2021 RAM 1500 VS The Competition

Why The RAM 1500 Is The Truck For You

When it comes to choosing a new truck to tackle all of your towing and hauling needs there are three main players; the Ford F-150, the Chevy Silverado 1500, and the RAM 1500. But have you noticed how many more drivers around Adams, NY are behind the wheel of a new 2021 RAM 1500? It is simply because the RAM 1500 outshines the competition with powerful performance, unmatched utility, and incredibly luxurious cabin that is packed with the latest tech.

Powertrain & Performance

For years the 2021 RAM 1500 has stood out from the crowd with legendary power to tackle all of your towing and hauling needs. The available 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine with eTorque Hybrid Technology boasts a gas towing capacity of up to 12,750 pounds, so you have the ability to tow what you need where you need it. The other engine options powering the 2021 RAM 1500 are the 5.7L HEMI® V8 Engine, 3.6L Pentastar® V6 Engine with eTorque, and 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 Engine. Not only is the RAM 1500 powerful, but it is also fuel efficient with Class-Exclusive active front air dam, Best-in-Class aerodynamics, and best-in-class standard V6 fuel economy. The Chevy Silverado 1500 can't say the same.


5.7L HEMI® V8 Engine with eTorque


This powerhouse engine, available on all 2021 Ram 1500 trims, boasts up to 395 HP and 410 lb.-ft. of torque. If you're looking for maximum towing capacity, you'll want to equip your Ram 1500 with this engine, as it touts a maximum towing capacity of 12,750 lbs.


5.7L HEMI® V8 Engine


The 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine without eTorque still provides impressive power with the same horsepower and torque specs as the engine with eTorque, however the towing and payload capacities are different. The HEMI® without eTorque delivers a slightly smaller maximum towing capacity of 11,610 lbs.


3.6L Pentastar® V6 Engine with eTorque


Best-in-class standard V6 fuel economy and power is exactly what the 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine with eTorque. This engine comes standard on each 2021 Ram 1500 trim and delivers 305 horsepower and 269 lb.-ft. of torque. The maximum towing capacity is 7,730 lbs.


3.0L EcoDiesel V6 Engine


For those die hard diesel fans the 2021 Ram 1500 is available with a 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 features 260 horsepower and 480 lb.-ft. of torque. If you're looking to maximize both towing and payload capacities, consider equipping your Ram 1500 with this engine - it touts a maximum towing capacity of 12,560 lbs.


Interior Design & Technology

As if there wasn't already enough to love about the RAM 1500 the interior comfort, connective multimedia, and extensive list of advanced safety features will really hammer home that the RAM 1500 is the truck for you. Only the 2021 RAM 1500 offers Uconnect® 12.0 with Navigation features an advanced, Largest-in-Class 12-inch touchscreen. Stay charged and connected. A media center with auxiliary ports, up to four ultra-fast USB charging ports, and up to three 115-volt outlets means you can always plug in. Passengers enjoy available Class-Exclusive features like a rear seat fold-down center console, reclining rear seats with eight degrees of slide recline and rear seat ventilation, and under-seat storage. When it comes to safety features, the Chevy Silverado 1500 falls short once again with many advanced safety features only being available on select trims. The 2021 RAM 1500, however, offers Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Path and Trailer Detection on all trim levels. Other safety features of the RAM 1500 include LaneSense® Lane Departure Warning, Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop and Go, and Parallel and Perpendicular Park Assist. There is also the newly available  head-up display to help keep your eyes on the road.

Utility & Capability

Once again the 2021 RAM 1500 pulls ahead of the competition with several unique features that your will only find here. Engineered with a 60/40 split, the available multifunction tailgate offers more ways to access the bed while still being able to handle demanding loads. The split, swing-away doors accommodate forklift loading and open 88°, making it easier to step up, load bulky items, unload and wash out the bed. With a big truck bed and the Class-Exclusive available RamBox® Cargo Management System, the 2021 Ram 1500 offers plenty of space for your precious cargo built into the bed walls. The available nitrogen- and oil-charged dampened tailgate ensures an even, consistent assist in even the coldest or warmest climates. The available power-release tailgate with key fob control makes opening the tailgate easier than ever.

The New 2021 RAM 1500 TRX

Stay ahead of the pack. Forge your own path forward. Behind the wheel of the TRX, with its 702-horespower Supercharged 6.2L HEMI V8 engine, you will always be in the lead. When your engine boasts Best-in-Class horsepower and torque you don't need any artificial noise enhancements to create an authentic sound. The RAM TRX goes from 0 to 60 in just 4.5 seconds and the twin-screw supercharger provides near instantaneous torque, has a maximum speed of 14,600 rpm and can regulate boost pressure up to an astounding 11.0 psi.

The RAM TRX has more to offer than just a Supercharged HEMI V8. It also is the first Ram truck to be equipped with Launch Control with Launch Assist, which regulates engine RPM and monitors wheel slip feedback in order to always achieve the fastest possible acceleration rate.TRX is a performance truck and an off-road truck, designed to keep you in command of all 702 horses across ever-changing terrain. The first performance-focused steering wheel on a Ram Truck boasts integrated aluminum shift paddles, a flat-bottom shape and available carbon fiber and Alcantara® suede accents-exactly what you should expect in a performance truck. From an exclusive switch bank, TRX adapts at your command with performance-tuned drive modes for on- and off-road excursions.

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