What are the Differences Between the 2019 Ram 1500 Trims?

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2019 Ram 1500 Trim Levels

Have you considered the new 2019 Ram 1500 as your next vehicle, but don't know which trim best meets your requirements? The Midway Dodge team has all the information you're looking for. On this page, you'll find information on each available 2019 Ram 1500 trim, including details on performance, technology, and design features. Don't forget to browse the new vehicle inventory at our Ram dealership in Chicago, IL for available Ram 1500 trims.

Standard Features

Although each Ram 1500 trim is incredibly diverse with feature options, there are a few features that come standard on all trims, including the following:

  • 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
  • Vehicle information center
  • Remote USB port
  • Automatic headlamps

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Engine Options

The all-new 2019 Ram 1500 is available with three powerful engine options. Whether you need more horsepower or prefer fuel efficiency, there's a Ram 1500 engine option for your needs.

2019 Ram 1500 Engine


3.6L Pentastar® V6 with eTorque

  • 305 HP
  • 269 lb.-ft. torque
  • 19/24 CITY/HWY MPG (4x4)
  • 20/25 CITY/HWY MPG (4x2)
  • 7,730 lbs. max. towing capacity

5.7L HEMI® V8

  • 395 HP
  • 410 lb.-ft. torque
  • 15/21 CITY/HWY MPG (4x4)
  • 15/22 CITY/HWY MPG (4x2)
  • 11,610 lbs. max. towing capacity

5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque

  • 395 HP
  • 410 lb.-ft. torque
  • 17/22 CITY/HWY MPG (4x4)
  • 17/23 CITY/HWY MPG (4x2)
  • 12,750 lbs. max. towing capacity

The dashboard on the 2019 Ram 1500

Tradesman vs. Big Horn/Lone Star vs. Laramie

If you're stuck between choosing the 2019 Ram 1500 Tradesman, Big Horn/Lone Star, and Laramie, let us clear up answer any questions you have. Below, you'll find key differences between these three trims to help you select the best one for your needs.

Technology Features

The Uconnect® infotainment system with 5-in. touchscreen display and 6-speaker audio system is standard on the Tradesman and Big Horn/Lone Star, while the Laramie comes with the Uconnect® infotainment system with 8.4-in. screen and a 9-speaker audio system with subwoofer. Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ are standard on the Laramie and optional on the Big Horn/Lone Star. Get access to important vehicle information with the cluster 3.5-in. TFT black and white display on the Tradesman and Big Horn/Lone Star, or the upgraded 7.0-in. TFT color display.

Exterior Design

Automatic and daytime running headlamps are standard on all three trims, while front fog lamps are standard on the Big Horn/Lone Star and Front LED fog lamps are standard on the Laramie. You'll find Halogen quad headlamps on the Tradesman and Big Horn/Lone Star, and upgraded LED automatic reflector headlamps on the Laramie.

Wheel options are as follows:

  • 18-in. steel painted wheels (Tradesman)
  • 18-in. aluminum base painted wheels (Laramie)
  • 18-in. standard wheels (Big Horn/Lone Star)

Interior Comfort

Should you choose the Tradesman or Big Horn/Lone Star, you'll get 4-way manual front seats. Laramie drivers will benefit from the front power 8-way seats with lumbar adjust. Laramie drivers also have the option to include rear heated seats and ventilated front seats.

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Rebel vs. Laramie Longhorn

When it comes to deciding on the 2019 Ram 1500 Rebel or Laramie Longhorn, you'll want to consider performance. The Ram 1500 Rebel is the ultimate off-roading truck and includes features such as 33-in. Goodyear® Wrangler DuraTrac® tires, the Elocker® electronic locking rear differential, and tow hooks. The Laramie Longhorn, on the other hand, provides premium amenities and styling details like 20-in. wheels; chrome wheel-to-wheel side steps; and a genuine wood, leather, and metal-trimmed interior.

Technology Features

A significant technology feature that comes with the 2019 Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn is the largest-in-class available 12-in. touchscreen. This touchscreen is used to access the Uconnect® infotainment system with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™. The Ram 1500 Rebel is available with the 19-speaker Harman Kardon® premium sound system, SiriusXM® with 360L, and standard with the Uconnect® 3 infotainment system with 5-in. display.

2019 Ram 1500 Limited

Go all out with the 2019 Ram 1500. This model pulls out all the stops and includes nearly every premium feature offered on this sought-after pickup truck. Browse top Ram 1500 Limited features below:

  • Uconnect® 12.0 with navigation, Apple CarPlay™, and Android Auto™
  • Power running boards
  • Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Path and Trailer Detection
  • Available 19-speaker Harman Kardon® sound system
  • Class-exclusive Active-Level™ four corner air suspension
  • Wireless charging pad

Schedule a Ram 1500 Test Drive Today!

Have you selected the perfect Ram 1500? Schedule a test drive at our Ram dealership in Chicago, IL at your earliest convenience. For more information, contact Midway Dodge by sending a message or calling (773) 345-1924 to speak with a product specialist directly.

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