New Ram Research 2020 Ram 1500 in Lexington NC for Sale in Lexington, NC
Research 2020 Ram 1500 in Lexington NC
The 2020 RAM 1500 has arrived at your local RAM dealership in Lexington, NC. RAM introduced the fifth generation of this nameplate with the 2019 model year, and the focus for the 2020 model was further refinement of what is already a successful and critically acclaimed pickup truck. In fact, the RAM 1500 is among the most popular trucks on American roads. The brand boasts some of the highest owner loyalty in the industry, and more than 80 percent of RAM trucks sold in the last 15 years are still on the road. Without further ado, let us explore what sets the 2020 RAM 1500 apart from the previous model.
Exterior – 2020 Ram 1500
Customers in Lexington can choose between a Quad Cab or a Crew Cab. Quad Cab trucks come with a bed that measures 6 feet 4 inches. If you opt for the Crew Cab, you can choose that standard bed or a shorter bed that measures 5 feet 7 inches. The standard wheel size is 17 inches. The wheels are steel on the Tradesman and upgraded to aluminum when you move up to the Big Horn. There are also a number of appearance packages available, such as a Sport Appearance Package that adds 18-inch wheels, a body-color front bumper, a body-color rear bumper with side step, fog lamps and much more.
Interior – 2020 Ram 1500 in Lexington NC
The Tradesman is intended as a work vehicle, but you can also approach it as blank canvas. It has a Level 1 Group available that adds carpeting, floors mats and so forth, and it has almost all of the interior options available. However, the average customer will likely be looking at least the Laramie since it has cloth upholstery, carpeting, an automatic air condition and so forth, and it also gives you the option to move up to the more advanced Uconnect systems and either an 8.4-inch or 12-inch touchscreen.
Mechanical – 1500 specs in Lexington
The 2020 RAM 1500 in Lexington is available as either 4×2 or 4×4 with the exception of the Tradesman HFE model, which is 4×2-only. A Trailer-Tow Group is available, and in addition to a Class IV hitch, it provides trailer brake control, trailer-tow mirrors, exterior mirrors with courtesy lamps, exterior mirrors with supplemental signals and more. You will need this equipment if you want achieve the maximum towing capacities. Note that your choice of powertrain will affect the max capabilities as well. A Tradesman with the 3.6-liter engine and 3.92 axle ratio can tow up 7,730 pounds and support a payload up to 2,100 pounds. A similar Tradesman but with the HEMI with the eTorque option, on the other hand, can tow up to 11,610 pounds and support a payload up to 1,900 pounds.
Powertrain – Ram 1500 specs in Lexington NC
The standard engine in the 2020 RAM 1500 in Lexington is a 3.6-liter with eTorque. This powertrain also features a TorqueFlight 8-speed automatic transmission and makes 305 horsepower and 269 pound-feet of torque. The eTorque system uses regenerative braking to increase torque, improve fuel performance and even smooth downshifts. The engine option available at all trim levels is a 5.7-liter HEMI V8. It makes 395 hp and 410 lb.-ft., and it is available with eTorque. Another engine option available at all trim levels, which is new for the 2020 model year, is a 3.0-liter EcoDiesel that makes 260 hp and 480 lb.-ft.
Safety – 2020 Ram 1500 dealer
The base equipment includes a 5.0-inch touchscreen and a rearview camera. Moving beyond the Tradesman, an 8.4-inch Uconnect system is an option and becomes standard on the Laramie. You also have the option of a massive 12.0-inch model, a size not available on most cars let alone pickup trucks. The Laramie is where the lineup becomes more luxury-oriented, and there are various packages available at this level and up that can add forward collision detection, lane departure mitigation and parking assistance. Adaptive cruise control is available as well. This is a sophisticated system that can slow the truck based on its proximity to other vehicles and even bring it to a full stop.
Would you like to learn even more about the 2020 RAM 1500 available at our dealership in Lexington? Our team would love to provide you that information, and we can do it in person, over the phone or online via our website. A test-drive is the best way to experience the RAM 1500. You can stop by our location at your convenience, or you can schedule an appointment. Through our site, our team can provide quotes, discuss the latest specials and even assist you with financing, so contact us today.