Ram Commercial has announced the new 2019 Ram 1500 Tradesman vocational truck.
The 2019 Ram 1500 Tradesman is available in two cab styles and two bed lengths: Quad Cab with 6 ft., 4 in. bed, Crew Cab short bed (5 ft., 7 in.) or Crew Cab with optional 6 ft., 4 in. bed.
Powertrain offerings include standard 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 with eTorque mild hybrid system, optional 5.7-liter Hemi V-8 or optional 5.7-liter Hemi V-8 eTorque. The model is available in 4×2 or 4×4.
Features of the 2019 Ram 1500 Tradesman include the following:
- 225 lbs. lighter than its predecessor;
- 9% improvement in aerodynamics;
- 10,000 mile oil drain interval;
- eTorque mild-hybrid technology; and
- A heated rear axle.
Safety and technology features include the following:
- 12-in. touchscreen;
- Surround view camera;
- Blind spot monitoring;
- Front collision warning; and
- Lane departure warning.
Ram has also announced a partnership with Verizon Connect, which will factory install its telematics solution onto Ram commercial vehicles including the 1500; you can read more about that here.