How reliable is the 3.0 EcoDiesel?
If you take home the 2021 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel from the local dealership and take care of it, it will likely last up to 300,000 miles. In theory, diesel engines should last longer than gasoline counterparts.
How many miles will a 3.0 EcoDiesel last?
The diesel engine is tough and gets pretty good fuel economy for such a large vehicle. If you can keep up with your required maintenance and other things like fluids, suspension, and general upkeep, your 1500 EcoDiesel should last a long time. Some owners report that this number is between 200,000 and 300,000 miles.
How long will the EcoDiesel engine last?
Our typical long-term test lasts 12 months and 20,000 miles, but this 2014 Ram EcoDiesel proved to be so popular that we stretched that out to 50,000 miles.
2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Long-Term Road Test.
|Total Body Repair Costs:||None|
|Worst Fuel Economy:||17.4 mpg (15.1 mpg when towing)|
|Average Fuel Economy:||21.8 mpg (22.9 mpg without towing)|
What is wrong with EcoDiesel?
On the 3.0 EcoDiesel the EGR cooler is prone to cracking. Fortunately, in October of 2019, FCA issued a recall for 108,000 EcoDiesel Ram’s due to cracking EGR coolers. FCA claimed that hairline cracks in the EGR cooler could cause coolant to leak into the engine bay and cause fires.
Is the RAM EcoDiesel any good?
The Bottom Line
Offering gains in fuel economy, towing and payload, but without ruining anything we already like about the Ram, the EcoDiesel engine is a great addition to a fantastic truck.
Is the EcoDiesel a lemon?
On the other hand, the EcoDiesel engine is a lemon according to the Automobile Protection Association and Lemon-Aid. The 3.0-L turbodiesel has exhibited disastrous main bearing failures relatively early in its service life.
Which is better EcoDiesel or Duramax?
Highest Half-Ton Diesel Horsepower (Duramax)
Surprisingly, the inline-six LM2 Duramax bests the EcoDiesel in horsepower, turning out 277 ponies to the EcoDiesel’s 260 hp. The revvy, DOHC Duramax achieves its peak horsepower rating at 3,750 rpm while the EcoDiesel does it at 3,600 rpm.
Which is better EcoDiesel or Hemi?
The 3.0 Ecodiesel V6 is more fuel-efficient than the 5.7 Hemi 1500. It has a fuel economy of the 12.38 L/100kms in the city and 9.05 L/100kms on the highway. Given that it can tow more even without the eTorque system, the Ecodiesel option is preferred by those who need the truck to tow and haul.
How much is the EcoDiesel settlement?
Judge Edward Chen granted final approval of a settlement that will provide up to $3,075 in benefits to eligible owners and lessees of 2014-2016 Ram 1500 and Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles equipped with the 3.0L EcoDiesel engine, as well as an Approved Emission Modification and Extended Warranty.