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Old 10-26-2015, 10:52 PM   #29
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Just curious, is anyone out there towing with either the Ram with the Pentastar or ecodiesel? Love to hear how they perform.
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Old 08-22-2016, 10:04 PM   #30
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Nice picture. I got about 22.5 mpg pulling the S13. I pulled a S16 to Md. last month and we got about 21 mpg. I think I will wait a while on the RAM, looks like Dodge may have more options next year.
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How is that new Ram ecodiesel working out for you?
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Old 08-27-2016, 06:46 AM   #31
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I traded a Toyota Highlander in on a 2015 Dodge Ram 1500 ecodiesel. It's a full size half-ton truck that gets 25-29 mpg on my daily commute, and recently got 20 mpg towing my 16' scamp from central Maryland to the finger lakes region of New York, over the mountains in pa. I have over 30k miles on it now and it's just over a year old. Absolutely love it! And it's rated to tow about twice the weight of my scamp. Lots of margin! .

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I have a Ram, 2014, quad cab, 5.7 hemi, 3:31 rear end with 8 speed automatic pulling a 21' Escape which weighs in at 4300#. I only have 10K miles to date, but average 13-15 mpg towing and 19-20 unhitched. I am hoping it will increase a little with another 10k miles. My older Ram, 2009 same motor, 3:55 and 5 speed auto averaged 12 mpg towing or not. The eco-diesel is a great alternative.
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10K on the 2015 RAM 4x4 Eco Diesel with no issues. Local country driving I average about 28-30 MPG. On the open road, one trip empty with a bed cover I got 35 MPG but that is not normally what I get. Towing a S-16 loaded down, and a camper shell with the truck fully loaded I got 19.5 MPG on I-95 north returning to Va. from Fl. The truck is rated to tow about 8K and it can do it very easily. The only issue is the payload rating is is about 1200-1400 lbs. It really rides great, we rarely drive the Outback since getting the RAM.
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Oh my stars, are we going to talk about Plymouths again.. those dog cars

When I was MUCH younger my folks had a pushbutton transmission car, but I thought it was an AMC, it wasn't it was a PLYMOUTH!
Donna, Chrysler, Dodge, Plymouth, Rambler, and Edsel all had push button operated automatic transmissions. They were eliminated by 1964 because they could not meet the uniform shift quadrant standard.
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Ram V6 vs Ford V6

Found a test online comparing the base V6 engines in the Ford F-150 vs the Ram 1500. Basically turned out a tie pulling an Airstream (Ram did better uphill, Ford did better downhill). In the end, it sounds like they both preferred the Ram by a small margin.
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