Ram is bringing back the 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 for their 2020 half-ton trucks. It will be available later this year, and the off-road Ram Rebel will also be offered with this latest 3rd-generation turbo-diesel.
2020 Ram Rebel Diesel
The power rating on the new diesel is 260 horsepower and 480 lb-ft of torque. This is a significant improvement over the previous engine output of 240 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque. The new EcoDiesel will be mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission.
In this video, we take a detailed deep dive into what makes the latest EcoDiesel better than the previous engine. We still don’t know the official fuel economy and pricing for this new engine, but the company said a Ram 1500 with the new diesel will be rated at a maximum towing of 12,560 lbs.
It’s not easy to make an engine that is both powerful, clean, and efficient – but Ram claim that they did it with this one.
Take a look at the video for more details, and three more surprising features on this diesel Rebel.