2018 RAM 1500 Diesel vs. Hemi engines

There is nothing like the power and capability of a RAM-built pickup. Introducing the 2018 RAM 1500. It’s new for 2018 and is available in a variety of trims, engine options, and cab styles. How will you build your 2018 RAM 1500? Truly, when it comes to RAM pickups there are so many options.

We are here to help break down all the details for you. Let’s focus on the EcoDiesel and HEMI V8, two of the four-engine choices available on the 2018 RAM 1500. Choosing the best engine option for you really comes down to a number of things. The first thing to consider is what you plan to use your 2018 RAM 1500 for.

2018 RAM 1500 Diesel VS 2018 RAM 1500 HEMI
240-hp, 3.0-liter V6 EcoDiesel Engine 395-hp, 5.7-liter HEMI V8
7,920 pounds Max Towing Capability 10,620 pounds
420 lb-ft Torque 410 lb-ft
1,000 pounds Max Payload 1,720 pounds

Explore the new 2018 RAM 1500 with a test drive at Parks Motors today!

Do you need it to tow boats, recreational vehicles, or construction equipment? If so, then the HEMI V8 might be right for you. Its powerful towing capacity is ideal for car shoppers who need strong towing ability, but don’t necessarily need a heavy-duty pickup. This engine is offered on the Sport, Laramie Longhorn, Tradesman, Express, Rebel, SLT, Big Horn/Lone Star, Laramie, and Limited.

What if you only need towing capacity for moving smaller types of vehicles or perhaps for tackling weekend projects? The EcoDiesel might be right up your alley. It’s available on the Tradesman, SLT, Big Horn/Lone Star, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn, and Limited and is capable of up to 20 city and 27 highway mpg. Or choose the EcoDiesel on the fuel-efficient Tradesman EcoDiesel HFE, which is rated at 21 city and 29 highway mpg.

Are you interested in learning more about these great engine options? We invite you to experience all the choices for yourself with a test drive at Parks Motors today! Browse our complete inventory online or stop by and see all that we have to offer with a visit to our showroom.

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