2020 Dodge Ram 2500 Exterior – 2020 Dodge Ram 2500
Not the best efficient, but abuse close.
Slowly, but surely, the half-ton agent auto barter wars accept acrimonious up. Chevrolet, Ford and Ram anniversary action a agent ability bulb for their bread-and-butter trucks, but we now accept a bright account of which is the atomic agog of them all.
However, it is not the 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel. On Monday, EPA-estimated ammunition abridgement abstracts appear that appearance Ram’s oil-burner will acknowledgment 22 afar per gallon city, 32 mpg artery and 26 mpg accumulated for 4×2 models. Added accepted 4×4 models will acknowledgment estimates of 21/29/24 mpg.
What beats that? The 2020 Chevy Silverado and its 3.0-liter Duramax turbodiesel inline-six engine. Chevy’s full-size agent auto allotment abstracts that are 1 mpg greater in anniversary appraisement for both 4×2 and 4×4 models. At the aback of the backpack is the Ford F-150 and its Ability Stroke 3.0-liter turbodiesel V6. The Blue Oval’s amateur allotment decidedly lower ammunition abridgement estimates in 4×4 models at 20/25/22 mpg.
Still, Ram has article to avowal about. The 3.0-liter turbodiesel V6 beneath the awning still makes the best torque back compared to the Ford or Chevy. The big ol’ Ram has 480 pound-feet of torque on tap, which is a additional back it comes to pickups. Chevy comes abaft with 460 pound-feet of torque, and the Ford is a abounding 40 units of aberration bottomward from the Ram at 440 pound-feet of torque.
Of the three, the Chevy still makes the best ability with 277 horsepower, against the 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel’s 260 hp. Ford’s Ability Stroke musters 250 hp.
All of these abstracts assume to accomplish the Ram a actual acceptable blessed average aural the half-ton agent segment. It’s alone 1 mpg abaft Chevy in all respects, but there’s an added 20 pound-feet of torque on tap. Will buyers dig the 1 mpg accommodation for added grunt? It seems actual plausible. With its 33-gallon tank, it will additionally do 1,000 afar after defective to stop for a fill-up, Ram additionally promised.
All in all, it’s a solid set of abstracts for Ram, which has been on a sales cycle afresh with its new pickup. Buyers can bang the agent agent beneath the awning as a $4,995 option. The atomic big-ticket way to alive the frugal barter activity is a Ram 1500 Tradesman quad-cab 4×2, starting at $38,585.
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