2019 Ram 1500 Review
Coming off a redesign, the Ram 1500 brought many exciting changes for the new model year. In addition to its already powerful performance and exceptional value, the 2019 Ram 1500 boasts higher towing and hauling capacities and the most luxurious interior ever.
Drivers in Penn Yan, Geneva, and Watkins Glen can find out more about the 2019 Ram 1500 with our comprehensive model review.
The Ram 1500 comes with a 3.6-liter V6 engine that produces 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. The uprated option is a 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 with 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque. Both engines mate to an 8-speed automatic transmission and feature a mild-hybrid eTorque system with engine stop-start and regenerative braking, both of which improve fuel economy.
Properly equipped, the Ram 1500 can tow up to 12,750 pounds and haul 2,300 pounds in the bed, putting it among the class leaders. It also carries this weight well, never feeling strained or weak. This is backed by strong, reliable brakes with more than enough stopping power.
The Ram 1500 comes with Quad and Crew Cab configurations, which can seat up to six people. Unlike other trucks of this type, the Ram has a spacious cabin that provides ample legroom and headroom for passengers in the front and back. The seats are plush and luxurious as well, with vinyl, cloth, leather, or premium leather upholstery. With the advanced noise-cancellation technology, the cabin is whisper-quiet and effectively drowns out the roar of the engine and highway.
The Ram 1500 is available with a 6-foot 4-inch or 5-foot 7-inch bed, depending on the cab configuration you choose. Along with these bed sizes and the impressive payload, the Ram has two innovative storage solutions to maximize space in the cab and bed. The RamBox® storage system adds storage compartments in the side walls of the bed for safe storage of valuable or weather-sensitive cargo, and the RamBins are lockable storage compartments found within the cabin.
Standard features for the Ram 1500 include Bluetooth® pairing, three USB ports and a Uconnect® infotainment system with a 5-inch touchscreen. This is one of the best infotainment systems on the market, featuring crisp graphics, easy-to-reach controls, and intuitive menu options. The touchscreen can be upgraded to 8.4-inch or 12-inch as well, which is the largest touchscreen in the class, and navigation and Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ smartphone integration are on the offer.
All models come with a rearview camera, but many advanced safety features are available. Lane Departure Warning, Forward Collision Warning, Lane Keep Assist, Parking Sensors, a Surround-View Camera, Blind-Spot Monitoring, and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert are optional, giving you the protection you need for any driving and towing situation.
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Test Drive the 2019 Ram 1500
With its new interior features, improved towing and hauling capacities, and long list of safety features, the Ram 1500 is better than ever.
Drivers in Penn Yan, Geneva, and Watkins Glen can find out more about the 2019 Ram 1500 by visiting Friendly Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram. Call or contact our dealership online today to schedule your Ram test drive!