2020 Ram 1500 pulling a boat

2020 RAM 1500 | Dubuque, IA

Reviewers are loving the 2020 RAM 1500. Edmunds named it the best truck of 2020. Car and Driver magazine listed it as the best truck in their 2020 “10Best” list. U.S. News and World Report placed it in their top three for the best trucks of 2020. Similar accolades and titles can be found from all sorts of publications and organizations.

If you’re looking to buy a new truck, the 2020 RAM 1500 is an objectively good choice. Let’s take a closer look at why.

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2020 Ram 1500 being loaded up for trip by family

2020 RAM 1500 Performance Specs

The 2020 RAM 1500 has four different engines to choose from. Each engine is paired with the new 8-speed automatic transmission. It shifts more smoothly and responds more quickly than previous years’ 1500 models. For those looking to haul, the RAM 1500 has multiple features to help you out, like blind-spot monitoring with rear cross path and automatic trailer detection, Active-Level four corner air suspension, and ParkView rear back up cam.




Max Towing

Max Payload

MPG (cty/hwy)

3.6L Pentastar V6 w/ eTorque

305 hp

269 lb-ft

7,730 lbs

2,300 lbs


3.0L EcoDiesel V6

260 hp

480 lb-ft

12,560 lbs

2,300 lbs


5.7L HEMI V8

395 hp

410 lb-ft

11,610 lbs

1,970 lbs


5.7L HEMI V8 w/ eTorque

395 hp

410 lb-ft

12,750 lbs

1,830 lbs


2020 Ram 1500 seating showcase

Ride Quality

If you need a work truck, chances are you’ll be spending a lot of time in said truck. Ride quality is really important if you’re in your vehicle a lot. We’re happy to tell you that the 2020 Ram 1500 ride quality isn’t just good, it’s brilliant. There’s little-to-no wind and road noise. The interior materials don’t squeak or rattle. Road imperfections and serious bumps are soaked up with ease. The seats are comfortable and supportive, making long hauls and rough roads a breeze. And for those bitter winters and sticky summers, the climate control is precise and responsive.

2020 Ram 1500 steering and infotainment showcase

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