RAM 1500, 2500, & 3500 Truck Engines

RAM Eco Diesel

If you’re looking for a powerhouse new pickup in the Hood River, you can’t go wrong with a RAM truck! RAM has a long history of producing tough, reliable pickup trucks for anything from the daily commute to an off-road adventure—boasting powerhouse specs under the hood and sleek features inside the cabin. 



There are three RAM trucks you can choose from at C. H. Urness Motors Co. right now: the classic light-duty RAM 1500, and the heavy-duty 2500 and 3500 models. No matter which engine you end up picking, you’ll be spoiled for choice when it comes to engines! Whether you want diesel, gasoline, eTorque, or the legendary supercharged HEMI V8, you can truly customize your RAM truck based on your unique driving needs. We’ve got all the details on the RAM engine hp, torque, and towing capacity for all of the available pickups in the guide below. 

RAM Engine Specs for the 1500

The RAM 1500 comes with an impressive lineup of five engines, each bringing a unique set of specs and benefits to the Goldendale, WA roads. Whether you want a RAM diesel engine or a gasoline engine, you’ll have no shortage of power when you get behind the wheel! Here are the five RAM engine specs for the 1500:

3.6L Pentastar® V6 Engine with eTorque

  • 305 hp
  • 269 lb-ft of torque
  • 7,730-pound towing capacity

5.7L HEMI® V8 Engine

  • 395 hp
  • 410 lb-ft of torque
  • 11,610-pound towing capacity

5.7L HEMI® V8 Engine with eTorque

  • 395 hp
  • 410 lb-ft of torque
  • 12,750-pound towing capacity

3.0L EcoDiesel V6 Engine

  • 260 hp
  • 480 lb-ft of torque
  • 12,560-pound towing capacity

6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8 Engine

  • 702 hp
  • 650 lb-ft of torque
  • 8,100-pound towing capacity

RAM Engine Specs for the 2500 & 3500

If you’re looking for an extra boost of power on and off the road in Portland, the RAM 2500 and 3500 may be ideal choices for you! While you don’t have as many options as the RAM 1500, the two heavy-duty engines come with improved towing capabilities as well as maximized RAM engine hp and torque. If you want truly unbeatable performance, the 6.7L Cummins Turbo Diesel engine delivers a monstrous 850 lb-ft of torque as well as 20,000 pounds of towing power! Here are all the details for the HD RAM diesel engine and gasoline engine options:

6.4L HEMI® V8 Engine

  • 429 lb-ft of torque
  • 410 hp
  • 17,540-pound towing capacity

6.7L Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6 Engine

  • 850 lb-ft of torque
  • 370 hp
  • 20,000-pound towing capacity

Find Your New RAM Truck at C. H. Urness Motors Co.!

Interested in testing out one of the RAM engines for yourself? Contact our office to see what we have available, and then head to our The Dalles dealership to set up a test drive! You can also contact us or check out our blog for more information about any of our available vehicles in the Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, and RAM lineups!


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