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2019 RAM 1500 frame uses 98% high-strength steel

“The new 2019 Ram includes 54% AHSS in the truck bed and cab, and 98% in the frame, and is credited with a 225 lb. (102 kg) weight savings overall, along with 25% fuel economy and 20% towing capacity improvements.” 

Mike Manley, head of Ram brand during 2019 NAIAS press conference.

 

The frame of the 2019 Ram 1500 comprises 98% high-strength steel to improve durability, reduce weight, and increase rigidity for better handling. Meanwhile, 54% of the truck bed and cab is made up of AHSS.

98% of the frame of the 2019 Ram 1500 is made from steel

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Video courtesy World Auto Steel - FCA

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