What is EcoDiesel?

September 21st, 2018 by

EcoDiesel Ram 1500

The 2019 RAM 1500 has been redesigned this year, and some versions of the RAM 1500 come with RAM EcoDiesel engines. Learn more about the specs and engineering of this robust powertrain here at Lee's Summit Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram.

RAM EcoDiesel Technology

Since 2014, RAM 1500 models have been offered with the efficient and powerful capabilities of the EcoDiesel V6 engine. Over the years, RAM engineers have fine-tuned this powertrain to help it achieve even better MPG and performance numbers. Check it out:

  • Compacted graphite iron block
  • Aluminum twin-cam heads
  • State-of-the-art clean diesel technology
  • B20 biodiesel compatibility
  • Active Air® Grille Shutters

RAM 1500 EcoDiesel Performance

When it comes to performance, the RAM 1500 EcoDiesel doesn’t let up. Recent renditions of the 3.0L EcoDiesel have developed inspired output, including 240 hp, 420 lb-ft of torque, and a towing capacity of up to 9,290 pounds.

RAM EcoDiesel MPG

No matter which cab size you choose, you’ll find the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel has great fuel economy. So great, in fact, that the RAM 1500 has earned best-in-class fuel economy numbers in recent years, including:

  • RAM EcoDiesel 4×2 MPG – 29 mpg highway, 21 mpg city
  • RAM EcoDiesel 4×4 MPG – 27 mpg highway, 21 mpg city

Test Drive an EcoDiesel Engine Near Kansas City

Want to get behind the wheel of a truck or SUV with a capable EcoDiesel engine near Kansas City? Then come to Lee's Summit Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram today. Here, you’ll see why the EcoDiesel engine is but one reason the RAM 1500 beats the Chevrolet Silverado 1500. Explore our inventory before you contact us today!


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