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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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2 weeks ago

2015 Toyota Tundra

Nov 4 2014 4:51pm CST | Source: The Car Connection

The 2015 Toyota Tundra is not a primary player in the ultra-competitive pickup world. In fact, it’s more of a loyalty offering to Toyota fans—it’s not winning away many buyers from Ford, GM, or Ram trucks. Although it doesn’t stand out in any of the categorie ...
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2015 Toyota Tundra

Nov 4 2014 4:51pm CST | Source: The Car Connection

The 2015 Toyota Tundra is not a primary player in the ultra-competitive pickup world. In fact, it’s more of a loyalty offering to Toyota fans—it’s not winning away many buyers from Ford, GM, or Ram trucks. Although it doesn’t stand out in any of the categories that pickup buyers are keen on, a range o ...
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3 weeks ago

Official: Mercedes previews midsize US van with Metris SEMA concepts

Nov 4 2014 9:02am CST | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Concept Cars, SEMA Show, Minivan/Van, Commercial Vehicles, Mercedes-Benz, Design/Style It seems like the commercial van market is booming at the moment. After years of consumers being limited to elderly choices like the Ford E-Series, Chevrolet Express/GMC Savana and various Dodge/Ram models, these days, buyers have fresh options in multiple sizes from companies like Ford, Ram and Nissan. Now, Mercedes-Benz is previewing an expansion of its van lineup with concept ver ...
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3 weeks ago

Report: Ram CEO rules out Hellcat pickup for now [w/poll]

Nov 3 2014 12:31pm CST | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Performance, Truck, Ram If you've been waiting for Chrysler to shoehorn its new Hellcat engine into the Ram 1500 pickup, you may be waiting a while. Our compatriots at Car and Driver spoke to Ram CEO Bob Hegbloom about the prospect of a Hellcat pickup, and his answer was less than promising: "At this time, I would say no." That doesn't mean it'll never happen, but does suggest that such a project is not currently in the car ...
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3 weeks ago

Jeep, Ram carry Chrysler to another stellar month

Nov 3 2014 11:00am CST | Source: Automotive News

Jeep sales continue to defy gravity, with older models even posting strong gains, and helping drive Chrysler Group to another monthly volume increas ...
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3 weeks ago

Official: Ram 700 by Fiat may be the small truck we've been waiting for

Nov 1 2014 4:10pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Truck, Fiat, Ram It seems like auto buyers throughout the whole world outside of the United States and Canada have a plethora of small pickups to choose from to fit their needs. In fact, there's one just south of the border that might be perfect for many American consumers - the 2015 Ram 700. The little, front-wheel-drive pickup is a badge-engineered version of the Fiat Strada, which is also sold in Mexico. The power ...
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3 weeks ago

Ram quality, reliability dragged down by technology, new boss says

Oct 31 2014 11:33am CDT | Source: Automotive News

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' Ram brand chief says cockpit technology was partly responsible for the brand's ranking in the latest Consumer Report's reliability s ...
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3 weeks ago

Ram chief says consumers aren't clamoring for aluminum pickup

Oct 30 2014 5:58pm CDT | Source: Automotive News

Bob Hegbloom, chief of the Ram brand, isn't buying the buzz that the lightweight aluminum body of the upcoming 2015 F-150 pickup will ...
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3 weeks ago

Ram chief: Consumers aren't clamoring for aluminum pickup

Oct 30 2014 5:08pm CDT | Source: Automotive News

Bob Hegbloom, chief of the Ram brand, isn't buying the buzz that the lightweight aluminum body of the upcoming 2015 F-150 pickup will ...
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3 weeks ago

Chrysler Recalls 566,000 Ram, Durango, Grand Cherokee Models

Oct 29 2014 3:13pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

Chrysler is recalling 566,000 SUVS and pickups for faulty airbags, a stability control flaw, and leaking diesel fuel. The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango have airbag modules that can short-circuit due to a manufacturing defect on the circuit board. As a result, the front airbags, side airbags and seat belt pretensioners could be disabled; if so, a warning light should appear on the instrument cluster. Ch ...
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