Monday, July 29, 2013

RAM 1500 3.0 EcoDiesel

2014 Ram 1500 Offers Best-in-class Fuel Efficiency
with Industry’s Only Light-duty Diesel Pickup
· Ram to be the only brand to offer a small-displacement diesel for its half-ton
line of trucks
· 2014 Ram 1500 starts at $24,200, plus $1,095 destination; EcoDiesel option priced $2,850 greater than similarly equipped HEMI-powered Ram 1500
· Ram first to market with game-changing technologies
· Class leading powertrain:
o Best-in-class fuel economy with new 3.0-liter EcoDiesel engine featuring
240 horsepower, 420 lb.-ft. of torque and a TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission

Type and Description 60-degree V-type, liquid-cooled
Displacement 182 cu. in. (2988 cu. cm)
Bore x Stroke 3.27 x 3.60 (83 x 92)
Valve System Chain-driven DOHC, 24 valves
Fuel Injection Common-rail, 2000 bar, Solenoid Injectors
Construction Cast-iron block, aluminum alloy heads
Compression Ratio 15.5:1
Power (SAE net) 240 hp (179 kW) at 3,600 rpm
Torque (SAE net) 420 lb.-ft. (569 N•m) at 2,000 rpm
Max. Engine Speed 4,800 rpm (electronically limited)
Fuel Requirement Ultra Low-sulfur diesel
Oil Capacity 8.2 qt. (7.8 liter)
Coolant Capacity 12 qt. (11.4 liter)
Emission Controls Cooled EGR, Oxidation catalyst, Diesel particulate filter, SCR w/urea injection
Estimated EPA Fuel Economy mpg (city/hwy) TBA