What are the differences among the 2020 Ram 1500 engines?
Standard V6 – 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine with Ram’s eTorque 48-volt mild-hybrid engine | 305 horsepower/269 lb-ft of torque
Optional V6 -3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 engine with 260 horsepower/480lb-ft of torque (best-in-class)
Hemi V8 – 5.7 HEMI V8 | 395 horsepower/ 410-ft of torque
Optional V6 – 5.7 HEMI V8 with Ram’s eTorque 48-volt mild-hybrid engine | 395 horsepower/ 410-ft of torque
How about transmissions?
Standard across the 2020 Ram 1500 line is the eight-speed automatic transmission (in rear-drive or four-wheel drive) for bringing a polished, smooth ride experience. Note: Off-road enthusiasts—it can also be equipped for a low-gear range to bolster off-road driving.
And how about towing?
Rated as Best-In-Class for towing capacity, the 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine with eTorque Hybrid Technology provides towing capacity of up to 12,750 pounds and can hold a payload up to 2320lbs. The standard cargo bed is 5’7”. However, the Big Horn Quad Cab trim level offers a 6’4” cargo bed.
Need more from your cargo bed? There are available options for a multifunctional tailgate and the Rambox Cargo Management System™ is a most worthwhile amenity for organizing cargo.
- Ram 1500 models utilizing the class-exclusive air suspension system have increased fuel efficiency, off-road ability, and have adjustable ride heights
- The folks at Dadeland Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram reminded us that the Ram 1500s can operate on half of its cylinders and thus save gas. The best part is that they have a special vibration cancellation system which diminishes shudder when cylinders are cut-off.
- The 2020 Ram 1500 is listed as a Consumer Guide®Best Buy showcasing its consistent quality, receiving the recognition 12 years in a row.
- The Ram 1500 has been recognized as Green Car Journal’s 2020 Green Truck of the Year™