What is a RAM 1500’s MPG?
The RAM 1500 is one of the most in-demand trucks of 2023, with superior towing capacity, plenty of room for family, and all-around outstanding performance. It’s no wonder that the truck is a popular choice for the rugged residents of Artesia, New Mexico. Of course, when you see this much performance, you’ve got to ask: What’s the mileage? The RAM 1500’s MPG depends on what kind of engine and trim you choose, so we’ll take you through the options.
Tate Branch Artesia is your trusted source for RAM trucks in Artesia, NM. Read on to learn more about the RAM 1500 fuel economy and what that means for you and your next Ram truck.
Get to Know the RAM 1500
The RAM 1500 is designed to be the perfect utility truck in town and off-road. High-tech and luxurious on the inside, heavy-duty and high-performance on the outside, you’ll find infinite uses for your used RAM 1500. The tailgate is designed for easy access, while the internal computer gives you more insights on driving performance and control over your utility features than ever before.
RAM 1500 Engines and Fuel Economy
When exploring RAM truck gas mileage, it’s important to consider each of the four engines to choose from for your RAM 1500. Each engine offers a unique profile regarding towing, torque, horsepower, and fuel efficiency when built into the robust RAM 1500 frame. Each trim and engine combination has unique gas mileage, but the best place to start with RAM fuel economy is with the engine.
3.6L Pentastar® V6 Engine with eTorque
The first engine option is the 5.7 HEMI V8 engine with an eTorque. This impressive package offers 7,730 pounds of towing capacity with 273 lb-ft of torque for incredible going power. In terms of speed, it can achieve 305 horsepower. This engine package offers 20 MPG for city driving, 26 MPG for highway driving, and an average of 23 MPG combined. For a truck this powerful, that’s pretty good fuel efficiency.
5.7L HEMI® V8 Engine with eTorque
The Dodge 5.7L HEMI® V8 Engine with eTorque Mild Hybrid Technology System is a wise choice for those seeking improved fuel economy. In the Ram 1500, this engine option offers impressive MPG ratings, surpassing its non-hybrid counterpart. With an EPA-estimated 18 MPG in the city, 23 MPG on the highway, and a combined rating of 20 MPG, it delivers efficiency without compromising power.
3.0L Ecodiesel V6 Engine
The best MPG for a Dodge RAM 1500 is the Ecodiesel engine with 3L capacity and a V6 engine. This efficient little engine offers the most 4×4 highway driving range, with over 950 miles on a single tank. Its diesel towing capacity is 9,600 pounds, with 480 lb-ft torque for a powerful pull. The Ecodiesel engine achieves 260 horsepower with an impressive MPG of 21/29/24. That’s 21MPG city driving, 29 MPG highway driving, and a combined fuel efficiency of 24 MPG.
Supercharged 6.2L HEMI® V8 Engine
The Supercharged 6.2 HEMI V8 engine is only available with the TRX trim. This engine can take your truck from 0-60 in 4.5 seconds, with a galloping horsepower of 702 and 650 lb-ft torque. As for fuel efficiency, you will find that the supercharged HEMI trades speed for MPG with 10 MPG city driving, 14 MPG highway driving, and 12 MPG combined.
Experience Real Performance and Test Drive a RAM in Artesia Today!
Whether you’re looking for power, speed, or the perfect balance between the two, you will find it within the engine and trim options of the RAM 1500. It’s hard to find a better-designed utility vehicle that can also perform as a family car.
If you’re ready to explore one of these incredible RAM 1500 trucks for yourself, the team at Tate Branch Artesia is ready to book you a test drive. Drive one or several until you find the perfect RAM truck to suit your needs, style, and desire for perfectly tuned performance. Contact us today or swing by the Artesia dealership to explore what we can do to get you into a RAM 1500 this year.
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