February 14, 2019
, Toronto, Ontario
Ram Truck denounced currently a new 2019 Ram Heavy Duty. Debuting during media day of a Canadian International AutoShow, a 2019 Ram Heavy Duty is a many powerful, many means pickup in a shred with a towing ability of adult to 15,921 kg (35,100 lb) and a limit cargo ability of up to 3,484 kg (7,680 lb). Driving it all, a never-before-seen torque rating of 1,000 lb.-ft. from a Cummins 6.7-litre High Output Turbo Diesel engine. The new Ram Heavy Duty also sets benchmarks in float and handling, luxury, materials, creation and technology, fluctuating good past any rival offerings. Giving limit bid all day, each day with confidence, a new 2019 Ram Heavy Duty line of pickups stairs brazen with a full force of complicated capability.
“Ram Heavy Duty owners constantly direct a top levels of capability to tackle a biggest jobs and with adult to 15,921 kg (35,100 lb) of towing capacity, pulled by 1,000 lb.-ft. of torque from a Cummins engine, we now reason a many critical titles within a segment,” pronounced Reid Bigland, Head of Ram Brand, FCA. “We’ve also surrounded owners in oppulance and record that, until now, was taken in a heavy-duty pickup. The top peculiarity interiors, active reserve systems and of march a award-winning Uconnect record minister to a best Ram 2500 and 3500 trucks we have ever built.”
With a prolonged list of upgrades, a new Cummins 6.7-litre High Output Turbo Diesel delivers adult to 1,000 lb.-ft. of torque @ 1,800 rpm and 400 horsepower @ 2,800 rpm. Changes start during a core, with a cylinder retard done from compressed graphite iron, new cast-iron cylinder head, new empty valves and springs, and new rocker arms. Overall, a new Cummins Turbo Diesel weighs 27 kg (60 lb) rebate than a previous-generation engine, nonetheless delivers some-more energy and torque.
The second several of a Cummins Turbo Diesel also gets a opening boost with 370 horsepower @ 2,800 rpm and 850 lb.-ft. of torque @ 1,700 rpm.
The customary engine in a 2019 Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty is upgraded to a proven and manly 6.4-litre HEMI V-8, delivering class-leading 410 gas horsepower @ 5,600 rpm and 429 lb.-ft. of torque @ 4,000 rpm to hoop a cargo and towing mandate of a heavy-duty lorry user.
Ram 3500 Heavy Duty models versed with a 1,000 lb.-ft. high outlay Cummins 6.7-litre Turbo Diesel are interconnected with a Aisin AS69RC electronically tranquil six-speed automatic. This delivery is engineered to hoop a gigantic torque of a Turbo Diesel engine and increasing car weight ratings while delivering softened change quality.
Ram Heavy Duty trucks powered by a customary outlay Cummins 6.7-litre Turbo Diesel are versed with a significantly upgraded chronicle of a 68RFE six-speed involuntary transmission. Changes designed to urge a electronically tranquil transmission’s change peculiarity embody new variable-force solenoid controls for a torque-converter purchase and new retreat accumulator for softened change feel from park into reverse.
In a initial for a Ram Heavy Duty, a 6.4-litre HEMI V-8 comes interconnected to a proven and smooth-shifting TorqueFlite 8HP75 eight-speed automatic. There are some-more than 40 particular change maps to optimize change points for fuel economy, opening and drivability. The 2019 Ram Heavy Duty with V-8 engine also uses an innovative rotary e-shift dial mounted on instrument panel’s core smoke-stack – pardon adult space traditionally assigned by a console- or column-mounted change lever.
Ram Heavy Duty trucks underline all-new frames built with 98.5 per cent high-strength steel, 6 apart crossmembers, hydroformed categorical rails and entirely boxed back rails for optimal strength and mass efficiency. Although a new Ram Heavy Duty is stronger and some-more capable, lightweight materials in a frame, powertrain and an aluminum hood revoke altogether weight by adult to 65 kg (143 lb).
On vehicles versed with a discretionary auxiliary camera prep package, a customary 4/7-pin fender connector is transposed with a 12/7-pin connector to support a remote camera choice (available Mopar® accessory). A tailgate handle-mounted, back high-definition camera backup complement is customary with energetic imaging on a 12-inch, 8.4-inch or 5-inch displays with branch guidelines. Also, a cargo-view camera located in a Centre High-Mounted Stop Light (CHMSL) provides a perspective of a bed for easier tie to fifth-wheel or gooseneck trailers, as good as monitoring bed loads.
Heavy Duty trucks generally have a cessation versed for constant, complicated payloads. This leads to a harsher float when unloaded. The 2019 Ram Heavy Duty includes Frequency Response Damping (FRD) shocks on all 4 corners. The valves of an FRD startle automatically adjust for a form of straight circle input, permitting a Ram Heavy Duty to have sports-car-like cessation for doing and a movable cessation on severe terrain. Engineers combined on-going springs and upgraded bushings to a cessation system, including a disdainful five-link curl pattern on Ram 2500, providing softened load-carrying characteristics and softened accent over obstacles when compared to a leaf-spring system.
A class-exclusive Active-Level back atmosphere cessation is accessible on both a Ram 2500 and Ram 3500 and includes a new Bed-lowering Mode to make a heaviest trailer hook-ups a breeze. The 2019 Ram 2500 uses dual atmosphere bags to reinstate a curl springs. Load ability is not sacrificed and a Ram 2500’s float and doing gets even better, abrasive a foe with dual doses of engineering creation (five-link curl with an atmosphere cessation option). The Ram 3500 comforts a Hotchkiss back leaf-spring complement with discretionary atmosphere suspension. By adding supplemental atmosphere bags, Ram engineers were means to alleviate a heavy-load root springs, permitting for some-more unladed cessation movement.
In a front, a new, two-piece, front-suspension crossmember structure adds a longer welded interface and incomparable strength to a frame. The Ram Heavy Duty line comforts an modernized three-link front cessation to safeguard hurl stiffness.
A new braking complement upgrades a calipers, upholder and master cylinder. Combined with a larger-ratio pedal swing, a 2019 Ram Heavy Duty delivers a some-more assured and absolute execution with small bid from a driver. The re-engineered complement also offers shorter interlude distances and braking to compare a top capability.
Several physique elements are upgraded from amiable steel to high-strength steel on a 2019 Heavy Duty pickups. Additional light-weighting efforts embody of an aluminum hood, that contributes to an altogether weight rebate of adult to 65 kg (143 lb)
Through wind-tunnel analyses and scarcely 5 million kilometres of real-world continuance tests, engineers have combined a quietest Ram Heavy Duty ever with a segment-leading drag fellow of 0.409. Upgrades to urge Noise, Vibration and Harshness (NVH) embody new C-pillar hydromounts, anti-vibration devices, new engine mounts, active sound cancelling and new exhaust-system attachments.
New Power Wagon Content
The 2019 Ram Power Wagon is a many means prolongation off-road lorry in a industry. The Power Wagon comforts a singular suspension, bureau cessation lift, locking front and back differentials, disconnecting lean bar and a 5,443 kg (12,000 lb) winch. New to a Power Wagon is a 360-degree camera, that includes forward-view camera gridlines to assistance navigate obstacles. An all-new and integrated front-mounted WARN Zeon-12 winch comforts a singular fairlead and fairlead servant with a new fake line that can't kink, does not ravel and is some-more manoeuverable. The new line also cuts weight by 13 kg (28 lb).
Safety and Security
The new 2019 Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty pickups embody some-more than 100 accessible reserve and confidence elements, including an array of active and pacifist systems to support a motorist and passengers – offering in all models.
Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB), approximate perspective camera display, selectable tire vigour monitoring and new trailer tire vigour monitoring are only some of a new, specialized technologies found in Ram’s halo pickup trucks.
The new Ram Heavy Duty uses a accumulation of high-strength steels in a frame, physique panels and core structure to maximize impact opening and revoke altogether weight, including a A-, B- and C-pillars, front structure and doorway beams. Increased insurgency mark welds revoke a feverishness bearing to surrounding steel to say strength and long-term durability.
For 2019, all-new features, record and reward materials assistance a redesigned Ram Heavy Duty continue a interior care with quality, record and luxury. Each trim turn is singly characterized to simulate particular identity.
The new instrument row combines a strong, structurally interlocking appearance, pulling a executive controls adult and toward a driver, improving altogether reachability of complement controls. The 2019 Ram Heavy Duty comforts a new accessible 12-inch reconfigurable touchscreen with tailor-made graphics for several Ram models and state-of-the-art connectivity. Personalization is done easy with a new separate screen, permitting dual opposite applications for preferred configuration, such as Apple CarPlay and HVAC controls, or one application, such as navigation opposite a whole 12-inch touchscreen.
Redundant HVAC controls and a new enhanced-ergonomic switch bank broach softened feedback and appearance.
An active sound termination complement and acoustic potion revoke ambient cabin sounds by scarcely 10 db – creation this a quietest Ram Heavy Duty ever. The new HVAC complement comforts 30 per cent some-more atmosphere upsurge during reduce sound levels, including incomparable front defroster vents for softened performance.
With adult to 258 litres of interior storage volume on a disdainful Mega Cab including dual bins behind a back seats, a 2019 Ram Heavy Duty offers some-more than 120 per cent some-more storage ability contra a closest competitor. A reimagined centre console is a usable, formidable square of art with some-more than 12 opposite storage combinations.
With 6 opposite new grille styles, a new aluminum hood, new front fender and an all new line of wheels, a 2019 Ram Heavy Duty creates a confidant and singular coming that Heavy Duty business can call their own.
The new Ram Heavy Duty continues to offer a best lockable bed storage in a shred with RamBox. The industry-first RamBox Cargo Management System includes versatile, weatherproof, lockable, bright and drainable storage bins built into a bed rails. New for 2019, RamBox comforts a 115-volt opening with adult to 400 watts of power.
The 2019 Ram Heavy Duty is built during a Saltillo Truck Assembly Plant in Coahuila, Mexico.
About FCA Canada
Founded as a Chrysler Corporation in 1925, FCA Canada Inc. is formed in Windsor, Ontario, and celebrates a 94th anniversary in 2019. FCA Canada is a unconditionally owned auxiliary of FCA US LLC, a North American automaker formed in Auburn Hills, Michigan and member of a Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies. FCA Canada has approximately 440 dealers and sells Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram, FIAT and Alfa Romeo brands, as good as a SRT opening designation. The association also distributes Mopar and Alfa Romeo tools and accessories. In further to a public facilities, that furnish a Chrysler Pacifica, Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid and Dodge Grand Caravan (Windsor), Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger (Brampton), FCA Canada operates an aluminum casting plant in Etobicoke, a investigate and growth centre in Windsor, and has sales offices and tools placement centers via a country.