Although we have already announced the fifth generation of this model, we have received the final information: Technical specs for all-new 2019 RAM 1500 with engine features. In addition to all-new exterior and interior design, there is significantly better aerodynamics and off-road capability. Also, engines have significantly better characteristics, using eTorque technology. Official presentations were in Detroit (2018 NAIAS) and 2018 Chicago Auto Show. The first models will be on sale during the spring of this year, as the main rivals for the Ford F-150. There are six dynamic trim levels: Tradesman, Big Horn, Rebel, Laramie, Longhorn and Limited. In addition, it also has Sport and Black appearance packages.
In offer is a seven variants of the grille, the bumpers are partially different, and there are also three variants of the lights. Embedded are LED daylight, halogen or LED front (narrow and high) and all-new rear lights. The back part has a Class-Exclusive RamBox Cargo Management System, with LED lighting and hydraulic tailgate, a larger diameter of dual exhaust tips. With four new ones, the total offers twelve colors of exterior. There is significantly more space for the rear seat passengers. Built-in cloth, vinyl or leather seats, automatic climate control. Better equipped models have natural wood and skin coverings, Natura leather seats, and a dual-pan sunroof. Also, there is a reconfigurable 12-inch touchscreen and 7-inch driver information digital electronic cluster display. However, the standard offer is a 5-inch color driver display, 5-inch or 8.4-inch touchscreen. Depending on the model, they have FCA Uconnect 3 or 4 infotainment system.
The body is mainly made of high-strength steel (98%). Weight is less by 225 lbs (102 kg), payload is 2300 lbs (1043 kg), while the towing capacity is 12.750 lbs (5783 kg). The 17-inch wheels are no longer available. It is mounted on wheels of 18, 20 or 22 inch, and also offers all-new 22-inch alloy wheels with a 33-inch Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac tires. There are three lengths of cargo box: 68.4, 76.8 or 96 inch (1737, 1951 or 2438 mm), higher 1.5 inches (38 mm). Offering is three sizes of cabin with two or four doors, designed for two to six passengers. They are known Quad and Crew cab dimensions: lenght 228.9-241.8 inch (5814-6142 mm), height 77.4-77.6 inch (1966-1971 mm), while the wheelbase is 140.5-153.5 inch (3569-3899 mm). The width of all models is 82.1 inch (2085 mm).
2019 RAM 1500 has a rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. All engines have an 8-speed automatic transmission. The output standard engines is unchanged: the 3.6 liter V6 engine has 305 hp and 269 lb-ft (365 Nm) of torque, while the 5.7-liter V8 HEMI engine with 395 hp and torque of 410 lb-ft (556 Nm). In contrast to the predecessor, the first has an suplemental 130 lb-ft (176 Nm) of eTorque, while the second has an additional 90 lb-ft (122 Nm) of eTorque (mild-hybrid system with a 0.43-kWh lithium-ion battery pack). Certainly, it will also get a 3.0-liter V6 EcoDiesel turbo engine, but we do not have data on the production of this engine.
The smallest 2019 RAM 1500 Quad cab Tradesman costs $ 33,340, while the price of the largest Limited model is $ 59,385.