Redesigned Ram Improves in IIHS Test
Nov. 9, 2018—The Ram 1500 crew cab has reached a new level of safety with its latest redesign, according to a report. The 2019 model earns good ratings in all six crashworthiness tests from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and comes with optional superior-rated front crash prevention.
The previous generation of the truck rated marginal in the driver-side small overlap front test and the roof strength test.
The new Ram 1500 also earns a good rating in the passenger-side small overlap test. The previous version hadn't been tested for passenger-side protection. Both small overlap ratings apply to trucks built after July, when the cab mounts to the vehicle frame were improved.
The pickup's roof strength also improved from a marginal rating for the previous model.