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2014 Ram 1500 Diesel

Remember when Mahindra & Mahindra was close to offering a compact diesel pickup here? A million voices from the truck-and-bed-loving tribes of the Internet cried out at once in anticipation, only to be silenced in disappointment when it didn't happen. And this was for a jitney with a bed that didn't exactly look robust in its press photos. The message these fans had was clear: light-duty truck + a diesel engine = a prayer answered for a significant contingent of truck buyers. Ram tells us a fullsize diesel half-ton has been the number-one demand from customers, and it will be the... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
3.0L V6 DIESEL
Power:
240 HP / 420 LB-FT
Transmission:
8-Speed Auto
Base Price:
$48,730
As-Tested Price:
$56,420
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