It is best known for being fitted in the Dodge Ram pick up truck, with its first appearances being in 1989. Cummins 5.9 inline six cylinder engines are fairly easy to come by on the used parts market, and due to their popularity are also fairly easy to get serviced.
Re: Best value in a diesel pickup truck? in reply to Bud in wv, 01-29-2012 11:52:20 stay away from a ford 6.0. I liked my cummins except that it was surrounded by a dodge truck, but they are better than they used to be.