2021 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel First Look, Engine Details

The redesigned version 2021 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel should arrive later this year. As you may already know, Ram revived the half-ton diesel engine in 2014. Besides powerful and economical powertrain, this model offers an attractive design and an even better interior.

Right now, the market is crowded with pickup trucks that offer diesel engines and besides Ram, the Ford, Chevrolet, and GMC also provide vast engine options. Fast-forward to 2020, and the landscape will be changed with the upcoming 2021 Ram1500 EcoDiesel that will now feature more mechanical changes than before.

2021 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel front

2021 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Comes With Stunning Design

The new 2021 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel is the truck that will start its production at the FCA Cento facility in Ferrara, Italy. This hard worker is one of the best on the market right now. It provides an attractive and more stronger design that others in the same segment. Besides that, it offers plenty of standard kits. We like its big painted black grille, strong bumpers, and 20-inch chrome wheels.

At the top of the line, Ram 1500 Limited Crew Cab 4×4 is the model that will be the most expensive. This model will get an adaptive cruise control system and an adjustable air suspension that can lower the truck at high speeds. EcoDiesel will be available in Quad Cab and Crew Cab body styles, in the Tradesman, Big Horn, Lone Star, Rebel, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn, and also Limited trims.

2021 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel cabin

Interior Improvements

The new 2021 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel will provide a more upscale cabin. This model offers two rows of seats with enough rooms for five occupants. Even the rear bench can place three adults across comfortably. In terms of headroom, shoulder room, leg and knee room, this model is one of the best. Like the previous model, the new EcoDiesel offers a long list of standard equipment.

It features dual-zone climate control AC, keyless start, smart entry, 8.4-inch touchscreen system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Also, this model has satellite navigation, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, a 10-speaker audio system with sub, and two USB inputs.


The safety of the 2021 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel isn’t extensive as on Blue Oval`s pickups. However, it’s still rich thanks to the rear-view camera, front and rear parking sensors, front-side and full-length curtain airbags, traction and stability control, trailer-sway function, hill-start assist, automatic high beams, and automatic wipers.

2021 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Powertrain Specs

The new 2021 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel is the pickup truck that will use one of the reliable engines on the market. Furthermore, this model will use a 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 powertrain that will be able to deliver 260 horses and 480 lb-ft. According to the manufacturer, the new model will use a recalibrated 8-speed automatic transmission that will provide smooth shifting. Compared it with the F-150 and the Silverado, both models come with a much better 10-speed automatic gearbox.

Whatsoever, Ram hasn’t announced official payload numbers for the new EcoDiesel yet. If the manufacturer means to keep up with others, it needs to make it more competitive. For example, the F-150 PowerStroke’s offers 1,900 pounds.

2021 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel rear

Release Date and Price

The release date of the latest 2021 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel will happen later this year, according to the reliable source. This model will offer more aggressive styling and it will bring more updates inside. Besides that, the price of the least expensive half-ton model will start at $38,585 (including destination charge).

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