2019 Ram 1500: 5 Things to Know
1.There’s an all-new frame under there!
2. It’s gone on a diet! It is about 225lbs slimmer than the previous models. The aluminum was used in strategic areas like the tailgate, engine mounts, forward cross member, and steering gear arrangement.
3. Capability is Up. the 2019 Rams maximum payload is now 2,300 lbs and when properly equipped its tow rating has rocketed to 12,700 lbs!
4. Two Engine Choices. There is now a 5.7L V8 HEMI along with the 3.6L V6. Newly refined the 6 liter delivers 305 horsepower & 269 ft-lbs of torque, while the V8 is rated at 395 & 410.
5. It’s a Hybrid… Improving fuel economy and performance is a 48-volt electrical system. Rams new E-torque technology replaces a traditional alternator with a belt-driven motor generator, this enables mild-hybrid functionality.