Want to drive the new RAM truck? The 2019 RAM 1500 turns a page in this popular truck lineup, dropping its Dodge-style crossbar grill and shedding weight to become lighter and more fuel efficient. Don't let that fool you, though, as the RAM 1500 remains one of the most powerful pickups on today's truck market. The new RAM 1500 is available in several trim levels, offering buyers options for interior features, bed lengths and cab sizes. RAM dealers are also certain to offer incentives for this truck when it hits showrooms. Ready for your test drive? Read on for the latest information about the 2019 RAM 1500.
The 2019 RAM 1500 is available in seven different trims: Tradesman, HFE, Big Horn, Rebel, Laramie, Longhorn, and Limited. This is a big change from previous years, when RAM offered nearly a dozen trim options.
What defines the RAM 1500 Tradesman and HFE trims?
The Tradesman and HFE trims are more designed for work situations than for consumers. The Tradesman trim is a bare-bones model meant for construction work, ranch work and other industrial uses. The HFE is the most fuel-efficient version of the RAM 1500, making it ideal for commercial fleets.
Which RAM 1500 trims are the best for everyday drivers?
The RAM 1500 Big Horn is designed as the go-to choice for most consumers. The RAM 1500 Big Horn gets several additional comfort and convenience features, and it gets some extra styling flourishes. It doesn't have the luxury features of the higher-end trims, but it is a solid choice.
Which RAM 1500 is the most fun to drive?
The RAM 1500 Rebel is built for sporty driving. It comes with off-road tires, can be upgraded with steel coil springs, features off-road tires, has a unique suspension and all kinds of other off-road perks.
How are the interiors of the luxury trims?
The RAM 1500's most luxurious trims are the Laramie, Longhorn and Limited trims. Climb inside the redesigned interior with these trims, and you'll get a 12.0-inch touchscreen, plush leather upholstery, wood trim, climate control features, heated seats and so much more. It's a bold, elegant cabin with plenty of soft-touch materials.
What are the 2019 RAM 1500's engine options?
The new RAM gets a new 305-horsepower 3.6-liter V6 mild-hybrid engine that regenerates power through starting, stopping and braking. There are also two available 5.7-liter HEMI V8 engines, one of which is a mild-hybrid engine.
What is the RAM 1500's towing capacity?
The 2019 RAM 1500 can tow up to 12,750 pounds when properly configured. That's not the biggest towing capacity on the market, but it's very close to competiting trucks like the Ford F-150.
Is navigation included?
Navigation is not a standard feature on the new RAM 1500, but it is included for people who upgrade to one of the three more luxurious trims.