RAM Truck Engines

2022 RAM 1500 Grille

 

For the industry experts at Car and Driver, there’s no second-guessing about which brand is making the best pickups on the market. The 2022 RAM 1500 half-ton pickup claimed the top spot in their “10 Best” list, and reviewers were equally impressed by the heavy-duty “RAM 2500 and 3500; when properly equipped, they can tow more than 35,000 pounds.”

 

 

If you’re looking for detailed RAM engine specs as you decide which RAM model to buy in Dayton, you’ve come to the right place! Read on for an overview of RAM truck engine options for the light-duty, heavy-duty, and chassis cab models from the team at New Carlisle Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram.

RAM Truck Engine HP

Although horsepower doesn’t necessarily tell you how much weight a truck can handle or how useful it will be for specific jobs, many buyers do use it as a baseline for comparison. Before we move on to more detailed RAM engine specs, see below for a breakdown of RAM truck engine hp for each model:

RAM 1500 Engine Options

  • 5.7L V8 HEMI® MDS VVT – 305 hp
  • 5.7L V8 HEMI® MDS VVT eTorque – 395 hp
  • 3.0L V6 Turbo Diesel – 260 hp
  • 6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8 SRT® – 702 hp

RAM Heavy-Duty Engine Options

  • 6.4L V8 Heavy Duty HEMI® MDS – 410 hp
  • 6.7L I6 Cummins Turbo Diesel – 400 hp
  • 6.7L I6 Cummins HO Turbo Diesel – 370 hp

Chassis Cab Engine Options

  • 6.4L V8 Heavy-Duty HEMI® – 410
  • 6.7L I6 Cummins Turbo Diesel – 400 hp
  • 6.4L V8 Heavy Duty HEMI® MDS – 410 hp

RAM Truck Engine Options: 1500

As we mentioned above, the half-ton RAM 1500 is an exceedingly popular pickup among Springfield-area buyers. One reason for that is its versatility and the sheer range of options that are on the table when it comes to customization. Whether you’re looking for an efficient RAM diesel engine or supercharged torque, you’ll find a match in the lineup of RAM truck engine options:

5.7L V8 HEMI® MDS VVT Engine

The standard RAM 1500 engine uses Variable Valve Timing and a Multi-Displacement System with Fuel Saver Technology to deliver consistent power and efficient performance on and off the job site in Huber Heights.

5.7L V8 HEMI® MDS VVT eTorque Engine

Combining Fuel Saver Technology, Variable Valve Timing, and an eTorque Mild Hybrid System, this available engine boosts efficiency without sacrificing capability. With 410 lb-ft of torque—including an additional 130 lb-ft of supplemental launch torque—it’s the perfect partner for tough tasks.

3.0L V6 Turbo Diesel Engine Gen 3

Thanks to an updated turbo and redesigned intake ports and fuel injector nozzles, this available engine achieves 260 horsepower and 480 lb-ft of torque.

6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8 SRT® Engine

Available exclusively on the TRX trim level, this engine musters an explosive 702 horsepower and 650 pound-feet of torque. What’s more, its near-instantaneous torque can get you moving from 0-60 mph in only 4.5 seconds.

RAM Truck Engine Options: 2500 & 3500 HD

Two RAM diesel engine options are available for the HD models: a 6.7L I6 Cummins Turbo Diesel that is available as an upgrade on both the 2500 and 3500 models; and a high-output 400-hp version exclusive to the 3500. See below for details:

6.4L V8 Heavy Duty HEMI® MDS Engine

Delivering a towing capacity of up to 17,540 pounds and 429 pound-feet of torque, the 6.4L engine uses a Multi-Displacement System (MDS) with Fuel Saver Technology.

6.7L I6 Cummins Turbo Diesel Engine

The legendary 6.7L Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6 engine provides powerful and responsive handling with an extraordinary max towing capacity.

6.7L I6 Cummins HO Turbo Diesel Engine

The high-output version of the 6.7L I6 Cummins Turbo Diesel improves upon its power and capability.

RAM Truck Engine Options: Chassis Cab Models

3500, 4500, and 5500 Chassis Cab models can be equipped with one of two engines, including a turbo RAM diesel engine option. The 3500 SRW 10k GVWR Chassis Cab comes with its own heavy-duty V8:

6.4L V8 Heavy-Duty HEMI® Engine

Standard on 3500, 4500, 5500 Chassis Cab trucks, the Heavy-Duty 6.4L HEMI® V8 includes a Multi-Displacement System (MDS) with Fuel Saver Technology.

6.7L I6 Cummins Turbo Diesel Engine

Available on 3500/4500/5500 Chassis Cab models, the 6.7L Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6 engine delivers impressive horsepower and an extraordinary max towing capacity.

6.4L V8 Heavy Duty HEMI® MDS Engine

Standard on RAM 3500 SRW 10k GVWR Chassis Cab, the Heavy-Duty 6.4L HEMI® V8 engine includes a Multi-Displacement System (MDS) with Fuel Saver Technology.

Explore RAM Engine Specs With New Carlisle Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram

Whether you’d like to learn more about the unique capability of RAM EcoDiesel engine options or compare RAM truck engine hp and other specs in greater detail, our team is here to help. Stop by our dealership in New Carlisle to learn more today!

 

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