2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel MPG, Price, Review – If you are looking for a fuel efficient but at the same time powerful pickup the new 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel is just for you. This is actually the most fuel-efficient vehicle that can be found around. The fact that it is the most fuel-efficient full-size truck is not a speculation but confirmed information that recently arrived from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel was rated at 28 miles per gallon on highway which represents a great result when it comes to full-size pickup segment. When it comes to the city, the vehicle is rated at 20 miles per gallon and 23 miles combined on the highway and city. This will be the only vehicle in its segment powered by diesel engine because most of the vehicles of this kind save diesel engine for heavy-duty vehicles built for commercial shoppers and users who are interested in hauling and towing great load. The new Ram 1500 EcoDiesel 2014 is aimed at customers who want a vehicle for regular, everyday driving situations as well.
Exterior of 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel
The exterior design of the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel hasn’t changed significantly since it was first introduced in 2009. The vehicle has undergone minor refreshments in 2013 in the form of newly designed bumper, and brand-new wheels. Most of the changes for the 2014 model took place under the long hood of the pickup. The long hood ensures an extraordinary appearance for the vehicle. It slopes down to meet the flat-top fenders. The grille hints strongly at the 1994 design, except that this time arrives with a more modern interpretation. The vehicle features four doors which are large enough to ensure easy entry and exit.
The newcomer also gets a short bed with excellent Ram Box system. The side-saddle boxes are large enough for carrying tools and trailering accessories. Since the walls of the RamBox are flattened, the bed suffers loss in capacity but there is still enough space to haul stuff. There is also a cargo tie-down system which is excellent for securing smaller items. The vehicle is offered with bed extender which doubles as a divider and 17-inch chrome wheels which look pretty tiny when you compare it with the rest of the truck.
Interior of 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel
The interior design of the vehicle is a pure luxury. You will enjoy great comfort and excellent driving feel inside of the cabin thanks to leather upholstery and soft-touch materials. Materials look great and everything inside of the cabin can be described as a piece of perfection. It is equipped with an 8.4-inch Uconnect infotainment screen which is easily accessible because all of the physical controls are down below. The driver’s gauge cluster is easily readable because of large white numbers on a black background. The gauge cluster is dominated by a 7-inch TFT information screen which displays information about coolant temperature, instant and average fuel economy, transmission-fluid temperature and so on.
2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Engine
Well, the most important aspect of the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel 2014 is its 3.0-liter, EcoDiesel drivetrain. The engine ensures great power and outstanding fuel economy at the same time. It enables you to get the maximum output of 240 horses and 420 lb-ft of torque. With this output, moving heavy loads won’t be a problem at all. The most interesting thing about the engine is the fact that it is almost unnoticeable. Well, this is primarily because it doesn’t emit the black smoke or much of the traditional diesel clatter.
2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Price
The starting price for the base model of the upcoming 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel will be $32.590. if you decide to buy a more equipped model, you will have to pay even more.