· Ram 1500 Tradesman HFE EcoDiesel rated at a best-in-class 7.1 L/100km highway
Ram Truck has announced that the 2021 Ram 1500 HFE EcoDiesel, a new, more fuel-efficient model is joining its half-ton truck lineup that already consists of the most fuel-efficient 4x4s and the “quickest, fastest and most powerful pickup truck straight from the factory”.
The 2021 Ram 1500 Tradesman HFE EcoDiesel delivers a best-in-class highway rating of 7.1 litres per 100 kilometres (L/100 km). HFE EcoDiesel’s city and combined fuel ratings are 10.4 and 8.9, respectively. Its High Fuel Efficiency (HFE) designation is Ram’s way of highlighting this model’s excellent fuel efficiency.
“Ram is committed to innovation and powertrain leadership, and as the no-compromise benchmark for efficiency and performance, we continue to listen to customer input by offering unsurpassed fuel economy,” said Mike Koval Jr., Ram Brand Chief Executive Officer – Stellantis. “The Ram 1500 is North America’s most powerful half-ton diesel pickup with 480 lb.-ft. of torque and the most capable light-duty diesel with towing capability up to 12,560 pounds, and delivers over 1,600 kilometres of range on a single tank of fuel.”
The Ram 1500 Tradesman HFE EcoDiesel is available on Crew Cab four-door models with a 5-ft. 7-in. bed and 20-inch aluminum wheels. Other features include a black bumper and grille, tonneau cover, wheel-to-wheel side steps and cloth bucket seats.
The 2021 Ram 1500 is the no-compromise benchmark for durability, technology, efficiency, performance and convenience with features “never before offered in a pickup”. The Ram 1500 features up to 5,783 kilograms (12,750 pounds) of towing capability and 1,043 kilograms (2,300 pounds) of payload. The eTorque mild hybrid system delivers improved fuel efficiency in both V-6 (standard) and V-8 configurations. The Ram 1500 is purported to be North America’s most powerful half-ton diesel pickup with 480 lb.-ft. of torque and most capable light-duty diesel with towing capability up to 5,697 kilograms (12,560 pounds).
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Ram Truck Brand
In 2009, the Ram Truck brand launched as a stand-alone division, focused on meeting the demands of truck buyers and delivering benchmark-quality vehicles. The lineup of trucks includes: the Ram 1500, 2500/3500 Heavy Duty, 3500/4500/5500 Chassis Cab, ProMaster and ProMaster City.