The forthcoming 2019 Ram Power Wagon is built to conquer the intimidating terrains while hauling and carrying a bunch of people geared up to the teeth. This truck is based on the 3/4-ton Ram 2500 crew cab and comes with a long list of goodies. The standard equipment includes a 12,000-lb Warn winch, Bilstein shocks, skid-plate protection and an anti-roll bar up front.
The anti-roll bar has an option to electronically disconnect when the going gets dangerous. Moreover, Ram’s off-road workhorse comes with a new look, reduced weight, and noticeable interior treatments. The UConnect system inside includes a new 360-degrees camera. This feature will help the driver to see obstacles on the road and make the maneuver and parking a lot easier.
2019 Ram Power Wagon Platform
For the new 2019 Ram Power Wagon, the company won’t drift away dramatically from the current vigorous body-on-frame construction. However, the new model appears to be taller and has larger overall dimensions. As you can see, the wheel-and-tire looks very small, in comparison to those enormous wheels openings. The new model will take many of its styling cues from the 2019 Ram 1500 models.
Moreover, expect the return of the Power Wagon standbys, including front anti-roll-bar disconnect, integrated winch, and locking differentials. The 2019 Ram Power Wagon has an 11.5-inch ring gear, while the front axle will remain at 9.3 inches. Still, both ends include an electronically locking differential. This hefty axle shafts measuring 1.4 inches in diameter up front, and 1.5 inches in rear deliver torque to the wheels. Ground clearance of this truck is 14.3-inches.
2019 Ram Power Wagon Changes
Similar to the rest of the Ram 2500 lineup, the 2019 Ram Power Wagon take over much of the sheet metal from the previous version. This is most notable on the doors and in the cabin. Moreover, the facelifting will try to resemble the design of the Ram 1500. The Power Wagon is getting a new aluminum hood, which will reduce the overall weight by 27 pounds. Also, new features are included, such as the power-release tailgate with damped lowering.
Inside, the new model borrows heavily from the Ram 1500 as well. Some parts of the interior are copied directly from the 1500 while the others are slightly modified to mount to this unique truck. As far as we know, the new model will get a UConnect 4.0, which will come along with the larger screen. The company will add brand-new upholstery and the dashboard will see some changes as well.
2019 Ram Power Wagon Hellcat
One of the biggest news regarding the new 2019 Ram Power Wagon is a possible launching of the Hellcat version. This model will have an eight-speed transmission and an all-wheel drive as a standard system. A four-wheel drive is very suitable for towing big cargo, especially in off-road situations. Furthermore, the new Hellcat is getting special tires and wheels. The standard model rolls on 17-inch rims and the Hellcat will go with the flow with these rims.
However, the immense power output will need stronger and more muscular appearance. So, we can expect that the Hellcat will go through some exterior changes. This model will be the top-ranking trim level, and the interior will follow some design cue from the Ram 2500. We expect the cabin to be stylish and heavily equipped with the latest infotainment system and gadgets. Also, the whole interior will probably come in black.
2019 Ram Power Wagon Specs
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However, heavy-duty trucks like this don’t get an EPA rating, but internal testing suggests customers should see an improvement in fuel economy. This drivetrain is now connected with an 8HP75R, a reinforced version of the 8-speed gearbox you can find on the 1500 models. In addition, the towing capacity of the new Power Wagon is one of the best in the class. The new model is set to tow up to 12,000 pounds.
2019 Ram Power Wagon Release Date and Price
The price of the 2019 Ram Power Wagon is unknown at the moment. But, without powertrain updated or cutting-edge technology, the price of the truck needs to stay near the ongoing model. The starting MSRP for the base model should be somewhere around $54,500. With this price, the main competitors will be the Chevrolet Silverado HD, Ford F-250 Super Duty, GMC Sierra 2500 HD, and Nissan Titan XD. Right now, the company is moving the Ram assembling facility from the Saltillo, Mexico to its Warren, Michigan plant, where it will be produced, together with the Ram 1500. So, the Power Wagon will have to wait until the move is completed. Yet, the Power Wagon will probably hit showrooms by the third quarter of 2019.