2019 Ram 1500 Named Pickup of the Year by Auto123.com
Posted on August 10, 2020
There is no question that pickup trucks are extremely popular across Canada these days. In fact, since 2012, the sales across the segment have increased over 50% and in 2018 alone, Canadians have purchased over 250,000 trucks. With so many pickup trucks out there, it is impressive that Auto123.com has named the RAM 1500 the 2019 Pickup of the Year. In order to understand why this no-compromise, full-size truck is an award winner, the experts at North York Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram thought it would be helpful to take a deeper dive into the benefits of the 2019 RAM 1500.
Available in up to eight trims, 4x2 and 4x4, two cab and box sizes, and a multitude of exterior colours, the 2019 RAM 1500 offers an outstanding performance. There are two different powertrains:
- 3.6-liter Pentastar Variable Valve Timing V6 with eTorque
- 5.7-liter HEMI VVT V8 with Multi-Displacement System Technology that puts out a maximum of 395 horsepower and 410 lb.-ft. of torque.
Both engines come with an eight-speed automatic transmission with E-shifter that can help you get as low as 10.3 L/100 km highway and 14.1 L/100 km city in fuel economy. To give you a great ride, the 2019 RAM 1500 can be equipped with heavy-duty front/rear shock absorbers, active front air dam, electronic shift-on-demand transfer case, multilink rear suspension, and Active-Level Four-Corner Air Suspension. If hauling is important, you'll enjoy the 5,783 kg in towing, a max payload of up to 1,043 kg, and cargo bed volume up to 1,521 litres.
As you'd expect from the Pickup of the Year, the 2019 RAM 1500 is exceptionally safe. Depending on the trim level, drivers and passengers are protected by an impressive array of the latest safety and protection features including:
- Park-Sense Front and Rear Park Assist
- Electronic Stability Control with Ready Alert braking and rain brake support
- 360-Degree Surround View
- Forward Collision Warning System
- Blind-Spot Detection
- Six air bags with advanced multistage front, supplemental front seat side-mounted, and side curtain
Technology and Interior Features
While it is clear that the RAM 1500 is a tough and safe high-performance pickup truck, it is also quite comfortable and technologically advanced. To keep you connected and entertained, the 2019 RAM 1500 comes with a number of standard and available features such as Apple CarPlay/Android Auto compatibility, Uconnect 4C NAV multimedia centre with 12-inch touchscreen, Hands-free communication with Bluetooth streaming audio, and SiriusXM Travel Link and Traffic with a five-year subscription.
Because you'll spend so much time in your RAM 1500, this year's model is packed with a wide range of luxury and comfort features. Some of the trims can be had with heated 2nd-row seats, ventilated front and rear seats, four-way front headrests, luxury door trim panel, and luxury full-leather high-back front bucket seats.
Getting Your Award Winning 2019 RAM 1500
If you're in the market for the best pickup available in the Toronto area, the time is right to check out the 2019 RAM 1500 at North York Chrysler Jeep Dodge. To schedule a test-drive contact our friendly and knowledgeable sales team today! We can't wait to see you.