Ram has made several updates to the MY-2019 Ram ProMaster, including increased towing and payload capabilities, an expanded wheelbase, and new high and low roof options.
For the new model year, the Ram ProMaster now includes a 136-inch wheelbase low roof for the 2500 and 3500 Cargo Vans, according to a release from the automaker. The ProMaster 3500 Cargo Van is also available with a 136 inch-in wheelbase high roof.
Also, the Ram ProMaster has increased payload capabilities by as much as 240 lbs, according to Ram. The Ram ProMaster 1500 now has a payload capacity of 4,000 pounds; the 2500 has been upped to 4,230 pounds; and the 3500 can manage 4,680 pounds. Towing has also increased up to 30% and can manage up to 6,800 pounds; the current generation can tow 5,100 pounds.
To enhance the new towing weights, a new Trailer-tow Group is available, adding a Class IV receiver hitch with four- and seven-pin wiring harness, Ram said in a release.
Meanwhile, the Ram ProMaster and ProMaster City vans have also received updates to their exterior and now include the RAM grille theme from the automakers line of pickup trucks.
Upfitter-friendly technology for Ram ProMaster includes a Vehicle System Interface Module (VSIM) with 13 inputs and 41 outputs (54 total).
Originally posted on Automotive Fleet