As far as technology goes, the 2019 Ram 1500 would be right at the peak of it. In fact, it’s going to be the most technologically developed Ram 1500 ever, to date. The new model is here to heighten your senses big time. Moreover, not only the technological aspects get a major traction and are boosted but the riding experience also gets better than it ever was. The 2019 Ram 1500 would drop down on weight considerably while adding some high-end luxury to it.
This redesigned pickup truck would offer plenty of reasons for making a buy. The fuel economy of the car has also been improved alongside more space for accommodating a greater number of passengers.
2019 Ram 1500 is 225 pounds lighter
The generalized trend in the world of pickup trucks is reducing on weight yet staying sturdy and the 2019 Ram 1500 has gone on to do exactly that. It is probably for this reason; the upcoming 2019 Ram 1500 is expected to be as much as 225 pounds lighter than the predecessor.
High-strength steel, aluminum, composites, etc. have been used by the pickup truck manufacturer to shave off the extra pounds and thereby make the car much lighter than its previous model.
The 2019 Ram 1500 would be more aerodynamic too. The 2019 Ram 1500 would be equipped with electronically locking rear differential, hill-descent control, skid plates and exposed tow hooks.
Interior will get a 12.0-inch touchscreen
The most eye-catching feature of the 2019 Ram 1500’s interior is probably Uconnect 4 infotainment system. It comes with a 12.0-inch touchscreen. This massive and vertically oriented screen incorporates a navigation system and Apple CarPlay & Android Auto compatibility, capable of displaying information in both split-screen or full formats.
The 2019 Ram 1500 this time would also add convenience and active-safety features like blind-spot monitoring, lane-departure warning, lane-keeping assist, a 360-degree camera system, adaptive cruise control, automated emergency braking and last but certainly not the least automatic high-beam headlights.
2019 Ram 1500 engine options
The 2019 Ram 1500 will be endowed with a three engine choices. The first one engine is 3.6-liter Pentastar gasoline V6 that makes 305-HP at 269 lb-ft of torque. This one will keep the same fuel economy as the current one. It gives in city/highway fuel economy of 17/25 mpg for the model with 2WD and 16/23 mpg for the 4WD.
The next one on the list is the 3.0-liter turbodiesel V6. This one is capable to make 240 horsepower at 420 lb-ft of torque. The fuel economy on this one is 20/27 mpg (2WD), 19/27 mpg (4WD).
The last one and the most powerful is the 5.7-liter Hemi V8. With torque of 410 lb-ft, this one delivers 395 horsepower. Fuel economy on this one is 15/22 mpg for the model with 2WD/ 8-speed automatic and 13/18 mpg for the 4WD and 6-speed automatic. Furthermore, the model with the 4WD system and 8-speed automatic transmission gives 15/21 mpg in the city/highway.
2019 Ram 1500 price and availability
Although nothing can yet be stated confidently as of now as to what actually would be the price of the new pickup truck Ram 1500. However, it is expected that the base price of this pickup truck would be hovering around the $33,000-$34,000 mark.
Higher trims with greater specifications and more amenities would obviously lift the cost accordingly. This pickup truck will hit the showrooms in the first quarter of 2019.
Summing it up
To sum it up on the to-be-launched new Ram 1500, the pickup truck would offer greater load carrying capacity, reliability, more safety features, enhanced performance, more leather and greater storage power as well. There does not remain any element of doubt that the 2019 Ram 1500 would be amongst the top pickup trucks in the year 2018 to be watching out for.