2015 Cummins Powered Ram Trucks deliver Best-In-Class 865lb-ft of Torque

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2015 Ram Heavy Duty At Plant
A Cummins-powered Ram 3500 HD rolls off the production line.

Ram takes heavy-duty towing and hauling seriously. For model year 2015, the Cummins-powered Ram pickups have added to the list of class-leading benefits.

  • New Cummins 6.7-liter calibration adds 15 lb.-ft. of torque to a best-in-class 865 lb.-ft.
  • Best-in-class Gross Combined Weight Rating (GCWR) of 37,900 pounds
  • 2015 Ram 3500 maintains its towing leadership with up to 30,000 pounds of SAE J2807 specified towing capacity
  • 2015 Ram 2500 holds best-in-class 17,970 pounds of towing capacity, while adhering to SAE J2807 test criteria
  • The first 2015 Ram Heavy Duty trucks begin rolling off the factory line this week
  • Unsurpassed powertrain warranty – five years/100,000 miles

Working closely to integrate with Ram, a more aggressive calibration for the Cummins 6.7L Turbo Diesel produces an additional 15 lb.-ft. of torque. This improvement places the coveted engine ahead of the competition with 865 lb.-ft. of torque, while maintaining performance and EPA compliance.

The renowned 6.7-liter Cummins Turbo Diesel I-6 is available in three versions. The first version is paired with Ram’s segment exclusive six-speed manual transmission. This combination delivers 350 horsepower at 2,800 rpm and 660 lb.-ft. of torque at 1,400 rpm. The second option matches the Cummins to the 68RFE six-speed automatic transmission. The diesel engine cranks out 370 horsepower at 2,800 rpm with 800 lb.-ft. of torque at 1,600 rpm.

Dominating the torque charts, Cummins 6.7L High-Output Turbo Diesel for Ram 3500 is paired with the Aisin six-speed automatic transmission (AS69RC), leaving no doubt to Ram Heavy Duty’s capability. In addition to 385 horsepower at 2,800 rpm, the most powerful Cummins generates best-in-class torque of 865 lb.-ft. at 1,700 rpm.

Additional Resources

Cummins Engines – Cummins Engines for Pickups

Ram Trucks – 2015 Ram 3500


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  • Garth says:
    January 21, 2015 at 6:43 pm Reply

    Why not post the date of this article? The story says “going into production this week” yet no idea when this page was posted/written. Make any sense for the readers?


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