When you’re choosing the Dodge Ram 1500 Diesel 2020 over the almost identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as well skip proper to the Dodge Ram 1500 Diesel 2020. You get a significantly better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, but the Dodge Ram 1500 Diesel 2020 happens to be one in all them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Dodge Ram 1500 Diesel 2020 gives ruggedness and high towing capability that only this sort of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes standard, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction once you need it most.
The Dodge Ram 1500 Diesel 2020, nevertheless, also has some flaws commonly associated with this type of automobile. Cargo house isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gasoline. 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 Dodge Ram 1500 Diesel 2020’s trip and driving experience begin to fall in line with more trendy automobiles. 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’d advocate trying out the Dodge Ram 1500 Diesel 2020’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, however it has a better maximum towing capacity and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale automobile.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting fashions at additional value. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Dodge Ram 1500 Diesel 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Dodge Ram 1500 Diesel 2020 additionally presents power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the Dodge Ram 1500 Diesel 2020 recent by adding a budget-conscious Normal Version Value Package deal in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury Dodge Ram 1500 Diesel 2020, which pushes the Dodge Ram 1500 Diesel 2020 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and could be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban type as nicely, usually at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours obtainable for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.