When you’re opting for the 2020 Dodge Ram Truck over the practically an identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as effectively skip right to the 2020 Dodge Ram Truck. You get a a lot better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, however the 2020 Dodge Ram Truck happens to be one in every of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Dodge Ram Truck offers ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this type of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction whenever you need it most.
The 2020 Dodge Ram Truck, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this kind of automobile. Cargo house 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 bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2020 Dodge Ram Truck’s journey and driving expertise start to fall in step with extra modern automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might suggest trying out the 2020 Dodge Ram Truck’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it has the next most towing capacity and superior cargo area and it is all around a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting models at further value. Optionally available for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2020 Dodge Ram Truck are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2020 Dodge Ram Truck also offers power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2020 Dodge Ram Truck contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Standard Edition Value Package deal as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Dodge Ram Truck, which pushes the 2020 Dodge Ram Truck 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 properly, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.