Understanding the 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Specs

June 3rd, 2014 by

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Release DateThe 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel recently arrived at our Medicine Hat dealership, and now that it’s actually here it’s clear what an impressive truck this is. It looks great, drives great, and does what a lot of other trucks can’t, especially in the light-duty class. Until you can get behind the wheel, take a look at some of the most impressive 2014 Ram EcoDiesel specs. Does it look the the new Ram 1500 EcoDiesel can do what you need it to do?

Engine Options

The EcoDiesel is the most innovative of the three engines available in the 2014 Ram 1500, but you can also opt for conventional engines if you need pure power:

  • 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 – This is the only diesel engine currently available in a light-duty truck. It puts out 240 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque — tops in this class — while delivering fuel efficiency specs as high as 10.2 L/100 km in the city and 7.1 L/100 km on the  highway.
  • 3.6L  Pentastar VVT V6 – This stronger V6 engine offers the perfect blend of power and longevity. You can rely on 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque while getting gas mileage as high as 11.4 L/100 km in the city and 7.8 L/100 km on the highway.
  • 5.7L HEMI VVT V8 – If you need uncompromising amounts of horsepower, you can count on the 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque that comes out of this engine. Fuel efficiency gets as high as 14.1 L/100 km in the city and 9.2 L/100 km on the highway.


The 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel makes use of a TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission that is not available on any other truck in this class. It uses over 40 shift maps to provide you with more power faster, while still conserving fuel in a smart way. Thanks to this innovative transmission technology, you can do more with less.


When the 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel actually roars in to action, these numbers prove that it can get the job one.

  • Maximum towing capacity of 10,450 pounds
  • Maximum payload of 1,930 pounds
  • 4-Lo 4×4 setting provides a 2.72:1 gear reduction ratio
  • 0 to 100 km in just over 9 seconds
  • Available park-assist sensors detect objects 119.8 cm away

Visit Jackson Dodge to check out the 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

As you can tell, the 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel can pretty much do it all. Use it for work by day, family by night, and fun on the weekends. Visit our dealership in Medicine Hat, AB to take a test drive.

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