2019 Ram 1500 Engine Options St. Paul MN
The Ram 1500 is no stranger to best-in-class titles. The lofty pickup has been nabbing first place in countless categories year after year, especially in engine performance. For 2019, the addition of eTorque light electrification as standard on two of the model’s three engines has changed the game. But don’t take our word for it – see for yourself how this pickup has progressed when we get down to the specs in this review of all three 2019 Ram 1500 engine options.
3.6-liter Pentastar V6 with eTorque
The 1500’s standard engine, the 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 with eTorque, starts the lineup strong with best-in-class standard V6 ratings of 305 horsepower and 269 lb.-ft. of torque. The model also comes in with a best-in-class 4x4 fuel economy of 19 city / 24 highway mpg. The engine utilizes wide-range variable valve timing and two-step variable valve lift to deliver next-level power and efficiency. With the 4x2 configuration, the 1500 scores EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings of up to 20 city / 25 highway mpg. The 1500 tops it all off with a hefty max towing capacity of 7,730 lbs.
5.7-liter Hemi V8
The 5.7-liter Hemi V8 brings a profound boost in power to the 1500, offering 395 horsepower and 410 lb.-ft. of torque. The available engine scores a 4x2 EPA-estimated fuel economy of 15 city / 22 highway mpg along with a 4x4 fuel economy of 15 city / 21 highway mpg. This V8 also offers a sharp increase in max towing with a capacity of 11,610 lbs.
5.7-liter Hemi V8 with eTorque
The top-level 5.7-liter Hemi V8 with eTorque delivers the same 395 horsepower and 410 lb.-ft. of torque as the regular V8 option but offers impressive advantages in other fields. The engine brings a boost in fuel efficiency, holding 4x2 fuel economy ratings of 17 city / 23 highway mpg and leading the class in 4x4 V8 fuel economy with 17 city / 22 highway mpg. The upgraded V8 option also ranks number one in its class for V8 towing with a max capacity of 12,750 lbs.