Links for 1500 + 2014


Ram EcoDiesel Has High-Class Lineage
http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/ram-ecodiesel-has-high-class-lineage
Wards details the VM Motori 3.0L CRD engine, just named to its 10-Best engines list.
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Type: Published review
Year: 2014
Make/Model: Dodge 1500 Engine: Dodge 3.0L V6 CRD

Trip #3, a tale of two trips with the Lance 2285 and my EcoDiesel
http://www.ram1500diesel.com/forum/ram-1500-diesel-towing-hauling/2531-trip-3-tale-two-trips-lance-2285-my-ecodiesel....
Tow report of an owner towing 6000 lb with an Ecodiesel. He's pleased with the performance. At the biggest grade, oil temp reached 260F but coolant never exceeded 233, and trans never past 176, all while still holding 55mph in 5th. In summary - ...more
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Type: Tow report
Year: 2014
Make/Model: Dodge 1500 Engine: Dodge 3.0L V6 CRD

4Wheeler: Midwest Drive report on the RAM 1500 EcoDiesel
http://www.fourwheeler.com/vehicle-reviews/1403-first-drive-2014-ram-1500-ecodiesel-diesel-debut/
4Wheeler drives a new RAM EcoDiesel around the midwest, noting its highway mileage and throttle control off road.
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Type: Published review
Year: 2014
Make/Model: Dodge 1500 Engine: Dodge 3.0L V6 CRD

4Wheeler: Driving and Towing with the RAM 1500 EcoDiesel
http://www.fourwheeler.com/vehicle-reviews/2014-ram-1500-ecodiesel-review-towing-and-mpg-fuel-economy/
FourWheeler magazine tows a 7000lb load with the new RAM EcoDiesel and is impressed with the mileage and, for its size, power. In fact, if you were looking for max tow capacity from a 1/2-ton, the company would likely steer you into a Hemi V-8 ...more
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Type: Published review
Year: 2014
Make/Model: Dodge 1500 Engine: Dodge 3.0L V6 CRD

Ram Releases Tow Ratings for 2014 Ram 1500 Gas and Diesel V-6 - PickupTrucks.com News
http://news.pickuptrucks.com/2013/07/ram-releases-tow-ratings-for-2014-ram-1500-gas-and-diesel-v-6.html
Short version: maxes 7450 for the V6 gas, 9,200 for the 3.0L CRD. Pickup tow ratings continue to be marketing and not performance driven, though. Of course, tow ratings being what they are with none of half-ton makers fully adhering to the Society ...more
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Type: Government & Industry, Product announcements
Year: 2014
Make/Model: Dodge 1500 Engine: Dodge 3.0L V6 CRD, 3.6L V6

2013 Ram 1500 SLT V6 8SP Test - Car and Driver
http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/2013-ram-1500-slt-v6-8at-test-review
Car & Driver drives a 2013 Ram 1500 3.6L with the new ZF 8 speed transmission, including towing results. Hooking up a trailer and increasing the engine’s workload highlights what an outstanding pairing this powertrain is. Even with a couple ...more
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Type: Published review
Year: 2014
Make/Model: Dodge 1500 Engine: Dodge 3.6L V6

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel V-6: First Look - PickupTrucks.com News
http://news.pickuptrucks.com/2013/06/2014-ram-1500-ecodiesel-v-6-first-look.html
Ram announces the 2014 1500 will include the much-rumored VM 3.0L V6 diesel. A segment-first (in the 21st century at least), ram expects highway fuel economy near 30mpg. At a time when fuel economy and efficiency-directed technology seem to be ...more
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Type: Product announcements
Year: 2014
Make/Model: Dodge 1500 Engine: Dodge 3.0L V6 CRD

It's Official: Ram 1500 to Get V-6 EcoDiesel - PickupTrucks.com News
http://news.pickuptrucks.com/2013/02/its-official-ram-1500-to-get-v6-ecodiesel.html
RAM announces the VMMotori 3.0L CRD is destined for the 2014 1500 model.
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Type: News
Year: 2014
Make/Model: Dodge 1500 Engine: Dodge 3.0L V6 CRD

Inside The Banks VM Motori 3.0L 630T V6 Diesel Engine - Diesel Power Magazine
http://www.dieselpowermag.com/tech/1208dp_banks_vm_motori_630t_v6_diesel_engine/
The 2014 Dodge 1500 may be offered with a 3.0L CRD engine maybe by Italian firm VM Motori. Take a detailed look inside the engine on the stand at Gale Bank's tuning shop. It does use the CP4.2 fuel pump, which has caused some failures on the 2011+ ...more
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Type: Published review Attributes: Upgrade/Aftermarket
Year: 2014
Make/Model: Dodge 1500 Engine: Dodge 3.0L V6 CRD

Ram 1500 Likely to Get Turbo-Diesel - PickupTrucks.com News
http://news.pickuptrucks.com/2012/06/ram-1500-likely-to-get-turbo-diesel.html
It might take several years, but development is beginning on a diesel 1500.
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Type: Product rumors
Year: 2014
Make/Model: Dodge 1500