The forthcoming 2020 Ram 3500 was revealed at the Chicago Auto Show a few days back. Whatsoever, a whole heavy-duty lineup will be available with great design and lots of techs. Each grade offers a 6.4-liter Hemi V8 as standard. Furthermore, a 6.7-liter Cummins diesel unit is optional and it delivers the highest torque number in the segment.
The 2020 model will introduce further upgrades. Spy shots already suggested some of the updates and changes, and official presentation confirmed those claims and speculations. The exterior will get mid-cycle refreshments and the interior will be much comfier and more modern. Under the hood, Ram 3500 will keep the existing engine lineup.
2020 Ram 3500 Sporting An Impressive Look
The exterior of the arriving 2020 Ram 3500 won’t suffer any significant changes. We’d like to call them smaller upgrades. The front grille with no crosshairs is perhaps the biggest change.
The front end is sporting an impressive look with the interlocking design and Ram says the airflow to the engine will be much better. Headlights are slightly refreshed but the rest of the body will largely remain. On the other hand, high-strength steel and aluminum hood helped the truck to lose 120 pounds.
For the first time, chassis cab is offering a premium Limited trim level. This model comes with the chrome mesh grille and the nostrils. It rides on larger and more appealing wheels as well. We can also expect numerous appearance packages for 2020.
2020 Ram 3500 Interior
The 2020 Ram 3500 comes in numerous trim levels and body configurations. All trim levels are now offering an impressive list of safety features. Knowing that all trims are offering forward collision warning, adaptive cruise control, and auto emergency braking. When it comes to exterior design, all heavy-duty models are slowly starting to look like the cabin of the Ram 1500.
No doubt about it, Ram 1500 offers one of the most pleasant cabins in the pickup truck segment. The interior is additionally modernized and it will benefit from the use of many upscale materials than before. Higher trim levels are equipped to a level of luxury, which includes the Limited model.
2020 Ram 3500 Engine Specs And Transmission System
Each grade of the 2020 Ram 3500 will offer a 6.4-liter Hemi V8 as standard. This engine is producing 410 horses and 430 lb-ft of torque. The engine is available with an 8-speed TorqueFlite automatic transmission.
Optionally, the buyers can opt for the 6.7-liter six-cylinder turbodiesel Cummins engine. This powertrain offers the highest torque number in the chassis cab class. The output of this engine is 385 horsepower and 930 lb-ft of torque. An Aisin 6-speed automatic gearbox is in the offer with the diesel engine.
According to Ram, diesel engine offers the best-in-class payload capacity of 12,500 pounds. The forthcoming Ram 3500 can tow up to 35,200 pounds when properly equipped.
2020 Ram 3500 Price and Release Date
The all-new 2020 Ram 3500 will cost around $35,000 for the base model. There will be up to six trim levels, next to the numerous optional packages. Range-topping Limited model starts over $60,000. Ram 3500 will hit the dealerships later in 2019.