Front driver angle of a silver 2019 Ram 1500 with a sunset behind it

Differences Between the 2019 Ram 1500 and 2019 Ram 1500 Classic

Both the Ram 1500 and Ram 1500 Classic are available for the 2019 model year. Since these sound about the same, you may be wondering which truck you should get. We will go over some of the notable differences between the 2019 Ram 1500 and 2019 Ram 1500 Classic.

  All-New 2019 Ram 1500 2019 Ram 1500 Classic
MSRP $33,440 - $45,190 $27,645 - $33,945
Engine Strength 305 – 395 horsepower
269 – 410 lb-ft of torque
240 – 395 horsepower
269 – 420 lb-ft of torque
Maximum Towing Capacity 12,750 pounds 10,710 pounds
Multifunction Tailgate Available N/A
Special Editions N/A Available


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2019 Ram 1500 vs 2019 Ram 1500 Classic

The 2019 Ram 1500 is all-new with improvements to the famous truck. Since the 2019 Ram 1500 has impressive features, the MSRP is higher than the Classic. The 2019 Ram 1500 offers four trims while the 2019 Ram 1500 Classic offers two trims. So, you will have more options with the 2019 Ram 1500.

Of course, horsepower and towing capacity will vary depending on your choice of engine. One notable engine difference is that the standard engine on the 2019 Ram 1500 starts you off with more horsepower than the standard engine on the Classic. If you pick the strongest engine on the 2019 Ram 1500, you will find that it can tow 12,750 pounds, which is the best in its class.

Front driver angle of a red 2019 Ram 1500 parked outdoors2019 Ram 1500

Front driver angle of a red 2019 Ram 1500 Classic parked outdoors with tall rocks in the background2019 Ram 1500 Classic

Another advantage of the 2019 Ram 1500 is the multifunction tailgate. This is a new feature in which the tailgate can split 60/40. The 2019 Ram 1500 Classic won’t be able to split like that, so the all-new version will make loading a bit easier.

Finally, you may be a collector. The 2019 Ram 1500 Classic is, well, a classic. It is the truck that’s been around for years and became famous due to its power and reliability to drivers. The 2019 Ram 1500 Classic offers a variety of special editions that are exclusive to this model, whereas the 2019 Ram 1500 doesn’t offer these.


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Overall, both are outstanding trucks and you will be happy with either option. Which you should buy is based off what you think you need and can afford. For more information, contact our team and we will be happy to help.