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Power up Your Ride: A Look at the Engine & Performance Features of the 2023 RAM 1500

Engine Options of the 2023 RAM 1500

With versatile functions, great capability, and a rugged exterior profile, the Ram 1500 has been upgraded for 2023 to make your off-road adventures more exciting. This light-duty pickup truck offers premium amenities, incredible reliability, and outstanding off-road performance. It also comes with tons of enhanced tech features to improve your driving and on-road confidence. In this blog, we will explore each of the engine options of the 2023 RAM 1500, including their horsepower, torque, towing capacity, and fuel efficiency. Keep reading this blog by the Cowboy Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram dealership in South Clinton, AR, to learn more.

Different Engines Available in the 2023 Ram 1500

The 2023 RAM 1500 offers four engine options with unique features and capabilities. Let’s take a closer look at each of these engines.

  • 3.6-L Pentastar® V6 engine with eTorque

This standard engine is available in the base trims. It uses wide-range variable valve timing and two-step variable valve lift for efficient performance and impressive towing power.

  • 5.7-L HEMI® V8 engine with eTorque

The second engine option can generate 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque with its Mild Hybrid Technology System. Also, it has the highest towing power out of the four, up to 12,750 pounds.

  • 3.0-L EcoDiesel V6 engine

This engine is known for its exceptional fuel efficiency and can offer over 950 miles on a single tank, the longest available 4×4 highway driving range.

  • 6.2-Liter Supercharged HEMI® V8 engine

This fourth and most potent supercharged engine option is only available on the RAM 1500 TRX trim. With this engine, the truck can travel from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.5 seconds, producing a whopping 702 horsepower. It’s perfect for heavy-duty jobs.

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Here’s a table summarizing the engine options and their respective features:

EngineHorsepowerTorqueTowing CapacityFuel Efficiency
3.6-liter Pentastar® V6 engine with eTorque305273 lb-ft7,730 lbs20 mpg combined
5.7-Liter HEMI® V8 engine with eTorque395410 lb-ft12,750 lbs17 mpg combined
3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 engine260480 lb-ft9,600 lbs27 mpg combined
6.2-Liter Supercharged HEMI® V8 engine702650 lb-ft8,100 lbs12 mpg combined

Shop the 2023 Ram 1500 in South Clinton, AR

Want to experience the power and capability of the 2023 Ram 1500? Drop by the Cowboy Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram dealership and take a test drive of this stylish pickup truck. You can also contact us to schedule a test drive.