2019 Ram Heavy Duty

The 2019 Ram Heavy Duty is the maximum powerful, maximum succesful pickup withinside the phase with a towing ability of 35,a hundred lbs. and a payload ability of 7,680 lbs. Driving it all, a never-before-visible torque score of a thousand lb.-ft. from the Cummins I-6 Turbo Diesel engine. The new Ram Heavy Duty additionally units benchmarks in journey and handling, luxurious, materials, innovation and generation extending nicely beyond any aggressive offerings. Giving most attempt all day, each day with confidence, the brand new 2019 Ram Heavy Duty line of pickups steps ahead with the entire pressure of contemporary-day functionality."Ram Heavy Duty proprietors continuously call for the very best degrees of functionality to address the largest jobs and with 35,a hundred lbs. of towing ability, pulled with the aid of using 1,000 lb.-ft. of torque from our Cummins engine, we now keep the maximum essential titles in the phase," stated Reid Bigland, Head of Ram Brand, FCA. "We've additionally surrounded proprietors in luxurious and generation that, till now, become unavailable in a heavy-responsibility pickup. The maximum pleasant interiors, lively protection structures and of route our award-prevailing Uconnect generation make contributions to the high-satisfactory Ram 2500 and 3500 vehicles we've ever built."

With a protracted listing of upgrades, the brand new Cummins 6.7-liter I-6, excessive output Turbo Diesel supplies as much as 1,000 lb.-ft. of torque @ 1,800 rpm and four hundred horsepower @ 2,800 rpm. Changes start on the core, with a cylinder block crafted from compacted graphite iron. Overall, the brand new Cummins Turbo Diesel weighs greater than 60 lbs. much less than the previous-era engine, but supplies greater energy and torque. A new solid iron cylinder head builds on the brand new block with modifications that consist of new exhaust valves and springs, and new rocker arms. Lighter and more potent pistons consist of new low-friction earrings and hook up with the crankshaft thru newly layout solid connecting rods and new bearings. An all-new exhaust manifold is the mounting factor for an stepped forward variable-geometry turbocharger with laminated warmness shields, turning in improve strain as much as 33 psi.
The 2d variation of the Cummins Turbo Diesel additionally receives a overall performance enhance with 370 horsepower @ 2,800 rpm and 850 lb.-ft. of torque @ 1,seven hundred rpm.
The general engine withinside the 2019 Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty is upgraded to the tested and strong 6.4-liter HEMI V-eight, turning in magnificence-main 410 horsepower @ 5,six hundred rpm and 429 lb.-ft. of torque @ 4,000 rpm to address the payload and towing necessities of the heavy-obligation truck user.
Ram 3500 Heavy Duty fashions geared up with the 1,000 lb.-ft. excessive output Cummins 6.7-liter Turbo Diesel hire the Aisin AS69RC electronically managed six-velocity automated. This transmission is engineered to address the gigantic torque of the Turbo Diesel engine and expanded automobile weight scores at the same time as turning in advanced shift first-rate. Along with hardware improvements, the Aisin AS69RC makes use of a brand new transmission controller with double the reminiscence of the preceding controller and a twin-middle processor. This can provide quicker, greater unique shifts beneathneath all using and loading conditions.
Ram Heavy Duty vehicles powered via way of means of the same old output Cummins 6.7-liter Turbo Diesel are geared up with a considerably upgraded model of the 68RFE six-velocity automated transmission. Changes designed to enhance the electronically managed transmission's shift first-rate consist of new variable-pressure solenoid controls for the torque-converter clutch. A new opposite accumulator improves shift sense while setting the transmission into park from opposite. Drive-to-park shifts have been additionally advanced thru delicate hydraulic control.

In a primary for the Ram Heavy Duty, the 6.4-liter HEMI V-eight comes mated to the tested and smooth-moving TorqueFlite 8HP75 eight-velocity automated. There are greater than forty person shift maps to optimize shift factors for gasoline economy, overall performance and drivability. The transmissions use shift-via way of means of-cord era, casting off a mechanical linkage among the transmission and the tools selector. The 2019 Ram Heavy Duty makes use of an modern rotary e-shift dial installed at the left facet of the device panel's middle stack - releasing up area historically occupied via way of means of a console- or column-installed shift lever.
Transfer Cases
Four-wheel-power variations of the 2019 Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty are geared up with a BorgWarner part-time switch case. The 6.4-liter HEMI V-eight and variation of the Cummins 6.7-liter Turbo Diesel power strength thru both an electronic (BW 44-46) or guide shift (BW 44-47) switch case, relying at the version. Ram Heavy Duty vehicles with the excessive output model of the Cummins 6.7-liter Turbo Diesel are geared up with an all-new part-time BorgWarner switch case (BW 44-48). This switch case is designed to address the better enter masses for optimum towing functionality as much as 35,a hundred lbs.
New the front and rear axles at the 2019 Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty had been engineered to enhance sturdiness, cope with industry-main payload and towing abilties, and limit Noise, Vibration and Harshness (NVH), in addition to take benefit of possibilities to optimize weight. The Ram 3500 Heavy Duty is obtainable with an all-new, large 12-inch AAM rear axle to address the magnificence-main strength and functionality.
The 2019 Ram Heavy Duty is the maximum effective, maximum succesful pickup withinside the phase with a towing capability of 35,a hundred lbs. and payload capability of 7,680 lbs. But large functionality is inappropriate if the truck fails to instill self assurance to the motive force. Ram redefines the phrase "you do not even realize it is lower back there" while towing or hauling.
Ram Heavy Duty vehicles function all-new frames constructed with 98.5-percentage excessive-electricity metallic, six separate crossmembers, hydroformed fundamental rails and absolutely boxed rear rails for most desirable electricity and mass efficiency. Although the brand new Ram Heavy Duty is more potent and greater succesful, light-weight substances withinside the body, powertrain and an aluminum hood lessen usual weight via way of means of as much as 143 lbs. Two Active-Tuned Mass Modules (ATMM) installed at the body rails seek out unfavourable vibrations and practice countermeasures to take away them.
Wide the front body rails allow the front suspension springs to be placed barely outboard - an enabler for producing tremendous roll stiffness. In the rear part of the brand new body, the shape consists of absolutely boxed rear rails. The rear-axle structural crossmember with provisions for fifth-wheel and gooseneck hitches, has been upgraded for 2019 to deal with the expanded towing capability.

On automobiles geared up with the non-compulsory auxiliary digital digicam prep package deal, the same old 4/7-pin bumper connector is changed with a 12/7-pin connector to assist the far flung digital digicam option (to be had Mopar accessory). A tailgate cope with-installed, rear excessive-definition digital digicam backup gadget is general with dynamic imaging at the 12-inch, eight.4-inch or 5-inch shows with turning guidelines. Also, the cargo-view digital digicam placed withinside the Center High-Mounted Stop Light (CHMSL) affords a view of the mattress for less complicated connection to fifth-wheel or gooseneck trailers, in addition to tracking mattress masses.
Heavy Duty vehicles typically have a suspension geared up for constant, heavy payloads. This results in a harsher journey while unloaded. The 2019 Ram Heavy Duty consists of Frequency Response Damping (FRD) shocks on all 4 corners. The valves of an FRD surprise robotically regulate for the form of vertical wheel enter, permitting the Ram Heavy Duty to have sports activities-car-like suspension for managing and a supple suspension on hard terrain. Engineers brought modern springs and upgraded bushings to the suspension gadget, along with the specific 5-hyperlink coil layout on Ram 2500, imparting higher load-wearing traits and advanced articulation over barriers while as compared to a leaf-spring gadget.
A magnificence-specific Active-Level rear air suspension is to be had on each the Ram 2500 and Ram 3500 and consists of a brand new Bed-reducing Mode to make the heaviest trailer hook-ups a breeze. The 2019 Ram 2500 makes use of air baggage to update the coil springs. Load capability isn't always sacrificed and the Ram 2500's fine-in-magnificence journey and managing receives even higher, crushing the opposition with doses of engineering innovation (5-hyperlink coil with an air suspension option). The Ram 3500 capabilities a Hotchkiss rear leaf-spring gadget with non-compulsory air suspension. By including supplemental air baggage, Ram engineers have been capable of melt the heavy-load leaf springs, taking into consideration greater unladed suspension motion.
In the the front, a brand new, -piece, the front-suspension crossmember shape provides an extended welded interface and more electricity to the body. The Ram Heavy Duty line capabilities a sophisticated three-hyperlink the front suspension to make certain roll stiffness.

A new braking gadget improvements the calipers, booster and grasp cylinder. Combined with a large-ratio pedal swing, the 2019 Ram Heavy Duty can provide a greater assured and effective execution with little attempt from the motive force. The reengineered gadget additionally gives shorter preventing distances and braking to in shape the very best functionality.
Several frame factors are upgraded from moderate metallic to excessive-electricity metallic at the 2019 Heavy Duty pickups. Additional light-weighting efforts include an aluminum hood, which contributes to an usual weight loss of 143 lbs. at the extent version.
Through wind-tunnel analyses and 3 million miles of real-global sturdiness tests, engineers have created the quietest Ram Heavy Duty ever with a phase-main drag coefficient of .409. Upgrades to enhance NVH consist of new C-pillar hydromounts, anti-vibration gadgets, new engine mounts, energetic noise cancelling and new exhaust-gadget attachments.
New Power Wagon Content
2019 Ram Power Wagon is the maximum succesful manufacturing off-avenue truck withinside the industry. The Power Wagon capabilities a completely unique suspension, manufacturing facility suspension lift, locking the front and rear differentials, disconnecting sway bar and a 12,000-lb. winch. New to the Power Wagon is a 360 digital digicam, which incorporates ahead-view digital digicam gridlines to assist navigate barriers. An all-new and included the front-installed WARN Zeon-12 winch capabilities a completely unique fairlead and fairlead retainer with a brand new artificial line that can not kink, does now no longer fray and is greater maneuverable. The new line additionally cuts weight via way of means of 28 lbs. A Power Wagon content material package deal remains to be had on Tradesman, which incorporates all of the off-avenue system however continues the Tradesman layout factors.
The new 2019 Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty pickups consist of greater than a hundred to be had protection and protection factors, along with an array of energetic and passive structures to help the motive force and passengers, provided in all fashions.
Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB), 360-diploma digital digicam show and selectable tire pressures are simply a number of the brand new, specialised technology located in Ram's halo pickup vehicles. Since the Ram Heavy Duty line is engineered round functionality, it makes experience that among the technology could be improved from their use in passenger cars. For example, Tire Pressure Monitoring, which could screen up to 6 tires at the pickup, now consists of trailer tire strain tracking for as much as 12 trailer tires. Although a lower back-up digital digicam is a general function on maximum automobiles, the Ram Heavy Duty gives a 2d rear-view digital digicam (cargo-view digital digicam) to screen payload withinside the mattress. It additionally may be used to align fifth-wheel and gooseneck trailers, a not unusualplace project of the Ram Heavy Duty pickup. As a phase-first, lower back-up sensors at the Ram 3500 consist of specially designed sensors to cowl the brought width of twin rear wheels, giving a much wider span of insurance while backing up with restrained view.
The new Ram Heavy Duty makes use of quite a few excessive-electricity steels withinside the body, frame panels and middle shape to maximise effect overall performance and decrease usual weight, along with the A-, B- and C-pillars, the front shape and door beams. Increased resistance spot welds lessen the warmth publicity to surrounding steel to hold electricity and long-time period sturdiness.

After loads of sketches, the brand new 2019 Ram Heavy Duty line of pickups got here ahead with the whole pressure of cutting-edge functionality. Interiors replicate the layout expressed at the lately released Ram 1500 with unrivaled luxury, substances, innovation and era extending properly beyond any aggressive offerings.
For 2019, all-new capabilities, era and top rate substances assist the redesigned Ram Heavy Duty preserve its indoors management with first-rate, era and luxury. Each trim degree is uniquely characterised to mirror person identity.
The new device panel combines a strong, structurally interlocking look, pushing the imperative controls up and towards the motive force, enhancing usual reachability of gadget controls. The 2019 Ram Heavy Duty capabilities the Uconnect 4C NAV on a 12-inch absolutely configurable touchscreen, which could show one application, including the navigation map, throughout the entire 12-inch screen, or may be divided in half, working specific programs at once. Redundant HVAC controls and a brand new improved-ergonomic transfer financial institution supply advanced comments and look.
The new 2019 Ram Heavy Duty capabilities an to be had 7-inch, complete-color, 3-D animation-succesful motive force statistics show, with reconfigurable characteristic that allows Ram truck drivers to customize statistics in the device cluster. The show is designed to visually speak statistics, the use of snap shots and text, quick and easily.
Across all trim levels, the 2019 Ram Heavy Duty capabilities push-button begin and a redesigned rotary e-shifter dial (HEMI V8 only). The new shifter place additionally intelligently organizations new function buttons, along with Hill Descent Control, axle lock and switch case controls, while geared up.
An energetic noise cancellation gadget and acoustic glass lessen ambient cabin sounds via way of means of almost 10 db - the quietest Ram Heavy Duty ever. The new HVAC gadget capabilities 30 percentage greater air glide at decrease noise levels, along with large the front defroster vents for higher overall performance. All-new in-duct electric powered heating factors on diesel fashions assist velocity cabin warmup on bloodless days, and large gadget controls and new large panel ducts paintings higher with gloved arms.
With as much as 258 liters of indoors garage extent at the specific Mega Cab along with containers in the back of the rear seats, the 2019 Ram Heavy Duty gives greater than 120-percentage extra garage capability as opposed to the nearest competitor. A reimagined middle console is a usable, complicated piece of artwork with greater than 12 specific garage combinations. Up from 19.7 to 22.6 liters, the console consists of a much wider docking place with non-compulsory wi-fi charging, which could keep a small pill or smartphone. A three-function sliding cup-holder tray may be stowed beneathneath the middle armrest to expose a deep garage bathtub designed to keep a 15-inch laptop
To hold gadgets charged, 5 USB ports help withinside the middle console type-C ports for quicker communique and charging. Up to 3 115-volt family plugs are to be had (three-prong). One withinside the first row and one withinside the 2d row. All retailers now cope with as much as four hundred watts to rate or strength gear quick.
Robust sections blended with "interlocking" layout aesthetics additionally characteristic to enhance aerodynamics to surround phase-main functionality and era. Every Ram Heavy Duty truck blessings from new content material specially designed to in shape every version's precise style. Rather than a conventional recognition on styling factors individually, designers blended factors that impact every different's shape, ensuing in a greater included appearance that aligns with the mechanical abilties of the truck. For example, the grille, hood and fenders proportion portions of every different, in addition to the device panel, cluster and middle console.
The 2019 Heavy Duty creates a formidable and precise look that Heavy Duty clients can name their personal. Interlocked with the brand new, lighter aluminum hood, a far large and greater competitive the front grille establishing leads with self assurance and electricity. The 2019 Ram Heavy Duty is to be had in six specific grille patterns with a entire departure from the anciental crosshairs. The new the front bumper is reduce with large openings, imparting more airflow to the biggest faster intercooler Ram has ever tailored to its halo pickups. More than 20 sensors surrounding the brand new Ram Heavy Duty are seamlessly included to cause them to much less visible. A detachable air dam allows mildew the maximum aerodynamic Heavy Duty Ram has provided.
Three headlamp versions are to be had turning in the fine lighting fixtures withinside the phase: Halogen, complete LED/reflector and complete LED/projector with Adaptive Front-lighting fixtures System (AFS) for up to fifteen ranges of motion withinside the anticipated course of travel.
The facet of the truck flows with trademark Ram style. A drawn frame-facet individual line ties collectively the the front fender and cab doors. An all-new interlocking facet-step layout consists of deep tread styles and a R-A-M logo.
The new Ram Heavy Duty maintains to provide the fine lockable mattress garage withinside the phase with RamBox. The industry-first RamBox Cargo Management System consists of versatile, weatherproof, lockable, illuminated and drainable garage containers constructed into the mattress rails. New for 2019, RamBox capabilities a 115-volt outlet with as much as four hundred-watts of strength.
Surrounding the biggest cab withinside the phase, the indoors layout crew introduced precise colorations and top rate substances to every trim degree of the 2019 Ram Heavy Duty. Each version makes its personal precise "Hero" assertion with paint colorations, badging, wheels, grilles and different capabilities.
Designed to be the maximum technologically superior heavy-obligation pickup ever, the brand new Ram 2500 and 3500 are loaded with an array of modern and latest capabilities. The award-prevailing fourth-era Uconnect gadget gives new comfort and related services, and continues Ram truck clients related, engaged and knowledgeable all at the same time as retaining their arms at the wheel and eyes at the avenue.
Uconnect 4C NAV with 12-inch show
The 2019 Ram Heavy Duty capabilities a 12-inch reconfigurable touchscreen with tailored snap shots for numerous Ram fashions and latest connectivity. Personalization is made clean with the brand new break up screen, permitting specific programs for favored configuration, including Apple CarPlay and HVAC controls, or one application, including navigation throughout the complete 12-inch touchscreen.
The new 2019 Ram Heavy Duty gives 4 audio structures to immerse passengers withinside the remaining sound experience, along with a 750-watt Harman Kardon Audio System with 17 speakers, along with an eight-inch subwoofer.
The magnificence-specific Uconnect 4C with 12-inch show additionally capabilities the following degree of audio amusement with SiriusXM with 360L. The new provider allows Ram truck drivers and passengers to find out greater of what SiriusXM gives primarily based totally on their listening choices, along with specific SiriusXM on-call for programming by no means earlier than to be had withinside the dash. Benefits of the brand new SiriusXM with 360L consist of greater channels (now 200+), get right of entry to to lots of hours of recorded on-call for programming and improved sports activities play-via way of means of-play offerings. Smart content material hints allow listeners to find out greater of what they love, primarily based totally on listening habits. Individual listener profiles permit a couple of drivers and passengers to personalize and hold their personal presets, choose choices and select up wherein they left off withinside the car.
The 2019 Ram Heavy Duty is constructed on the Saltillo Truck Assembly Plant in Coahuila, Mexico.