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2019 Ram 3500

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Pros

  • Massive towing capability
  • Comfortable and quiet cabin
  • Intuitive infotainment system

Cons

  • Diesel can be noisy
  • Advanced driver-assist features cost extra
  • Difficult to maneuver in city driving

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The 2019 Ram 3500 is a one-ton heavy-duty pickup truck with extreme towing and hauling capabilities.

The Ram 3500 is the most powerful and capable pickup truck that Ram offers. This truck is completely redesigned for the 2019 model year with updated styling inside and out, as well as a range of new features. Underneath the fresh face is an all-new chassis that uses high-strength steel and aluminum, making it both lighter and stronger, to improve drivability and increase the big truck's capability. As part of this redesign, the Ram 3500 gets two new engines. The standard 6.4-liter HEMI® V8 delivers 410 horsepower and 429 lb-ft of torque, while the new high-output Cummins turbo diesel delivers 400 hp and a massive 1,000 lb-ft of torque. With the diesel engine under the hood, the Ram 3500 can tow up to 35,100 pounds, making it one of the strongest pickups in the heavy-duty truck segment. Various factors may impact towing capacity, including weight of passengers, cargo, and options/accessories. With the added capability and roomy, comfortable interior, the Ram 3500 holds its own against strong competitors that include the Ford F-350 Super Duty, Chevrolet Silverado 3500, and GMC Sierra 3500.

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What is new for the 2019 Ram 3500?

  • The 3500 is available in a variety of new trims, including the Limited and Longhorn.
  • The Laramie Limited, Laramie Longhorn, and SLT trims have been discontinued for 2019.
  • 3500 trims have been upgraded with Rear Defroster, Blind Spot Monitor, Leatherette Seats, Long Bed, Turbo Diesel Engine, Apple CarPlay, and CD Audio as standard equipment this year.
  • Harman Kardon Sound features are now available as options on select trims.
  • The Bighorn trim now comes with Smart Key as standard equipment.
  • The Tradesman trim now comes with Smart Key and Bluetooth Technology as standard equipment.
  • The Laramie trim now comes with Smart Key as standard equipment.
  • The Lonestar trim now comes with Smart Key as standard equipment.

2019 Ram 3500 trims

Curious how Ram 3500 trims differ? Use our side-by-side vehicle comparison to see the differences and similarities

Tradesman:

  • 410-hp, 429-lb-ft of torque 6.4L
  • 370-hp, 1000-lb-ft of torque 6.7L
  • Cruise Control
  • Power Mirrors
  • Smart Key
  • Rear View Camera
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Side Airbags
  • Traction Control
  • Vinyl Seats
  • View our Ram 3500 Tradesman inventory

Bighorn:

Lonestar:

Laramie:

  • Includes all features available on the Lonestar
  • Rear Defroster
  • Leather Seats
  • Remote Start
  • Parking Sensors
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Leatherette Seats
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Power Seats
  • View our Ram 3500 Laramie inventory

Longhorn:

Limited:

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5 reasons to buy the 2019 Ram 3500

What We Like

Driving: The Ram 3500 is a big, intimidating truck, so it is surprising how well it drives. Both engines provide plenty of power. Even when towing a trailer, the truck never feels bogged down. The steering is light for quick maneuvers, and the cabin remains quiet and comfortable when cruising on the highway.

Utility: With a range of cab configurations and two powerful engines, the Ram 3500 can be set up for a variety of tasks. In addition to its formidable towing and hauling capabilities, the Ram 3500 offers a spacious cabin with multiple cubby and storage spaces. Also available are a bed step, spray-in bedliner, and bed lighting.

Technology: As part of the redesign, the Ram 3500 is available with a 12-inch vertical display running the Uconnect® infotainment system. The system is intuitive and easy to learn, with excellent graphics. Ram also offers the latest advanced driver-assist features on the 3500, including automatic emergency braking, blind-spot warning, and adaptive cruise control.

What Needs Improvement

Ride: The Ram 3500 is designed to haul big loads, but when it's empty, the ride can be bumpy and jarring, especially on rough roads. The diesel engine option can be loud, further contributing to the uncomfortable ride. However, Ram does offer an air suspension, which helps to smooth out the bumps.

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RepairPal gave the Ram 3500 an overall reliability rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Average. This rating ranks Ram 3500 15th out of 19 among Fullsize Trucks.

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Ram 3500 features and specs

Bighorn 2WD 2D Regular Cab

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Cloth Seats
  • Cruise Control
  • Long Bed
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Windows
  • Rear View Camera
  • Side Airbags
  • Tow Hitch
  • Traction Control
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Bed Cover
  • Bed Liner
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • CD Audio
  • Dual Rear Wheels
  • Fifth Wheel Tow Hitch
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Gooseneck Tow Hitch
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Rear Defroster
  • Remote Start
  • Running Boards
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Tow Hitch

Drive Wheels

Rear Wheel Drive (2WD)

Engine size

6.4L

Horsepower

410

Torque (ft-lbs)

429

Engine type

Gas

Fuel capacity

32

Wheelbase

140"

Overall length

232"

Width

79.4"

Height

77.8"

Leg room

F 40.9"

Head room

F 39.8"

Front tires

LT275/70SR18

Rear tires

LT275/70SR18

Seating capacity

3

Max towing capacity

1497/14970 lbs.

Transmission

Automatic

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