November 21, 2019
, Auburn Hills, Mich.
Green Car Journal has named a Ram 1500 as a 2020 Green Truck of a Year™. The proclamation was finished currently during a 51st annual San Antonio Auto Truck Show in San Antonio, Texas.
The Ram 1500’s all-new 3.0-liter V-6 EcoDiesel leads a half-ton pickup lorry shred in torque with 480 lb.-ft. and diesel towing capability of 12,560 pounds. The 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel also leads all trucks in fuel range. Paired with an accessible 33-gallon fuel tank, Ram’s pushing operation exceeds 1,000 miles.
“The all-new EcoDiesel engine and a eTorque mild-hybrid V-6 Pentastar and V-8 HEMI® engines offer Ram 1500 business mixed fuel-efficient powertrain choices,” pronounced Reid Bigland, Head of Ram Brand. “We are respected to accept a Green Truck of a Year award, affirming a joining to powertrain record care in a lorry segment.”
Green Car Journal editors cruise all intensity lorry models in a U.S. market, weighing environmental attributes alongside normal criteria that conclude what creates a good pickup, such as capability, versatility, safety, value and style. The leader was comparison from 5 finalists by a Green Truck of a Year jury, comprised of automotive experts and Green Car Journal staff.
“The Ram 1500 stands out in a pickup field, not usually with a disdainful use of eTorque mild-hybrid technology, though also with a some-more absolute EcoDiesel engine that’s EPA rated adult to 32 highway mpg,” pronounced Ron Cogan, editor and publisher of Green Car Journal and GreenCarJournal.com. “That kind of fuel potency – and attendant CO emissions rebate – is quite considerable in a pickup charity a good functionality, recreational and work capabilities, and altogether pushing delight of a Ram 1500. Its eminence as a 2020 Green Truck of a Year™ is good deserved.”
New for 2020, a third era of a turbocharged 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6 delivers increasing torque and horsepower, along with glorious fuel economy and minimal levels of noise, quivering and rudeness (NVH) to accommodate a needs of Ram 1500 owners. In a 2020 Ram 1500, a 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6 is rated during a best-in-class 480 lb.-ft. of torque during 1,600 rpm, a 14 percent boost from a previous-generation EcoDiesel V-6 that peaks 400 rpm earlier. Horsepower increases 8 percent to 260 hp during 3,600 rpm. The 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel is accessible in all models and configurations, including a first-time charity in a Ram Rebel.
About Ram Truck Brand
In 2009, the Ram Truck code launched as a stand-alone division, focused on assembly a final of lorry buyers and delivering benchmark-quality vehicles. With a full lineup of trucks, the Ram 1500, 2500/3500 Heavy Duty, 3500/4500/5500 Chassis Cab, ProMaster and ProMaster City, the Ram brand builds trucks that get a tough work finished and families where they need to go.
Ram continues to outperform a foe and sets a benchmarks for:
- Segment initial 1,000 lb.-ft of torque with Cummins Turbo Diesel
- Towing ability of 35,100 lbs. with Ram 3500
- Payload of 7,680 lbs. with Ram 3500
- Most luxurious: Ram Limited with genuine wood, genuine leather and 12-inch Uconnect touchscreen
- Best float and doing with disdainful couple curl back and auto-level atmosphere suspensions
- Most interior space with Ram Mega Cab
- Most able full-size off-road pickup – Ram Power Wagon
- Most-awarded light-duty lorry in America
- Highest owners faithfulness of any half-ton pickup
- Over a final 30 years, Ram has a top commission of pickups still on a road
Ram is partial of a portfolio of brands offering by tellurian automaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. For some-more information per FCA (NYSE: FCAU/ MTA: FCA), greatfully visit www.fcagroup.com.
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