameras, integrated trailer brake controller, as well as front and rear parking sensors. Have a question about the exceptional new Ram 1500? Give us a call, or fill out the form below, and we will be in touch!
Learn more about this model on the Official Ram 1500 Website.