2019 Ram 1500 Limited Review: King Of The Hill

Verdict 7.2 / 10

The American full-size pickup truck is in the midst of a renaissance, and the 2019 Ram 1500 joins the aluminum-bodied Ford F-150, as well as the redesigned Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra, in appending fuel efficiency to the segment’s characteristic towing and hauling talents.

Like its domestic competition, the Ram 1500 takes a page from the Lotus playbook and adds “lightness” into its production equation (or as much as Chapman’s philosophy can be applied to a bruising, V8-powered truck). Greater use of light-weight materials, such as high-strength steel and aluminum, mean the new Ram is an average of 225 pounds lighter relative to its predecessor.

The Ram 1500 Limited I tested was a delight in almost every way imaginable. Credit the cushy air-suspension system, impressive infotainment setup, and glut of modern safety and convenience features; all of which came together to form a truck that is as comfortable as it is capable.

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