Why the Ram 1500 is the 2020 Luxury Vehicle of the Year



Why the Ram 1500 is the 2020 Luxury Vehicle of the Year


Posted on February 12, 2020 by Rockie Williams Premier - Lifestyle, New Inventory


Red Ram 1500 pickup truck


You don’t often think of a pickup truck as a “luxury vehicle.” So, you may be surprised to learn that the 2020 Ram 1500 pickup truck is this year’s Cars.com Luxury Vehicle of the Year. It’s the first truck to earn this prestigious title, but it’s no wonder. The 2020 Ram 1500 represents the ultimate in luxury, usability, and drivability. While the Ram 1500 has won multiple awards in the truck segment, here are seven reasons why the 2020 Ram 1500 is this year’s pick for the luxury vehicle of the year.


1. The Ultimate in Comfort, Refinement, and Value

2020 Ram 1500 Ultimate Comfort Interior


The Ram 1500 is impressive and a solid value at every trim level. But, the top-of-the-line Longhorn and Limited trim levels beat out the competition in every vehicle segment with beautiful interiors featuring premium wood, leather, metal, and chrome finishes. Coupled with its outstanding ride quality and unmatched driving range, the Ram 1500 is the most luxurious ride in any vehicle segment. It’s easy to see why the Ram 1500 was named the luxury vehicle of the year!

2. Outstanding Performance with All-New V-6 Turbo EcoDiesel Engine Gen 3

EcoDiesel Engine Gen3 Performance


The 2020 Ram 1500 comes standard with a 3.6L V6 Pentastar eTorque gasoline engine. Upgrades include your choice of three available optional engines — a 5.7L Hemi V8 gasoline engine, a 5.7L Hemi V8 eTorque gasoline engine, or the best-in-class 3.0L V-6 EcoDiesel engine. Greener and cleaner than traditional diesel engines, the V-6 EcoDiesel engine has impressive numbers.

    • 260 horsepower

    • Best-in-class torque at 480 lb.-ft.

    • 12,650 lbs. of towing capacity


Find out why EcoDiesel is the technology of the future.


3. Best Fuel Range of Any Truck

Ram 1500 on the highway

When equipped with the 3.0L EcoDiesel engine, the Ram 1500 can take you farther than any other truck on the market.

    • Large 33-gallon fuel tank

    • 1,000+ mile driving range 


4. Superior Ride and Handling


Skeleton view of Ram 1500 suspension

A rear suspension system with optional active-level four-corner air suspension makes for easy entry and exit. Flexible ride-height adjustment feature allows for enhanced ground clearance, aerodynamics, and efficiency as needed.


5. Awe-Inspiring Multimedia System

Multimedia system in Ram 1500

The 2020 Ram 1500 gives you a unique multimedia experience:

    • Uconnect 4C 12-inch touchscreen with split-screen capability

    • 360° camera views 

    • Exclusive SiriusXM content, including personalized stations powered by Pandora 


6. Cargo Management and Storage Leader


Woman loading Ram 1500 using multi-function tailgate

A true workhorse, the 2020 Ram 1500 can handle all your needs — at work or play:

    • Multi-function tailgate offers cargo access and flexibility without compromise

    • Two times the storage capacity vs. the competition 

    • RamBox cargo management system comes with versatile weatherproof, lockable, illuminated and drainable storage bins built into the bed rails; 115-volt, 400-watt outlet, plus available bed divider/extender. 


7. Impressive Set of Standard Safety Features

In addition, the Ram 1500 has more than 100 active safety and security systems, including adaptive cruise control, Forward Collision Warning, Blind-spot Monitoring and Ready Alert Braking.

Ram 1500 is the Most Awarded Light-Duty Truck in America

At every trim level, the Ram 1500 is the most-awarded light-duty truck in America with the highest owner loyalty. If you’re looking for a powerful, workhorse vehicle that also delivers the most luxurious driving experience, the 2020 Ram 1500 is sure to impress. Browse our selection of new Ram 1500 luxury pickup trucks today.

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