Trucks & SUVs

The 2020 Ram 1500 Is Surprisingly the Best Way to Haul People and Things

Finding a family vehicle that provides seating for five to six people isn’t difficult, but finding one that has enough space for that many people and all personal items they want to take with them on a trip is. Surprisingly, one of the 2020 vehicles that can comfortably accommodate six people on an extended road trip is the 2020 Ram 1500.

Features found on the 2020 Ram 1500

When you ride around in the 2020 Ram 1500, one of the first things you’ll notice is the suspension. The 2020 Ram models represent the second generation of Rams to be equipped with coil spring suspension. This type of suspension is found in both four-wheel-drive and two-wheel-drive versions of the truck. Not only does this style of suspension provide passengers with a smoother ride, but it also improves the way the vehicle handles, providing the driver with greater control in slippery, windy, and rough conditions.

The 2020 Ram 1500 has one of the best infotainment centers you’ll find in any truck. The 12-inch display is easy for drivers to see and use. It features a Uconnect interface that has easy to understand menus that are fully customizable. The infotainment center can be configured with a split-screen that enables drivers and passengers to benefit from using two different screens at once.

The 2020 Ram 1500 is considered a very safe vehicle. It had no trouble passing all of the crash tests and earned a Top Safety Pick+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

2020 Ram 1500 trim options

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When it comes to the 2020 Ram 1500, you have lots of options. Ram created eight different trim choices. In addition to the different trim options, there are about thirty different configurations available. The base prices range from $32,145 to $57,515. Most people report spending about $70,000 on their 2020 Ram 1500.

Why it’s one of the best ways to haul people and things

When U.S. News posted the list of 2020 vehicles that were the best choices for six passengers, many were surprised to see the Ram 1500 on the list. Few think of trucks when they are looking for a multi-passenger vehicle. The article provided several reasons why the vehicle was added to the list. They cited the comfortable seats, excellent suspension, and the fact that vehicle is easy to handle as reasons six adults will be comfortable traveling long distances in the Ram 1500. Passengers will love how there are several USB charging stations scattered throughout the cabin of the truck, so no one ever has to worry about their cell phone or tablet running out of juice.

Storage space is one of the most compelling reasons to consider the Ram 1500 when you need a good multi-passenger vehicle. Even the roomiest of SUVs has limited cargo space, making it difficult to fit six adults and their luggage in the vehicle. While the Ram doesn’t have a great deal of cargo space in the truck’s cab, with a good, watertight cover over the bed, there’s ample room for suitcases, pet supplies, and sporting equipment. There’s also the added bonus that the truck can tow a trailer or boat.

With the 2020 Ram 1500, you need to consider all the pros and cons. The vehicle looks impressive and will comfortably haul six adults and all their stuff around, but according to people who have already purchased one, it isn’t the most reliable vehicle on the market. Consumer Reports gives the vehicle an overall score of 58 out of 100. Most of the complaints center around predicted reliability problems.