2021 RAM 1500 at Hendrick Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

For the second year running, Ram has been named 'Truck Brand of the Year' by US News and World Report. With so many standard and optional features across the whole lineup, it's no wonder! The 1500 is a perfect example of this. Ram has spent a lot of time and resources to make the perfect truck, combining comfort and capability to work in perfect harmony. The 2021 Ram 1500 shows all of their hard work. With up to a 12-inch infotainment touchscreen, available leather interior, the RamBox storage compartment, four different engines, and a multifunction tailgate, the Ram 1500 is a truck everyone can agree on! Continue reading to learn more about this remarkable truck!

HEAD-TURNING BY DESIGN

POWER RUNNING BOARDS

Available power side running boards deploy automatically when a door opens to help you step up and in with ease.

MULTIFUNCTION TAILGATE

The available multifunction tailgate has been engineered with two doors that swing open 88°, offering easy access to your bed while maintaining the robustness you need on the job and in the field.

ADVANCED SAFETY AND SECURITY FEATURES

GUIDED PARKING

Available Parallel and Perpendicular Park Assist offers active guidance when parking. The guidance system directs you to engage the gear position, brake and accelerator while it automatically controls steering.

BLIND SPOT MONITORING

Available on all 2021 Ram 1500 models, Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Path and Trailer Detection scans the blind spot zones beside and behind the vehicle to help ensure trailer safety while maneuvering, while automatically sensing and accounting for the length of the trailer.

THE MOST LUXURIOUS TRUCK IN ITS CLASS

UCONN­­ECT® 12-INCH TOUCH­­SCREEN

Featuring an advanced 12-inch touchscreen, the available Uconnect® 12.0 with Navigation boasts a customizable home screen with split-screen capability, pinch-and-zoom technology and physical controls for key features. With this at your fingertips, you can easily access what matters.

CONNECT YOUR SMART­­PHONE

The advanced Uconnect® system allows both iPhone® and Android™ users to stay in touch on the go. Plus, with Apple CarPlay® support-pictured here-you can listen to music, send and receive calls, get Navigation guidance and access select iPhone apps, all through the 12-inch touchscreen. Android Auto™ integration provides access to apps, the ability to make calls, pull up playlists and more.

POWER FOR THE LONG HAUL

TOW WITH CONFIDENCE

The available 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine with Class-Exclusive eTorque Mild Hybrid Technology offers a gas towing capacity of up to 12,750 pounds, so you have the ability to tow what you need where you need it.

SMART TOWING TECHNOLOGY

Peace of mind is essential, especially while towing. That's why we continue to innovate with advanced and helpful available towing features like the new Trailer Tire Pressure Monitoring, Trailer Light Check and the Trailer-Tow Power-Fold Mirrors with an available 360° Surround View Camera

Trim Levels of the 2021 Ram 1500

1500 TRADESMAN

  • GET IN AND GET GOING
  • CONVENIENT PARKING
  • BEST-IN-CLASS AERODYNAMICS
  • BUILT FOR WORK
  • CABIN IN COMMAND

1500 BIG HORN

  • IMPRESSIVE DETAILS
  • SMART STORAGE
  • THE NIGHT EDITION
  • BRING THE POWER
  • FIRST-CLASS INTERIOR

1500 LARAMIE

  • SHOW YOUR STYLE
  • DESIGNED TO IMPRESS
  • A CUTTING-EDGE DISPLAY
  • SURROUNDED IN SOUND

1500 REBEL

  • 33-INCH ALL-TERRAIN TIRES
  • IMPRESSIVE TECH
  • ILLUMINATE THE WAY
  • COMMAND EVERY TRAIL
  • CONTRASTING INTERIOR

1500 LIMITED LONGHORN

  • REAL SOUTHWESTERN APPEAL
  • BRANDED FOR QUALITY
  • LUXURY IN COMMAND
  • CAPABILITY MEETS STYLE
  • GET COMFORTABLE

1500 Limited

  • LEVEL UP ON LUXURY
  • FIRST CLASS ON FOUR WHEELS
  • LUXURY THAT WORKS FOR YOU
  • COMMANDING INTERIOR TECHNOLOGY

Ram 1500 Interior and Exterior Features

Across the whole 1500 lineup, there is a long list of standard and available features. In the base level Tradesman trim, you'll find 18-inch steel wheels, a 5-inch infotainment touchscreen with smartphone integration, along with vinyl flooring and seating. The Laramie trim builds on the Tradesman, adding heated and ventilated seats, a Night Edition blacking out the exterior accents, and an 8.4 or 12-inch touchscreen. If you care more about off-road capability, take a look at the Rebel trim. This beast features 33-inch off-road tires, fully LED exterior lighting, black and red interior details, an electronic locking rear axle, and an aggressive exterior appearance. Available options to choose from are LED headlights, 20-inch alloy wheels, and a 9-speaker Alpine Premium Audio System.

What Does Ram Offer for Engines in the 1500?

We're glad you ask! All engines are paired with a smooth-shifting 8-speed automatic transmission. Rear-wheel drive is standard, while 4WD is available to be added while being standard on the Rebel and TRX trims. Under the hood of the 2021 1500 is Ram's 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 pushing out 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. Other engines are available as well. These include a 5.7L V8 that kicks out 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque. A 3.0L V6 TurboDiesel returns to the 1500 for its second year with 260 horses and a powerful 480 lb-ft of torque. New for 2021 is the exhilarating 1500 TRX. The TRX gives thrill-seekers 702 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque provided by a 6.2L supercharged V8! No matter what engine you choose, you're sure to have your needs met!

2021 Ram 1500 Safety Features and Driver Assistance

While providing drivers with extensive comfort and capability, the Ram 1500 does not sacrifice safety in any way. All-around impact protection is provided by six front and side curtain airbags. The front airbags have what Ram calls Adaptive Damping. This adjusts the airbag to provide maximum safety depending on the severity of the impact and the occupant's size. Ram's Advanced Safety Group includes a 360-degree camera, adaptive cruise control with stop and go, parallel and perpendicular parking assistance, a head-up projector display, blindspot monitoring with rear cross-traffic detection, and trailer coverage. Full speed forward collision mitigation is standard on the Laramie, Rebel, and Limited trims and optional on all other trims.

Get Behind the Wheel of a 2021 Ram 1500 at Hendrick DCJR

With four available engines, class-leading comfort, and capability, there's a lot to love about the 2021 Ram 1500! With its seemingly endless list of standard and available features, the Ram 1500 will cover everyone's list of expectations. If you're looking for a new truck, go with the Truck Brand of the Year and come on down to Hendrick DCJR to work with one of our friendly sales team members. We look forward to working with you!

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