Comparison: 2019 Ram 1500 vs. 2019 Nissan Titan

 

The 2019 Ram 1500 is compared below against the 2019 Nissan Titan to help illustrate why the Ram 1500 is the most awarded light-duty truck in America. The 2019 Ram 1500 earned MotorTrend 2019 Truck of the Year* and #1 Full-Size Pickup Truck of the Year by U.S. News**. Visit McGovern Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Newton to test drive this luxurious and extremely capable truck.

Performance

2019 Ram 1500

The 2019 Ram 1500 comes in six main trims: Tradesman, Big Horn®, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn®, Rebel, and Limited. The powerful 3.6-liter V6 engine mated to a TorqueFlite® eight-speed automatic transmission and a rear-wheel drivetrain kicks out 305-hp and 269-lb-ft of torque. Optional is a 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 good for 395-hp and 410 lb-ft of torque coupled with a four-wheel drivetrain. With 4WD, this powerful V8 has an EPA-rated 23 mpg on the Boston highways and 17 mpg in Medford and Brookline city streets. The 1500 can tow up to 12,750 pounds and manage a payload up to 2,300 pounds when properly equipped.

2019 Nissan Titan

The 2019 Nissan Titan, offered in S, SV, Pro-4X, SL, and Platinum Reserve trims, gets its power from a 5.6-liter Endurance® V8 backed by a seven-speed automatic transmission and a rear-wheel drivetrain to produce 390-hp and 395 lb-ft of torque. The Titan has an estimated fuel economy of 21 mpg on the highway and 15 mpg in the city. When properly equipped, the Titan has a maximum towing capacity of 9,660 pounds and a payload capacity of 1,930 pounds.

Design and Convenience

2019 Ram 1500

The Ram 1500 comes standard with a Quad Cab that can seat up to six passengers and utilizes ¾-size rear doors with a 6-foot 4-inch bed. The available Crew Cab offers full-size rear doors and gives the option for either a 5-foot 7-inch short bed or the standard 6-foot 4-inch bed. The Crew Cab also provides back seats that flip up, providing an area to store valuables inside the cabin. Optional are the RamBox storage system that gives added storage compartments built in the bed sidewalls, a high-mounted bed camera that lets you keep an eye on your load, as well as a new multifunction tailgate with 60/40 split away doors.

2019 Nissan Titan

The Titan gives you the option for a Single Cab, King Cab, and Crew Cab. The Single Cab comes with an 8-foot bed, the King Cab with a 6-foot 5-inch bed and the Crew Cab offers the choice between a 5-foot 5-inch or 6-foot 5-inch bed. Depending on which cab size you choose, the Titan will seat from three to six passengers. Moveable tie-down cleats, cargo bed lights, and a 110-volt power outlet in the bed are optional.

Technology

2019 Ram 1500

Standard technology comes in the form of the Uconnect® infotainment system, a 5.0-inch touchscreen display, Bluetooth®, three USB ports, a six-speaker audio system, and Keyless Go™. You can opt for the available Uconnect® 4 or Uconnect® 4C system with either an 8.4-inch or 12.0-inch touchscreen display, Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration, SiriusXM® satellite radio, navigation, a nine-speaker sound system, and two additional USB ports.

2019 Nissan Titan

The NissanConnect® infotainment system with a 7.0-inch touchscreen display, Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ compatibility, Bluetooth®, SiriusXM® satellite radio, two USB ports, and a four-speaker sound system are standard features. Optional are Siri® Eyes Free, SiriusXM® Traffic and Travel Link, navigation, two additional USB ports, and a twelve-speaker Fender® premium audio system.

Pricing

2019 Ram 1500

Starting at $33,440 MSRP

2019 Nissan Titan

Starting at $30,690 MSRP

*2019 Ram 1500 Full-Size Truck of the Year® - see MotorTrend.com for details

** View U.S. News Best Cars at cars.usnews.com.

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