2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Shipping to U.S. Dealerships
The diesel-powered version of Ram's full-size pickup gets a best-in-class 28 miles per gallon highway.
You’ve been waiting patiently for the Ram EcoDiesel, asking when you could reasonably expect to see the truck on dealership lots near you. Well, the day has come at last: 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel shipping has begun, with the first batch of trucks rolling out from Warren Truck Assembly in Michigan to dealers all across America.
According to a press release from Ram, the first Ram EcoDiesel trucks arrived at dealerships yesterday after a surprising number of customers pre-paid for the truck without ever having the chance to test drive it. Call it bravado, call it confidence, or call it trust in the Ram Truck brand. The trucks will begin dotting dealerships across the country over the next eight days.
If you haven’t already put your money down to get a 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel shipping to showrooms in the near future, there’s a possibility that you might have a while to wait before you get your hands on one: Chrysler has received more than 8,000 preorders in all for the diesel-powered pickup.
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The 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel gets an impressive 28 miles per gallon highway (best in class) while delivering 240 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque with a 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 engine mated to the standard TorqueFlite® 8 eight-speed transmission.
So we want to know: are you one of the lucky few taking delivery of a 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel shipping out as we speak? If so, what encouraged you to make your purchase without trying it out for yourself first?