Ram 1500 News
Chrysler-Fiat took the wraps off its long-anticipated 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, the first light-duty pickup truck to be offered with a diesel engine in many years. The new diesel pickup uses the same 3.0-liter turbodiesel V-6 already fitted to the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel utility vehicle. In the pickup truck, it's rated at 240 horsepower and a substantial 420 pound-feet of torque. The turbodiesel V-6 powers the truck through a new eight-speed automatic transmission, also fitted to most other Ram 1500 models (including the base 305-hp 3.6-liter V-6 and optional 395-hp 5.7-liter Hemi...
Next Diesel Candidate For Chrysler: Full-Size 300 Sedan?
Is Chrysler planning to introduce a third diesel-powered vehicle, after its 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel and the Ram 1500 diesel pickup truck? According to Saad Chehab, head of the Chrysler brand, the automaker is considering a diesel version of its full-size four-door sedan model, the...John Voelcker
2014 Ram 1500 Pickup Truck To Get Diesel Engine
The 2013 Ram 1500 pickup is already the most efficient vehicle in its class, a lead set to extend further when Chrysler introduces a diesel model to the range. The 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel will get Chrysler's 3.0-liter V-6 diesel engine, as seen in the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel. In that...Antony Ingram
2013 Ram 1500 Pickup Truck: Same Looks, Much Better Mileage (Video)
The New York Auto Show, now open to the public, occupies two floors of the Javits Convention Center, and organizers this year were strict about relegating trucks to the basement. Chrysler was allowed only a single truck or crossover in its entire main-floor display. So it chose the 2013 Ram 1500...John Voelcker