2019 RAM 1500 Monroe LA
2019 RAM 1500 at Interstate Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram
Being one of the best-selling vehicles in the US the RAM 1500 has had to hold its own against the fierce competition by offering a ton of tech equipment, as well as being comfortable and capable. In 2019, the RAM has gotten lighter, stronger, more comfortable, and more efficient than any previous iteration. It also sports a more rugged look while a class-exclusive air suspension receives a fine-tuning for improved comfort, off-road capability, and load-leveling. New this year is a mild hybrid assist technology system called eTorque that stores electricity in a lithium battery and helps the automatic engine stop-start system work more smoothly. It also provides a bit of extra power in short bursts. There is a ton more to cover with the RAM 1500, read on to find out about all the different things this compelling pickup offers!
- 5.7-Liter V8
- Eight-Speed Automatic Transmission
- Tows up to 12,750 pounds
- Blind-Spot Monitoring
- Adaptive Cruise Control
- Lane Departure Warning
- Remote Keyless Entry
- 5-Inch Touchscreen
- Leather Upholstery
What engines are there to choose from?
Standard on all versions of the RAM 1500 is a 3.6-liter V6 with 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. Optional on all but the HFE is a 5.7-liter V8 with 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque. Both engines come with an eight-speed automatic transmission, rear-wheel drive, and a 3.21 axle ratio. Available is four-wheel-drive and lower axle ratios of 3.55 and 3.92 on all models. Both engines also come with the eTorque mild-hybrid system, which helps improve the RAM’s fuel economy. With the V8 the RAM 1500 can tow up to 12,750 pounds with a payload capacity of 2,300 pounds.
What are the notable features on the RAM 1500?
The full-size 2019 RAM is available in a handful of body styles and bed lengths. Most RAM 1500s come standard as a Quad Cab with the ability to seat up to six passengers. Optional is a Crew Cab which increases rear-seat legroom while offering full-size rear doors. Quad Cabs come with regular bed sizes, while Crew Cabs provide either a standard bed or a short bed. As for features, the base-level Tradesman comes with a 23-gallon gas tank, active grille shutters, trailer-sway control, and a rearview camera. Also coming standard are heated, power-adjustable side mirrors, 18-inch steel wheels, air conditioning, vinyl floors and seats, push-button start, cruise control, electronic parking brake, and a Uconnect system with a 5.0-inch screen. Higher-level trims give you options such as a 33-gallon fuel tank, active-level four-corner air suspension, power-folding trailer-tow side mirrors, and a dual-pane moonroof. Exterior options include deployable side steps, damped tailgate with power release, 22-inch wheels, and dual exhaust tips. Interior options also are more elaborate up the trim ladder with the addition of a 7.0-inch thin-film transistor display, and a top-level Uconnect system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Also available is leather seating, heated seats, a surround-view camera, and adaptive cruise control.
What are some of the safety features?
The advanced technology extends to the RAM 1500s saftey features with the addition of a Blind Spot Monitoring system with Rear Cross Path and Trailer Detection that helps scan the blind-spot zones behind the vehicle to ensure safer maneuvering while automatically sensing and accounting for the trailer. Also available is a Lane Departure Warning system which helps to prevent unintentional lane drift by providing a visual alert and guiding the vehicle back into position. And a new Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop and Go helps detect new cars ahead. If increased braking is needed with slower traffic, the available Forward Collision Warning with Advanced Brake Assist automatically enables you to adjust to a safe distance.
Final Thoughts on the 2019 RAM 1500
When you’re already on top of the mountain, it is hard to go up even further, but that’s what the RAM 1500 has done! With two powerful engines equipped with the fuel-efficient eTorque system, the RAM puts more space between itself and the competition. This year’s RAM might be 225 pounds lighter, but it’s still able to tow a class-leading 12,750 pounds. And with a spacious interior laced in leather, the RAM is now as luxurious as ever! Of course, the only way to experience the RAM is to drive one yourself! Head down to the dealership and take a test drive of this incredible vehicle!