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Half-ton 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel gets 28mpg on the highway
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Half-ton 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel gets 28mpg on the highway

Feb 5 2014, 12:00pm CST | by

Ram truck gets car-like fuel economy

Ram has announced that the 2014 1500 EcoDiesel will get the sort of fuel economy on the highway typically reserved only for cars. The 2014 1500 EcoDiesel is rated for 28mpg on the highway. Power for...

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Half-ton 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel gets 28mpg on the highway

Feb 5 2014, 12:00pm CST | by

Ram truck gets car-like fuel economy

Ram has announced that the 2014 1500 EcoDiesel will get the sort of fuel economy on the highway typically reserved only for cars. The 2014 1500 EcoDiesel is rated for 28mpg on the highway. Power for the truck comes from the segments only V6 turbo diesel engine displacing 3.0L.

Despite the impressive fuel economy, the 1500 EcoDiesel should also have the power to tow just about anything with 420 lb-ft of torque. The truck has an EPA rating of 23mpg combined on city and highway driving.

The 4x4 version of the truck will get best in class 4x4 economy as well with 19mpg city, 27 mpg highway, and 22 mpg combined. Ordering for the 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel will begin on February 7.

“The new Ram 1500 EcoDiesel is truly in a class of it’s own with 28 MPG and the ability to tow 9200 pounds,” says Reid Bigland, President and CEO Ram Truck Brand. “To put the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel in context, it gets 6 mpg better fuel economy than the best F150 Eco-Boost. Overall, the Ram 1500 Eco-Diesel has outstanding pick-up truck capability with compact-car-like fuel economy.”

 
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6 days ago

2015 Toyota Tundra Drops V-6 for All V-8 Lineup

Sep 15 2014 5:09pm CDT | Source: Truck Trend

Low Take Rate Spelled End for 4.0L V-6With the success of the 3.5L EcoBoost V-6 in the Ford F-150 and Ram selling plenty of both the 3.6L Pentastar and 3.0L EcoDiesel engines in the 1500 truck, you’d think downsizing is the name of the game for fullsize truck brands. Not for Toyota. Buyers have overwhelmingly chosen V-8 engines for the Tundra, prompting the company to drop the 4.0L V-6 altogether for 2015. Only a ...
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1 week ago

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Long-Term Update: Adding Diesel Exhaust Fluid

Sep 11 2014 2:19pm CDT | Source: KBB

Our 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel quickly made friends here at KBB, and after barely two months of service has already been drafted into duty, not just as a hauler, but also as a plain old daily commuter. The Ram's popularity as a daily driver is due in no small part to its excellent fuel econ ...
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1 week ago

2014 Toyota Tundra 1794 - Driven

Sep 10 2014 12:00pm CDT | Source: Top Speed

The Tundra is an obscure model in the Toyota lineup. In the world that is dominated by the "Detroit Three," Toyota continually strives to create a pickup that is worthy of the masses, even if the sales are far from stellar. The current-generation truck is getting quite old — it debuted in 2007 — so Toyota has given it a full visual overhaul inside and out for 2014. TopSpeed went to the first press drive and came away quite ...
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1 week ago

Toyota Tundra 1794 - Driven

Sep 10 2014 12:00pm CDT | Source: Top Speed

The Tundra is an obscure model in the Toyota lineup. In the world that is dominated by the "Detroit Three," Toyota continually strives to create a pickup that is worthy of the masses, even if the sales are far from stellar. The current-generation truck is getting quite old — it debuted in 2007 — so Toyota has given it a full visual overhaul inside and out for 2014. TopSpeed went to the first press drive and ...
Source: Top Speed   Full article at: Top Speed
 

 
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1 week ago

I’ve Got the Power: 2014 Ram 2500 Power Wagon Laramie 4×4 Tested

Sep 10 2014 11:23am CDT | Source: Car and Driver

Although Jeep is the off-road jewel in Fiat Chrysler’s crown, few individual nameplates imply go-anywhere ruggedness quite like “Powe ...
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1 week ago

GMC Sierra Vs. Ram 1500: Compare Trucks

Sep 9 2014 3:43pm CDT | Source: The Car Connection

Full-size pickup trucks draw some of the most loyal vehicle shoppers of all. But now that the perennially popular GMC Sierra and Ram 1500 have both recently been refreshed, is there reason for the faithful to switch sides? At first glance, the styling race is the Ram's to lose. The latest GMC Sierra h ...
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1 week ago

Nissan Titan

Sep 8 2014 8:36am CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The Nissan Titan is a full-size pickup that's a rival for the toughest trucks from Ford, Chevy, GMC, and Ram. It shares some running gear with Nissan's full-size Armada SUV--as well as some of its frame with the mid-size Frontier truck. The Titan went on sale as Nissan's first full-size truck in the 2004 model year. It ...
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2 weeks ago

August 2014 Truck Sales – Ram, Silverado Surge, Ford Flat

Sep 5 2014 12:09pm CDT | Source: Truck Trend

Demand for Trucks Strong as EverThe last two years have been some of the best ever for fullsize truck makers, with the Detroit Three leading the charge. Ford remains undefeated in overall sales volume with the F-Series. However, resurgent rival Ram has seen some of the most significant year-over-year sales gains, driven by rapid-fired product updates and innovative, class-first features like an eight-speed transmission and the 1/2-ton cl ...
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2 weeks ago

Chevrolet Releases Fuel-Economy Estimates for 2015 Colorado V-6, Of Course It’s Segment-Leading

Sep 4 2014 5:39pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

There’s hyperbole, and then there’s Chevrolet’s boast that its new-for-2015 Colorado mid-size pickup’s V-6 fuel economy is “segment-leading.” Now, we don’t intend to detract from the Colorado’s 26-mpg highway rating, but let’s take a look at the Colorado’s competitive set. There’s the Toyota Tacoma, which has been on sale in its current form since 2004, and the Nissan Frontier, which debuted the same year and grew up using dial-up internet and those AOL Online compact discs. ...
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2 weeks ago

August 2014: Up, Up and Away Edition

Sep 3 2014 4:33pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: By the Numbers Americans love themselves some pickup trucks. It's a well-known fact, and it's demonstrated each and every month in the form of the top few nameplates as they appear on sales charts, starting with the Ford F-Series, as it has for, well, decades. More often than not, after that Blue Oval sits the Chevrolet Silverado. But not this month. Which nameplate is most likely to usurp the Silverado in second plac ...
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