The 2020 Ram 1500 delivers the high-level capabilities and toughness to meet the demands of pickup drivers, with its high-strength and durable body structure, towing prowess, off-road capabilities, and high-level utility. The Ram 1500 also offers robust engine options, including the new 3.0-liter V-6 EcoDiesel. Read more to find out about the power output and fuel economy of the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel.
3.0-liter V-6 EcoDiesel Engine in 2020 Ram 1500
The 3.0-liter V-6 EcoDiesel engine churns out 260 horsepower and an impressive 480 lb-ft of torque. This is an 8% horsepower increase and a 14% torque output increase over the previous-generation EcoDiesel engine. The 3.0-liter V-6 EcoDiesel gets respectable fuel economy, with estimated efficiency ratings of 22 city/32 hwy for 4×2 models and 21 city/29 hwy for 4×4 models.
Changes and Upgrades for the 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Engine
The improved power output and fuel economy of the 3.0-liter V-6 EcoDiesel engine in the Ram 1500 are due to its numerous changes and upgrades. This includes a new water-cooled turbocharger, brake system vacuum pump, and exhaust gas recirculation system, as well as redesigned intake ports, direct-injection fuel injector nozzles, and aluminum-alloy pistons.
What other engines does the 2020 Ram 1500 offer?
In addition to the 3.0-liter V-6 EcoDiesel, the 2020 Ram 1500 offers two gasoline engines. The 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine generates 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque, with an estimated fuel economy of 20 city/25 hwy mpg for 4×2 models and 19 city/24 hwy mpg for 4×4 models. The 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 engine churns out 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque, with an estimated fuel economy of 15 city/22 hwy mpg for 4×2 models and 15 city/21 hwy mpg for 4×4 models.
Pricing for the 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel starts at $36,890 MSRP.