Comparing the 2018 & 2019 Ram 1500

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At Landmark Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram in Independence, MO, our showroom offers the latest 2019 Ram 1500 and the outgoing 2018 Ram 1500. Both of these vehicles are great choices for the Lee's Summit, Harrisonville, and Belton roads, and with such a wide range of new and used Ram 1500s from which to choose you can be hard-pressed to make your decision. You can lock in your warehouse pricing with an unbeatable 2019 Ram 1500 price, or get yourself a great deal considering the lower 2018 Ram 1500 price.

Take a look at some differences you'll see between the 2018 and 2019 award-winning Ram 1500.

Exterior Styling

Even at first glance, when you check out the 2019 Ram 1500, it's hard to miss the changes from the 2018 Ram 1500. You'll notice a more sophisticated, classier look.

There have been some updates that give the exterior a bolder look. Both models have power dome hoods with inlets designed to keep the temperature under the hood down, but the 2019 model has had some nice updates made to the grille. The front has been modernized and revised with the addition of daytime running lights that wrap around the side of the truck giving the Ram 1500 a whole new aesthetically pleasant look. This new design is an attention grabber and turns heads even more than the 2018 Dodge 1500 model.

The 2019 Ram 1500 has a more sophisticated, refined look than the 2018 model. The 2019 model appears to be classier without compromising the rugged big rig look. The previous model was beginning to look a little outdated and needed revitalization and updating. The updates and changes made to the exterior of the truck have made the 2019 Ram 1500 a better-looking truck than the 2018 model.

The updates and changes that have been made to the exterior turn heads and the Ram 1500 commands attention more than ever.

Bolder, classier, and larger, the 2019 Ram 1500 takes the fourth-generation Ram 1500 to a whole new level.

Interior

The cab size has been revised on the 2019 Dodge 1500, making it larger and giving it a longer wheelbase than the 2018 model. The increased cab size gives the 2019 Ram 1500 a roomier, more comfortable interior that means a more comfortable ride.

There have been a few changes to the interior of the 2019 Dodge 1500. The 2018 model had a more basic interior design with a boxy design. The newer model has been redesigned to make the cabin roomier and more comfortable with a more sophisticated look. The seats are a little lower in the 2019 model, which allows for more headroom. More headroom and lower seats also make it easier to get in and out of the vehicle.

The newer 2019 model has a few subtle changes to the interior that deserves attention, like the availability of reclining seats with certain trim options. There has also been an improvement to the under-seat storage in the back with in-floor storage bins, a re-configurable center console, and a rear flat-load floor. These changes are all designed to improve the driving experience.

The interior's style has been updated and improved, giving the 2019 Ram 1500 a revitalized look. Most noticeable is the addition of a new toggle switch that is designed to regulate and fine-tune the parking sensor.

The blind spot monitor has also been expanded to provide a better view, which is especially helpful during towing, making the 2019 Ram 1500 safer than the 2018 model.

The new redesign of the truck's technology capabilities adds more driver-assisted technology for a safer, more confident ride.

The new 2019 Ram 1500 also has an optional panoramic sunroof.

The 2019 Ram 1500 will still have interior features that the 2018 model had, including a high-quality sound system, a state-of-the-art climate control system, power adjustable seats, power doors and windows, power steering, and Uconnect technology.

The 2019 model has more USB and USB-C ports.

Overall, the interior design has been updated to a more modern, upscale appearance with more space, storage, and improved technology.

Power and Performance

The 2018 Ram 1500 and the models before it have always been known for the power and performance capabilities. It's no surprise that the 2019 model continues to uphold the reputation of being a truck with incredible power.

The powertrain in the 2019 Ram 1500 has not been modified and is the same powertrain as in the 2018 model. The Ram 1500 continues to have incredible power and towing capabilities.

The HEMI V8 5.7-liter 395-horsepower powertrain is still an option with the 2019 model as it was with the 2018 model. Also, the Pentastar V8 3.6-liter 305-horsepower powertrain is still an option for those who need horsepower and want better fuel efficiency.

Even though these two options were available on the 2018 model, there have been a few tweaks that help improve performance. There have been improvements made to torque power with the new eTorque Hybrid system and with the replacement of the traditional alternator. This enhancement is designed to help with fuel economy and the truck's performance capabilities.

A subtle change has also been made to the voltage in the 2019 Ram 1500 for more power stability.

In order to improve gas efficiency, the 2019 model has some enhancements to the start-stop technology, which improves the 2019 Ram 1500's ability to conserve fuel when it is not needed.

Conclusion

The Ram 1500 has always stood up to its reputation as a powerful full-size truck. Although there have been some changes and upgrades to the 2019 model, both the 2018 model and the 2019 model offer excellent performance and value. The 2019 Ram 1500 is more tech-savvy, more powerful, more aesthetically pleasing and roomier than the 2018 model. The 2019 Ram 1500 has a new, improved classy look that has made a great truck, the 2018 Ram 1500, even better.


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