StaffAllpar HomeMore NewsCarsTrucksUpcomingRepairsTest drives

New transmissions for 2012 (corrected)

by David Zatz on

Source oh2o has confirmed that the 2012 Ram will have an available 65RFE or 66RFE automatic hooked up to its V8s, while the Durango and Grand Cherokee will have the new six-speed version of the 65RFE automatic when equipped with V8 engines.

The 66RFE and 65RFE are based on the five-speed 545RFE and are likely to share gear ratios with the 68RFE sold with Cummins diesels. The 65RFE is destined for the 1500 while the 66RFE is slated for the 2500 with Hemi. (Thanks, oh2o and Moose Eater, for the correction.)

The 300 and Charger V6 models, as announced earlier, will have the eight speed automatic available on all models (optional on base, standard on higher end trim) including all wheel drive versions. The V8 will stick with the five speed; and whether the Challenger will move up to the eight speed is unknown at this time. (Thanks, Moose Eater).

Know & Go screens
Employees created new FCA US app—first available to Ram TRX

Newest Ram Built to Serve models honor the U.S. Air Force

Former Ram chief engineer Michael J. Cairns

More Mopar Car
and Truck News

Some popular Allpar pages

Dodge Demon

2018 Wrangler JL

Staff details/contactsTerms of ServiceInformation is presented to the best of our knowledge. Plans change and sometimes mistakes are made. Decisions or purchases made based on this site's verbiage or images are done at the reader's own risk. Also see the Allpar News archives, 1997-2008 • Copyright © VerticalScope Inc. All rights reserved. • Mopar, Dodge, Jeep, Chrysler, HEMI, and certain other names are trademarks of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.