The 2019 Ram 1500 Wins Truck of the Year

November 17th, 2018 by

2019 RAM 1500 Wins Truck of the Year

The votes are in and the 2019 RAM 1500 has won the Auto Judge Truck of the Year! This vehicle was also named Truck of Texas by the Texas Auto Writers Association. It is clear that the newly updated and revised RAM 1500 has a lot of great things going for it. Learn more about why this vehicle won these awards below!

The 2019 RAM 1500 has a standard 3.6-liter V6 engine that produces 305-horsepower. This vehicle also has an additional 5.7-liter V8 engine that produces 395-horsepower. This is similar to the 2018 RAM, so the changes come in the new hybridization system for this truck. The 2019 RAM 1500 has an eTorque system that has a 48-volt lithium-ion battery pack, which replaces the alternator in the truck. This system provides a torque boost and increased fuel efficiency. What else is new for the 2019 RAM 1500?

According to Focus Daily News, “Although longer and wider with a new frame that features 98 percent high-strength steel to improve durability, weight and rigidity for better road manners, the newest version of the light duty truck has shed 225 pounds. Ram says the new pickup now falls into the “heavy duty” category. Of note, the maximum payload has increased to 2,300 pounds and maximum trailer tow to 12,750 pounds.”

In addition to the added performance features, the 2019 RAM 1500 is adding some active safety technology. This truck will now add features like lane-keeping assist, blind-spot monitoring, automated emergency braking, lane-departure warning, a 360-degree camera system, and more.

The interior of this truck is also redesigned for the 2019 model. This truck offers you an available 12-inch touchscreen with the Uconnect 4 infotainment system along with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and more. On the inside of this truck, you can also find more space for rear passengers in the crew cab models with the legroom extending to 45.2 inches. You also have available front and rear heated and cooled seats for added comfort.

As you can see, there are a lot of great updates to the 2019 RAM 1500. There are definitely a lot of great reasons why the 2019 RAM 1500 was named Truck of the Year by Auto Judge. You can check out this truck for yourself at Mancari‘s.

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