2015 RAM 1500 Ecodiesel Review and Price

2015 RAM 1500 Ecodiesel front side

2015 RAM 1500 EcoDiesel is part of this popular truck line up and it comes with several updates for the new model year, including better fuel efficiency and new badges. This division announced that their pickup is the most fuel efficient one among all vehicles in its class. New model also has some changes in the exterior and the interior segment and it is very competitive, since Ford still doesn’t have diesel F Series truck in its range. There are also no hybrid versions that can compete with this diesel fueled beast, which leaves HFE EcoDiesel on the top of the fuel economy chain in the United States.

2015 RAM 1500 Ecodiesel side

2015 RAM 1500 Ecodiesel Exterior and Interior Design

On the outside this truck comes with some really useful features, one of them being the side steps that go all the way of the trucks’s wheel base and they also have another function, to smooth under body turbulence. RAM 1500 Ecodiesel 2015 rolls on 20 inch alloy wheels and it is available with Workman body plastics and body colored nosework. As part of the body plastic we mentioned, there is a highly firm plastic bumper, with a very gracious and elegant shape. When it comes to the front side of this vehicle, we can notice the recognizable chrome grille that comes with powerful looking RAM badge. Everybody knows that the grille is one of the main design features of RAM trucks, and diesel version is not at all different. New model also comes with an additional HFE badge, that is one of this year’s updates.

2015 RAM 1500 Ecodiesel side

Inside the cabin  RAM 1500 Ecodiesel 2015 is looks quite plain, like any other pickup truck base version. It comes with cloth upholstery and simple air conditioning. Dashboard is made in combination of a lot off hard plastics and some soft touch materials and the tapestry inside the vehicle is plain and simple. This model has only one trim level so there’s not going to be some high luxury diesel trucks like Laramie Longhorn edition or something like that. Maybe RAM decides to introduce some of these models, but after seeing the big drop on oil prices it is much more possible that they would discontinue even the base diesel version.

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2015 RAM 1500 Ecodiesel interior

2015 RAM 1500 Ecodiesel insie

Engine and Performance of 2015 RAM 1500 Ecodiesel

RAM still hasn’t revealed the specs for this model, but we think it is going to come with Duratec diesel engine that’s going to come with at least 3,6 liter displacement and of course we are talking about naturally aspired V6. Its rating will go around 260 horsepower and 400 pound feet of torque and it is going to be paired with 8 speed automatic transmission. One of the main characteristics of this model is its fuel efficiency.

2015 RAM 1500 Ecodiesel engineers are saying that this is by far the most fuel efficient truck on the market and it is able to reach 21 mpg in city conditions, 29 mpg in highway conditions and 24 mpg in combined conditions. This is a very good rating that’s better than the most small pickup trucks on the market. Its fuel efficiency got confirmed several months ago by the EPA and now this is an officielly the most fuel efficient truck in its class.

2015 RAM 1500 Ecodiesel engine

2015 RAM 1500 EcoDiesel Price and Release Date

When it comes to price and release date of 2015 RAM 1500 EcoDiesel we only know the price of the base version without any additional options. It is going to cost $29,995 and this is one of the most affordable trucks available on the market. Hen it comes to release date , this model was released several months ago and depending on its sales during this year RAM will decide is it going to keep this EcoDiesel truck as a part of its range. This truck hasn’t been too popular since oil prices were drastically lowered.

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