What Kind of Performance Should I Expect from the 2018 Ram 1500?

2018 Ram 1500 Towing

The 2018 Ram 1500 has the performance credentials to accomplish any task. Enjoy the following features:

  • An available 3.0L EcoDiesel engine delivers the best fuel economy in the entire standard pickup segment.
  • The Ram 1500’s long lasting Torqueflite 8-Speed Automatic Transmission balances fuel economy and rugged power transfer.
  • With a max towing capacity of 10,620 lbs, the Ram 1500 is right at home on the jobsite.

Truck Enthusiasts Turn to the Ram 1500

Those performance highlights just scratch the surface of the 2018 Ram 1500’s accomplishments. With three available engines, you can equip this pickup to meet your day-to-day needs in Troy, OH:

3.6L Pentastar V6 3.0L Ecodiesel V6 5.7L HEMI V8
Horsepower 305 hp 240 hp 395 hp
Torque 269 lb-ft 420 lb-ft 410 lb-ft
EPA-Estimated MPG (City) 17 mpg 21 mpg 15 mpg
EPA-Estimated MPG (Highway) 25 mpg 29 mpg 22 mpg

On top of these stellar performance and efficiency numbers, each and every Ram 1500 model includes the tough durability Springfield drivers have come to expect from the brand.

Towing and Payload Stats

Wondering how much the Ram 1500 can haul? Let’s see which engine will best suit your towing and payload needs:

  • 5.7L V8 HEMI
    • Max Payload – 1,720 pounds
    • Max Towing – 10,620 pounds
  • 3.0L V6 EcoDiesel
    • Max Payload – 1,510 pounds
    • Max Towing – 9,290 pounds
  • 3.6L Pentastar V6
    • Max Payload – 1,900 pounds
    • Max Towing – 7,320 pounds

When you’re towing a heavy load, you’ll want to make sure your cargo is safe. Luckily, Trailer Sway Control and an integrated trailer hitch give you confidence while towing on Interstate 75.

Enjoy the High-Performance Ram 1500 at New Carlisle CDJR

The sales team at New Carlisle CDJR is excited to introduce this pickup to drivers in the Troy, OH area. In addition to competitive pricing, our finance team can get you a great rate on a low-interest auto loan. Just fill out this financing application to get the ball rolling. Schedule a test drive online to get in the driver’s seat of the Ram 1500 today, or drop by our showroom at 580 N. Main St. in New Carlisle, OH. Remember we also carry a wide variety of high quality used trucks of all kinds, so come see us soon!