What are the RAM 1500’s engine options?
Four amazing engine options are available for the Ram 1500, and each brings you an incredible amount of power. Standard on most trims is a 3.6-liter V6 that delivers 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque which comes with an eTorque system that improves the massive pickups fuel-economy and stop/start engine smoothness. Several optional engines are available, with the first being a 5.7-liter V8 that pumps out 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque available with or without the eTorque. There is also a diesel-powered and turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 which has 260 horsepower and 480 lb-ft of torque. New to the engine lineup this year is a supercharged 6.2-liter V8 that rips out a mind-blowing 702 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque. The engine comes standard on the TRX. Each engine pairs with a smooth eight-speed automatic transmission. Rear-wheel-drive is standard, but all-wheel drive is optional.
What can you tell me about the features of the Ram 1500?
A lot, actually! The Ram 1500 comes loaded with features throughout its seven trim levels. Leading things off is the Tradesman, which comes with 18-inch steel wheels, air conditioning, trailer sway damping, and a 5-inch touchscreen with a six-speaker stereo. Next up is the Big Horn, which adds either n 8.4-inch or 12-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Looking to take your Ram 1500 off-road? Go with the Rebel trim! It comes with hill descent control, four underbody skid plates, an electronic locking rear axle, upgraded shocks, and all-terrain tires. The next two trims, the Laramie and the Longhorn, come with many luxury items such as leather upholstery, heated and ventilated front seats, side steps, reclining heated rear seats with under storage a spray-in bedliner with in-bed lighting. Then there is Limited which adds h a standard 12-inch touchscreen and 5.7-liter V8, four-corner air suspension, wireless charging pad, and premium leather bucket seats. This year, new to the Ram trim lineup is the TRX which has performance-enhanced items such as a head-up display, reverse steering control and RamBox cargo storage.
What are a few of the safety features of the 2021 Ram 1500?
While there is a ton of power to be had with the Ram 1500, you also get quite a few safety features that will keep you safe both on and off the road. On the Limited, you get standard safety features such as a Blind Spot Monitoring System with Rear Cross Path Detection, which will let you know when there are vehicles to the side of you and behind you that are wanting to pass. Other trims have an Advanced Safety Group with adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping assist, and a surround-view camera system.
Where to get the Ram 1500
If you’re looking for a powerful pickup capable of going anywhere off the road while also coming with a ton of features, then the Ram 1500 is for you! We obviously recommend taking a test drive of this legendary pickup by heading to Arrigo Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Sawgrass and scheduling one with our friendly sales team. We can even accompany you on the test drive if you choose to get the vehicle’s full feel. Feel free to ask us any questions you may have about the Ram 1500, as we want you to be informed about your purchase! If you would rather shop from the comfort of your couch, you can! Check out our entire 2021 Ram 1500 inventory here on our website!