Popularity within the car market is traditionally cyclical. Some newer models see a large spike based upon their specific traits. This is most certainly the case with hybrid/electric vehicles. However, there are also traditional vehicles which stand the test of time. Of the pickup truck genre, one would be wise to look into the 2019 RAM 1500. The newest model from Chrysler has been garnering plenty of buzz across the car landscape. As we delve deep and deep into this car’s individual traits, we realize that the unpacking of all it has to offer provides potential customers with much in the way of excitement and intrigue.
There are three distinct body styles under the 2019 RAM 1500 umbrella: Tradesman ($31,695), Big Horn/Lone Star ($35,895), and Laramie ($40,790). Estimated starting prices for each are included in the parenthesis. All cars come with an 8-speed shiftable automatic transmission. A standard 3.6-L v-6 engine is available for all models (305 HP and 269 lb.-per-ft. of torque). There are enhanced engines should the customer want more of a punch on acceleration and speed. Options include a 5.7-L V-8. From a fuel efficiency standpoint, early approximations have all cars possessing a fuel tank capacity of 23 gallons.
The 2019 RAM Tradesman has an impressive maximum towing capacity of $12,750 pounds. The Big Horn/Lone Star and Laramie aren’t too shabby, either (11,610 pounds). This is perfect for lugging around a trailer, heavy construction materials, any sorts of equipment, a boat, or even another vehicle. Aesthetically, the vehicle comes in 11 different colors. There are also a plethora of interior colors from which to choose from. In particular, the Big Horn/Lone Star has seven options, the Tradesman has two, and the Laramie has four.
There have been advancements pertaining to the comfort of the cabin in 2019 RAM 1500s. For one, each model comes standard with 4-way front headrests and a 40/20/40 split bench seat. A power sunroof is an available perk for an extra fee (for only the Big Horn/Lone Star and Laramie models). Standard seating for all models is five — though six is possible through maximum seating.
Additionally, there are a number of standard safety measures incorporated. These are included to make the transportation process as calm as possible. Standard features include hill start assist, remote keyless entry with all-secure, sentry key theft deterrent system, traction control, front seat side air bags, supplemental side airbags, and side-curtain front/rear air bags. Also, each model will be fashioned with a shark fin antenna, a remote USB port, and an audio jack input (for phones, tablets, etc).
Without question the 2019 RAM 1500 is quite the vehicle. When factoring in fuel economy, affordability, and collective value, these models are truly great options.
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