2014 RAM 1500 – Three Powerful Engines and an 8-Speed Transmission
Efficiency is in demand for those who drive light duty trucks. There is a need for more power and torque while at the same time providing better fuel economy. This requirement is at the top of every truck owners list. RAM has stepped up to the forefront in today’s truck market with its TorqueFlite® 8 eight-speed transmission in 2013 and all new 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 Diesel motor in 2014 along with the two proven gasoline engines. Working together they all have meet this requirement of better MPG while at the same time providing the needed horsepower to pull a horse or boat trailer.
A Truck for All Needs
The pickup was originally designed to work. It is still designed to work. For some this the only mode of transportation they own. On Monday morning thru Friday afternoon the truck is on the job providing a method of lively hood. On the week end it is the family transportation running errands or pulling the boat to the lake. No matter what the need it is a working truck. The 2014 RAM Truck is the truck to get the job done at work or play.
The 2014 RAM Truck has an option of three engines starting with the 3.6L Pentastar V6 that is proficient and powerful producing 305 HP, 269 lb-ft of torque and outstanding fuel economy 25 MPG or the legendary 5.7L HEMI® V8 for power to the wheels it comes in at 395 HP 410 lb-ft torque and 22 MPG. These gasoline powered engines have proven reliability and road endurance. Diesel power and torque are standard in the all new 3.0L EcoDiesel V6® for 2014. This one of a kind engine produces 240 HP and 420 lb-ft of torque while at the same time delivering an astounding 28 MPG hwy. This one of a kind engine is off to a great start in the light truck series.
8 Gears to get the Job Done
To complement a great engine the transmission in the next important link in the drive train. The ground breaking efficiency of the TorqueFlite® 8 eight-speed transmission is the transmission of choice. It will connect to all three of these engines and perform smooth shifting as the speed of the truck increases or decreases and select the gear needed to maintain the torque the engine needs for outstanding performance and smooth driving. Increased fuel efficiency can be attributed to the transmission being in the proper gear at the right time. The TorqueFlite® 8 eight-speed transmission is in command and does it all.
Unique to RAM is the Rotary Shifter. Mounted on the dash at a convent location for ease of access it allows the driver to shift from park to reverse in a smooth motion without the driver removing eyes from the road. The standard gear shift arm is gone from the steering wheel column.
At Hoyte Dodge we have a great selection of New 2014 RAM 1500 Trucks. We are located at 2300 North Highway 75 in Sherman Texas. We may be contacted by calling 866-211-9037 or visit us on the web at hoytedodge for a listing of current bargains on new and pre-owned specials.
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