Summer of Ram: Week 1 with the 2014 Ram 1500 Laramie EcoDiesel

Derek McNaughton is driving a 2014 Ram EcoDiesel for a month this summer as part of a long-term road test. Here is his impressions after week one.

The South Frontenac lake is legendary for its Large Mouth Bass. Isolated, private and silent save for a few loons, the tiny Ontario lake purportedly yields some impressively fat fish from its deep dark waters. The only problem is access, obtained via swamps and beaver dams.

Google’s maps, however, revealed an old access road to this lake — a perfect route for the 2014 Ram Laramie EcoDiesel Quad cab we have on loan from Chrysler Canada for a month in a long-term test of the only half-ton on the market with a diesel engine.

Dodge Ram EcoDiesel

Dodge Ram EcoDiesel
Derek McNaughton, Driving

The access road proved better than many private lanes: grassy, wide and over mostly solid ground. And the EcoDiesel under the domed hood of our silver and grey Laramie 4

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