The recent redesign has brought a lot of novelties and improvements. The company has once again set the bar in the world of HD trucks. Therefore, we expect a little bit quieter year when it comes to the 2020 Dodge Ram 2500. We are about the see pretty much the same design and features, which have been introduced recently.
With the new design, this truck impresses in so many ways. First of all, there is a class-leading towing capacity, no matter if you choose a gas or diesel engine. Also, this model offers an incredibly smooth ride and excellent driving experience. Add to this a spacious cabin with the excellent build quality and loads of tech features and it’s not hard to realize why this truck has been named as the truck of the year by many magazines. Fortunately, 2020 Dodge Ram 2500 continues in the same way.
2020 Dodge Ram 2500 Design
In terms of base design characteristics and features, the recent redesign has brought a lot of interesting novelties. Of course, there is a new look, highlighted by a brand-new grille design. After several decades, Ram has finally abandoned the famous crosshair grille. However, the new one is designed in such an impressive way that you will hardly find complaints, even by purists.
In the mechanical aspect, the new model gets a completely new chassis which is lighter, but also stiffer. All this has a highly positive effect on performances, just like it’s the case with the new suspension setup, which ensures an incredibly smooth ride, along with class-leading capabilities.
There are no changes in this aspect for the following year, so you may count on familiar body styles and bed sizes. Base models come in Regular Cab body style, which is a typical single-row cabin that comes with a long 8 feet bed. If you need more seats, there’s a crew cab version, which comes either with long or with a shorter 6 feet 4 inch bed. Finally, there is the 2020 Dodge Ram 2500 Mega Cab, which features an enlarged crew cab design, with even more space on the inside. This version is also available in two bed sizes.
2020 Dodge Ram 2500 Engines
When it comes to the powertrain, you may count on two well-known engine options. Base models are equipped with a 6.4-liter HEMI V8 engine, which is good for about 410 horsepower and 430 pound-feet of torque. With this engine, the 2020 Dodge Ram 2500 towing capacity that goes all-away up to 19.580 pounds, while the payload capacity goes to almost 4.000 pounds.
You can also opt for the famous 6.7-liter turbodiesel from Cummins, which is rated at 370 horsepower and 850 pound-feet of torque. With the 2020 Dodge Ram 2500 Cummins, you may count on a max towing capacity of 19.780 pounds and a max payload capacity of 4.050 pounds. These are class-leading numbers.
Both engines come in pairs with a 6-speed automatic transmission and standard rear-wheel drive. The 4WD layout is standard in the Power Wagon model and available in all other versions.
When it comes to the trim level organization, things have remained pretty much the same. The offer starts with the Tradesman, which is a pretty basic trim. It comes standard with things like 17-inch steel wheels, a locking tailgate, air conditioning, a tilt-only steering wheel, 5-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth, USB port etc.
The 2020 Dodge Ram 2500 Big Horn will remain one of the most popular choices among buyers, as it offers a great balance between the price and the amount of standard equipment. Compared to Tradesman, it adds several styling details, including 18-inch alloy wheels and a lot of chrome details. Also, you may count on upgrades like integrated trailer brake controller, remote locking and unlocking, a power-sliding rear window, remote ignition.
The mid-range Laramie comes with even more styling upgrades, including LED headlights. Also, it offers far more luxury on the inside. You get things like leather upholstery, a 7-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, HD and satellite radio, premium sound system, heated seats and steering wheel, dual-zone climate control and many more things.
The 2020 Dodge Ram 2500 Longhorn comes with even more upgrades. There is new grille design, as well as LED bed lights. Also, the list of standard features includes things like automatic high beams, automatic wipers, upgraded leather upholstery, heated and ventilated front seats, wood interior and steering wheel trim, power-adjustable pedals with memory settings, front bucket seats and many more.
The Limited trim features pretty much the same list of standard equipment, but also comes with a couple of additional styling details, like more chrome, blacked seats, 20-inch wheels etc.
Finally, there is the Power Wagon, an off-road version of the truck. As you may presume, this model comes with loads of mechanical upgrades, starting from off-road shock absorbers, tow hooks, skid plates, a manual transfer case, electronically locking front and rear differentials. Also, there are various styling details, both outside and inside.
2020 Dodge Ram 2500 Price
The 2020 Dodge Ram 2500 price starts at around 33.500 dollars.