Should you’re opting for the Dodge Ram 2020 over the practically similar Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as well skip proper to the Dodge Ram 2020. You get a much better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, however the Dodge Ram 2020 occurs to be one in all them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Dodge Ram 2020 gives ruggedness and excessive towing capability that only this sort of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes standard, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction once you need it most.
The Dodge Ram 2020, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws commonly associated with this kind of car. Cargo space is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gasoline. We’re also not keen on 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 2020’s ride and driving expertise begin to fall in step with more fashionable automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d advocate testing the Dodge Ram 2020’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a better most towing capacity and superior cargo area and it is all around a extra refined and upscale car.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert package provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle provides a power 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 models at extra cost. Non-obligatory 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 Dodge Ram 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The Dodge Ram 2020 also gives power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Dodge Ram 2020 fresh by adding a budget-conscious Normal Edition Worth Bundle in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury Dodge Ram 2020, which pushes the Dodge Ram 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 well, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours available for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.