Chrysler has announced that the 2013 Ram 1500 pickup equipped with the 3.6L V6 gets best-in-class fuel economy of 18 MPG city and 25 MPG highway.
Chrysler has announced that the 2013 Ram 1500 pickup equipped with the 3.6L V6 gets best-in-class fuel economy of 18 MPG city and 25 MPG highway. The new 3.6L V6 that is mated to a standard eight-speed automatic, features 42 percent more horsepower, 13 percent more torque and at least 20 percent better fuel economy when compared to the previous 3.7-liter V-6 powertrain.
“The new 2013 Ram 1500 is the most capable, best-looking half-ton pickup in the world and delivers best-in-class fuel efficiency, new technology and new features while upgrading the interior and exterior,” said Fred Diaz, President and CEO of Ram Truck Brand and Chrysler de Mexico — Chrysler Group LLC. “We changed every area of the truck – from a newly designed frame with air suspension, to a new eight-speed transmission to a new interior with the next-generation Uconnect® system.
“With best-in-class towing and payload, best-in-class ride and handling and best-in-class aerodynamics, the 2013 Ram 1500 delivers unmatched content, performance and capability to our customers,” Diaz added.
Buyers can also choose the 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 with fuel-saving cylinder shut-off and VVT provides 395 horsepower, 407 lb.-ft. of torque and best-in-class fuel economy for V-8 trucks.
The 2013 Ram 1500 starts at $23,585.