Fuel economy scores of the 2019 Ram 1500
In the relatively short period of time that the new Ram 1500 has been available at the Billion Auto Group showroom. Both staff and customers who have examined the available options have been impressed with every element of the full-size pickup truck. Ram has made many innovations to the new truck that have markedly moved the needle in on several metrics. None are more impressive than the fuel economy scores of the 2019 Ram 1500. For the new model year, the automaker shaved about 225 pounds from the platform by changing the materials and methods used to build the popular truck. Let’s take a look at the changes made by the manufacturer and how these fuel efficiency estimates will help potential buyers.
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How much gas does the 2019 Ram 1500 use?
There was a quite a stir created when it was announced that Ram would be making its most popular truck a “mild hybrid,” as it’s known in the industry. Before people learned about what the eTorque system does, some were overly (and needlessly) concerned the 2019 Ram 1500 was going to be underpowered. Customers can find the supplemental electric motor on the 3.6-liter, Pentastar V-6 and 5.7-liter, HEMI® V-8 engine. In addition to helping the 2019 Ram 1500 be more fuel-efficient, eTorque can actually boost the power output of both engines. Versions of the truck using the V-6 engine can see an additional 90 pound-feet of torque added and the HEMI® will get an additional 130 pound-feet.
According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the 2019 Ram 1500 will offer pretty impressive improvements to its fuel economy scores versus last year and competing models from rival manufacturers. Take a look at the table below for all the efficiency information you need about the 2019 Ram 1500.
Make an appointment with a Billion Auto Group sales professional today if you want to learn more about the new Ram pickup truck and the incredible eTorque system.