Tuning is the best bang for your buck when it comes to adding power. This seems to be inline with others but ive also read posts of 19 mpgs and less. After a redesign in 2015, the 2016 chevrolet colorado is a strong choice. Epa mpg owner mpg estimates 2015 dodge challenger 8 cyl, 5. Just wondering if anyone has any thoughts if the 6 speed manual with 660lbs of torque gets better mileage than the 6 speed auto 68rfe with 800lbs of torque, both with the 3. Auto vs manual transmission dodge cummins diesel forum. Cars with manual transmission used to get significantly better gas mileage. Unlike manual and automatic transmissions, which have a fixed set of gears and a fixed set of. The camaros automatic transmission, on the other hand, has eight speeds and is estimated to get 25 mpg in mixed driving an 8. Traditional automatic transmissions can also beat manual fuel economy. Check out this list of the 11 best mpg trucks for 2020 shoppers, based. Want to know for the 1995 long bed extended cab, fourwheel drive automatic 5. I cant say that i know anyone with one of the newer cummins engines. That would have allowed the 2015 f350 to pack 55 more horsepower and 10lbft more torque than the ram 3500 with the cummins turbo dieseluntil the folks at chrysler announced the specs for the.
You can safely make up to 450 rwhp on a stock transmission with just the proper engine tuning. Paired with the aisin as69rc sixspeed automatic transmission, the cummins powered ram 3500 boasts towing. Get detailed information on the 2015 ram 2500 including specifications and data that includes dimensions, engine specs, warranty, standard features, options, and more. Those extra gears help the engine deliver the same power to the wheels while working at a lower engine speed, which saves gas. I am a first diesel owner and just recently deleted my 2015 cummins with 44,000 miles myself. I found a website where it lists all ram 2500 dieselsevery year and the average mpg. I recently installed raceme ultra tuner, set on 60hp setting, 23 degree timing, with 4 flo pro exhaust delete, and egr delete. A transmission with too many gears might shift too often. Heavyduty pickup trucks are sold without fuel economy numbers on the window sticker. I have been asking the same question about autog56 cummins. Discussion in heavy duty started by nukegm, jun 18.
Fuel milage on dodge 2500 cummins ho diesel car forums at. Heavyduty pickup truck fuel economy consumer reports. Epa mpg owner mpg estimates 2015 ram 1500 2wd 8 cyl, 5. I have had issues already with my def system and wanted to avoid high costs associated in the future. Saw the listed 15 models of 1995 dodge ram 2500 and the mpg but did not see diesel models mpg. Does your 2015 have the new volvo automatic package xe. Based on data from 219 vehicles, 15,311 fuelups and 4,981,674 miles of driving, the 2015 ram 2500 gets a combined avg mpg of 14. I would be interested to hear what kind of mpg your getting and. I do know of several with the older engine the noisy ones. But the manuals are hard to find and most dealers i talk to say the automatic is the way to go. Producing up to 400 horsepower and 1,000 poundfeet of clean diesel torque, this powerhouse helps ram deliver bestinclass towing. Now, to be clear, the mechanics of cvts differ from those of automatic transmissions, but for drivers, the operation is the same. If so, climbing the hills slow is exactly what it is designed to do.
I know i want the cummins with the aisin transmission but have not decide on the gearing yet. Its being compared against the 2015 ford f350 super duty crew cab. Ram boosts heavy duty truck claims for 2015 wvideo. Automatic vs manual mpg discussion in trucks eighteen wheelers. With that said, my 2015 3500 cummins with the 68rfe will average 22 to 24 mpgs depending on the mix of city and freeway travel. By reading our secrets of better fuel economy whitepaper, you will learn more about how to optimize fuel economy for your vehicle or fleet. Ram boosts heavy duty truck claims for 2015 wvideo autoblog. Engine operating conditions such as fan and air compressor. A great deal of this smooth operation has come due to the dual mass flywheel of the g56, as compared to the solid, one piece. Information on fuel mileage for a dodge ram cummins diesel. Oct 28, 2014 drivers who want more power can step up to a new 6. Ive had two 12vs 1st was a 5 speed second and auto.
The top 7 things you should know about tuning your 2010 2015 cummins. Paired with the aisin as69rc sixspeed automatic transmission, the. This legendary engine provides unmatched fuel economy and classleading 15,000. However, my friend has a 2008 2 wheel drive and he is getting 18 mpg with 3000 lbs. Paired with the aisin as69rc sixspeed automatic transmission, the cumminspowered ram 3500 boasts towing.
It seems it is not like it used to be with diesels and mpg. Even so, when considered against the 15 mpg we saw in our test of a 20 ram 1500 v6 and the 17 mpg of our 40,000mile, longterm ram 1500 crew cab v6, the ecodiesels 22 mpg is an impressive. I have been asking the same question about auto g56 cummins. Im looking to get a 2014 manual volvo but im told there is difference in fuel mipage, where the auto gets more. Stock convertor does not keep it in the power range i find its always reving too high when you get onto it. The top 7 things you should know about tuning your 20102015 cummins. I have had issues already with my def system and wanted to avoid high. Todays automatics tend to have more forward gears those are gears that move the car forward, not in reverse than manual transmissions do. The worst complaints are drivetrain, exhaust system, and transmission problems. The g56 has proven to afford a smooth, quiet operation in comparison to its pre.
My 2015 ram 2500 tradesman test truck was equipped with the 6. Old ratings 2017 ratings changes compare old and new mpg fuel economy tests how vehicles are. The g56 has proven to afford a smooth, quiet operation in comparison to its predecessor, the nv5600. Curious as to the kind of mpg people are getting with these while towing and during non towing driving. Shop with edmunds for perks and special offers on used cars, trucks, and. In this configuration it makes 370 horsepower and 800 lbft of torque.
I dont see how as this thing is crap going uphill, always slowing down uphill empty or not and it shift like two to three times. Since midmodel year 2005, cummins equipped rams sporting a manual transmission have been equipped with a g56 six speed. They all tell me they get anywhere from 19 to 22 mpg on the highway. Im weighing a similar situation lately, i find myself driving more than i used to for work, and the 6. This model also has air suspension on the rear axle. Feb 11, 2018 you can thank me later, this will completely explain everything you need to know. That helps them achieve better fuel economy when compared to a traditional manual transmission. Building on what commonrail injection made possible on the 5. You can count on 12 15 12 mpg on the highway with the 6. Various vehicle components like aerodynamic fairings and lowrollingresistance tires. Find the engine specs, mpg, transmission, wheels, weight, performance and more for the 2015 ram truck 2500 regular cab tradesman 4wd.
I intend to do some mileage comparisons as time goes by, and different situations arise to give realworld data to others. First and foremost, thanks to the added displacement of the 6. If buyers opt for a the 68rfe sixspeed auto, they get 370 hp and 800. One thing thats helping automatic transmission catch up is the wider use of continuously variable transmissions cvts. It might be about time to upgrade from my 06 cummins auto with 190000 miles to a new 14 or 15. Aug 06, 2015 even so, when considered against the 15 mpg we saw in our test of a 20 ram 1500 v6 and the 17 mpg of our 40,000mile, longterm ram 1500 crew cab v6, the ecodiesels 22 mpg is an impressive. Driving a manual cummins is not what you would expect.176 748 34 399 207 1179 301 997 1293 550 653 549 1073 817 347 700 184 497 1432 1322 1145 1579 1135 855 937 363 547 1195 229 536 194 209 1398 954