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If you’re shopping dealer lots for a new full-sized truck, head over to your local Dodge showroom. The new Ram 1500 leads the pack with plenty of appealing attributes. This well-rounded vehicle offers an upscale interior, a stellar tow rating, and a smooth ride. Here are a few top reasons while you’ll want to experience the power of the 2020 Ram pickup.


Robust Engine Choices

For 2020, get your Ram equipped with a choice of four engine options under the hood. The stock 3.6-liter V-6 produces 305 horsepower and 269 pound-feet of torque. Upgrade to one of two available V-8s and boost your performance. Both are good for 395 horsepower and 410 pound-feet of torque for additional towing prowess.

What’s the difference, you ask? One V-8 features Ford’s fuel-sipping eTorque mild-hybrid system. It earns 17 mpg in the city and 23 highway over the other model’s estimated 15 mpg city and 22 highway.

For the new model year, Ford debuts a responsive and quiet 3.0-liter diesel that cranks out 260 horsepower and an outstanding 480 pound-feet of torque to pull 12,750 pounds. All four engines come mated to a smooth-shifting, eight-speed automatic transmission.


Composed Handling


Dodge designed the Ram 1500 to deliver an incredibly smooth, quiet ride for a full-size truck. Thanks to the optional four-corner air suspension system, you might forget your riding in a pickup. Every trim is equipped with rear-wheel drive standard or upgrade with available four-wheel drive and venture off the beaten path.


Roomy Interior


Every edition of the 2020 Ram 1500 touts two rows for seating up to six passengers. Quad Cab models have three-feet of legroom in the back, while the ginormous Crew Cab versions boast a whopping 45.2 inches to stretch out. It’s the roomiest rear seat of any light-duty truck on the lot.


Right from the base trim, you’ll notice that the 1500 isn’t your average, bare-bones work truck. It showcases excellent craftsmanship and loads of premium materials, including real wood and eye-catching metal accents. Pamper yourself and move up the trim levels to find luxurious options such as leather upholstery, heated and ventilated seats in both rows, and even the added comfort of reclining rear seats after a long day on the job.


Easy-To-Use Technology


Dodge’s Uconnect infotainment system is one of the easiest to use of any automaker, thanks to a straightforward set of customizable menus. Start with the standard 5-inch touch screen and Bluetooth or upgrade with an 8.4- or 12-inch touch screen, navigation, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and several USB ports.


Advanced Safety Features


The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave the Ram 1500’s Crew Cab model the organization’s highest honor: a Top Safety Pick+. It comes standard with a rearview camera, and a variety of optional drivers aides, including forward-collision warning, adaptive cruise control, rear cross=traffic alert, lane keep assist, and front and rear parking sensors.


With its versatile lineup and an extensive list of amenities, there’s a Ram 1500 to meet your needs. Test drive this award-winning truck at Southside Dodge Chrysler Jeep.


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