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Ram trucks continue to stand out from the competition for a wide variety of reasons. The competition simply cannot match the clever engineering, impeccable refinement, outstanding build quality, and innovation found across the entire Ram truck model lineup. However, one of the most essential attributes of any full-size pickup truck is its performance capabilities. Fortunately, this is yet another area in which Ram trucks outperform their rivals. No matter if your truck is used for work, play, or even a combination of both – Ram trucks deliver the power and versatility you need to get the job done. To help demonstrate how Ram trucks set the benchmark for their class, our team at Sarchione Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram has created this information Ram trucks engine guide. You’ll have no trouble finding a Ram truck with the right amount of performance for your lifestyle and driving habits. Let’s get started!

Ram 1500 Engine Lineup

3.6L Pentastar® V6 with eTorque 5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque 6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8
Horsepower / Torque: 305 HP / 273 LB-FT Horsepower / Torque: 410 HP / 395 LB-FT Horsepower / Torque: 702 HP / 650 LB-FT
Max Towing Capacity: 7,730 pounds Max Towing Capacity: 12,750 pounds Max Towing Capacity: 8,100 pounds
Standard on the Ram 1500 Tradesman® and Big Horn® trim levels, this responsive engine combines the efficiency of the revolutionary eTorque system with enhanced capability. It’s engineered with two-step variable valve lift and wide-range variable valve timing, working in harmony to provide outstanding fuel efficiency and smooth power delivery. Drivers can access nearly 90% of peak torque between 1,800 and 6,400 RPM, making the 3.6L Pentastar® V6 an excellent choice for towing your largest toys or equipment. Instantly recognizable across the industry, the legendary 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine continues to deliver the muscular power and low-end grunt that’s made it an icon among full-size pickup truck buyers. Benefitting from the cutting-edge Ram eTorque system, this workhorse of an engine features an additional 130 lb-ft of electrically-assisted torque along with a total driving range of up to 527 miles. Signature capabilities blended with legendary reliability make the 5.7L HEMI® V8 an outstanding choice for Ram 1500 buyers. Topping the Ram 1500 engine range is the precision-tuned 6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8, found exclusively on Ram 1500 TRX models. As the most powerful factory engine ever installed on a half-ton truck, this bespoke powertrain has the ability to reach 60 MPH from a dead stop in just 4.5 seconds. Built to thrill, the Ram 1500 TRX remains the ultimate option for truck shoppers who crave maximum performance.

Ram Heavy Duty Engine Lineup

6.4L HEMI® V8 6.7L Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6
Horsepower / Torque: 410 HP / 429 LB-FT Horsepower / Torque: 370 HP / 850 LB-FT
Max Towing Capacity: 17,730 pounds Max Towing Capacity: 19,980 pounds
Standard power for the Ram 2500 comes in the form of the proven 6.4L HEMI® V8 that cranks out a stout 410 horsepower. Its Variable-Cam Timing (VCT) gives this engine the ability to produce responsive low-end torque that helps to simplify towing. Engineered to balance efficiency with capability, the 6.4L HEMI® V8 is perfectly suited to the needs of heavy-duty pickup buyers. One of the most coveted and established names associated with diesel engines, the available 6.7L Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6 of the Ram 2500 maximizes performance and capability. A true technological marvel, key features of this revolutionary engine include a water-cooled turbocharger with variable geometry turbine, cylinder head intake ports, and an exhaust gas circulation system. Low noise, reduced vibration, and enhanced efficiency make this engine the ultimate choice for towing and hauling.

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