What engines are there to choose from?
All 2020 RAMs come with a 3.6-liter V6 engine with 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque, which makes good use of the eTorque mild-hybrid electric-assist system. Optional is a 5.7-liter V8 with 395 horsepower and 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque, which comes with a variable valve timing and cylinder deactivation. The eTorque system is also available for the V8. The eTorque is designed to speed up the restart of the truck’s stop/start system and adds up to 90 lb-ft of torque to the V6 and 130 to the V8 in short bursts. All-new this year is a 3.0-liter diesel V6, which gives out 260 horsepower and 480 lb-ft of torque. All engines come with an eight-speed automatic transmission, and the RAM 1500 comes in both two and four-wheel-drive configurations.
What are notable features on the 2020 RAM 1500?
The trim range begins with the four-door Quad Cab Tradesman, which comes with standard equipment such as a 23-gallon gas tank, active grille shutters, coil spring suspension, and a rearview camera. Also standard are heated and power-adjustable side mirrors and 18-inch wheels. Inside the cabin, the Tradesman comes with air conditioning, vinyl floors and seats, push-button start, cruise control, and an electronic parking brake. The Tradesman comes with the base Uconnect system with a 5-inch screen. Higher-level trims come with a 33-gallon fuel tank, active-level four-corner air suspension, power-folding trailer-tow side mirrors, and a dual-pane moonroof. The 2020 RAM 1500 also has excellent exterior features such as deployable side steps, damped tailgate with a power release, 22-inch wheels, and dual exhaust tips. Higher-level trims also come with a top-of-the-line Uconnect system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, which come through on a crisp looking 12-inch screen.
What are some of the safety features?
For 2020, all RAM 1500s come with Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Path and Trailer Detection. The system scans the blind spot zones beside and behind the vehicle to help ensure trailer safety while moving while automatically sensing and accounting for the trailer. Available on all trims is a LaneSense Lane Departure Warning system that helps prevent against unintentional lane drifts by giving drivers a visual alert and safely and quickly guiding the RAM back into position. And an Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop and Go detects vehicles in front of you. If more braking is needed while traffic is slow, the available Forward Collision Warning and Advanced Brake Assist will guide you back to a safe distance.
Test drive a 2020 Ram 1500 near Carmel, IN!
No matter what trim you choose, the 2020 RAM 1500 is a terrific blank slate to build your dream truck! The multiple engine options are powerful and fuel-efficient while also having the ability to tow up to 12,560 pounds. Inside the cabin is another way the RAM dominates the competition as it comes with comfortable seats, luxury materials, and a brilliant touchscreen infotainment system. Higher trim levels come with even more luxury, and the truck has no equal when it comes to storage as it has a large, configurable center console and spacious in-floor storage bins and locking compartments built in the die of the bed. The best way to experience the 2020 RAM 1500 is to take a test drive! Head down to the dealership to test drive yours today!