2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel: Ram Gets Over 8,000 Orders in Three Days

Between February 7th and February 10th, Ram Truck reportedly received more than 8,000 orders for the2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, which quickly accounted for more than 50 percent of the total order mix during that time.

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel


Between February 7th and February 10th, Ram Truck reportedly received more than 8,000 orders for the2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, which quickly accounted for more than 50 percent of the total order mix during that time. The more than 8,000 orders also filled the initial allocation of the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel.
The news comes after the EPA certified the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel with a 28 mpg highway rating, which is the highest recorded for a full-size pickup. The 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel is powered by a 3.0L diesel engine that packs 240 horsepower and 420 lb-ft. of torque.

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

“The Ram 1500 is the only half-ton truck available with a diesel, so we see this as incremental business by having the only truck that can offer best-in-class fuel economy of 28 MPG combined with 9,200 lbs. of towing capacity,” said Reid Bigland, President and CEO — Ram Truck Brand, Chrysler Group LLC. “It’s every truck manufacturer’s dream to have this kind of initial order demand for a product. Fuel economy is the No. 1 request of half-ton buyers and the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel delivers without compromising capability.”

Source: Ram Trucks