Should you’re opting for the 2020 Dodge Ram Hd over the practically an identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as well skip right to the 2020 Dodge Ram Hd. You get a much better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the 2020 Dodge Ram Hd occurs to be one in every of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Dodge Ram Hd gives ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this kind of car can ship. A V8 engine comes standard, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction if you want it most.
The 2020 Dodge Ram Hd, nevertheless, also has some flaws generally associated with this sort of vehicle. Cargo space isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re additionally not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2020 Dodge Ram Hd’s ride and driving experience begin to fall consistent with more modern vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would advocate checking out the 2020 Dodge Ram Hd’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it has a better most towing capability and superior cargo space and it is throughout a more refined and upscale car.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package adds forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting fashions at further price. Non-obligatory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2020 Dodge Ram Hd are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2020 Dodge Ram Hd also affords power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2020 Dodge Ram Hd recent by adding a budget-conscious Standard Version Worth Package deal as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Dodge Ram Hd, which pushes the 2020 Dodge Ram Hd into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and might be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban form as effectively, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours available for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.