A black Ram 1500 driving through a city street

The 2020 Ram 1500 comes standard with a highly capable 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine, but what other engine options are there? Ram gives you the option to upgrade to the engine of your choice, so you can choose which engine will best fit your needs. Our team at Midway Dodge put together this page to assist you in your research. Continue reading to learn more, and if you have any questions, give us a call at (773) 257-7395 or send us a message online.


5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque

When you opt for the 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine with eTorque, you get an incredibly capable engine that includes added eTorque technology to elevate your daily drive. Take a look at the key specs of this engine below. 

Horsepower: 395HP


Torque: 410 lb.-ft. torque


Towing Capacity: 12,750 lbs*


*When properly equipped.


5.7L HEMI® V8 Engine

This engine features the same specs found on the previous engine, minus the capabilities of eTorque. As you can see, having eTorque technology increases the towing capacity by about 1,000 lbs.

Horsepower: 395HP


Torque: 410 lb.-ft. torque


Towing Capacity: 11,610 lbs*


*When properly equipped. 

The emblem for the Ram 1500 Hemi 5.7L


3.6L Pentastar® V6 with eTorque

This impeccable engine comes standard on all 2020 Ram 1500 trims. With eTorque technology, having a full-size truck has never been easier to drive. 

Horsepower: 305HP


Torque: 296 lb.-ft. torque


Towing Capacity: 7,730 lbs*


*When properly equipped. 


3.0L EcoDiesel V6 

This turbocharged engine boasts impressive torque, tech, and towing capability that gives other engines a run for their money. 

Horsepower: 260HP


Torque: 480 lb.-ft. torque


Towing Capacity: 12,560 lbs*


*When properly equipped.

What is the eTorque System?

Ram continues to prove its capability with the addition of eTorque technology. eTorque is a mild hybrid system that incorporates an array of technologies found on the 3.6L Pentastar® V6 and the 5.7L HEMI® V8 engines. These technologies include regenerative braking, start/stop capability, a 48-volt lithium battery pack, and an on-board 12kw motor/generator. In more basic terms, eTorque helps improve performance, efficiency, payload, towing capabilities, and drivability. 

A red & white Ram 1500 parked in dirt by a bridge

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