The fifth-generation of the popular Ram 1500 pickup truck is coming to the markets next year. According to the latest news, the new Ram 1500 model will get a new diesel engine under its hood. Also, the new 2020 Ram 1500 Diesel pickup as the standard one will arrive with redesigned front and rear. However, most of the changes will be seen on the exterior design and in the tech category.
As we know, along with the diesel variant, the manufacturer will also offer few engines options. The Ram Rebel version will be available as well. This one pickup variant will bring unforgivable off-road experience.
2020 Ram 1500 Diesel Updates
The exterior design of the 2020 Ram 1500 Diesel will be almost the same as the standard model. Both versions will use the same platform that is made of high-strength steel and aluminum materials. Also, the manufacturer said that this combination will bring this pickup to be 230 pounds lighter than its predecessor.
This will most influent to the fuel economy that will be improved. The front of this pickup will get a new six-sided grille that will replace an aging crosshair grille. Also, the air dam offers great uniqueness as the new headlights and taillights with the latest LED technology. The standard package will be unique with stylish 16-inch wheels, while the higher trims offer bigger 22-inches wheels that are ideal for off-roading.
The interior of the 2020 Ram 1500 Diesel will be stylish and attractive. This model will remain to offer premium materials inside and the latest techs. Also, it will bring much more soft-touch surfaces.
Like most of the Ram models, the new diesel one will get tech update. It will come with the latest infotainment system that includes advanced Uconnect system with a 12-inch touchscreen, navigation. The powerful Harman Kardon premium audio system is still optional and it will provide unforgivable experience to buyers. The seats are also comfy, and the cabin is very spacious. 2020 Ram 1500 Diesel provides great legroom as the headroom.
The forthcoming 2020 Ram 1500 will keep the same range of the engines. It will be available with four engine options and one of them is a new diesel drivetrain. With the standard one model, the buyers will get a 3.6-liter V6 that makes 305 HP and 269 lb-ft of torque. The next one that comes as the optional is a popular 5.7-liter Hemi V8 powertrain that produces 395 HP and 310 lb-ft of torque.
The last one on the list is reserved for the hybrid one. According to some information, this model will combine the V6 engine and the electrical motor. Also, it will provide much better fuel consumption. Unfortunately, the exact numbers about output and fuel efficiency are not available right now.
Diesel Engine Specs
The 2020 Ram 1500 diesel version will bring many changes. Under this model will be placed all-new 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 engine. This engine will be able to deliver an output of around 260 HP and 420 lb-ft of torque, according to some latest updates. Also, from the same source fuel economy of this engine may be in the range from 25 mpg to 27 mpg combined.
2020 Ram 1500 Diesel Price and Release Date
The price of the forthcoming Ram 1500 Diesel is not clear yet. From some gossip, this model may cost around $2000 more than the standard model. So, it is true, we can expect a price of $30,000. The 2020 Ram 1500 diesel version will debut probably in the first half of the next year.