All-New 2019 Ram 1500 Trucks! [Part One]

It’s no secret that Ram trucks are capable and stylish – and that is even more appropriate with the all-new 2019 design! Ram has made no compromise for both style and function with this redesign. Curious as to what the new Ram is all about? This six part series will go over the six different trim levels available in the 2019. Part one will cover the Tradesman!



The 2019 Ram 1500 Tradesman is described as the ultimate work truck! It is available with both a 4×2 or 4×4 driveline, and available as either a quad cab with a 6’4″ box, or a crew cab with a 5’7′ box or a 6’4″ box. The important features to highlight include the new eTorque, coil springs, and additional features found in the Bed Utility Group, Off-Road Group, and Protection Group!

Standard Features

  • 3.6L V6 24V VVT eTorque engine
  • Manual adjust driver and passenger seats
  • HD vinyl 40/20/40 bench seat
  • Rear folding seat
  • Air conditioning
  • Coil springs
  • Electronic on-the-fly transfer case (available only on 4×4)
  • Power windows with 1-touch up/down
  • Rear fixed window
  • ParkView rear backup camera
  • UConnect 3 with a 5.0-inch display
  • 6 speakers
  • Audio jack and USB ports
  • 3.5-inch driver cluster display in black + white
  • 18-inch x 7.5-inch steel painted wheels
  • 275/65R18 BSW all-season tires
  • Automatic headlights
  • Daytime Running Lamps
  • Halogen quad headlamps
  • Child Anchor Seat System – LATCH ready
  • Electronic roll mitigation
  • Electronic stability control
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Traction control
  • Anti-lock brakes
  • Rain brake support
  • Front heavy duty shock absorbers

Optional Features

  • 5.7L V8 HEMI MDS VVT
  • 5.7L V8 HEMI MDS VVT with eTorque
  • Cloth 40/20/40 bench seat
  • Front center seat cushion storage
  • Three rear head restraints
  • CD player
  • 18-inch x 8.0-inch premium paint cast wheel
  • LT275/65R18C OWL On/Off Road tires

Optional Groups Available

  • Bed Utility Group: LED bed lighting, 4 adjustable cargo tie-down hooks, and truck bed cargo divider
  • Chrome Appearance Group: Bright front and rear bumpers, 18-inch x 8-inch premium paint cast wheels, and Tradesman chrome grille
  • Level 1 Equipment Group: Carpet flooring, front and rear floor mats, power sliding window, SiriusXM radio with a 1-year subscription
  • Off-Road Group: Front and rear extra HD shock absorbers, e-locker rear axle, front suspension skid plate, fuel tank skid plate, full-size spare tire, hill descent control, off-road decals,┬áLT275/65R18C OWL On/Off Road tires, steering gear skid plate, tow hooks, transfer case skid plate. Only available on 4×4 option
  • Protection Group: Front suspension skid plate, fuel tank skid plate, steering gear skid plate, tow hooks, transfer case skid plate. Only available on 4×4 option
  • Tradesman Group: Spray-in bedliner, Class IV receiver hitch
  • Trailer Tow Group: Class IV receiver hitch, exterior mirrors with supplemental signals and courtesy lamps, power black trailer tow mirrors with manual fold-away, and trailer brake control

Towing + Payload Capacity

Quad Cab, 6’4″ Box Crew Cab, 5’7″ Box Crew Cab, 5’7″ Box
Max Towing 12,750 11,540 11,530
Payload Capacity 2,100 1,930 1,880

The next installment will cover the Big Horn!

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