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From the Class-Exclusive 3.0L EcoDiesel V61 with impressive 420 lb-ft of low-end torque, to the legendary 5.7L HEMI® VVT V8 with a towing capacity up to 4,826 kg (10,640 lb) – the Ram 1500 will meet all your capability needs. Factor in the Segment-Exclusive TorqueFlite® 8-speed automatic transmission,1 the Segment-Exclusive Active-LevelTM Four-Corner Air Suspension,1 and a choice of 4x4 transfer case systems and you'll see why the Ram 1500 was named the back-to-back winner and reigning Canadian Truck King Challenge winner.

pickup that dominated the 2016 Canadian Truck King Challenge to become a back-to-back winner
The 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 2017 Ram Truck 1500 Canada

3.0L EcoDiesel V6

The Ram 1500 is the only half-ton truck in the industry to offer a diesel engine – the Class-exclusive
3.0L EcoDiesel V61 delivers 240 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque achieved at an impressively low 2,000 rpm.

Wards has named it one of their 10 Best Engines 3 years in a row, and no wonder – considering the
3.0L EcoDiesel engine also delivers Best-in-Class fuel economy as efficient as 8.0 L/100 km (35 mpg) highway39 and has a recommended oil change interval of up to 16,000 km to lower your total operating cost. Whatever your driving environment, this engine delivers efficient capability. 


Mated to the 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 is a TorqueFlite® 8-speed automatic transmission. With 40 different shift maps available, it automatically optimizes the drivetrain's performance to give you stronger power when you need it and overall fuel economy that makes the Ram 1500 Canada's most fuel-efficient full-size pickup.39
The 3.6L Pentastar VVT V6 2017 Ram Truck 1500 Canada

3.6L Pentastar VVT V6

The 3.6L PentastarTM VVT V6 is Canada's Best-Selling Engine.44 In the Ram 1500, it delivers up to
305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque for dependable performance and proven reliability. Taking advantage of advanced technology like Variable Valve Timing (VVT), efficiency is maximized to give you impressive fuel economy as efficient as 9.6 L/100 km (29 mpg) highway.2


The TorqueFlite® 8-speed automatic transmission is programmed with 40 different shift maps to ensure that whatever your on-the-road requirements are, the drivetrain is optimized for performance and efficiency. Additionally, the transmission’s Thermal Management System optimizes fluid temperature for best efficiency and durability.
The 5.7L HEMI VVT V8 2017 Ram Truck 1500 Canada


The iconic 5.7L HEMI® V8 is Canada's Best-Selling V8 engine45 based on the past 6 years of registration. In the Ram 1500, it produces a powerful 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque, and is no slouch when it comes to fuel saving. Its FuelSaver Multi-Displacement System (MDS) technology deactivates 4 cylinders while cruising and idling – instantly reverting back to 8 cylinders when needed. Variable Valve Timing (VVT) allows for optimal engine breathing throughout a wide rpm range – for example, increasing torque for towing and hauling when required.


There are two transmissions available with the 5.7L HEMI VVT V8, depending on the model chosen - either the fuel-efficient TorqueFlite® 8-speed automatic, or the proven 6-speed automatic.
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Fuel-Efficient Capability

EcoDiesel V6 (HFE model)
L/100 KM
L/100 KM

RAM 1500

5-CYCLE Official EnerGuide Label Ratings - 2017 Model Year
3.0L EcoDiesel V6 8-speed automatic 11.6 24 8.4 34
8-speed automatic 12.1 23 8.8 32
3.0L EcoDiesel V6 (HFE model) 8-speed automatic 11.3 25 8.0 35
3.6L PentastarTM VVT V6 8-speed automatic 13.9 20 9.6 29
8-speed automatic 14.5 19 10.2 28
5.7L HEMI® VVT V8 6-speed automatic 17.0 17 12.0 24
6-speed automatic 17.5 16 12.7 22
8-speed automatic 15.7 18 11.0 26
8-speed automatic 16.1 18 11.5 25
** These official ratings are estimates based on Government of Canada approved criteria and testing methods. The actual fuel consumption of this vehicle may differ depending on driving style, road conditions, vehicle options, etc. 2017MY EnerGuide fuel economy ratings not released. Ram 1500 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 and 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 (HFE model) fuel economy numbers based on 2016MY EnerGuide ratings.

The 5-Cycle Method Tests For

Highway Driving City Driving Air Conditioner Usage Cold Temperature Operation Rapid Braking and Acceleration
Learn more about the 5-cycle test method by visiting the Natural Resources Canada site.
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Towing and Payload

The 2017 Ram 1500 Canada  can tow up to 10,640 lb. (4,826 kg) and haul a payload of up to 1,890 lb. (857 kg)
The Multi Link Coil Spring Rear Suspension of the 2017 Ram 1500 Canada  absorbs upward and downwards wheel motion

Segment-Exclusive Multilink Coil Spring Rear Suspension 

Active-Level Four-Corner Air Suspension 

You can set your desired 4X4  setting with the push of a button with the 2017 Ram 1500 Canada
You can set your desired 4X4  setting with the push of a button with the 2017 Ram 1500 Canada

4-Wheel Drive

2016 Truck King Challenge Winner

The 2016 Ram 1500 won the Canadian Truck King Challenge for the second time in a row