2021 RAM 1500 at San Marcos Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM

Ram was recently named 'Truck Brand of the Year' by U.S. News and World Report for the second year in a row, and the 2021 Ram 1500 is an excellent example of why! Ram has spent years designing and redesigning the 1500, putting together the perfect balance of comfort and capability. The 2021 year model really shows the fruits of their labor, making the ideal full-size pickup! 2021 brings a long list of standard features to the whole 1500 lineup. These include active grille shutters, push-button start, 18-inch wheels, trailer sway control, heated power-adjustable side mirrors, and a 5-inch touchscreen display. Continue reading to learn more about Ram's latest pride and joy!

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.

ULTIMATE TOWING VISIBILITY

The available Power-Fold Tow Mirrors, now offered with the available 360° Surround View Camera, use five cameras to provide a complete picture of the truck's surroundings, especially helpful when aligning your truck with a trailer. The available Trailer Camera Wiring allows for up to two auxiliary cameras to be positioned on or within your trailer with a direct feed to the Uconnect® touchscreen.

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.

LANESENSE® LANE DEPARTURE WARNING

Available LaneSense® Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist helps prevent unintentional lane drifts by providing a visual alert and guiding the vehicle back into position.

HEAD-TURNING BY DESIGN

RAMBOX® CARGO MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

With a roomy truck bed and the Class-Exclusive available RamBox® Cargo Management System the 2021 Ram 1500 offers plenty of space for your cargo.

POWER RUNNING BOARDS

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

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.

DIGITAL REARVIEW MIRROR

Get clear sight into the road behind you. The new available Digital Rearview Mirror features an LCD monitor that, when switched on, provides a real-time video stream from a rear-facing 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

  • REBEL® MEETS THE ROAD
  • 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
  • BUILT TO TOW

What Engines Are Available in the 2021 Ram 1500?

Great question! Standard under the hood of the 2021 1500 is Ram's 3.6-liter V6 engine, kicking out 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque while providing an average of 23 MPG for the two-wheel-drive models and 21 for the four-wheel-drive. Other available engines include a 395 horsepower, 410 lb-ft of torque 5.7L V8, a 3.0L V6 TurboDiesel returns with 260 horsepower and 480 lb-ft of torque. All 1500s are linked to an 8-speed automatic transmission and are available in two-wheel and four-wheel-drive variants. New for 2021, Ram has dropped the 6.2L supercharged V6 engine into the 1500 TRX trim. This provides a monstrous 702 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque! There is no lack of power or capability to be found here!

2021 Ram 1500 Safety Features

Although Ram prides itself on comfort and capability, the 1500 is also one of the safest vehicles in its class. Six front and side curtain airbags provide all-around impact protection. The front airbags have adaptive damping. This technology automatically adjusts the airbags to accommodate the occupant's size and the severity of the crash. Ram's Advanced Safety group is made available to the Laramie and Limited trims. This package includes parallel and perpendicular parking assist, a head-up display, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic detection and trailer coverage, a 360-degree camera, and adaptive cruise control with stop and go. Full speed forward collision mitigation is standard on the Laramie, Rebel, and Limited trims and optional on the Tradesman and Big Horn trim.

Interior and Exterior Features of the 2021 Ram 1500

Different features are available across the whole 1500 lineup. The base-level trim Tradesman comes with 18-inch steel wheels, vinyl flooring and seating, and a 5-inch touchscreen. Meanwhile, the Laramie tacks on heated and ventilated seats, Night Edition featuring black exterior accents, and an 8.4 or optional 12-inch touchscreen. The off-roading Rebel has 33-inch all-terrain tires, an electronic locking rear axle, LED exterior lighting, and black and red interior details. Available to be added across the lineup are 20-inch alloy wheels, a 9-speaker Alpine Premium Audio System, and LED headlights.

2021 Ram 1500 at San Marcos CDJR

From the comfort features to the off-road capability, there's a lot to love about the 2021 Ram 1500! With its extensive list of standard and available features, multiple engine sizes, and available 4WD, the 1500 stands out in the crowded full-size pickup class! If you're looking for a new Ram truck in the San Marcos, TX area, come down to San Marcos Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram to speak with our knowledgeable sales staff and take a new Ram truck for a test drive!

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