2019 Ram 2500 Highlights

The fifth-generation Ram 2500 Heavy-Duty was initially introduced at the 2019 North American International Auto Show. It competes directly with other heavy-duty full-size pickups such as the Ford F-250 Super Duty, the GMC Sierra 2500HD and Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD. Here’s a summary of the highlights that make the 2019 Ram 2500 the truck to beat in its segment: Read the rest of this entry >>

Safety Features of the 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

America’s continuing love affair with pickup trucks marches onward. The Detroit Three – Ford, GM and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) – continue to focus their attention on outfitting their pickups with the best features, especially the safety systems. Rumor has it that the new 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel will offer prospective buyers the most desirable safety features that are intended to improve the level of confidence while driving. Ram made a splash when it announced that the EcoDiesel engine was finally making a comeback after being absent for a few model years. In the press release announcing the debut of the new-and-improved EcoDiesel engine, Ram stated: “Giving maximum effort all day, every day with confidence, the Ram truck lineup steps forward with the full force of modern capability providing confidence-inspiring features and class-exclusive vehicle safety.” Let’s check out what advanced safety features are expected to be on the 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel model. Read the rest of this entry >>

EcoDiesel is Back and Better Than Ever on the 2020 Ram 1500

Great news are in order for all truck fans – Ram just announced that the 2020 Ram 1500 lineup will finally introduce a half-ton pickup powered by an EcoDiesel engine. The 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel features tech, torque and towing capacity figures that give plenty of other pickups in its segment a run for their money. Ram’s new, 3.0-liter diesel V6 is capable of generating 260 horsepower and 480 lb-ft of torque. Both figures represent an increase when compared to the last-generation Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, with past figures coming in at 240 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque. Fuel economy estimates are unavailable for the time being, but Ram is confident that the EcoDiesel engine “is expected to lead the segment on fuel economy” according to the brand’s official statement. The last-generation Ram 1500 EcoDiesel was rated at 21 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway. Read the rest of this entry >>

Ram Heavy-Duty: A Refined Workhorse

Ram revised their 2500 and 3500 heavy-duty pickup trucks for the 2019 model year. The brand’s special focus was on making the trucks quieter, more luxurious with smoother riding and handling. Additionally, the Ram Heavy-Duty lineup also offers increased towing and hauling abilities. Traditionally manufactured as extra robust pickups whose main functions are expected to be towing and hauling, the heavy-duty trucks normally use a 2500/3500 or 250/350 nomenclature. The main target client base for these type of trucks are commercial contractors, farmers, ranchers, and on weekends by people who rely on them recreationally – either to haul horses, RV trailers, or even big boats. Read the rest of this entry >>