Deery of Iowa City - 2019 RAM Trucks In Iowa

The all-new, fully redesigned, fifth-generation 2019 RAM truck is here! The full-size pickup truck still delivers a smooth ride without sacrificing power and capability, in fact, the 2019 truck has lost some weight and has increased payload and towing capacity. It's 225 pounds lighter thanks to light-weight, high-strength steel and aluminum. Stop into our Deery of Iowa City showroom located at 651 Highway 1 West, Iowa City, IA to see for yourself just how luxurious yet functional RAM trucks really are. Call 319-383-0422 to set up a test drive.

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Performance and Design

The 2019 RAM 1500 is a full-size pickup available in seven trim levels: Tradesman, HFE, Big Horn, Rebel, Laramie, Longhorn and Limited.  Each trim level gets its own specially designed grille and is available in a Regular Cab, Crew Cab, or Quad Cab, 4x2 or 4x4, with a 5 foot 7-inch box or a 6 foot 4-inch box.

There are four engines to choose from: the standard 3.6-Liter Pentastar V6 VVT eTorque engine with 306 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque that gets an estimated EPA of 17 mpg city and 25 mpg highway, a 5.7-Liter V8 HEMI VVT that is available with or without eTorque, offering 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque that gets a maximum EPA estimated 17 mpg city and 23 mpg highway, or the 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 engine with 240 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque that's launching in the first quarter of 2019, all paired with an eight-speed transmission. The 2019 RAM 1500 offers a 2,320-pound maximum payload and 11,600-pound maximum gas towing capacity.

The 2019 RAM 1500 is a handsome truck. No matter which trim you choose, you can't go wrong. The 2019 RAM Rebel is tough looking, yet stylish and luxurious thanks to its prominent black textured grille, blacked out wheels and LED headlights and tail lights. The RAM 1500 Big Horn looks like a million bucks in the Silver Metallic exterior paint with its chrome grille, chrome bumpers, and six-spoke aluminum wheels.

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Interior and Tech

The cab is spacious and luxurious. The cab is now four inches longer, giving backseat passengers 45.1 inches of rear legroom. Every 2019 RAM 1500 features a rotary shift knob, automatic headlights, rear under-seat storage, rearview camera, and driver information center. You'll find class-leading interior storage, and up to five USB ports throughout the cabin.

A 40/20/40 bench is standard on the Tradesman, Big Horn, and Laramie, though bucket seats are available on all but the Tradesman. The Longhorn and Limited feature front bucket seats with 12-way power adjustment and a center console with 1.4 cubic feet of storage space-that's 0.6 cubic foot more room than in the 2018 RAM.

The Rebel comes standard with cloth and vinyl upholstery, while the Tradesman comes standard with vinyl upholstery. The Big Horn upgrades to cloth seating, while the Laramie comes standard with heated and ventilated front seats (available heated backseat) and leather upholstery. The Limited comes standard with heated and ventilated front and rear seats with premium leather upholstery, while the Longhorn comes standard with heated and ventilated front seats and filigreed leather.

Uconnect 4C NAV with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration and an 8.4-inch touchscreen are standard on the Limited and Longhorn. An available 12-inch touchscreen on the Limited, includes ParkView Rear Back-Up Camera (which is standard on all trims) and available ParkSense Front and Rear Park Assist System to help make parking this full-size truck feel like a breeze. The 5-inch touchscreen on the Tradesman, Big Horn, and Rebel does not include Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration.

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Safety

Every 2019 RAM 1500 comes with six Standard airbags including supplemental side curtain airbags, door beams, crumple zones, and a high-strength steel frame rated at 50,000 psi. Towing is easier with the standard Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Path and Trailer Detection that takes the length of the trailer into consideration.

The 2019 RAM 1500 has the largest-in-class brakes at 14.9-inches with In-Control Braking, allowing you to stop in shorter distances. These four-wheel disc antilock brakes also feature large braking components to help prevent wheel lockup when the brakes are suddenly applied on slick surfaces such as ice. Available active safety features include Lane Departure Warning-Plus, Adaptive Cruise Control, and Parallel, Perpendicular Park Assist, and 360º Surround View Camera.

Conclusion

Are you as excited as we are about the 2019 RAM 1500 full-size pickup truck? There's no question as to why this truck has won so many awards. The all-new 2019 RAM is considered the Official Truck of Texas and the Official Luxury Truck of Texas, receiving the highest overall score from the Texas Auto Writers Association. And RAM trucks have been awarded the Best Powertrain by Texas Auto Writers Association with special consideration given to the eTorque Mild Hybrid System.

Stop into our Deery of Iowa City showroom located at 651 Highway 1 West, Iowa City, IA and get behind the wheel of this brand-new luxury powerhouse of a truck. Call 319-383-0422 to set up a test drive in a 2019 RAM 1500 pickup truck. We're just a short drive from surrounding areas of Tiffin, Newport, Oasis, Downey, Oxford, Windham, Riverside, Centerdale, North Liberty, and Coralville.


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