2019 Ram 1500 Overview Ankeny, IA

The 2019 Ram 1500 was voted most popular Detroit Reveal for Autoblog readers. The judges and readers are raving about everything from the luxury interior to the exterior look and design. The new Ram has a 12-inch infotainment screen, a newly designed grille, and a 48-volt mild hybrid system that improves performance and towing capabilities.

Design

The newly designed Ram exterior has the lowest frontal drag coefficient in its class. The form, angles, and curves of the design drive air to the box to keep the truck moving. The active air dam automatically deploys at higher speeds, redirecting air around the vehicle, achieving a 7 percent drag reduction and 1 mile per gallon fuel savings on the highway.

The 2019 Ram 1500 has a bigger bed that can easily hold 4 x 8 sheets of plywood. The upgraded RamBox Cargo Management System with two lockable storage bins adds more storage on either side of the vehicle. The Ram's tailgate assists with nitrogen and oil-charged dampening, make it easy to open and close the tailgate in any type of weather.

The Ram 1500 comes complete with chrome accents, corrugated mesh grille, and new aluminum tailgate with a spoiler. The power running boards automatically deploy when the truck is stopped. The Class-Exclusive Active-Level Four-Corner Air Suspension with automatic load leveling makes towing a trailer easy and stress-free.

The Dodge Ram 1500 wins best-in-class interior storage volume of 151.1 liters; nearly twice as much as its competitors. You can fit everything from hanging files to a small toolbox in the redesigned center console. The rear bench seat folds up giving you 40 liters of storage space in the cab, and the in-floor ram-bins are 5.5 inches longer than last year's model.

Smart Technology

The luxury interior includes leather seats with real wood accents. The largest in class 12-inch infotainment touchscreen displays everything from music, to fuel consumption, to full-screen navigation.

Enjoy a quiet ride with the Ram 1500's frame-mounted Active Noise Cancellation system reducing ambient sound to less than 57.6 decibels. The Ram's media center comes standard with ultra-fast USB charging ports where you can charge up to five phones at once. SiriusXM with 360L makes it easy to keep your kids entertained with smartphone integration and voice control.

The Ram 1500 crew cab has grown in length by 4 inches, giving your passengers more leg room. The reclining backseat even comes complete with air ventilation. Stargaze, and feel the wind on your face, with the newly available 10-square-foot dual-pane panoramic sunroof.

Safety

The Ram 1500 boasts over 100 safety and security features. The new Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Path and Trailer Detection scans vehicle blind spots while taking the length of the trailer into account as well. LaneSense alerts the driver when lane drifting. Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop and Go detects vehicles ahead, automatically slows in traffic, brakes when needed, and automatically adjust speed to keep a safe distance.

Conclusion

Ankeny, Iowa residents have been thrilled with the friendly atmosphere and helpful staff at Deery of Ames. Car buyers are more than happy to drive 20 minutes for exceptional service. Deery of Ames believes in no-pressure sales. We're here to ensure you have a wonderful buying experience from the test drive all the way through to driving your new vehicle off the lot.

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