When you’re opting for the 2019 Dodge Ram 2500 Cummins over the almost an identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as properly skip right to the 2019 Dodge Ram 2500 Cummins. You get a much better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, however the 2019 Dodge Ram 2500 Cummins occurs to be considered one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Dodge Ram 2500 Cummins provides ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this kind of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction whenever you need it most.
The 2019 Dodge Ram 2500 Cummins, nonetheless, also has some flaws commonly related to this sort of automobile. Cargo area isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of fuel. We’re also not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Dodge Ram 2500 Cummins’s journey and driving expertise start to fall according to extra trendy automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would suggest trying out the 2019 Dodge Ram 2500 Cummins’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a higher maximum towing capacity and superior cargo space and it is all around a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions at extra value. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Dodge Ram 2500 Cummins are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Dodge Ram 2500 Cummins additionally offers power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Dodge Ram 2500 Cummins contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Worth Package in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Dodge Ram 2500 Cummins, which pushes the 2019 Dodge Ram 2500 Cummins into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and will be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban kind as properly, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors available for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.