About a month ago truck dealerships began accepting pre-orders for the highly anticipated 2014 RAM 1500 pickup with EcoDiesel engine. What happened next comes as little surprise to us here at Bemidji Chrysler Center. The entire initial pre-order allocation of 2014 RAM 1500 EcoDiesel trucks – all 8,000 of them – was filled in just three days. According to sources at the manufacturer, this sets an industry record for preorder pace.

Here at Bemidji Chrysler Center, a RAM dealership serving Grand Rapids, MN, we understand the excitement surrounding this vehicle. What’s so great is that the EcoDiesel means state-of-the-art technology packed into a 3.0L V6 diesel engine. Taking advantage of the advanced energy output of diesel fuel and capable of utilizing B20 Biodiesel fuel, this cutting-edge engine produces excellent power, economy, and efficiency. However, Grand Rapids drivers will appreciate that outstanding efficiency does not mean sacrificing on towing or payload capacities. According to fueleconomy.gov, the 2014 RAM 1500 2WD EcoDiesel truck produces the best highway fuel economy of light-duty trucks in the market today and ties for first in combined highway/city fuel economy. At the same time, the EcoDiesel engine delivers a beefy 240 horsepower and produces 420 pound-per-foot of torque. Combined with the TorqueFlite® 8 Eight-Speed Transmission, the EcoDiesel engine offers an impressive combination of power and innovation.

Drivers looking for RAM trucks in the International Falls area are sure to appreciate a pickup with this kind of technology under the hood. Performance plus efficiency just makes sense. Of course, this blog post doesn’t even scratch the surface of all the great features of the 2014 RAM 1500 line. The best way to find out more about the 2014 RAM 1500 EcoDiesel is to head into Bemidji Chrysler Center today. While you are there feel free to browse our entire inventory of 2014 RAM 1500 trucks.