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Key Differences Between EcoDiesel and Cummins Turbodiesel

EcoDiesel vs. Cummins Turbodiesel

  • Cummins Turbo Diesel: A History of Excellence
  • The All-new EcoDiesel Engine
  • Cummins Engine - 370 Horsepower and 800 lb-ft of Torque
  • EcoDiesel - 7.1 L/100 km (40 mpg) with 240 Horsepower and 420 lb-ft of Torque

Raw power comes to life from under the hood of Ram vehicles and we're here to give you a little bit of the backstory behind what makes the leading Diesel engine options what they are today. Join us as we explore the key differences between the all-new EcoDiesel and the monstrously powerful Cummins Turbo Diesel. These effectively represent the two premier engine configurations for drivers looking to move away from petrol options in favour of the efficient and optimized Diesel engines on the market today! Join us at Coquitlam Chrysler and test drive a diesel-powered vehicle.

Ecodiesel Engine

Cummins - The Turbo Diesel with a History of Excellence

There's a clearly defined line drawn in the truck segment when it comes to power and capabilities, and for as long as the boundaries on both have been pushed forward and the bar raised, there's been a Cummins Turbo Diesel at the helm. Entering the scene almost three decades ago, the Cummins brand quickly took over the industry and is widely regarded as one of the most effective examples of diesel engine engineering. In 2007, a newer, better 6.7L model entered the scene, with better displacement, and a max power that is still the envy of competitor models.

EcoDiesel Engine

EcoDiesel - A New Technology for a New Generation of Trucks

The EcoDiesel optionentered the North American market in 2014 and already has attracted a wide audience of drivers eager for a diesel engine to get the most out of every ride. It doesn't disappoint. Codenamed the A 630 DOHC, and developed by VM Motori in Italy, this represents the forward-movement to bring diesel engine design and engineering to a wider audience and application. It was introduced unilaterally on the Ram 1500 and Grand Cherokee models.

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Cummins - Specs and Application

Let's take a moment to look over the specs that have contributed to the rise in fame and applause following the Cummins Turbo Diesel by exploring what you can expect with this amazing engine. The Ram-exclusive 6-speed manual transmission offers ultra-low first gear ratio for hauling, as well as efficiency. Note the Power Take Off (PTO) access covers on both sides of the transmissions made for greater upfit capacity. This 6.7L Cummins Turbo Diesel generates 370 Horsepower and 800 lb-ft of Torque. So expertly designed is this model that it has been recorded traveling up over 500,000 km without complications, and with Best-in-Class oil change intervals of 24,000 km, coupled to 5-year/160,000 km powertrain limited warranty you can bet yours is going to last. This is the best-selling diesel, and it can be yours with select Ram and Jeep products.

Coquitlam Chrysler - Your Dealership for Diesel Engines

If you're looking for hauling power, choose the Cummins Turbo Diesel and if you're looking for efficiency and capabilities for the kilometres ahead, think EcoDiesel. Either way, there's only one dealership that has the knowledge to get you the diesel engine you want to get you on the road with the effectiveness and efficiency you're looking for, and that's Coquitlam Chrysler. Our staff of knowledgeable vehicle experts understand the ins and outs and are ready to assist or guide you through the various elements surrounding the fantastic options attached to the EcoDiesel and Cummins Turbo Diesel engine options.

Stop by Coquitlam Chrysler, located off Lougheed Highway at 2960 Christmas Way, in beautiful Coquitlam, British Columbia. Our years of experience are at your disposal to ensure that you get the vehicle that best reflects your needs and your wants.