The Engine Configurations of the Ram 1500 Explained

May 9th, 2019 by

The Engine Configurations of the Ram 1500 Explained

What is ETORQUE?

The all new 2019 Ram 1500 is available with a few different engine configurations. Now, the newly released etorque, a revolutionary mild hybrid system that has replaced the traditional alternator with a 48 volt battery powered belt driven motor generator. The ETORQUE technology boasts improved and superior performance, efficiency, payload, towing capabilities, and comfort of driveability.



The available 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine with eTorque Mild Hybrid System blends performance-enhancing and fuel-saving technologies like variable valve timing and cylinder deactivation with the muscular addition of a supplemental 130 pound-feet of torque.


5.7L HEMI® V8 ENGINE 2019-Ram-1500-Capability-5-7L-HEMI

The available and renowned 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine offers the legendary power and capability you’ve come to expect from the name.

3.6L PENTASTAR® V6 ENGINE WITH ETORQUE 2019-Ram-1500-Capability-3-6L-Penta

Standard on most trim levels, the upgraded 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine with eTorque uses advanced technologies like wide-range variable valve timing and two-step variable valve lift to deliver power, efficiency and Best-in-Class standard V6 horsepower.

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