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The 2020 Ram 1500 Gets an All-New EcoDiesel Engine and Design Enhancements

What’s New and Changed for the 2020 Ram 1500? 

The 2020 model year is right around the corner, and as always, a whole host of changes and upgrades are in-store for your favorite models. If you like trucks, then you’ll love the Ram 1500 in 2020, which receives a long list of new features and changes for drivers to enjoy. We’ll explore those upgrades down below. 

The Ram 1500’s New EcoDiesel Engine Specs 

According to the manufacturer, the Ram 1500 for 2020 will become the most powerful half-ton diesel pickup in the country. This is thanks to an all-new 3.0-liter V6 EcoDiesel engine. 

The power plant pumps out up to 480 lb-ft of low-end torque. This helps the pickup achieve a towing capacity up to 12,560 lbs, leaving you confident that you can tackle any job that gets thrown your way, whether you use your truck for business needs or personal needs.  

Design Changes for the 2020 Ram 1500 Include a New Night Edition 

ram 1500 night edition at sunset in white paint colorAs exciting as that new EcoDiesel engine is, the upgrades for 2020 aren’t limited to practical changes. There are also plenty of design enhancements that consists of new exterior graphics options on the Rebel model and a Rebel Black Appearance Group that has Black Crystal Pearl Coat paint, black 18-inch wheels, and an all-black interior. The 1500 will also be available in three new colors: Hydro Blue, RV Match Walnut Brown and Olive Green. 

But, there will also be a Night Edition available on Big Horn and Laramie models that comes with a black grille and grille surround, as well as black 20-inch wheels. The finishing touches consist of black badging and black exhaust tips, with black bezels around the headlights. 

[Read more: Differences between the 2019 Ram 1500 vs 1500 Classic] 

Lastly, we can’t fail to mention that the 2020 Ram 1500 comes more readily available with some important safety equipment, such as Blind-Spot Monitoring, now available on the Tradesman model, and the Rebel Safety Group that adds Adaptive Cruise Control, Forward Collision Mitigation, Go and Hold, Lane Departure Warning and more. So, with all that said, get in touch with us at Jim Cogdill to see the Ram 1500 in person.  

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