What’s New for the 2020 Ram 1500
Redesigned for 2019 and refined for 2020, the Ram 1500 keeps the momentum going with a lengthy list of updates for the upcoming model year. From powertrain to styling, the 2020 Ram 1500 tacks on more options for drivers to choose from. See what the next iteration of this fan-favorite brings to the table when we review what’s new for the 2020 Ram 1500.
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All-New 3.0L V6 EcoDiesel
The 2020 Ram 1500’s all-new third-generation 3.0-liter V6 EcoDiesel leads the half-ton diesel category with 480 lb-ft torque and a towing capacity of 12,560 lbs. The new EcoDiesel also promises to lead the segment in fuel economy, though Ram isn’t sharing those ratings just yet.
New Exterior Color Options
Drivers shopping the 2020 lineup can ice their pickup with one of three new color options. The exterior color palette gains Hydro Blue, RV Match Walnut Brown and Olive Green. RV Match Walnut Brown Metallic is offered in both a monotone and two-tone variations.
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The Ram 1500 Night Edition enhances exterior color with contrasting elements including a set of black-out wheels, badging and other dark exterior details.
Available on: Big Horn, Laramie
Ram Rebel Black Appearance Group also paints it black for 2020. The group returns with Diamond Black Crystal Pearl Coat paint, plus a blacked-out front spoiler, skid plate, badging, tow hooks, exhaust and 18-inch wheels. The theme continues with an all-black interior, while an optional red interior brings an extra menacing allure.
New to the lineup, the available Rebel Safety Group includes Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop, Go and Hold, Forward Collision Mitigation, Lane Departure Warning-Plus and automatic high-beam headlamps.
Blind-spot Monitoring is available on the Tradesman, meaning the feature can now be had on any model across the lineup.