The 2020 Ram 1500 Diesel is in the developing stage and it will hit the dealerships in the third quarter of 2019. The Ram 1500 is one of the best trucks in this segment. Furthermore, the diesel variant will bring even more popularity to this model.
According to the latest report, the diesel model will offer a better tow rating and better fuel economy. Also, the buyers can expect numerous trim levels that will make this pickup truck to be more attractive. We will also see some special editions as well.
2020 Ram 1500 Diesel Is 225 Pounds Lighter
The exterior design of the 2020 Ram 1500 Diesel is the same as the base one. There won’t be real differences between them. As we already wrote, the upcoming 2020 Ram 1500 Diesel will get a minor upgrade this year. However, thanks to the use of lighter materials the new pickup truck will be according to the manufacturer around 225 pounds lighter. This will influence to fuel consumption.
The design of the diesel variant remains to offer sporty look and thanks to the new headlights it`s more attractive than before. Also, aerodynamics are improved and the hood will get some sharper lines, but these changes are minimally visible. However, with a choice of upper trims, the buyers will get a more premium look and more features to choose.
The 2020 Ram 1500 Diesel this year will get some improvements. However, changes and upgrades will be minimal. We can expect the next model to be more redesigned. However, the interior layout is better than before and we can see better materials inside. Also, the dashboard is good looking and more elegant. The spacious cabin offers comfort and more upscale materials on the base model. Furthermore, if one chooses the higher trim levels it will get premium amenities as standard.
The new model like the current one comes with a long list of features. Most of the highlights inside is an updated infotainment system that measures 12-inch touchscreen. Cloth upholstery remains to be part of the standard equipment, while leather seats are optional.
2020 Ram 1500 Diesel Powertrain
The standard model 2020 Ram 1500 is offered with two gasoline powertrain options. The engines that buyers can choose are a 3.6-liter V6 and mighty 5.7-liter V8 engine. Also, a plug-in hybrid variant will be available according to the latest news. However, the 2020 Ram 1500 Diesel will deploy a new engine. The powerful 3.0-liter V6 EcoDiesel will be available and it will deliver 260 horses and 420 lb-ft of torque.
Thanks to that, the new Diesel model will offer a great tow rating. It will be able to the maximum tow capacity of up to 12,560 pounds (5,697 kilograms). We can also expect great fuel economy. Furthermore, the manufacturer says the upcoming model will deliver around 24 mpg combined.
Price and Release Date
The upcoming Ram 1500 Diesel is a very reliable and versatile pickup truck that offers many features. It comes with few powerful engine options and numerous features, trim levels.
According to the latest information, the upcoming 2020 Ram 1500 Diesel will cost around $30,000. However, the upper trims will raise the price for a few thousand dollars more. The new Ram 1500 Diesel will hit the dealerships in the third quarter of 2019.