2020 Ram 1500 towing a boat

2020 Ram 1500 delivers serious power and capability thanks to innovative engine options

2020 Ram 1500 Power and Capability 

When it comes to choosing a new full-size pickup truck, there are a lot of things you’ll be looking for it to offer you. While technology, comfort and safety are important, power and capability are usually at the top of most drivers lists of important qualities. If you want to drive a new truck that can give you the option of choosing the horsepower and torque you need to handle the tough jobs you need to have done, the 2020 Ram 1500 is a perfect choice. With four available engine options to choose from that deliver a variety of power and capability, you’ll be able to get just what you need when buying a new 2020 Ram 1500 pickup truck. 

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2020 Ram 1500 Horsepower and Torque Ratings 

2020 Ram 1500 parked in a driveway with a boat hooked up to itThe standard engine given to most 2020 Ram 1500 trucks is the popular and proven 3.6-liter Pentastar® V6. This mighty engine delivers 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque which helps give it a maximum towing capacity of up to 7,730 pounds when properly equipped. If you’re looking for both power and efficiency, the 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 engine will be your best option. It pushes out an impressive 260 horsepower and an incredible 480 lb-ft of torque which gives it a towing capacity of up to 12,560 pounds when properly equipped. 

If you want some serious power and capability from your new 2020 Ram 1500, the 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 and 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 with the eTorque Mild Hybrid System will be perfect for you. The 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 gives you 395 horsepower and 41 lb-ft of torque and a tow rating of up to 11,610 pounds when properly equipped. The 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 with eTorque offers the same horsepower and torque rating, but thanks to the performance-enhancing technologies of the eTorque Mild Hybrid System, it can give you a higher tow rating of up to 12,750 pounds, making it the most powerful and capable engine available in the new 2020 Ram 1500 pickup truck. 

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