Tuesday, January 16, 2018
2019 Ram 1500 Offers Many New Features
The all-new 2019 Ram 1500 full-size truck, 225 pounds lighter, has an all-new eTorque system for the 305 horsepower 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 and 395 horsepower 5.7-liter V-8 HEMI engines mated to TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmissions. Also new for 2019, the Ram 1500 Rebel is now available in Quad Cab configurations, bed rails are raised by 1.5 inches and a new spoiler on the new aluminum tailgate is added to reduce drag, a Max Tow Package option with the 3.92 final drive ratio offers up to 12,750 pounds of towing capability and the maximum payload is increased to 2,300 pounds. New for 2019 is an electronic locking differential, available on 4WD trucks with the 3.21 and 3.55 final drive ratio and lifted suspension, and 2WD and 4WD trucks with the 3.92 ratio with the base or lifted suspension (Rebel and 4x4 Off-road Package). The 2019 Ram 1500’s cab length has increased a total of four inches inside.