Say sayonara to Ram’s crosshair grille, as every iteration of the all-new 2019 Ram 1500 deserts the layout hint that goes back to the truck’s Dodge-branded days. The new grille treatment is just one brand-new component of the 2019 Ram 1500, which gets several of one of the most innovative style and also technical modifications the pickup has actually seen in a quarter-century. The 2019 Ram 1500 pickup truck wants to be more than simply a trusted hauler. With its roomy, improved interior and also its selection of engine choices, the 2019 Ram is the most comfortable full-size pickup on the marketplace today.
Underpinning the brand-new Ram 1500 is a reengineered framework that is both lighter as well as more powerful compared to before. Comprehensive use of high-strength steel causes the vehicle’s ladder-type structure dropping 100 pounds. Extra weight cost savings come courtesy of a brand-new digital parking-brake system that’s 20 pounds lighter than the old cable-operated unit, an electrically aided power-steering system that represents a six-pound weight decrease, and also a host of aluminum parts, consisting of the tailgate, engine installs, the guiding equipment, and front-suspension as well as transmission crossmembers. In total, Ram claims that the brand-new vehicle in its most popular trim as well as taxi arrangement– crew-cab Big Horn 4×4 with a V-8– is virtually 225 pounds lighter compared to its predecessor, a claim we’ll confirm once we get numerous versions on our scales.
No shortage of pockets and also cubbies suggest motorists as well as travelers have nearly many means to shed pens, notebooks, toddlers, as well as bass boats. Certainly, the Ram is a pick-up, and also its bed is naturally large. Crew cabs supply 5’7 or 6’4 bed lengths, while the extended taxicab obtains just the longer selection. Optional containers integrated into the bed sides marketed as Ram Boxes are offered for even more utility. Inside the bed, available lights, a bedliner, and also freight tie-downs boost versatility.Ram sweats the small stuff for each traveler. USB ports– consisting of USB-C– are scattered about, every control is easy to reach, and deluxe features are readily available all throughout the array. Rear seat motorcyclists in staff taxicabs get a particularly wonderful area to stretch out their legs; the back seat backrest leans back and the base slides onward for even more space.
For now, the only Ram 1500s we’ve driven have been furnished with an acquainted 5.7-liter V-8 rated at 395 horsepower as well as 401 pound-feet of torque. The V-8 is a smooth, sonorous driver that provides the large Ram with good velocity as well as the capability to tow as much as 12,750 pounds, a minimum of when bought up with the right selection of axle as well as body configurations.For an additional grand, the readily available mild-hybrid system Ram refers to as eTorque adds 130 lb-ft of torque with the V-8, 90 lb-ft with the common 305-hp V-6 in order to help out with low-speed velocity as well as to lower the gas engine’s work.
2019 RAM 1500 Release Date And Price
One of the most fundamental truck supplied initially, a 1500 Tradesperson 4×2 with a quad cab and a 3.6-liter eTorque-equipped V6, starts at $33,340 (when you consider the $1,645 location cost– $1,695 if you’re a Hawaiian purchaser). At the contrary end of the spectrum, a 1500 Limited 4×4 with a staff taxi on a long wheelbase begins at an extremely significant $59,385, however that instead elegant stack of money does get you obtain a standard 5.7-liter Hemi V8 and that substantial 12-inch Uconnect infomercial screen.The 2019 Ram 1500 goes on sale in the initial quarter of 2018 in seven trim levels: entry-level Tradesperson, fuel-economy-focused HFE, middle-of-the-road Huge Horn, off-road-oriented Rebel, as well as the glamorous Laramie, Longhorn, and Restricted versions.
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