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Explore the Performance Specs & Engine Options of the 2023 RAM 1500

Performance Features of the 2023 RAM 1500

Rugged, capable, and versatile, the Ram 1500 has been one of the leading light-duty pickup trucks in the automotive market. Its 2023 version remains attached to the legacy with many new features and upgrades for an improved driving experience. The 2023 Ram 1500 has premium interior amenities, impressive towing power, and excellent off-road performance ratings. It offers a variety of enhanced technologies to improve drivers’ confidence on the road. However, in this blog, we will focus on the engine options and performance ratings this pickup truck offers. Continue reading this article by Auffenberg Chrysler of Herrin in Herrin, IL, and learn more about the performance features of the 2023 Ram 1500. 

Engine Options Offered in the 2023 Ram 1500

The powertrain of the 2023 Ram 1500 pickup offers four engine options to provide a level of customized performance. The standard engine is a 3.6-liter Pentastar® V6 engine with eTorque, producing 305 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque. This engine uses wide-range variable valve timing and two-step variable valve lift to deliver efficient performance and tow 7,730 lbs. The second engine is available 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine with eTorque. Its Mild Hybrid Technology System generates 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque with a towing capacity of up to 12,750 pounds.

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The powerful and efficient 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 engine offers over 950 miles on a single tank, an estimated longest available 4×4 highway driving range. It churns out 260 hp and 480 lb-ft of torque and has a towing capacity of 9,600 pounds. Only available on the Ram 1500 TRX trim, the 6.2-Liter Supercharged HEMI® V8 engine can achieve 0 to 60 mph in just 4.5 seconds. The supercharger gives out a horsepower of 702 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque. The TRX trim is excellent if you want your Ram 1500 pickup for heavy-duty jobs.

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Shop the 2023 Ram 1500 in Herrin, IL

Are you interested in getting behind the wheel of the 2023 Ram 1500? Drop by Auffenberg Chrysler of Herrin and take a test drive of this powerful pickup. You can also contact us to schedule a test drive or to learn about the available finance options on new models.

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