2021 Ram 1500
The 2021 Ram 1500 is setting the bar high with outstanding power and a comfortable interior cabin. The 2021 Ram 1500 designed to be functional, durable while keeping its stylish discover utility-focused exterior offering consumers a versatile line-up of heavy-duty options. In its current fifth-generation Ram has become the most popular Ram pickup ever produced. Here’s a look at all the available options for the 2021 Ram 1500.
6.2-Liter HEMI V8 Engine
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3.6-Liter Pentastar V6 Engine With eTorque
The base engine supplies 305 horsepower with 269 lb-ft of torque. The max towing for this engine is 7,730 pounds. The eTorque hybrid system allows the Ram 1500 to serve as a mild-hybrid that works with a battery that enables the start/stop function as well as delivering short-duration torque and brake energy regeneration.
5.7-Liter HEMI V8 Engine
The powerful 5.7L V8 HEMI engine is capable of 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque, and it gives the Ram 1500 a max towing capacity of 11,610 pounds and a maximum payload capacity of 3,050 pounds. The 5.7L is also available as a Compressed Natural Gas system for dual-fuel capability.
3.0-Liter EcoDiesel V6 Engine
This powertrain also has a diesel option and supplies more torque than most powertrains. The horsepower output is 260 with the best-in-class diesel torque rating of 480 lb-ft. The EcoDiesel can tow as much as 12,560 pounds.
Supercharged 6.2-Liter HEMI V8 Engine
The Supercharged 6.2-Liter HEMI V8 engine is the top-tier option for buyers. This powertrain is responsible for an unmatched 702 maximum horsepower rating with 650 lb-ft of torque. No other pickup on the road can compete against this engine, found in the new 2021 Ram Rebel TRX. Drivers will enjoy the maximum towing capacity of 12,750 pounds and a maximum payload capacity of 1,310 pounds.
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Trims + Configurations
Offering seven 2021 Ram 1500 trims and various different configurations. Tradesman, Big Horn, Laramie, Rebel, Limited Aside from the choice of one of three engines, there’s also the option of four available drivetrains, two truck bed lengths, and three cab sizes available.
The Ram 1500 is available with multiple drivetrains available – 4×2 and 4×4, except the Ram 1500 Power Wagon is only available with a 4×4 drivetrain. Consumers have the selection of three cab sizes for the 2021 Ram 1500. There is the regular two-door cab that seats 2-3 people, depending on the front seat configuration. If looking for more room, for passengers or cargo, then the four-door crew and mega cabs may be just what a consumer needs. The 2021 Ram 1500 has multiple bed lengths – 6’4” and 8’. The 6’4” truck bed is available on the crew cab and mega cab and the 8’ truck bed is available on the crew cab and the regular cab.
All 2021 Ram 1500 come equipped with a locking tailgate, automatic headlamps, heated exterior mirrors (optional on the Tradesman trim) with the option to add-on mirrors with turn signals and front bumper sight shields. Buyers have the option to add a RamBox Cargo Management System, which is great when carrying smaller items and organizing one’s cargo in the truck bed, LED box lighting is an available option for trims on both models for being able to find one’s cargo in poor visibility. Wheel sizes range from 17-20 inches and wheel materials range from steel to aluminum.
Drivers will find a gorgeous interior, starting with standard features in cloth upholstery, a 40/20/40 split-bench seat, a rear 60/40 split-folding seat, a rear power sliding window, a rear dome lamp, tinted glass windows, and a tinted windshield. Plus, the Ram 1500 also has a rear under-seat storage compartment (optional on select 1500 trims) a rear fixed window, and a urethane-wrapped shift knob. Optional features available on high-tier trims, such as substituting the front bench seat with bucket seats, leather upholstery, heated front seats, and second-row seats, ventilated front seats, auto a/c temperature control, a leather-wrapped heated steering wheel, rubber floor mats, a power sunroof, LED interior lighting, and more.
The standard speaker system on the 2021 Ram 1500 is an 8-inch color touchscreen display. Integrated voice command with Bluetooth, a media hub, a complimentary one-year subscription to SiriusXM satellite radio, and Uconnect 5 is standard on the 2021 Ram 1500. The brand new Uconnect 5 infotainment system for the new 2021 Ram 1500 and looks best on the available, massive 10.1-inch touchscreen. This system will include wireless Apple CarPlay and AndroidAuto capabilities, plus a much faster processor. Optional navigation via Uconnect is available and an upgradable sound system provides a 10-speaker premium Alpine system with a subwoofer is also available on select trims. A 360-degree surround camera views as well as a camera gazing below into the cargo bed.
Safety Features and Warranty
For every 2021 Ram 1500 truck, drivers can feel safe with the many safety features. Starting with an advanced multistage front airbag system, stability control systems, a Sentry Key Theft Deterrent System, a ParkView backup camera, and more. The more advanced safety features, ParkSense front and rear park assist, remote proximity keyless entry, keyless enter ‘n go, and remote start are available on high-end trims.
All 2021 Ram 1500 trucks come with a basic 3-year or 36,000-mile warranty, a 5-year or 60,000-mile limited gas powertrain warranty, a 5-year or 100,000-mile limited diesel powertrain warranty, a rust-through warranty for 5 years or 100,000 miles, and complimentary roadside assistance for 5 years or 100,000 miles.