The Ram 1500 is the only half-ton truck in the industry to offer a diesel engine - the Class-exclusive 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 delivers 240 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque achieved at an impressively low 2,000 rpm.
The EcoDiesel V6 is Wards has named it one of their 10 Best Engines 3 years in a row, and no wonder - considering the 3.0L EcoDiesel engine also delivers Best-in-Class fuel economy as efficient as 8.0 L/100 km (35 mpg) highway and has a recommended oil change interval of up to 16,000 km to lower your total operating cost. Whatever your driving environment, this engine delivers efficient capability.
Mated to the 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 is a TorqueFlite 8-speed automatic transmission. With 40 different shift maps available, it automatically optimizes the drivetrain's performance to give you stronger power when you need it and overall fuel economy that makes the Ram 1500 Canada's most fuel-efficient full-size pickup.