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Ram 1500 Diesel

Types of Diesel Trucks

Posted at Sat, Dec 21, 2019 10:30 AM

What Diesel Trucks are Popular with New Hampshire Drivers?

We often have customers come in to our dealership concerned about having limited options when deciding whether to purchase or lease a diesel truck. Luckily, your options aren’t limited and we see a wide range of diesel trucks drive onto our lot. We want to use this blog to inform drivers in and around Epsom, NH what their options are when purchasing a diesel pickup.

Ram 1500 EcoDiesel & Heavy Duty Diesel Trucks

Ram is no stranger to powerful vehicles and their diesel lineup is no exception. The surprisingly sporty Ram 1500 EcoDiesel offers an innovative 3-liter V6 engine with a block made of compacted graphite iron, featuring aluminum twin-cam heads. The B20 biodiesel capability and standard Active Grille Shutters allow this engine to put out 12,560-lb max towing and 2,040-lb max payload with surprising fuel economy and rugged reliability. That means your efficient, half-ton pickup can tow your camper and handle daily tasks at work.

The Ram 2500 and Ram 3500 heavy duty pickups also have diesel options that put out even more power and higher performance than the 1500. If your truck will consistently be towing and hauling heavy loads we recommend looking into these trucks. Every Ram truck has a great set of standard safety features and come with a variety of modern technology options that make them for enhancing your daily drive.

Chevy Silverado

The recently redesigned Duramax 6.6L V-8 turbo-diesel offered on Silverado HD pickups is capable of 445 horsepower and 910 lb.-ft. Torque. Changes in engineering were made to make hauling and trailering easier,. They also made performance quieter and smoother, giving you a more enjoyable drive. The Allison 1000 transmission paired with these trucks has a Tow/Haul mode that reduces shift cycling to improve control and cooling when your truck is working its hardest.

These trucks come in a variety of trims that deliver on the quality of materials and modern design you would expect from a Chevrolet Heavy Duty pickup. If you want to learn the specifics of what these trucks offer, we recommend viewing our inventory of this Chevy fan favorite.

GMC Sierra

Speaking of the performance and utility of diesel engines paired with Allison transmissions, we have a lot of customers that love their GMC Sierra pickup trucks. Whether it's the modern infotainment system and smooth ride in the cab or the impressive performance of 445 horsepower and a rubber burning 910 lb-ft of torque, we have seen a lot of Sierra trucks leave the lot right after they arrive.

These surprisingly nimble workhorses come in a variety of trims and we highly recommend looking through our inventory or giving us a call to learn the differences between each truck.

Ford F-150 & Super Duty

Last but certainly not least, the esteemed F-Series comes with a great selection of diesel trucks. Ford added a diesel F-150 to its lineup in the spring of 2018. This truck comes with a 3.0L Power Stroke® diesel V6 engine that delivers full-size capability and performance with 250 horsepower and 440 lb-ft of torque.

Ready for a Test Drive?

There you have it. Now, when it comes to the exterior of these trucks we really think it comes down to personal opinion. Each features a similar set of paint colors and all of them feature tough, modern designs with hard work and harder play in mind. If you’re interested in taking a diesel truck for a test drive or just learning more about the capabilities of these great pickup trucks, stop on by Tim’s Truck Capital.

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