2020 Ram 1500 Beaufort SC
2020 Ram 1500 at Butler Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM
Durable, powerful, reliable are three words you will always hear about a top tier pickup; when the task requires you to push your truck hard in tough conditions, you need to know you can rely on it to get the job done. Ram brings back the award-winning 1500 for another year with a similar design and revamped powertrain set and even more capable performance. Keep reading on to find out what makes the 2020 Ram 1500 one of our top picks on today’s half-ton pickups on the market.
- 5.7-Liter HEMI V8 Engine with eTorque
- 395 Horsepower
- 12,750 lbs. of Tow Capacity
- Automatic High-Beams
- Adaptive Cruise Control
- Forward Collision Warning
- Under-Seat Storage
- Versatile Multi-Opening Tailgate
- Split-Screen 12-inch Touchscreen
How is the Ram 1500 designed for performance?
The 1500’s capability starts with its structure, toting a solid steel chassis made from a heavy-duty alloy meant to be capable of taking the heat. The core configuration allows you to purpose your truck to the task, with either a standard two-door Quad Cab offering a 6-ft 4-in bed or a larger crew cab with a shorter 5-ft 7-in bed or longer overall length to bring in the 6-ft 4-in bed. The interior is similar to the 2019 model, bringing in stylist wood details and smooth integration of technology and features within the dashboard that are easy to reach. The Uconnect infotainment system receives an upgrade, with the standout version 4C housed on a massive 12-inch touchscreen display that utilizes its size to be capable of having split-screen input zones. This 2020 1500 also offers more interior storage capacity and brings in other top-tier features such as heated/ventilated seating, under-seat storage, cargo tie-down rings, power 8-way adjusting seating, multifunctional tailgate, and more!
What are the powertrains available with the 1500?
While the structure establishes a high-potential with a solid foundation, the engine is what turns that potential in a reality, and the powertrains within the 1500 are the real deal. Coming standard with most trims is a fierce 2.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine that utilizes eTorque technology and can output up to 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. Ram also offers an optional 3.0-liter V6 EcoDiesel engine for those looking to take the 1500 further. This highly effective V6 diesel engine can produce an impressive 480 lb-ft of torque, top-tier fuel economy, and an astounding max tow capacity of up to 12,560 lbs. Coming standard with the Laramie, Laramie Longhorn, and Limited trims and optional on most other trims is Ram’s heavy hauling 5.7-liter HEMI V8 engine with an optional enhancement of integrating eTorque technology. With this 16-cylinder geared powertrain the 1500 is capable of pumping out 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque allowing this truck to haul up to 2,300 lbs of payload and 12,750 lbs of trailer towing.
What are some of the key safety features that are included?
Ram integrates modern technology into 1500 enhancing the performance and overall safety of the pickup. Looking at the 1500 overall, there are a large number of safety features with some key features including automatic headlights and high-beams, a rearview camera with an optional 360-degree view upgrade, a fully advanced airbag system and more. The 2020 Ram 1500 also comes stocked with a great list of additional driver-assist features including lane departure warning, adaptive cruise control, forward collision mitigation that detects an oncoming collision and automatically applies brakes, and a ParkSense system that uses sensors in the front and rear to help the driver angle into tight spots as well as autonomously performs parallel and perpendicular parking.
Final Thoughts on the 2020 Ram 1500
Ram understands what is required for a vehicle to be able to get a difficult task complete; the 1500 packs in tough powertrains and has a solid structure engineered to haul heavy loads and push through the toughest terrain. Modern technology integrates seamlessly with the 1500’s systems and body, providing next-generation safety features and a convenient infotainment system that is easy to use. Give us a call if you’d like to get behind the wheel of a 2019 Ram 1500 and give it a test drive; our friendly dealers and specialists are ready to help and are happy to answer any questions you may have.