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Ram truck's diesel engine options

Ram’s Pickup Truck Diesel Engine Options

Ram truck's diesel engine options

Ram’s lineup of pickup trucks and cargo vans is a diverse collection of award-winning models that offer solutions to towing and transportation dilemmas. The Ram brand has several different engines including two diesel engines on the Ram 1500, 2500 and 3500 lineup. While there is no clear winner in the comparison between a diesel engine or gas engine, many people that have a truck for towing demands prefer diesel engines, so here’s a look at Ram’s pickup truck diesel engine options.

Ram 1500 HFE

The Ram 1500 HFE is the only light duty pickup truck with a diesel engine on the market. Other major truck brands like Nissan, GMC, Ford or Chevrolet, don’t offer diesel engines on their light duty models.

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Different New Ram Truck for Everyone


Old trucks are out and new Ram trucks are in. The good news about new Ram trucks in 2016 is all of the different special-edition models. From dark and subtle, to bright and bold, and everything in between, Ram has a truck for all personality types. Aside from offering 31 colors on their line of trucks, Ram also has the Black Express, Outdoorsman, the Ram Rebel, and Yellow Stinger options to satisfy everyone.

The mysterious owners are the ones who are harder to read so they need a truck that is dark, yet loaded with features. The Ram 1500 with the Black Express appearance package is a perfect match for those who like to keep a little mystery in their lives. This package features a “black on black on black” appearance. The special black elements are 20-inch rims, a blacked out grille, black paint, black logos, black front and rear bumpers and a black cloth interior.

Down in South Florida there are a lot outdoorsy folks who love to fish, hunt, and enjoy nature. If that description sounds like you, you are in luck. The Ram Outdoorsman is dedicated to those who like to spend time outdoors. There are several features that make this truck perfect for the “outdoorsy types.” Equipped with tow hooks, an anti-spin rear differential for safety, a 5.7-liter HEMI V8 engine makes it perfect for towing boats or off-road toys to the wilderness. Read the rest of this entry >>


New Ram, New Warranty, Less Worries


Warranties are an important thing to understand when purchasing a new truck. If you are thinking of purchasing a new Ram truck, you are in luck. Not only do new Ram trucks have great basic and powertrain warranties, but they have the new Mopar Complete 360 warranty plan available as well. Take a look at the following warranties, and learn all about the Mopar 360 coverage.

It is pretty simple, a basic warranty covers bumper to bumper issues such as air conditioning, audio issues, electrical issues within the car as well as many other things. Warranties for all Ram truck models and trims include a three year, 36,000 basic warranty, and a 5-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty. The powertrain warranty covers problems with the engine, transmission, or drivetrain. Read the rest of this entry >>


Features and Add-Ons for a New Ram 1500


If you purchase a new Ram 1500, there are many features and packages a buyer can add depending on their style and entertainment wants and needs. Some popular features and packages available with a new Ram purchase include UConnect upgrades, the Popular Entertainment group, Luxury group, and Black Appearance package. Each on of these packages are only available on select trims.

Black Appearance Package

The Black Appearance group package, which is optional on the 1500 Express trim, includes lots of features that add darker and a more aggressive look to a new Ram truck. The package includes all black accessories. The appearance package includes 20-inch semi-gloss black aluminum wheels, a 4×4 flat black badge, black headlamp bezels, a black painted honeycomb grille, a black Ram head tailgate badge and a semi-gloss black center cap.

UConnect Upgrades and Systems

UConnect is the entertainment system  available on vehicles made by the various brands owned by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. The Ram 1500 Tradesman, the base 1500 trim, comes standard with an FM/Am radio, however buyers can upgrade to a 5.0 Uconnect system. The 5.0 Uconnect system includes a 5.0-inch screen with SiriusXM capability, and FM/AM radio. This system comes standard on the 1500 SLT.

There is also an upgraded 8.4 Uconnect system available on other 1500 trims. The  biggest difference between the 5.0 Uconnect and the 8.4 Uconnect system is the size, however the 8.4 Uconnect system can also be paired to a backup camera and navigation as well. The UConnect 8.4 system comes optional on the SLT trim, and is standard on both the Lone Star and Big Horn trims. Read the rest of this entry >>


Is Your Truck Lease Up Soon? Lucky You!


From a speculative article published by — we see that the future 2018 Ram 1500 is definitely a truck to watch out for. If your truck lease is ending or if you will need a new truck in the next few years, read up on the features a 2018 Ram 1500 could include.  

Changes to the 2018 Ram 1500 include interior, exterior, engine, and technology upgrades and basically, the 2018 truck will be bigger and badder than ever. Below are a couple of the highlights from some research we have done online.

Updated Engines

The 1500 has three updated engine options, the EcoDiesel, Pentastar, and 5.7-liter “Apache” Hemi. According to, the truck’s engine horsepower could reach as high as 400-horsepower for the Hemi engine and up to 300-horsepower for the Pentastar engine. Ram trucks are already known for having reliable engines and with this news, they might be even more trusted and loved after the release of the 2018 models. Another bonus, more powerful engines are likely to improve towing capacity. Read the rest of this entry >>

Two Limited-Edition Ram Trucks, Mopar and Yellow Stinger


Introducing the limited-edition 2016 Ram Stinger Yellow 1500 Sport

The Ram 1500 Stinger Yellow Sport is is Ram’s second yellow special-edition car introduced in 2016, however, the first special-edition truck color, ‘Yellow Rose of Texas” is only available for purchase in Texas. The Yellow Stinger is modeled Special-Edition Yellow Stinger Ram 1500 Sport Miami Lakes Ram from the Rumble Bee, which was a Ram truck inspired by the Dodge Super Bee, a special trim that was seen exclusively on Dodge muscle cars from the past.

The Ram 1500 Yellow Stinger is only offered as a crew cab, but it is available as a 4X2 or 4X4. The brightly colored special-edition Ram 1500 is powered by a 5.7-liter Hemi V8 that produces 395 horsepower.Each Stinger Yellow Sport is equipped with an 8.4 inch UConnect screen, and dark black leather upholstery with yellow accents. Read the rest of this entry >>

Boost Your Efficiency With The Ram 1500 HFE EcoDiesel

2016 Ram 1500 HFE

From the tough-working foreman all the way to the guys out on the worksite, there’s no mistaking it – everybody’s got a different job to do. As it turns out, the type of work you have to get done might require some specialized equipment that doesn’t fit the usual profile – and in many cases, that’s a good thing. Having a specialized tool can seriously boost your productivity, and there are few worksite staples for which this is more true than for a solid work truck. That’s why we’re so excited about Ram’s impressive work on EcoDiesel fuel in its all-new 2016 Ram 1500 HFE EcoDiesel truck, the only light-duty diesel truck in the industry and one powerfully efficient piece of machinery for those who simply won’t settle for less than the best.

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Which of the Ram 1500’s Trims is Right for You?


We’re all on a budget when we’re shopping for vehicles. If you’re in the market for a new pickup truck, you may be targeting the Ram 1500. Of course, the decision isn’t so cut and dry, as you’ll have to also decide on a trim. Understandably, you’ll be targeting some of the most affordable options in order to remain within your budget, but which do you ultimately opt for? We’ve got you covered.

To learn more about the 2016 Ram 1500‘s most affordable trims, including the Tradesman, Ram 1500 Express, and Black Ram 1500 Express, continue reading after the break…

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New Ram 1500 Earns Four-Star Safety Rating

The Ram 1500 received some serious updates for the 2016 model year. While it isn’t considered an entirely new generation for the full-size pickup truck, the changes made to the 2016 Ram 1500 were distinct enough to stand out, and remain competitive in the pickup truck segment. Two new models, updated air suspensions, redesigned grilles, and new standard technology, were all added to the latest Ram 1500 lineup. Read the rest of this entry >>

Why the 2016 Ram 1500 Can be Relied on Year Round


If you live in a region of the country that features extreme weather, it can be difficult to target a particular vehicle. You may look for a hulking SUV to deal with the winter months, but then you find yourself seeking something a bit sportier during the summer. Some consumers solve this issue by purchasing two vehicles, but that’s not an option for everybody. So what vehicle is the best for year round for usage?

You don’t need to look any further than the Ram 1500. The simple pickup is capable of tolerating any kind of weather or conditions, and it proves to be a logical choice regardless of the season. To learn why the 2016 Ram 1500 can be relied on for the entire year, continue reading below…

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