You won’t find many better full-size vans than the 2020 Ram Promaster. This model is about the enter new generation and it will arrive with significant upgrades. Moreover, Promaster is only one of a few unibody vans on the market. This van will continue in the same way as switching to a body-on-frame design will cost too much.
The 2020 Ram Promaster is based on the Fiat Ducato and the two have so much in common. Engine lineup is different, but design and styling are very similar. On top of that, Promaster and the U.S. version of Fiat Doblo are very similar. Promaster will get numerous updates both from the inside and outside. However, powerful V6 engine will surely remain.
2020 Ram Promaster Is Available In Cargo And City Variants
As we mentioned, the 2020 Ram Promaster will start a new generation and it will suffer a total redesign. The new model will look more attractive as a result. While the current model looks kinda “funky”, the new model will deliver more modern appearance. Promaster will remain a unibody model that offers lower floor height and easier cargo approach. Practicality is one of the strongest Promaster’s points, no doubt about it. The new model will be even more practical and easy to customize.
As you probably know, this van is available in cargo and city types. As most of the Ram’s models, this one is also available in 1500, 2500 and 3500 variants. For the start, the 1500 model is offering smaller wheelbase and the 3500 model comes with the maximized wheelbase length. Moreover, Promaster 1500 offers a 118 inches wheelbase and Promaster 3500 comes with the 159 inches. Sliding doors are optional, along with the 17-inch wheels. This van will also get new front grille, headlights, taillights, and bumpers.
2020 Ram Promaster Interior Improvements
Even the interior of the all-new 2020 Ram Promaster will be significantly improved. The interior will now host more upscale materials and modern touches. The list of standard features is longer now and that includes amenities such as rearview camera and keyless entry. The new infotainment system is available and new seats will provide much better comfort.
The dashboard will feature an all-new design and the 7.0-inch touchscreen unit is optional. Also, swiveling seats are an optional feature that will provide much easier access. Navigation is standard and leather seats will be optional once again. We are still waiting for the passenger variant of this van. Just like its Ducato sibling, Promaster is also used as an ambulance van.
2020 Ram Promaster Powertrain Details
Promaster is almost the same as the Fiat Ducato model. However, the 2020 Ram Promaster will offer a different engine lineup. Ducato is offering a 3.0-liter four-cylinder diesel engine, this unit is available only in Europe. The 2020 Promaster will ride on a 3.6-liter Pentastar V6. The full-size van will continue to ride on this unit at least for one more year.
The powerful V6 engine is producing 280 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. On top of that, this engine is available with the same 6-speed automatic transmission. Some speculations are suggesting Ducato’s diesel engine to arrive in the U.S. with the turbocharger. However, those are only speculations for now.
2020 Ram Promaster Price and Release Date
The forthcoming 2020 Ram Promaster will arrive with a slight price increase. Remember, the 2020 model starts the all-new generation and the upgrades are significant. The price will start at around $30,000. Longer wheelbase 2500 and 3500 models will cost around $35,000. The full-size van will arrive at the markets in the second half of 2019.