In the event you’re choosing the Dodge Ram 3500 Diesel 2020 over the nearly identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as nicely skip proper to the Dodge Ram 3500 Diesel 2020. You get a a lot better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, but the Dodge Ram 3500 Diesel 2020 happens to be one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Dodge Ram 3500 Diesel 2020 presents ruggedness and high towing capacity that only this type of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction once you need it most.
The Dodge Ram 3500 Diesel 2020, however, also has some flaws commonly associated with this sort of car. Cargo space is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re additionally not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the Dodge Ram 3500 Diesel 2020’s trip and driving expertise start to fall according to more fashionable autos. 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’d advocate trying out the Dodge Ram 3500 Diesel 2020’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a better most towing capability and superior cargo area and it’s all around a more refined and upscale car.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting fashions at further value. Non-compulsory 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 3500 Diesel 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Dodge Ram 3500 Diesel 2020 additionally provides power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Dodge Ram 3500 Diesel 2020 fresh by adding a budget-conscious Customary Edition Value Package as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury Dodge Ram 3500 Diesel 2020, which pushes the Dodge Ram 3500 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 long wheelbase Suburban kind as nicely, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.