All the Pickup Truck News: F-150 Towing Lowdown, Silverado 2500/3500 Pricing, Ram Power Wagon Off-Road

2019 Ram 2500 Power Wagon

This week in pickup truck news, we’ve got the lowdown on the 2019 Ford F-150’s towing capabilities, including its listed fifth-wheel capacities— unique among half-ton truck manufacturers. Meanwhile, Chevrolet made headlines earlier this year with its redesigned 2020 Silverado 2500 and 3500 heavy-duty trucks, and now we have pricing information and a full video of our walkaround to share. Finally, we took the new 2019 Ram 2500 Power Wagon off-roading and got some fantastic footage to share with you.

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What Can’t a Power Wagon Do?

Besides fit into compact-car parking spaces? Not much. We got a chance to drive one at Badlands Off Road Park in Attica, Ind., through and over all sorts of obstacles, and the 2019 Ram 2500 Power Wagon handled them with aplomb — and occasionally with a bit of a pucker factor as the big truck doesn’t always leave much room to spare. Be sure to check out the video review via the link below.

Towing With the 2019 F-150

We have a detailed breakdown of the 2019 Ford F-150’s maximum towing capabilities by engine and cab type, as well as figures for the Limited and Raptor variants — including info on just how you’ll need to configure a truck to reach those capabilities. Remember: A commercial saying your truck can tow “X” amount of weight doesn’t necessarily make it true.

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 and 3500 Pricing

Chevrolet revealed the new 2020 Silverado 2500 and 3500 heavy-duty pickups earlier this year, and now the folks at the Bow-Tie brand have released pricing details for the new trucks — starting at $35,695 at the low end for a regular-cab, long-bed 2500 Work Truck and reaching $65,295 at the high end for a crew-cab, long-bed 3500 High Country (prices include a $1,595 destination charge). Also new for 2020 is a Custom trim level between the Work Truck and LT models of the 2500, which starts at $40,595.

Chevy Walk With Me

If pricing information isn’t enough, how about joining us on our video walkaround of the new Silverado HDs? It’s only a taste; we’ll be able to tell you what it’s like to drive and tow with the new rigs soon. But whet your appetite in the meantime by following the link below to the video.

That’s all the pickup truck news in summary, but for the full scoop on all of this, here’s everything sister site has covered since June 13:

Hey, Y’all, Watch This: Off-Roading in the 2019 Ram 2500 Power Wagon

Breaking Down the 2019 Ford F-150’s Towing Capacities

Chevrolet Reveals 2020 Silverado HD Pricing: New Equipment, New Trim

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