2020 New Ram 1500 HFE vs Tradesman vs Big Horn vs Laramie vs Rebel vs Longhorn vs Limited Trim Levels


The Ram Brand is constantly probing for improvements, and 2020 brings fresh new appearance packages for the most popular trim levels. However, the headline news is the announcement of the all-new third-generation 3.0L EcoDiesel V6. Ram 1500 EcoDiesel produces best-in-class 480 lb-ft of torque and best-in-class 12,560-lb light-duty diesel towing capacity. The 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 is available on all models and configurations, including on 2020 Ram Rebel for the first time.

  • All-new third-generation 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 featuring 480 lb-ft of torque and 12,560 lb towing capacity
  • Blind Spot Monitoring* available on Tradesman
  • New Safety/Convenience Group available on Rebel
  • Premium Metal Sill Plates on Laramie, Longhorn and Limited
  • Three new exterior colors: Hydro Blue, Olive Green and Walnut Brown (as a full exterior color, previously just a lower two-tone accent)
  • Night Editions for Big Horn and Laramie
  • Limited and Rebel Black Appearance Packages
  • Rebel exterior graphic upgrade with new hood and rear quarter-panel decals
  • Laramie Longhorn 22″ two-tone wheel
2020 Ram 1500 HFE Starting at $34,095 MSRP
2020 Ram 1500 Hfe Wowwoodys

Standard features including:

  • 3.6L Pentastar® V6 with eTorque mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission
  • Quad Cab 4×2 only
  • Thermal rear axle
  • 20-inch chrome-clad aluminum wheels with all-season tires
  • Tri-fold tonneau cover
  • Grille features chrome surround
  • Black door handles
  • Chrome front and rear bumpers
  • Black cloth-trimmed front bucket seats
  • Full-length floor console
2020 Ram 1500 Tradesman Starting at $32,145 MSRP
2020 Ram 1500 Tradesman Wowwoodys

Standard features including:

  • Available in Quad Cab or Crew Cab
  • 4×2 and 4×4 configurations
  • 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine with eTorque mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission
  • Available all-new third generation 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 with 8-speed automatic transmission
  • Available 5.7L HEMI® V8 with 8-speed automatic transmission
  • Available 5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission
  • Electronic Stability Control* with a full array of supporting chassis-control functions (including Brake Assist, Electronic Roll Mitigation*, all-speed traction control and Trailer Sway Damping*)
  • Robust front upper/lower control arms; rear five-link coil-spring suspension
  • Active-level four-corner air suspension system
  • Four-wheel-disc ABS
  • Largest brakes in its class: 14.9″ front rotors, 14.8″ rear rotors
  • Active air dam
  • Active upper grille shutters
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System with individual tire display
  • Tire fill alert
  • 26-gallon or 23-gallon fuel tank, depending on configuration (33-gallon available)
  • Black front and rear bumpers
  • Black grille with bright badging
  • Quad halogen headlamps
  • Durable 18-inch painted steel wheels
  • 18-inch steel spare wheel and full-size temporary-use spare tire
  • 6 x 9-inch power adjusting, manual-folding exterior mirrors
  • Capless fuel filler
  • Class III hitch receiver
  • Seven-pin trailer wire connector
  • Cargo bed lamp
  • Locking tailgate
  • Six air bags*
  • Vinyl-trimmed 40/20/40 split-bench front seat in Black/Diesel Gray
  • Vinyl flooring
  • Push-button start
  • Remote Keyless Entry
  • Manual tilt/telescoping steering column
  • Manual air conditioning
  • Electronic speed control
  • Door trim panels feature mold-in color with large door pockets
  • Integrated 1.5-liter bottle holder in the front driver-side door
  • Uconnect 3 with 5” Display with Integrated Voice Command with Bluetooth, two USB ports* and an additional charge-only USB port
  • 12-volt power outlet
  • Four-gauge instrument cluster features a 3.5-inch Driver Information Display (DID)
  • Rear-seat fold-down headrests
  • Rear flat load-floor storage
  • Rear dome lamp
2020 Ram 1500 Big Horn Starting at $36,440 MSRP
2020 Ram 1500 Bighorn Wowwoodys

Standard features add/replace on
Tradesman, including:

  • 4×4 models include an electronic on-demand transfer case
  • Chrome grille surround with black insert
  • Chrome front and rear bumpers
  • Fog lamps
  • 18-inch aluminum wheels (20-inch wheels available)
  • Chrome inserts on door handles
  • Signature Big Horn badge on the tailgate
  • Premium cloth-trimmed 40/20/40 split-bench front seat
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls
  • Carpeted floor
  • Carpeted floor mats
  • Locking glove boxes
  • Front center seat in-cushion storage
  • Additional courtesy lighting throughout interior
  • Manual sliding rear window
  • Rear 60/40 split-folding bench seat
2020 Ram 1500 Laramie Starting at $40,540 MSRP
2020 Ram 1500 Laramie Wowwoodys

Standard features add/replace on Big Horn, including:

  • Same as Big Horn
  • Laramie badge
  • Body-color fender flares (accent-color with available two-tone exterior)
  • Unique Laramie chrome grille
  • LED reflector headlamps
  • LED fog lamps
  • Power-folding, heated and auto-dimming exterior mirrors
  • 18-inch painted aluminum wheels (20-inch or 22-inch wheels available)
  • LED taillamps
  • LED lighting at the inside door handles and map pockets
  • Leather-trimmed 40/20/40 split-bench front seat
  • Eight-way power adjustable driver and front-passenger seats with four-way power lumbar adjustments
  • Heating and ventilation for the front outboard seats
  • Woodgrain instrument panel bezel
  • Seven-inch reconfigurable color Driver Information Display
  • Premium overhead console
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Dual-Zone Automatic Temperature Control
  • Memory system for the driver seat, radio, mirrors and power pedals
  • Uconnect 4 with 8.4″ Display featuring SiriusXM Satellite Radio* (one-year subscription included), Apple CarPlay* and Android Auto*
  • Five USB ports* with two 115-volt power outlets
  • Illuminated vanity mirrors on sun visors
  • Security Alarm
2020 Ram 1500 Rebel Starting at $44,490 MSRP
2020 Ram 1500 Rebel Wowwoodys 2

Standard features including:

  • Quad Cab 4×4
  • Crew Cab 4×2 or 4×4
  • All engines available
    • 3.6L Pentastar® V6 with eTorque
    • Available all-new third generation 3.0L EcoDiesel V6
    • Available 5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque
    • Available 5.7L HEMI® V8
    • All engines mated to 8-speed automatic
  • Hill Descent Control for extra confidence in precise off-road situations
  • Skid plates to help protect front suspension, transfer case, fuel tank, power steering
  • Bilstein front and rear shocks with unique tuning
  • Special steering calibration
  • Softer rear stabilizer bar provides improved dynamics
  • Four-Corner Air Suspension available
  • Electronic locking rear differential to aid sure-footed traction
  • 3.92 axle ratio for additional capability
  • Class IV hitch receiver
  • Blacked-out Rebel grille
  • Black bezel LED reflector headlamps
  • Aluminum, twin-scoop sport-performance hood
  • Black off-road steel front and rear bumpers
  • Black front tow hooks
  • 18-inch painted black aluminum wheels
  • 33-inch-diameter Goodyear Duratrac on-/off-road tires
  • LED fog lamps
  • Power heated, manual foldaway Black 6 x 9-inch exterior mirrors
  • Off-road wheel flares
  • Black badging
  • “RAM” stamped tailgate with blacked-out lettering
  • Flared cutouts around dual Black-tipped exhausts (V8 only)
  • LED taillamps incorporate dark bezels to match forward lighting
  • Two-tone paint scheme with Black on the lower body, front to rear (monotone available)
  • Rebel hood and side decals available
  • High-durability vinyl- or leather-trimmed bucket seats finished in Ruby Red and Black inserts embossed with the Goodyear tire tread pattern, matching the Rebel’s actual footprint
  • Front seats feature Light Diesel Gray accent stitching and black with a Light Diesel Gray Rebel nameplate embroidered on upper, inboard seat bolsters
  • All-Black instrument panel, door armrests and a logo-embossed center console armrest cover are topped with two-tone Ruby Red and Light Gray accent stitching
  • Rebel premium cluster
  • Passenger-side sun visor with illuminated mirror
  • Black semi-perforated leather-wrapped steering wheel, accented with Red X-stitches
  • Full-length floor console with storage and connectivity/power for personal devices
  • Deep all-weather Rebel-specific rubber floor mats
2020 Ram 1500 Longhorn Starting at $50,890 MSRP
2020 Ram 1500 Longhorn Wowwoodys

Standard features add/replace on Laramie, including:

  • Available exclusively in Crew Cab configuration
  • Available dramatic two-tone Walnut Brown accent paint
  • LED premium headlamps
  • Chrome DLO
  • 20-inch multi-insert polished aluminum wheels (22-inch wheels available)
  • Chrome side steps (on monotone models), Accent-color side steps (on two-tone models)
  • Remote release tailgate
  • Longhorn badge
  • Rain-sensitive wipers
  • Automatic High-Beam Headlamps
  • ParkSense Front and Rear Park Assist with Stop*
  • Premium leather-trimmed interior with laser-etched designs on the bucket seat bolsters and a laser-etched Longhorn logo on the seat front
  • Upper glovebox door is real wood with hand-burned Longhorn logo
  • Matching leather accents are carried throughout the interior (or seating is available without the filigree pattern)
  • Soft-touch leather-trimmed upper door panels, color-coordinated accent stitching and classic wood grain veneers
  • Uconnect 4C NAV with 8.4″ Display featuring embedded cellular connection for 4G Wi-Fi* services, HD Radio, SiriusXM Satellite Radio* (one-year subscription included), Apple CarPlay* and Android Auto*, up to a 12-month free trial of SiriusXM Guardian Connected Vehicle Services*, 3-D landmark and map images for built-in enhanced navigation
  • SiriusXM Traffic Plus* and SiriusXM Travel Link*
  • Steering wheel with leather wrapping and real wood trim
  • Highly functional floor console features leather-wrapped cover, sliding console storage with a Bombay door
  • Floor mats feature a bold metal Longhorn badge
  • Premium instrument panel with white-faced gauges, integrated seven-inch TFT Driver Information Display
  • Rear bench seat reclines and features a fold-down armrest/console with under-seat storage system
2020 Ram 1500 Limited Starting at $53,465 MSRP
2020 Ram 1500 Hfe Wowwoodys

Standard features add/replace on Laramie Longhorn, including:

  • Active-Level Four-Corner Air Suspension
  • Unique Limited Chrome grille
  • Chrome bodyside molding
  • Power running boards
  • Unique 20-inch x 9-inch polished aluminum wheels with inserts (22-inch wheels available)
  • Specific Limited badging
  • Largest-in-class* Uconnect 12.0 with Navigation
  • Premium Natura Plus leather-trimmed high-back bucket seats with welts and French stitching
  • Ultra-premium seven-inch Driver Information Display
  • Highly functional premium reconfigurable center console with French-stitched lid
  • Wireless charging pad
  • Rich wood interior accents
  • Luxury door trim panels
  • Leather-wrapped grab handles
  • Luxury front and rear floor mats


  • Best-in-Class standard V6 horsepower
  • Best-in-Class standard V6 4×4 fuel economy
  • Best-in-Class standard V6 4×4 highway driving range with up to 624 miles
  • Best-in-Class available V8 4×4 fuel economy
  • Unsurpassed available V8 4×4 driving range in its class with up to 572 miles
  • Best-in-Class aerodynamics*
  • Largest available touchscreen media center (12-inch)
  • Most luxurious truck in its segment
  • Unsurpassed V6 naturally aspirated towing – 7,730 lb
  • Best-in-Class rear seat legroom – 45.1 inches



  • Available class-exclusive RamBox Cargo Management System
  • Features two weatherproof, lockable, durable and drainable integrated box-side storage bins
  • Includes downward-facing illumination and 115-volt power outlet
  • Available Multifunction Tailgate (not available on Ram 1500 HFE)
  • Features first-of-its-kind 60/40-split, swing-away functionality with fully-dampened, drop-down operation and remote release options
  • Dual side-hinged tailgate doors help enhance bed access and utility
  • Independent opening to 88° helps to make curbside loading easier than with a conventional drop-down tailgate
  • Provides 2,000-lb load rating, retaining all of the traditional tailgate’s capability
  • Accessing the bed closer to the bumper helps aid loading and unloading bulky items, washing out the bed and forklift loading
  • Available AllSecure Central Locking System, locks and unlocks RamBox cargo storage bins and the vehicle with the push of a button
  • Available Bed Utility Group includes truck bed cargo divider with 11 adjustable settings and bed-rail tie down system with two adjustable bed rail tie-down cleats on each side of the bed to assist in securing cargo
  • Class-Exclusive in-floor storage
  • Available Class-Exclusive reconfigurable center console
  • Available under seat rear storage
  • Available Class-Exclusive rear seat fold-down center console



  • Extensive use of high-strength steel for strength where it matters
  • Over 98% of steel in frame
  • 54% of steel in cab and box
  • Energy-absorbing splayed frame rail structure for all impact modes
  • Aluminum hood and tailgate
  • Largest brakes in its class* for better stopping performance


  •  Uconnect 3 with 5″ Display featuring full-color touchscreen, Integrated Voice Command with Bluetooth, interface with 3.5-mm auxiliary input USB* port for music streaming and available SiriusXM Satellite Radio* (one-year subscription included)
  • Available Uconnect 4 with 8.4″ Display featuring high-resolution touchscreen with drag-and-drop menu bar, Android Auto* and Apple CarPlay* compatibility, available SiriusXM Satellite Radio* (one-year subscription included), AM/FM radio, Integrated Voice Command with Bluetooth, Siri Eyes Free and Aux/USB* port
  • Available Uconnect 4C NAV with 8.4″ Display featuring high-resolution touchscreen, SiriusXM Guardian Connected Vehicle Services* (up to one-year trial included), GPS Navigation, Wi-Fi hot spot with 4G LTE cellular connectivity, Apple CarPlay* and Android Auto* compatibility, HD radio, SiriusXM Satellite Radio* (one-year subscription included), SiriusXM Travel Link* & Traffic Plus* (five-year subscription included)
  •  Available Uconnect 12.0 with Navigation featuring reconfigurable 12-inch touchscreen with one-touch, customizable “home screen” and split-screen capability, the industry-debut of SiriusXM 360L (access to hours of on-demand audio content) and everything featured on Uconnect 4C NAV with 8.4″ Display
  • Available SiriusXM Guardian with SOS Call, Remote Vehicle Start* and Stolen Vehicle Assistance* including up to 1-year trial subscription
  • Available reconfigurable full-color 7-inch Driver Information Display
  • Available wireless charging pad
  • Available Next-Gen Type C USBs charge twice as fast and transfer data four times faster than standard USB outlets


  • Third Generation 3.0L EcoDiesel Torque Leader: 480 lb-ft of Torque
  • Completely redesigned combustion system, including intake ports, the pistons, the cylinder heads, the combustion chamber and the fuel system
  • Achieves 32 miles per gallon (mpg) highway for 4×2 models and 29 mpg highway for 4×4 models
  • EcoDiesel’s range can exceed 1,000 miles per fill-up when paired with 33-gallon fuel tank
  • Increased both horsepower and torque for new level of fun-to-drive responsiveness
  • Best-in-Class* 480 lb-ft of torque at 1,600 rpm, 14 percent increase from the previous-generation
  • 260 hp at 3,600 rpm, eight percent increase from previous generation
  • Best-in-Class* diesel towing of up to 12,560 lb, when properly equipped
  • Most affordable half-ton diesel pickup in its class*
  • 12,750 lb towing (Ram 1500 4×2 Quad Cab ST with 6′ 4″ bed equipped with 5.7L HEMI®V8 MDS with eTorque, 8-speed automatic and 3.92 rear axle ratio)
  •  2,300 lb payload (Ram 1500 4X2 Quad Cab ST 6′ 4″ bed with 3.6L Pentastar® V6 with eTorque, 8-speed automatic 850RE and 3.21 or 3.55 rear axle ratio)
  • 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine with eTorque
  • 305 hp/269 lb-ft of torque
  • eTorque adds +90 lb-ft initial boost from electric motor
  • 20/25/22 (city, hwy, comb) 4×2*
  • 19/24/21 (city, hwy, comb) 4×4*
  • Available 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine with eTorque
  • 395 hp/410 lb-ft of torque
  • eTorque adds +130 lb-ft initial boost from electric motor
  • 17/23/19 (city, hwy, comb) 4×2*
  • 17/22/19 (city, hwy, comb) 4×4*
  • eTorque technology recaptures energy under braking and assists with torque boost under acceleration



  •  Electronic Stability Control (ESC)* with Electronic Roll Mitigation, All-Speed Traction Control, Rainy Day Braking and Ready-Alert Braking and Trailer Sway Damping
  • Available Blind Spot Monitoring with Trailer Detection*
  • Available Rear Cross-Path Detection*
  • Available 360˚ Surround View Camera*
  • Available Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop, Go and Hold*
  • Available Forward Collision Warning Plus (FCW+)*
  • LaneSense Lane Departure Warning Plus (LDW+)*
  • Available ParkSense Front and Rear Park Assist with Rear Stop*
  • Available Parallel and Perpendicular Park Assist*
  • Remote Keyless Entry with controls for power locks on doors, tailgate and RamBox System when so equipped


  •  Active Grille Shutters close and open to contribute to the ideal engine temperatures during warm-ups, while on the highway and when engine demands require cooling air-flow
  • Available Class-Exclusive* Active Air Dam deploys at 30 mph to reduce aerodynamic drag and contribute to improved handling and fuel efficiency
  • Available Class-Exclusive active air suspension enhances fuel economy, improves ride control, off-road capability, ease of entry and exit and cargo-loading effort, and features automatic load leveling


  • Ram 1500 Rebel (Quad and Crew Cab)
  •  Available Class-Exclusive* Four-Corner Active Air Suspension
  • Electronically locking rear differential
  • 33″ On/Off-Road Goodyear Duratrac Tires
  • +1″ factory suspension lift with steel suspension
  • +2″ factory suspension lift with air suspension
  •  Off-Road package brings Rebel capability to the rest of the trim lineup
  • Protection Group offers skid plate protection


  •  Three headlamps available including signature LED headlamps and LED projector headlamps
  • New available 22″ aluminum wheels
  • Available power side running boards
  • Available Tri-Coat paint


  •  Each model features its own set of distinctive colors, premium materials and interior details
  •  Generous proportions for enhanced comfort and reduced driving fatigue:
  • Best-in-Class* rear leg room: 45.1″
  •  Class-Exclusive* reclining rear seat – 8 degrees recline (Available on Crew Cab models)
  •  Class-Exclusive* fold-down rear center console
  • Class-Exclusive* rear seat ventilation
  • Class-Exclusive* front configurable center console
  • Full rear flat-load floor
  • Available dual-pane panoramic sunroof
    10. Available Harman Kardon Premium Plus Audio System featuring 19 premium speakers including subwoofer and 900-watt multichannel amplifier

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