What is RAM 1500 EcoDiesel?

2020 Ram 1500
If you’ve been looking through the popular RAM 1500 lineup, you may have noticed RAM EcoDiesel on the specs sheet. So, just what is RAM 1500 EcoDiesel, and how can it improve your driving experiences around Orland Park and Mokena? This exclusive technology combines the strengths of both gas and diesel engineering, resulting in an engine that maximizes horsepower and torque without sacrificing fuel economy. Learn all about the RAM EcoDiesel specs below with Bettenhausen CDJR.

RAM EcoDiesel Technology

Though the RAM EcoDiesel debuted on RAM 1500 models back in 2014, the technology has improved every year to create a more robust and fuel-efficient driving experience for New Lenox drivers. Modern highlights include smart features like:

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

RAM 1500 EcoDiesel Review

So, what makes the RAM EcoDiesel such a force on the Tinley Park roads? Diesel engines utilize high compression, while standard gas-powered engines use simple spark plugs. The high compression ratio of the diesel engine allows fuel combustion to occur almost instantaneously, which means more output without energy loss. More output translates to big numbers, including the impressive RAM EcoDiesel towing capacity and torque. Check out the 3.0L RAM EcoDiesel specs:

  • 240 horsepower
  • 420 lb-ft of torque
  • 9,290-lb max towing capacity

RAM EcoDiesel MPG

Not only do you get the benefits of high-octane power out of the EcoDiesel lineup, but you’ll also appreciate the savings at the gas pump! The RAM EcoDiesel MPG is higher than most gas-powered engines, due to a high-torque performance. Higher torque creates more power per gallon on average, which means fewer fill-ups. Take a look at the recent best-in-class fuel economy estimates:

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

Find Out More with Bettenhausen CDJR

You’ve read the research, you’ve seen the specs, now are you ready to experience RAM EcoDiesel technology in person? Contact us at Bettenhausen CDJR with any questions about the latest RAM technology or schedule your test drive in a new RAM 1500 today!

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