2021 RAM 1500 Revealed

2021 RAM 1500 Revealed

Written by Campbell Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

Once again, the RAM 1500 has set the benchmark for technology, durability, and performance in 2021. The 2021 RAM 1500 comes with features that have never before been seen in a pickup as well as 12,750 pounds of towing and 2,300-pound payload capacity. For improved fuel efficiency, the 2021 RAM 1500 comes with an eTorque mild hybrid system that comes standard on the V6 engine and is an available option for the V8. The tech features for the 2021 RAM 1500 are plentiful as there is an available 12-inch touchscreen with split-screen capability, 360-degree camera views, and exclusive content from SiriusXM. You also get a ton of safety features such as Forward Collision Warning, Blind-spot Monitoring, and Ready Alert Braking. There is so much more to go over with the 2021 RAM 1500. Continue reading below for more!

What's new for 2021?

All new this year for the RAM 1500 is a Limited Longhorn tenth anniversary edition, which comes with badging on the doors, tailgate, cluster, seats, floor mats, and instrument panel. Inside the cabin, the Limited Longhorn tenth anniversary has a Mountain Brown dipped interior color with unique door bolsters, seat insert, trim bezels, center stack surround, speaker grilles, and a Berber carpet. Also new this year is a Head-up display unit that can show up to five different content areas at once, which are customizable through the 12-inch touchscreen. There is a Trailer Reverse Steering Control which joins the available Trailer Package and allows the driver to enter a bunch of different measurements before the camera tracks the trailer position to back up and guide the trailer. Finally, the new off-road pages are included with the 4x4 Off-Road Group. These pages contain the ride height, transfer case position, pitch and roll, and accessory gauges.

What are some of the RAM's highlights?

Three engine options are available with the RAM 1500, and each is incredibly powerful. These include a 3.6-liter V6 that makes an impressive 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque, which comes with the eTorque system to improve the fuel economy. Also available is a 5.7-liter V8 that comes with variable-valve timing while pumping out 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque. Best of all, the RAM comes with a diesel engine, which is a 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 that delivers 260 horsepower and 480 lb-ft of torque. Towing is no problem for the RAM as it can haul up to 12,560 pounds with a payload capacity of 2,300 pounds. Additionally, the RAM has the most spacious interior of any pickup truck on the market with additional features that are added for passenger comfort, including second-row seats that offer eight-degrees of recline. The seats can also be heated and cooled. Other features interior include a flat-load floor with integrated RamBins, tie-down rings, and expandable under-seat storage.

What else in new?

The 2021 RAM 1500 contains a ton of new features that are sure to impress. There is a new digital rearview mirror that comes with a new 9.2-inch wide LCD monitor. The mirror displays video in real-time from the rear-facing camera and can be turned off to revert to a traditional reflective mirror. Also new this year is a Snow Plow Prep option that includes a 220-amp alternator, truck-side plow wiring harness, and a rear power-sliding window with defroster. Joining the Trailer Package this year is a Trailer Light Check and a Trailer Tire Pressure Monitoring System, which helps you keep your trailer in tack. Finally, Pedestrian Detection has been added to the Advanced Safety Group, which already contains  Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop and Go, Lane Keep Assist, automatic high beams, and a  360-degree Surround View camera.

Get a new RAM at Campbell Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

There is a lot to love about the all-new RAM 1500. From the powerful engine lineup to the several new features, there is nothing quite like a RAM. The 2021 RAM 1500 is scheduled to be released later this year, but in the meantime, be sure to check out our extensive inventory of RAM 1500's here at Campbell Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM. While you're at the dealership, be sure to ask our sales staff any questions you may have about the 2021 RAM 1500. You can even test drive any RAM 1500's on our lot. If you can't make it down to the dealership, be sure to check out our entire inventory here on our website.

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