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2021 Ram 1500 Classic Engine Options: Gas vs Diesel

2021 Ram 1500 Classic Engine Options: Gas vs Diesel

2021 Ram 1500 Classic Engine Options: Gas vs Diesel

 

 

There is no denying that the 2021 Ram 1500 is a capable and well-equipped pickup truck. This truck has several advanced features including a large touchscreen infotainment display, a standard push-button start ignition, and automatic quad-halogen headlamps. In addition to the many exciting interior and exterior features that this truck has to offer, it also provides drivers with a wide range of powerful engine options. Here is a look at the different powertrains that you can get on the 2021 Ram 1500.

 

 

3.6-litre Pentastar V6 engine with eTorque

 

 

The 3.6-litre V6 engine comes standard on the Tradesmen and the Big Horn. The engine is paired to an 8-speed automatic transmission and also features an eTorque mild hybrid system that utilizes electric power to add 90 lb.-ft of torque to the engine. Without the system, the engine is still impressive and adds 305 horsepower and 269 lb.-ft of torque. It can tow up to 7,730 lbs. and has a payload capacity of 2,300 lbs.

 

 

5.7-litre Hemi V8

 

 

The iconic 5.7-litre Hemi V8 engine is powerful and impressive. The engine is able to deliver up to 395 horsepower and 410 lb.-ft of torque. This engine is also able to tow up to 11,610 pounds and has a payload capacity of 1,850 pounds. The engine can be found on the Sport, Laramie, Rebel, Limited, Limited Longhorn, and is available on the Big Horn and the Tradesmen.

 

The 5.7-litre Hemi V8 engine also comes with an available eTorque system which is available in the Limited, Laramie, and Limited Longhorn trim levels. The eTorque system adds 130 lb.-ft of launch torque and has a payload capacity of 1,940 pounds.

 

 

6.2 Supercharged Hemi V8

 

 

The 6.2-litre Supercharged Hemi V8 engine is only available on the TRX model. This powerful engine offers instantaneous torque and is able to go from 0 to 60 in just 4.5 seconds. The 6.2-litre V8 is also paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission and is able to deliver a heart-stopping 702 horsepower and 650 lb.-ft of torque. With this engine, the Ram 1500 can tow up to 8,100 pounds and has a maximum payload capacity of 1,350 pounds.

 

 

3.0-litre EcoDiesel V6

 

 

This impressive diesel-powered engine is available on the Laramie, Rebel, Limited, and Longhorn Limited trim levels. This engine is not only powerful it is but also fuel-efficient. It can deliver up to 260 horsepower and 480 lb.-ft of torque. It also has a maximum towing capacity of 12,560 pounds and a maximum payload capacity of 2,060 pounds.

 

 

No matter what you are planning to use the 2021 Ram 1500 for, it has an engine that is able to get the job done. If you have any questions about any of the available engines, please feel free to contact us today.

 

 

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