Saturday, August 29, 2015
RAM 1500 has Powerful Engine Options for Hauling and Towing
Hauling and towing jobs are easier with a Dodge RAM 1500. With powerful engine options to choose from and exceptional torque, this full sized pickup is one of the most efficient options on the market. Depending on the job requirements, the 3.6L Pentastar V6, 5.7L Hemi V8, or 3.0L Ecodiesel V6, have the power your truck needs to safely push you through tough conditions and rough terrain adventures.
First, the RAM 1500’s with a 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine include a silent chain timing drive to significantly reduce noise and increase the truck’s durability. They are available in 4x2 or 4x4 models with TorqueFlite® Eight-Speed Automatic Transmission.
Secondly, the 5.7L Hemi V8 engine brings several features to the RAM 1500 including fuel saver technology which deactivates half of the cylinders while cruising or when carrying lightweight loads in order to increase the fuel economy of the truck. This engine also powers the RAM 1500 to 395 horsepower and 410lb-ft of torque. Heavy load to haul? No problem! With this engine, the RAM 1500 can tow up to 10,650 lbs. With an average fuel economy of 22 Highway MPG, and 15 City MPG, the 4x2 TorqueFlite® Eight-Speed Automatic Transmission is not only powerful but efficient.
Lastly, the 3.0L Ecodiesel V6 engine has 240 horsepower and 420lb-ft of torque making the 4x2 models more fuel efficient at 28 Highway MPG and 20 City MPG. This engine features a diesel oxidation catalyst making it emissions-compliant in all 50 states.
Make your hauling and towing jobs easier with strong power and great fuel economy. Visit Melloy Dodge in Albuquerque, New Mexico today!