Review: 2019 Ram 1500

Review: 2019 Ram 1500

The 2019 Ram 1500 deserves to be considered by anyone in the market for a full-size truck. The Ram 1500 combines strength, technology, and comfort. Visit McGovern Ram in Newton and see for yourself why this capable truck earned the MotorTrend 2019 Truck of the Year, ranked #1 in Full-Size Pickup Trucks by U.S. News, and was Edmunds Editor's Choice Best Truck.

Performance

The Ram 1500 offers a wide range of options to help you get what you are looking for in a full-size pickup truck. Available trims include Tradesman®, Big Horn®, Laramie®, Laramie Longhorn™, Rebel, and Limited. Standard on all trims is a 3.6-liter V6 engine mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission with a rear-wheel drivetrain that kicks out 305-hp and 269 lb-ft of torque. A 5.7-liter Hemi V8 coupled with an 8-speed automatic transmission that churns out 395-hp and 410 lb-ft of torque is optional. The Ram 1500 has a payload capacity of 2,100 pounds and can tow up to 12,750 pounds. The quad cab can seat up to six passengers while the optional Crew Cab increases rear-seat legroom. The standard size truck bed is 6 feet 4 inches, or you can opt for the 5 foot 7-inch short bed.

Comfort and Technology

A heated steering wheel, leather upholstery, heated and ventilated front outboard seats, dual-zone climate control, 40/20/40-split bench front seats, and heated reclining rear seats are optional. A Uconnect® infotainment system with a 5-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth®, three USB ports, and a 6-speaker audio system are standard technology features. Available features include an upgraded Uconnect® 4C system with a 12-inch multimedia touchscreen, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration, navigation, a 9-speaker audio system, two rear USB ports, a power tailgate release, and keyless entry.

Safety

Brake assist, electronic roll mitigation, electronic stability control, traction control, hill start assist, trailer sway damping, a Parkview® rear back-up camera, and an advanced 6-airbag system come standard to aid in your safety. Forward and reverse collision warning systems, lane keep assist, blind-spot monitor with cross-path detection, ParkSense® front and rear park-assist with stop, adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning, and a 360-degree surround view camera system are available.

Pricing

Starting at $31,795 MSRP

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