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How Powerful is the 2019 Ram Heavy Duty?

2019 Ram Heavy Duty Engine Specs and Performance Features

The 2019 Ram Heavy Duty features best-in-class power and performance across the entire lineup of pickup trucks. There’s an incredible amount of capability to go over when discussing this exceptional model, stretching beyond performance to concern its technology, comfort, luxury, and convenience features. However, we’ll stick with the power-centered aspects today. Here are the engine specs and related performance features of the 2019 Ram Heavy Duty models!

2019 Ram Heavy Duty Engine Specs

The standard engine for the 2019 Ram Heavy Duty is a 6.4L HEMI V8 engine. This produces up to 410 horsepower and 429 lb-ft of torque.

However, additional engine options exist.

The first is a Cummings 6.7L I-6 High Output Turbo Diesel engine. This produces up to 400 horsepower and 1,000 lb-ft of torque. This new engine is 60 lbs less than the previous generation engine from Ram yet produces a fair bit more horsepower and torque.

Additionally, there is a second variant of the Cummings Turbo Diesel engine. This lacks the high output of the previous version, yet still produces up to 370 horsepower and 850 lb-ft of torque.

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2019 Ram 3500 Heavy Duty

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2019 Ram Heavy Duty Power Wagon

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2019 Ram Heavy Duty Transmission Options

2019 Ram Heavy Duty models equipped with the standard 6.4L HEMI V8 engine are paired with a TorqueFlite 8HP75 eight-speed automatic transmission.

2019 Ram Heavy Duty models equipped with the Cummings 6.7L I-6 High Output Turbo Diesel engine are paired with an Aisin AS69RC electronically-controlled six-speed automatic transmission.

2019 Ram Heavy Duty models equipped with the Cummings 6.7L I-6 Turbo Diesel engine are paired with an upgraded 68RFE six-speed automatic transmission.

2019 Ram Heavy Duty Maximum Towing Capacity

The 2019 Ram Heavy Duty has a maximum towing capacity of 35,100 lbs.

2019 Ram Heavy Duty Maximum Payload

The 2019 Ram Heavy Duty has a maximum payload of 7,680 lbs.


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Learn More About 2019 Ram Heavy Duty Models at Palmen Motors

Out now, you can learn more about the multiple builds and trim levels of the 2019 Ram Heavy Duty models here at Palmen Motors. Please feel free to give us a call if you have any further questions or concerns. Additionally, check out our online inventory of current CDJR models if you’d like to shop.