Ram Will Discontinue V-6 EcoDiesels in January

The fuel-efficient haulers will be replaced by an EV.

The EcoDiesel has a towing capacity of 12,560 pounds.Ram

Ram just announced that it will stop production of its 3.0-liter V-6 EcoDiesel in January. The Ram EcoDiesel was a popular option for truck owners thanks to its 12,000-pound tow rating and up to 32 mpg unladen fuel economy. The truck has a 26-gallon tank, which means it has around 700–800 miles of range, but some owners reported reaching more than 1,000 miles on a single tank of fuel.

While the EcoDiesel only puts out about 240 hp, it still boasts a 12,560-pound towing capacity. That keeps up with the 12,750-pound capacity of the 5.7-liter Hemi V-8 which offers almost twice the horsepower of the V-6. The EcoDiesel was an exceptional V-6 option to Ram’s standard inefficient V-8s.

Ram will move toward EVs in 2024 with the introduction of a battery-electric pickup.Ram

Ram landed on this decision to move more toward electric vehicles, as the EcoDiesel will be replaced by a 1500-class battery-electric pickup in 2024. “Our Ram EcoDiesel V-6 engine has delighted consumers with the highest half-ton diesel torque rating and towing capability while being the first to exceed 1,000 miles of range,” said Mike Koval Jr., Ram CEO. “As we quickly pivot toward an electrified future, we wanted to celebrate this last EcoDiesel milestone by offering our loyal light-duty diesel enthusiasts a final opportunity to order the truck they love.”

If you want to get your hands on one before production ends, place an order online or plan a trip to your local dealership as soon as you can.

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