For the third year in a row, Fiat Chrysler’s 3.0-liter “EcoDiesel” engine was one of Ward's 10 Best Engines — and, for the second year in a row, it was also the only diesel on the list. This makes the EcoDiesel the longest continuous "10-Best" resident of any engine on the latest Ward's list.

3.0L V6 EcoDiesel​

Tom Murphy, executive editor of WardsAuto World, wrote, “the Ram 1500 proved superior and continues to impress us with ideal measures of power, torque, refinement and luxury-car smoothness.”

The engine contributes to best in class economy for both the Ram 1500 and the Jeep Grand Cherokee; it is matched to an eight speed automatic in both cases.