What are the Differences Between the New and Classic Ram Truck Models?

By Product Expert | Posted in Comparison, Ram 1500, Ram trucks on Thursday, August 1st, 2019 at 1:03 pm
2019 Ram 1500 vs 2019 Ram 1500 Classic

2019 Ram 1500 vs 2019 Ram 1500 Classic

With the 2019 Ram 1500 redesign, the Ram brand didn’t discard the previous Ram generation. Instead, they separated the two. There is now the all-new 2019 Ram 1500 truck as well as the 2019 Ram 1500 Classic truck. So, other than the new style of the redesign, how do these Ram trucks differ in terms of specs and features? It’s the 2019 Ram 1500 vs the 2019 Ram 1500 Classic!


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Ram 1500 vs Ram 1500 Classic – Ram Trucks Comparison

Model 2019 Ram 1500 2019 Ram 1500 Classic
Starting MSRP $33,440 $27,645
Baseline Engine 3.6L V6 3.6L V6
Horsepower 305 305
Torque (lb-ft) 269 269
Standard Transmission 8-Speed Shiftable Automatic 8-Speed Shiftable Automatic
Standard Drivetrain Rear-Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Four-Wheel Drive Available Available
Combined Fuel Economy (mpg) 22 20
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal.) 23 26
Maximum Payload Capacity (lbs) 2,300 1,920
Maximum Towing Capacity (lbs) 12,750 10,710
Total Seating 5 to 6 3 to 6

We can see the improvements made to the all-new 2019 Ram 1500 model aren’t superficial. Compared to the Classic model, the all-new 2019 Ram 1500 improves on payload capacity, towing capacity, standard seating, and even fuel economy!

However, if those improvements aren’t worth the extra money in your eyes, you can always save a bit of money by getting the 2019 Ram 1500 Classic.


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Test Drive an Buy a 2019 Ram 1500 or 2019 Ram 1500 Classic in Kenosha, WI

Want to test out either of these entry-level Ram truck models? Browse through our online inventory here at the Palmen Motors dealership and schedule a test drive! For more information, you can continue to read our blog, our research pages, and contact our team. The Palmen Motors staff can be reached online, by phone, or with a visit to our dealership located in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

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