When you think of a RAM 1500, some of the first adjectives that come to mind are dependent, powerful, maybe even “GUTS • GLORY.” Whatever words you choose they are likely not the same ones you use to describe a Maserati.
However, the vehicles on opposite ends of the spectrum have more in common than you might think. That’s because the EcoDiesel engine found in the RAM 1500 is similar to the one found in the Maserati Quattroporte and Ghibli. The RAM engine isn’t tuned to produce 275-hp and 442 lb-ft of torque like the Maserati ones, but it is one of Ward Auto’s 10 Best Engines in 2014.
That’s because as far as diesel engines go, the 3.0L Turbodiesel DOHC V-6 is one the most powerful yet fuel efficient engines on the market. According to Ward Auto’s review of the engine provides smooth-shifting and “goes about its business with little effort or humdrum and propels the 6,000-lb. (2,722-kg) truck with ease.”
If you’re looking to take advantage of all the award-winning EcoDiesel engine has to over, visit us at Rochester Hills Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM. You can test drive a 2014 RAM 1500 for yourself, or even a 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, which also utilizes this versatile diesel engine.