What's New with the Ram 1500 for 2019?


For generations, the Ram 1500 has led the pack thanks to its outstanding engineering, innovation, and performance. From its distinctive chrome grille to its muscular body frame, the new Ram 1500 continues a legacy of style and performance customers know and love. Completely redesigned from the ground up, the 2019 Ram 1500 features the latest in mechanical engineering and technology. From the high-strength steel comprising the majority of the frame to the advanced Uconnect® system and massive touchscreen, the 2019 Ram 1500 boldly establishes the new precedent for full-size trucks. Inside the cabin, there is ample space for you and your passengers to have a comfortable ride during extended trips as well. This pickup also has premium materials throughout its cabin for refinement that is sure to impress everyone onboard, and outshine the competition.

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Power and Performance

Ram is known for power and performance, and this shows in the 2019 Ram 1500. Under the hood, this pickup comes with a standard 305-horsepower 3.6-liter six-cylinder engine with eTorque®, paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. Two-wheel drive is also standard with available four-wheel drive for customers looking to conquer the highways and byways with better handling and control. The 2019 Ram 1500 also boasts superior efficiency, featuring an active grille shutter system, a redesigned body, and adjustable air ride suspension that yields a class-leading drag coefficient that even outperforms some midsize SUVs. The 2019 Ram 1500 also offers a 395-horsepower 5.7-liter eight-cylinder HEMI producing 410 pound-feet of torque. If you're looking for strength and rugged capability, the Ram 1500 has a towing capacity of up to 12,750 pounds as well, with a maximum payload of 2,300 pounds.

Trim Levels and Features

The 2018 Ram 1500 comes in six trims: the Tradesman, Big Horn, Rebel, Laramie, Longhorn, and Limited. Each pickup comes with a variety of features to keep you and your passengers comfortable and entertained. Standard is a six-speaker audio system, a locking tailgate, a tilting steering wheel, and USB connectivity. Also available is an 8.4-inch touchscreen infotainment system, LED lighting, a heated steering wheel, an eight-way power driver's seat, and Ram's premium air suspension for a smooth ride. Additionally, the Ram 1500 Limited and Laramie Longhorn feature 58% more leather than competing brands' comparable models. Further proving Ram's commitment to redesigning the 1500 with utility and comfort in mind is their complete redesign and implementation of storage space, better optimizing every available aspect of the interior to maximize for utility.

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Safety Innovations

If you are looking for safety, trust that the Ram 1500 comes with plenty innovations to keep you and your crew protected on the road. With over one hundred standard and available safety features, the redesigned Ram 1500 ensures your absolute safety with the latest technology. Available features include automatic headlights, a rearview camera, stability and traction controls, rain-sensing wipers, airbags, and a durable body frame comprised of advanced high-strength steel. There are also features including side-impact door beams, four-wheel disc antilock brakes, parking assist, and front crumple zones.

Compare the 2018 Ram 1500 against the Ford F-150 and Chevrolet Silverado 1500

The new 2018 Ram 1500 arrives with outstanding power and incredible strength to tackle any job you have in mind. Taking on iconic models like the Ford F-150 and Chevrolet Silverado 1500, the new Ram 1500 strives to set the bar for the full-size pickup truck segment. Our Ram sales associates provide world-class customer support you can trust and will work to pair you with the new Ram 1500 you want today. Our staff is here to walk you through side-by-side comparisons of the Ram 1500, F-150, and Silverado 1500 to help you make an informed decision before you buy. We have years of experience serving customers from all over, and we look forward to assisting you in no time. Get ready to tow a trailer or go off-road in a new 2019 Ram 1500 from Rydell Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. Continue reading to see how the Ram 1500 stacks up to the competition.

The Ram 1500 vs. the Chevy Silverado 1500

  • For customers wanting efficiency, the new Ram 1500 features exceptional fuel efficiency due to its complete redesign, while the Silverado 1500 only averages 24 miles per gallon on the highway.
  • Both of these models come standard with six-cylinder engines combining outstanding performance and incredible fuel economies. They both also channel their power using standard automatic gearboxes as well.
  • These pickups also come standard with rear-wheel drive or available all-wheel drive for better handling during your next off-road adventure.
  • Both models are comparable regarding interior volume, offering ample space for drivers and passengers. However, the Ram 1500 offers superior comfort and upgraded interior amenities. Additionally, the Ram 1500's utilization of cargo space offers additional optimized space.
  • The Ram 1500 runs on regular unleaded fuel, while the Silverado 1500 uses more expensive ethanol fuel.

The Ram 1500 vs. the Ford F-150

  • Both models use premium materials throughout their cabins for an added touch of luxury you and your passengers will enjoy. However, the Ram 1500 upper trims boast more leather than the Ford F-150.
  • Both cabins come with insulation to cancel out road noise.
  • The Ram 1500's wheelbase ranges from 140.5 to 144.5 inches, while the Ford F-150 only extends from 122.4 to 141.1 inches.
  • For innovation, both trucks come with available features such as satellite radio, automatic climate control, infotainment systems, Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, and voice recognition. However, the Ram 1500 features the latest in Uconnect® technology.
  • The Ram 1500 offers more standard power than the Ford F-150 thanks to its 305-horsepower 3.6-liter six-cylinder engine. The F-150 is powered by a standard 3.3-liter six-cylinder that only produces 290-horsepower.
  • Both pickups come standard with rear-wheel drive or available four-wheel drive as well.

    Visit Rydell Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram to Test Drive the Ram 1500

     When you are ready to get behind the wheel of your new 2019 Ram 1500, make the short drive over to Rydell Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. We are proud to be your premier Ram dealer and strive to make sure your next truck-buying experience is a pleasure. Your satisfaction is our goal, and we will work to get you back on the road in no time. We also have a team of skilled finance professionals available as well. Our on-site finance department is here to help get you approved within your budget. We work with a range of credit scores to get our customers on the road for less. Whether you're looking to purchase or lease your new Ram, let us assist you with your purchase today. Customers can also get a jumpstart on the finance process by completing an online finance application in minutes from home. When you are ready to have your Ram serviced or repaired, be sure to stop by our service department as well. Our certified technicians are available to help keep your truck in pristine condition for years to come. From state inspections to tire rotations, our goal is to help you get the very best out of your Ram. We know your truck inside-and-out, and strive to get you back on the road safely and promptly. Contact us or stop by Rydell Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram for more information and offers, and see why so many customers have made us their local Ram dealer.