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Ram: Industry’s Only Light-Duty Diesel Pickup

by Jim Choate on

The Ram Truck brand announced that the new 2014 Ram 1500 will be offered with an optional 3.0L V6 EcoDiesel engine, making Ram the only brand to offer a light-duty diesel pickup.

2014 Ram 1500

Rated at 240HP and 420TQ and backed by the TorqueFlite 8HP70 8-speed automatic, the 3.0L VM Motori EcoDiesel is said to offer best-in-class fuel economy. Going with the EcoDiesel versus a standard 5.7L Hemi V8 adds only $2850 to the price of the truck.

2014 Ram 1500

The EcoDiesel is equipped with a diesel oxidation catalyst, particulate filter, and selective catalyst reduction and will be emissions-compliant in all 50 states.

The addition of the EcoDiesel makes Ram the only brand in the US to offer diesel, gasoline, and flex-fuel engines in the light-duty pickup class.

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