What is the Difference Between the All-New Ram 1500 and the Ram 1500 Classic?

January 31st, 2019 by

2019 RAM 1500 Classic
New Albany truck enthusiasts now have two exciting RAM 1500 options to choose from in 2019: the All-New RAM 1500 and the RAM 1500 Classic. This has left many drivers intrigued and wondering, “What the difference between the All-New RAM 1500 and the RAM 1500 Classic?” Find out the answer as Bachman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram highlights the most noteworthy differences between these two RAM trucks.

Price and Features

The RAM 1500 Classic offers a lower entry-level price point for truck buyers on a budget than the All-New RAM 1500:

  • RAM 1500 Classic MSRP: $27,295
  • All-New RAM 1500 MSRP: $34,595

For those with a little more to spend, the All-New RAM 1500 model includes available features you won’t find on the Classic, like the Largest-In-Class 12-Inch Uconnect Touchscreen and a Harman Kardon® Premium Audio System.

Engine Options and Power

Having the right amount of engine power to handle all your work or weekend warrior needs, is a key concern for truck drivers hitting the Louisville, KY roadways. Engines and Specs for these RAM trucks include:

All-New RAM 1500

  • 5.7L HEMI® V8 Engine which delivers a maximum of 295 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque.
  • 3.6L Pentastar® V6 Engine with eTorque which creates a maximum of 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque
  • 5.7L HEMI® V8 Engine with eTorque boasts a maximum of 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque

Current RAM 1500 Classic

  • 3.6L Pentastar® V6 which features a maximum of 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque
  • 5.7L HEMI® V8 Engine which churns out a maximum of 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque

Towing and Payload

RAM trucks are known for their remarkable towing power, but the All-New RAM 1500 ups the ante with best-in-class towing and impressive payload specs for drivers in need of serious hauling power:

  • Maximum Towing Capacity: The All-New RAM 1500 tows up to 12,750 lbs while the RAM 1500 Classic can pull 10,710 lbs.
  • Maximum Payload Capacity: Haul up to 2,300 lbs with the All-New RAM 1500 or up to 1,920 lbs with the RAM 1500 Classic.

Drive Both RAM 1500 Models at Bachman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

Explore the benefits of both RAM trucks today with a visit to our Jeffersonville showroom. You can test drive both to zero in on your best option!

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