2025 Ram 1500 3.0-Liter Hurricane

RAM 1500 HEMI V8 ENGINE Overview

When you’re ready to rumble, the 2025 Ram 1500 new engine – the Hurricane I-6 – will answer your call. If you want to tow it all, Hurricane I-6 power has you covered. If you want some ferocious performance, the Hurricane I-6 rises to the occasion. But more than just powerful and capable, the new generation of Hurricane I-6 excellence can also dominate the competition for MPG and towing capacity.

Learn about the benefits of the 2025 Ram 1500 3.0-liter Hurricane I-6 below, and swing by Frisco Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram to experience the power for yourself.

2025 Ram 1500 Engine Options

Three Ram 1500 engine options are offered on the reimagined 2025 model. New for the 2025 model year is the 3.0-liter Hurricane I-6, an available upgrade from the standard 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 unit.

There’s also a high-output version of the new 3.0-liter Hurricane engine in top trims, producing even more power and torque for your hauling duties. For those seeking a Ram 1500 5.7-liter HEMI engine, you’ll want to look at previous models, as the new Hurricane engines replace the HEMI lineup in the 2025 Ram 1500 engine stable.

There’s also no need to compare a Ram 1500 gas vs. diesel model in the 2025 lineup, as the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel engine offered in previous years of this pickup is not being revived.

Ram 1500 3.0-Liter Hurricane I-6 Engine Horsepower & Torque

Regarding the 2025 Ram 1500 engine specs, to start, this pickup truck’s standard Pentastar V-6 powertrain puts out a stellar 305 horsepower and 269 pound-feet of torque.

Ram truck enthusiasts may think of two things when a Hurricane I-6 is mentioned: modern, competition-shaming power and next-level trailering capabilities. The 2025 Hurricane-engined models help the Ram truck tradition thrive and beg the question, “Just how powerful is a 3.0-liter Hurricane I-6 engine?”

There’s more than one 3.0-liter Hurricane I-6 engine available; the 3.0-liter Hurricane I-6 and the High-Output 3.0-liter Hurricane I-6. Both develop robust power, with the high-output version coming out ahead, as to be expected.

The standard iteration of the 2025 Ram 1500 new engine generates 420 horsepower plus 469 pound-feet of torque. Opting for the High-Output 3.0-liter Hurricane engine brings even more power, rated at 540 horsepower and 521 pound-feet of torque.

Shop our Ram 1500 inventory to find a Hurricane-powered Ram pickup truck you’d like to test drive.

Ram 1500 3.0-Liter Hurricane I-6 Engine Towing Capacity

Ram 1500 3.0-Liter Hurricane I-6 Engine Towing Capacity

How much can a Ram 1500 Hurricane engine pull along? As you likely know, towing capacity will vary by your truck’s configuration, including the engine and cab and box layout. For reference, the Ram 1500 towing capacity reaches 8,110 pounds when properly equipped with the base 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine.

The new 3.0-liter Hurricane I-6 engine offers the top towing capabilities in the 2025 Ram 1500 lineup; it enables the Ram 1500 to tow up to 11,550 pounds when properly equipped.

What about the upgraded version of the 2025 Ram 1500 new engine? You can expect a maximum of 9,920 pounds of towing capacity when properly equipped with the 540-horsepower High-Output 3.0-liter Hurricane engine option.

You can consult your Ram 1500 owner’s manual for more details about the towing capacity of your specific truck before you hitch up and head out.

2025 Ram 1500 3.0-Liter Hurricane I-6 MPG Estimates

2025 Ram 1500 3.0-Liter Hurricane I-6 MPG Estimates

What’s better than the powerful specs and immense towing capacity of the 2025 Ram 1500 for sale? The Ram 1500 fuel efficiency. The days of a full-size truck needing to sacrifice MPG for power are over, as the 2025 Ram 1500 new engine leads the way.

Here’s how efficient this mighty pickup truck can be.

2025 Ram 1500 3.0-liter Hurricane I-6 MPG

  • With 2WD and eight-speed automatic: Up to an EPA-estimated 18/25 MPG (City/Highway)1
  • With 4WD and eight-speed automatic: Up to an EPA-estimated 19/24 MPG (City/Highway)1

2025 Ram 1500 High-Output 3.0-liter Hurricane I-6 MPG

  • With 4WD and eight-speed automatic: Up to an EPA-estimated 15/21 MPG (City/Highway)1

Again, for reference, the Ram 1500 with the 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine and eight-speed automatic transmission renders up to an EPA-estimated 20/25 MPG (City/Highway)1 with 2WD and an EPA-estimated 19/24 MPG (City/Highway)1 with 4WD.

Feel the Rumble of a 2025 Ram 1500 3.0-Liter Hurricane I-6 Today

Ready to see how the 3.0-liter Hurricane I-6 engine can make short work of every job? Come by Frisco Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram for a test drive and to discover our equally exciting new Ram 1500 specials today.

Can’t decide whether the new Ram 1500, Ram 2500, or Ram 3500 model is right for you? View all new Ram inventory at our dealership to compare specs and capabilities. Then, book multiple test drives to explore your Ram truck options in person.

Frequently Asked Questions

What engine is in the 2025 Ram 1500?

The 2025 Ram 1500 is offered with a new engine lineup featuring three powertrains, with each providing a unique take on Ram capability. The first is the standard 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 that has powered Ram 1500 pickups of past years. Then, there’s the new 3.0-liter Hurricane I-6, along with the new High-Output 3.0-liter Hurricane engine producing 521 pound-feet of torque.

How much horsepower does a 2025 Ram 1500 3.0-liter Hurricane have?

A 2025 Ram 1500 3.0-liter Hurricane I-6 pickup truck starts with 420 horsepower and 469 pound-feet of torque. For even greater power output, turn to this Ram truck’s available High-Output 3.0-liter Hurricane I-6 powertrain, generating a wild 540 horsepower and 521 pound-feet of torque. Test-drive these engines at your Ram dealer soon.

Will the 2025 Ram 1500 get a Hurricane engine?

Yes, the 2025 Ram 1500 gets two new Hurricane engine options in addition to the standard 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6. There is the 3.0-liter Hurricane I-6 worth 420 horsepower and 469 pound-feet of torque and the High-Output 3.0-liter Hurricane I-6 with 540 horsepower and 521 pound-feet of torque. Explore these three powertrains today.



1EPA estimates. Actual mileage may vary.

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