2019 Ram 1500 Interior versus 2018 Compared: What’s Changed?

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2019 Ram 1500 Rebel (Top) vs 2018 Ram 1500 Rebel (Bottom)

How has the new 2019 Ram 1500 interior design change when compared to the outgoing 2018 model? Let’s compare the off-road Ram Rebel and the luxurious Limited trim levels. Can two truck interiors be different yet very familiar? It is the case with the Ram Rebel interior.

Ram 1500 Rebel

The overall layout of the Ram 1500 interior has remained the same, including the overall steering wheel design. However, the updated design of the new “DT” generation truck make the dash look wider and more upscale than before. The functionality of the interior remains approximately the same in terms of placement of features and buttons, yet the new¬†rotary transmission shifter, HVAC controls, and the rest are regrouped.

Ram says that the rotary transmission shifter feel to the touch and feel of operation are very different than before. We will have to wait until we drive the drive in a couple of weeks to bring you our impressions.

Ram 1500 Limited

2019 ram 1500 limited luxury truck interior
2019 Ram 1500 Limited (Top) vs 2018 Ram 1500 Limited (Bottom)

If you choose the top-of-the-line Laramie or Limited trim levels of the new 2019 Ram 1500, then you will have access to the new 12-inch vertical infotainment screen. This basically allows the user to have two 8-inch screen one above the other, and control the functions of each separately.

The differences in quality and fit between the new Limited grade interior and the previous version are immediately apparent after climbing into the truck. The 2018 interior was good and functional, but the new generation takes the experience further with matched wood inlays between the doors, dash, and the steering wheel.

The 12-inch screen is prominent, but it is still surrounded by redundant hard buttons for those times when searching through digital menu options is just too much.

Let us know you opinion on the side-by-side comparison of the old and new interiors. We want to know what you think. Do you think Ram did enough to update the interior? Do you think they could have done more or something different?

Here are all of the details about the all-new 2019 Ram 1500 lineup.