The 2019 Ram 1500 is the newest full-size truck to the market, though the upcoming 2019 Chevy Silverado isn't too far off. We've driven a few models so far, from the base-spec Tradesman up to the kitted-out Limited variant. Modern trucks are expected to do everything from towing a boat, hauling mulch or carrying a family of five on an extended road trip. The days of simple, single-minded trucks have long since passed.
2019 Ram 1500
The 2019 Ram 1500 is the first major redesign for FCA's best-selling model since 2009. The outgoing truck was a favorite among the Autoblog staff, and this new model only looks to be a wholesale improvement. This Ram 1500 Tradesman may be the entry-level model, but it gives us a good baseline for the rest of the range.
Though the 2019 Ram 1500 was just revealed in January, Ram has already been introducing specialty versions of the truck, including the Texas-only Lone Star model and the Canada-only Sport model. This newest special edition won't be restricted by region, but it will be limited to just 2,000 examples, and it will probably be snapped up by horse fans. It's the Ram 1500 Kentucky Derby Edition.
The trucks are headed to dealers now.
So it's special, but not that special.
Ram has launched the online configuration tool for the 2019 Ram 1500 pickup truck. There's a version for everyone including work trucks and luxury vehicles.
The truck looks pretty sweet in red and black. Here's all the equipment it's decked out with.
Transcript: MOPAR offers 200+ options for the 2019 Ram 1500. Ram and MOPAR have collaborated to customize a Flame Red 2019 Ram 1500 Big Horn Sport 4x4. Which made its debut at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show. The collab showcases some of the 200+ MOPAR parts and accessories available for the outdoor-sport-themed truck. The customized 1500 includes a 2-inch lift kit for additional off-road clearance, and sits on 35-inch tires wrapped around 18-inch off-road beadlock-capable wheels. MOPAR also include
Take a look at those seat-back pockets.
Yep, there are even more variations of the Ram to see.
Comparing the newest fullsize and midsize pickup trucks, compact sedans, and a pair of Mustang coupes.
Imagine a new badge from either Chevy or Ford.
An all-new Ram pickup has to fit in with the heritage of the vehicle.
We examine the full-size pickup trucks' features, engines and more.
There's a mild-hybrid system under the hood.
The Ram is all new for 2018. The 1500 will come in two engine versions, a 3.6-liter V6 and a 5.7-liter V8. An eTorque system will add an extra 90 pound-feet of torque in the V6 and 130 in the V8. And it will get a massive 12-inch touchscreen. For more coverage of the NAIAS 2018 head over to https://www.autoblog.com/detroit-auto-show/
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