The 2020 Dodge Ram 1500 is all about design, as Ram rushed to leap out ahead of the aluminum-bodied Ford F-150, the all new Chevrolet Silverado 1500, as well as the almost-as-new Nissan Titan. Also as the body was reinforced, weight was cut out in new as well as ingenious means, and also gas mileage was risen with brand-new technologies. The truck is a techie’s delight, with treatment absorbed locations normally overlooked and also a clear systems come close to throughout.
The 2020 Dodge Ram 1500 styling style is “interlocking,” with components influencing each others’ form for a more natural, sturdy looking vehicle. For instance, the grille, hood and fenders share pieces of each other, in addition to the cockpit console, collection and also facility console. The forward-leaning grille remains (with 6 different layouts); the brand-new framework with splayed rail ends moves the tow hooks outside and also down (even as fog lights relocated to the corners), while a steel bumper has larger openings for air conditioning as well as enables a six-count wind-drag reduction. Larger openings likewise make it less complicated to utilize the tow hooks. The brand-new raised hood, in addition to assisting aero and also cutting noise, has a new badge location for the powertrain that is consistent across vehicles.
The 2020 Ram 1500 now flaunts Uconnect 4C NAV on a 12-inch configurable touchscreen; it could house one application, such as the navigating map, throughout the whole 12-inch display, or can be split in half. An toggle button financial institution provides physical control, and redundant HVAC controls get on both sides of the display. Various other center pile styles make use of the typical 5-inch display screen or an 8.4-inch screen; all have a sunglass tray and also 12V outlet.
All the 2020 Ram 1500s have push-button start, a digital parking brake as well as a redesigned shifter.
Under the hood, base Ram 1500 pickups will certainly make use of a 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 , which creates 305 hp as well as 269 lb-ft of torque. The V6 will come standard with Ram’s brand-new eTorque mild-hybrid technology– the system drops a conventional starter and alternator and places a 48-volt electric motor on the accessory drive. The motor is responsible for starting the engine, giving some additional torque when needed and also charging the truck. It likewise makes it possible for start/stop, which could save some gas, specifically if your truck has been used primarily in the city.
You can still get a Hemi engine with or without the mild-hybrid system: The 5.7-liter Hemi makes 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torqu, however Ram says it can get a 130 lb-ft torque with the eTorque motor. Both engines come basic with an upgraded eight-speed transmission that has more than 40 shift maps. That implies the truck’s computer could much better plan for the scenarios thrown its means. For the four-wheel-drive vehicles, there is additionally an updated transfer situation.
- Hybrid engine
- Towing capacity has been increased
- Completely redesigned model
- More space in the rear seat
- Base trim level is poor
- Price is maybe too high
2020 Dodge Ram 1500 Release Date and Price
The new 2020 Dodge Ram 1500 will certainly start rolling right into car dealerships later in 2019, with price slightly over $30,000. But, knowing exactly what we know regarding pick-ups, it’s risk-free to state that the base pick-up will not be excessive extra expensive than the existing model. However, more equipment, far better products used in the higher trims and included functions could influence a price significantly.