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A 12 months after launching the all-new Ram 1500 pickup, the truck model has confirmed the arrival later this 12 months of a diesel engine that can compete with related choices within the Ford F-150 and Chevrolet Silverado 1500.
The three.Zero-liter turbocharged V6 is similar dimension because the diesel within the final technology 1500, however at 260 hp and 480 lb-ft of torque is 20 hp and 60 lb-ft stronger than the outdated one. These figures evaluate to 250 hp and 440 lb-ft for Ford’s three.Zero-liter V6 and 277 hp and 460 lb-ft for Chevy’s three.Zero-liter inline-6.
Ram is making the diesel obtainable in each 1500, together with the Insurgent off-roader. Ford and Chevy solely supply their engines in a restricted variety of trim ranges and configurations.
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Crucially for the sunshine responsibility pickup phase, Ram’s diesel delivers a most tow ranking of 12,560 kilos, which bests the highest F-150 diesel at the moment obtainable at 11,400 kilos. Chevrolet has not but revealed its official determine.
The gasoline-powered F-150 three.5-liter EcoBoost has the general greatest ranking within the class at 13,200 kilos.
Pricing and gasoline financial system for the Ram diesels will likely be introduced nearer to their on sale date. The F-150 has an EPA freeway ranking of 30 mpg and the bottom priced mannequin is an XLT at $46,225.
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