2019 Ram 1500 Express V8 review: The $79,950 entry into US pick-ups

2019 RAM 1500
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EXPRESS (4x4)
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Make
Model
Variant
Type
Car Details
Make
Make
RAM
Model
Model
1500
Variant
Variant
EXPRESS (4x4)
Series
Series
MY19
Year
Year
2019
Body Type
Body Type
QUAD CAB UTILITY
Seats
Seats
5
CarAdvice Ratings
Overall
Overall
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Our Review
Our Review
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Pricing
New Price
New Price
$79,950 MRLP
Private Sale
Private Sale
$0 - $0
Dealer Retail
Dealer Retail
$0 - $0
Dealer Trade
Dealer Trade
$0 - $0
Engine Specifications
Engine Type
Engine Type
MULTI POINT F/INJ
Engine Size
Engine Size
5.7
Cylinders
Cylinders
V8
Max. Torque
Max. Torque
556Nm @  3950rpm
Max. Power
Max. Power
291kW @  5600rpm
Pwr:Wgt Ratio
Pwr:Wgt Ratio
111.7W/kg
Bore & Stroke
Bore & Stroke
99.5x90.9mm
Compression Ratio
Compression Ratio
10.5
Valve Gear
Valve Gear
VARIABLE OVERHEAD VALVE
Drivetrain Specifications
Transmission
Transmission
8 SP AUTO DUAL CLUTCH
Drive Type
Drive Type
4x4
Final Drive Ratio
Final Drive Ratio
3.92
Fuel Specifications
Fuel Type
Fuel Type
UNLEADED PETROL
Fuel Tank Capacity
Fuel Tank Capacity
121.0Litres
Fuel Consumption (Combined)
Fuel Consumption (Combined)
12.20L / 100km
Weight & Measurement
Kerb Weight
Kerb Weight
2605
Gross Vehicle Weight
Gross Vehicle Weight
7237.0Kg
Height
Height
1924.0mm
Length
Length
5817.0mm
Width
Width
2017.0mm
Ground Clearance
Ground Clearance
218.mm
Towing Capacity
Towing Capacity
Brake:4500.0  Unbrake:750.00
Steering & Suspension
Steering Type
Steering Type
ELECTRIC POWER STEERING
Turning Circle
Turning Circle
13.90
Front Rim Size
Front Rim Size
9x20
Rear Rim Size
Rear Rim Size
9x20
Front Tyres
Front Tyres
275/60 R20
Rear Tyres
Rear Tyres
275/60 R20
Wheel Base
Wheel Base
3569
Front Track
Front Track
1742
Rear Track
Rear Track
1727
Front Brakes
Front Brakes
DISC - VENTILATED
Rear Brakes
Rear Brakes
DISC
Front Suspension
Front Suspension
A-Arms, Coil Spring, Stabiliser bar
Rear Suspension
Rear Suspension
5 links, Coil Spring, Stabiliser bar
Standard Features
Comfort
Comfort
Air Conditioning, Bucket Front Seats
Control & Handling
Control & Handling
20 Inch Alloy Wheels, Electronic Brake Force Distribution, Traction Control System, Vehicle Stability Control
Driver
Driver
Cruise Control, Multi Function Steering Wheel, Trip Computer, Telematics
Engine & Transmission
Engine & Transmission
Electronic Differential Lock
Entertainment
Entertainment
Sound System with 6 Speakers
Exterior
Exterior
Fog Lights - Front, Side Steps, Towbar
Interior
Interior
Cloth Trim, Power Windows Front, Power Windows Rear, Tinted Windows
Package
Package
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Safety
Safety
Dual Front Airbags Package, Anti-lock Braking
Security
Security
Engine Immobiliser
Optional Features
Comfort
Comfort
-
Control & Handling
Control & Handling
-
Driver
Driver
-
Engine & Transmission
Engine & Transmission
-
Entertainment
Entertainment
-
Exterior
Exterior
Metallic Paint, Tonneau Cover
Interior
Interior
-
Package
Package
-
Safety
Safety
-
Security
Security
-
ECO & Safety Ratings
ANCAP Crash Test
ANCAP Crash Test
-
Green Vehicle
Green Vehicle
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Green House
Green House
-
Air Pollution
Air Pollution
-
CO2 Emission
CO2 Emission
283grams/km
Other
Discontinued Date
Discontinued Date
-
Service Interval
Service Interval
12 months /  12,000 kms
Warranty
Warranty
36 months /  100,000 kms
VIN Plate Location
VIN Plate Location
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Country of Origin
Country of Origin
United States Of America