2019 Ram 1500 safety and technology features
Posted on August 11, 2020
Dodge is leading with a no-compromise truck, offering more than ever before. Along with becoming a lighter, yet stronger full-size pickup truck, the 2019 RAM 1500 has now become the benchmark for efficiency and safety in its class.
State of the Art Technology
While there are those who may opt for the latest and greatest in vehicle technology; including those supposed self-driving jobs; but we agree with the experts at Thedrive.com who say that "trucks are here to stay" for the long haul. And of all the full-size models you can buy today, none offer as clear an expression of the successful future of this class of vehicles than the newest RAM 1500.
Now offering more state of the art technology than ever before, the RAM 1500 is the ideal picture of a 21st Century pickup truck. Offering a class-exclusive 12-inch reconfigurable touchscreen display; featuring split-screen capability for dual-application operation; an all-new SiriusXM with 360L personalized listening experience, which is partnered with the most powerful audio system ever available in a pickup truck, new multi-function USB ports as well as an optional integrated wireless charging pad, navigation system with one-step, voice-controlled destination entry and enhanced 3-D navigation map graphics and a 360-degree Surround View Camera with bird's-eye perspective of vehicle.
Easy to Use Device Connectivity
As part of its 21st Century prowess, the all-new RAM 1500 also provides the latest and greatest software to ensure that all your passengers remain conveniently connected with each of their chosen devices. Along with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, this tech friendly truck also includes the award-winning fourth-generation Uconnect system that allows the use of your smartphone features wirelessly and without ever taking your eyes off the road. Downloading the Uconnect app also allows you to access your luxury RAM 1500 truck from nearly anywhere, which even makes finding your vehicle in a crowded parking lot easier than ever before.
To keep your smartphone charged no matter where you roam, this tech savvy pickup truck also includes plenty of electronic charging options. Located in the reimagined centre console, is a wider docking area offers an all-new optional integrated wireless charging pad that can hug a small tablet or multiple smartphones. There are also five USB ports (three are in front of the centre console and two are in the back), with three of these ports offer functionality and communication with the Uconnect interface while the other two USB ports are for charging only. Four of the five USB ports also allow devices to be charged up to four times faster than standard USB outlets.
More than 100 Available Safety Features
Along with high-tech features, one of the top RAM trucks on the market today also includes more than 100 available safety and security features. The truck that was built on one of the most advanced frames in the segment also includes a splayed and tapered frame rail technology that creates a highly efficient energy absorbing front frame rail structure for all impact modes. Additional safety features include:
- Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Stop, Go and Hold: Helps maintain a driver-adjustable distance between the vehicle and the one in front of it, and can bring the vehicle to a controlled stop and hold it there.
- Advance Brake Assist to avoid both front and rear end collisions
- Blind-spot Monitoring which notifies the driver of vehicle(s) in their blind spot via illuminated icons on the side-view mirror.
- LaneSense Lane Departure Warning-Plus which leverages electronic power steering (EPS) to deliver a torque input to alert and assist the driver with corrective action
- Featuring largest available front brakes in segment at 14.9 inches for superb stopping distance
With all these features and so much more, you can see why the RAM 1500 is one of the most popular pickup trucks. So, don't miss out on your chance to take a test drive in the 2019 RAM 1500 today.