It was a day following the new 2018 Jeep Wrangler and 2019 Jeep Grand Wagoneer peak that 2019 Dodge Ram 1500 gave its first look. Coded as the DT, rumors say that its makers are concentrating on increasing its fuel efficiency and load capacity. So there exists a high possibility that lightweight components can be put to use. There is the belief that the 2019 Dodge Ram 1500 in-cab might gain in space.
This new Dodge Ram 1500 2019 model is all set to start its production in 2018 at their Sterling Heights assembly plant. It has quite a repute of making fast and powerful engines and so that is one aspect too which is worthy of checking out.
There are lots of expectations from the manufacturers, plus there are plenty of speculations going on. Let’s check them out!
2019 Dodge Ram 1500 – Exterior appearance and Interior Specifications
The refined grille will appear as vertical bars having a skinnier horizontal slot. Its hood will support the same bulge as seen in its predecessors. However rather than its colossal rectangular shape, it will appear pyramid shaped.
2019 Dodge Ram 1500 head lights will also lessen in size and will come with square units having C-shaped LED lamps. The base of the frontal part will comprise of slim fog lights and an off-colored skid plate.
LED units are also expected to be present at the back end. Though its back end lights will have the same dimension, it will host an unlit portion which could be employed in the form of turning signals and reverse lights.
The 2019 Ram 1500 automakers had every intention to make their new model a light weight one. So car enthusiasts can expect the usage of lightweight carbon fiber and aluminum.
The components used for its making is soft plastic, trim leather, and aluminum inserts. The manufacturers preferred to mix red with black for its interior décor. A modern dash presents a nice dimensional display. Also, multi-functional leather coated steering wheel. Here are some of its expected features:
- UConnect 5.
- Sirius XM subscription-free
- 8-inch TFT multi-info screen
- Tri-Zone Climate Control.
- 10-way power adjustable front seats.
- Multi-utility central rack.
- Rear seat entertainment system
2019 Dodge Ram 1500 – Engine Specifications
There are no sufficient details regarding the engine, but rumors hold that it may come in these below-mentioned variants.
- A V6 Pentastar 3.6 liter engine having a power output of 305 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque.
- A 5.7-liter Hemi V8 engine with a power output of 395 hp and 556 lb-ft of torque.
- A diesel variant namely the 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 having a power output of 240 hp and 570 lb-ft of torque.
An 8-speed transmission is likely to be mated to these engines.
2019 Dodge Ram 1500 – Price and Launch Date
The price of the 2019 Dodge Ram 1500 was not mentioned in the meeting, but there is the word that its base trim can be lesser than the present line of 1500 models, i.e. between $44,000 and $50,000. This is not going to launch in 2019 but obviously a bit later as an upgrade. The wait continues for any announcements from the automaker’s end!