2019 Ram 1500 Middlesboro KY for Sale in Middlesboro, KY
2019 RAM 1500 at Tim Short Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Middlesboro
Already one of the best-selling vehicles in America, the RAM 1500 seeks to continue its run of dominance in 2019. This year’s RAM is completely redesigned with a new coil-spring rear suspension that delivers a smooth open road ride without sacrificing any of its towing or hauling capability. Also, the RAM 1500 has shed 225 pounds of weight while adding a robust steel construction to its frame. A hybrid engine assist technology called eTorque is available, giving the RAM the ability to store electricity in a lithium battery, which helps the stop/start technology work more smoothly. The 2019 RAM offers all of these features and a few more, read on to see all that is offers!
- 3.6-liter V6 Engine
- 305 Horsepower
- Tows up to 12,750 pounds
- Lane Departure Warning
- Adaptive Cruise Control
- Forward Collision Warning
- Uconnect Touchscreen
- Dual-Zone Climate Control
- Automatic Headlights
What engines are there to choose from?
Standard on all trims of the RAM 1500 is a 3.6-liter V6 that makes 305 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque with the option of a 5.7-liter V8 with 395 horsepower on all but the HFE trim. Both of these engines pair with an eight-speed automatic transmission, rear-wheel drive, and a 3.21 axle ratio. Four-wheel drive is optional on all trims, but the HFE and lower axle ratios are available on most trim levels. The best-in-class V8 engine can tow up to 12,750 pounds with a payload capacity of 2,300 pounds. The V6 comes with the eTorque mild-hybrid system which uses a 48-volt battery pack and a motor-generator to add torque while also improving fuel economy, and this is also an option for the V8.
What are some notable features on the RAM 1500?
The RAM 1500 comes in seven different trim levels with a ton of available features. The base-level Tradesman comes with 18-inch steel wheels, vinyl upholstery, and a Uconnect infotainment system with a 5-inch touchscreen. Creature comforts for the Tradesman include automatic headlights, a locking tailgate, trailer sway control, heated side mirror, push-button ignition, and cruise control. The Tradesman can also be upgraded with options like towing mirrors and a spray-in bedliner. Higher-trim levels include features such as air suspension, LED headlights and taillights, dual-zone climate control, and side steps. The off-road capable Rebel provides you with standard equipment such as specialized off-road tires, front tow hooks, skid plates, and fortified shocks and suspensions. The top-tier Limited gives you more amenities such as standard adjustable air suspension, chrome exterior trim, premium-leather bucket seats as well as safety equipment such as blind-spot monitoring and rear-cross traffic alert.
What are some of the safety features?
There are plenty of advanced features that give the RAM 1500 an impeccable level of safety and security. One such feature is Blind-Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Path and Trailer Detection which scans for blind spot zones behind the vehcile to help you with safe maneuvering and automatically accounting for the length of the trailer which is something other brands will make you do manually. Also included is a Lane Departure Warning system that helps you prevent unintentional lane drift by giving you visual alert cues while safely guiding the vehcile back into position. And an Adaptive Cruise Control System with Stop and Go technology helps detect vehicles ahead of you, and a Forward Collision Warning with Brake Assist will help keep you at a safe distance.
Final Thoughts on the 2019 RAM 1500
In 2019, RAM makes the best pickup around even better by building on what already made the truck so appealing. This year’s RAM is lighter, stronger, more comfortable, and more capable than any previous vehicle. The RAM 1500 also includes a bunch of different features to go with its massive seven trim levels set up. Throw in two powerful and fuel-efficient engines and the RAM is still the best pickup sold today. Want to learn more about the RAM 1500? Come down to the dealership and speak with one of our representatives and take a test drive!