FCA Canada Reveals Unique-to-Canada 2019 Ram 1500 Sport
Posted on January 26, 2020
The all-new 2019 Ram 1500 Sport, designed and built exclusively for Canadian customers, features an exterior available in a choice of nine monochromatic colours with a unique black billet bar grille with big matte black RAM lettering matched to an exclusive all-black interior. Plus the 2019 RAM 1500 Sport includes the features that Canadian pickup buyers choose most frequently.
Available in either a Quad or Crew Cab configurations, the Sport model features interior details such as metal trim satin light black chrome highlights, and a diamond plate style finish on the centre stack from the upscale Ram Rebel. Unique to Canada are power sport cloth and vinyl seats with a mesh fabric.
The 2019 Ram 1500 Sport also comes standard with power adjustable pedals, power folding exterior mirrors, and power lumbar support. And as it's configured for Canadian buyers, included standard are heated front seats, heated steering wheel, and heated exterior mirrors. Available as Canadian-only options are leather heated and ventilated seats that feature a unique texture exclusive to the Sport.
On the exterior, the monochromatic paint scheme is accented by standard 20-inch premium wheels mated to P275/55R20 Bridgestone all-season tires, with 22-inch Black Noise alloys available as an option.
The 2019 Ram 1500 Sport is powered by the legendary 5.7 L HEMI V8 that delivers a robust 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque. Exhaust passes through an integrated dual exhaust system with chrome tips unique to the Sport. Power is delivered via a smooth shifting, state-of-the-art eight-speed transmission, with 4WD as an available option.
Under every new 2019 Ram 1500 Sport is an all-new frame that through advanced engineering utilizes strong yet lighter materials advanced materials to reduce weight while increasing durability. The result is the pickup with a best-in-class V8 towing rating of up to 12,750 pounds, when equipped with the optional Tow Group, and 2,300 pounds of payload capacity. What's not changed is the class-leading ride quality of the Ram 1500.
The class-exclusive coil spring rear suspension provides a superior on- and off-road ride versus competitive trucks that continue to utilize leaf springs like on an old Stagecoach. On the 2019 Sport, Heavy-duty shock absorbers are added to the package.
Other mechanical options include alternate rear axle gearing, a larger fuel tank, anti-spin and locking differentials, and the category-exclusive four-corner air suspension.
The 2019 Ram 1500 Sport rides on standard black 20-inch aluminum wheels, with optional 22-inch dark finish 'Black Noise' alloys. The tailgate is all-new, made from aluminum and dampened for easy opening and closing with an integrated spoiler to improve airflow over the bed. The tailgate carries black Sport-exclusive badging
As the Sport is likely to be a work truck during the week, it comes standard with a new reconfigurable console with space for a laptop and hanging file folders, along with large storage bins, so when your truck is your office, it can work for you like an office. Optional on Crew Cab models is a dual-pane sunroof, as well as a reclining rear seat and flat rear floor.
The newest version of the class-leading 8.4-inch Uconnect touchscreen comes standard in the 2019 Ram 1500 Sport, providing connectivity to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Available is an audio system with nine amplified speakers with subwoofer. The standard 7-inch center driver information display can be set to provide the most needed information, including fuel economy, trailer braking, and the status of the optional four-wheel air suspension system.
The 2019 Ram 1500 Sport provides a sizeable list of over 100 standard and available safety and security features. Standard features include ParkView back-up camera, push-button start, tire fill alert, and a sophisticated stability control system that encompasses brake assist, rainy day braking, hill start assist, ready alert braking, trailer sway control, and more.
Optional safety features include Blind-spot Monitoring with trailer detection, as well as the Advanced Safety Group that includes adaptive cruise control, Forward Collision Warning with Stop, Lane Departure Warning, Surround View Camera, automatic high beams and ParkSense Parallel/Perpendicular Park Assist.
If you're shopping for a new Crew Cab or Quad Cab pickup, or even if you've just started thinking about it, come in to North York Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and our pickup experts will take the time to explain all the additional features we can't cover here. Then take one out on a test drive, and you'll sell yourself on the quality, comfort, and durability of Ram pickups.