2016 Dodge RAM 1500 Named to Wards 10 Best Engines List

RAM 1500 DaphneGet behind the wheel of the 2016 Dodge Ram 1500 to be in charge of one of the best engines, according to Wards Auto. The website is known for its objective and accurate rankings of various components of cars, including engines, interiors, technology, and more. In its list of the 2016 Wards 10 Best Engines, the EcoDiesel on the Ram 1500 was included.

About the 2016 Dodge Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

The 2016 Dodge Ram 1500’s EcoDiesel is a 3-liter V6 that easily beat other diesel engines by Nissan/Cummins and General Motors to earn a spot on this list. It has a displacement of 2,988 cc and generates 240 horsepower at 3,600 rpm plus 420 pound-feet of torque at 2,000 rpm. This engine is truly impressive because it also gets excellent fuel economy, achieving 21 mpg in the city* and 29 on the highway*. The EcoDiesel has actually been more popular than Fiat Chrysler anticipated, meaning the automaker has to plan carefully to keep meeting the supply. The engine is manufactured in Cento, Italy, before being shipped to North America, where it is added at the truck plants.

What They Loved About the Ram 1500 Engine

In the review of the 2016 Dodge Ram 1500’s EcoDiesel engine, Wards Auto praised its smoothness during all actions, including idling, cruising, and towing. According to Wards Auto, the upgrade is well worth the price tag and will make you strongly consider driving diesels in the future. The 3-liter EcoDiesel is great for towing anything from a camper loaded with items to a smaller water ski. In their real-world testing, the 2016 Dodge Ram 1500 with the EcoDiesel gave analysts 24 mpg combined*, living up to its official ratings.

You can experience the Ram 1500’s award-winning EcoDiesel engine at Chris Myers CDJR. While there, take this powerful pick on a test drive around Daphne, Alabama.

*Based on EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

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