Fuel consumption figures for 702-horsepower Ram TRX pickup revealed

Fuel consumption figures for 702-horsepower Ram TRX pickup revealed

October 23, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

The automaker has released fuel economy figures for the powerful 2021 Ram 1500 TRX pickup. The car is powered by a 6.2-liter Hellcat twin-turbo engine producing 702 hp. (881 Nm).

The Ram 1500 TRX high performance truck is an impressive vehicle. Among the highlights is its 702-horsepower engine that boasts 881 Nm of torque. Sprint up to 100 km / h takes 4.5 seconds. In addition, the car has a very good off-road potential. But when it comes to fuel economy, the performance of this truck is far less impressive.

According to official estimates from the United States Environmental Agency (EPA), TRX uses only 23.51 liters of fuel per 100 km in the city, 16.8 liters. on the highway and 19.6 liters. in mixed mode.

The truck weighs 2,880 kg and is equipped with a set of 35-inch off-road tires. In addition, its 6.2-liter supercharged Hellcat V8 engine is not much more efficient in other models from the automaker. The sports coupes Dodge Charger and Challenger Hellcat with the same engine consume 15.68 liters. in combined mode, and the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk SUV – 18.09 hp.

Looking specifically at the Ram TRX’s closest competitor, the charged-up Ford Raptor pickup, the latter’s six-cylinder engine is noticeably more efficient in terms of fuel consumption. Under the hood of the Raptor is a 3.5-liter twin-turbo engine that consumes 15.68 hp. in the city, 13.06 liters. on the highway and 14.7 liters. in a mixed cycle. The high-performance truck from Ford has 252 horsepower and two cylinders less than the Ram TRX.

Not so danwo, AutoTimesNews wrote that the prices for the high-performance Ram TRX 2021 pickup have become known. In one of the foreign forums, documentation has appeared, which talks about the prices for the 2021 high-performance Ram 1500 TRX pickup. It is reported that these papers were intended for dealers of the automaker.