The Ram 1500 pickup is one of the most popular vehicles sold in the United States. In fact, it was the third best-selling vehicle in the country during the 2018 selling season. And today, the Ram truck line has been even further improved with the release of the fifth-generation 1500 trucks. In this article, we will look at 8 solid reasons why you should consider buying one of the new 2020 Ram 1500 trucks.
When it comes to its towing ability, the 2020 Ram 1500 has the goods to impress. When equipped with the 5.7-liter Hemi eTorque V8 engine, the Ram 1500 can pull up to 12,750 pounds.
Ram has blessed the 1500 pickup with an enormous 12” touchscreen and this is good news for those who like the idea of having a vehicle with an interface that is modern and easy to see.
The Ram 1500 delivers a premium range of amenities. The truck’s top trims turn the luxury up to high, adding amenities such as chrome exterior accents, power-retractable side steps, and deluxe leather upholstery. When properly optioned, the cabin looks thoroughly opulent.
For those that need to carry more than two passengers, Firkins Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram reminds us that Ram has it covered with the 1500 Big Horn Quad Cab and Crew Cab models.
According to the Census Bureau American Community Survey, the average American spends 250 minutes per week and roughly 200 hours per year driving to work. One thing that can make a long commute more bearable is a smooth ride, and this is something that the 1500 pickup provides.
Impressive base engine
Not all truck buyers have the coin to spring for the most powerful engine in a model’s lineup. Many choose to stick with the base engine, and the Ram 1500’s standard 3.6-liter V6 doesn’t disappoint with 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft. of torque. According to the EPA, the rated mileage with the base engine is 20/25 mpg city/highway.
Ram has equipped the 1500 with driver-assist features designed to take some of the stress out of driving. The lineup includes features like adaptive cruise control, a forward-collision warning system (with automatic emergency braking,) a lane-departure warning system, and self-parking technology that automatically guides the truck into and out of tight spaces.
People usually associate comfortable seats with luxury vehicles. Fortunately, comfortable seats are part of the package with the 2019 Ram 1500. This trait extends even to the truck’s base models. In the Ram 1500 Quad Cab and Crew Cab models, the rear seats are complemented by generous amounts of legroom.