Ram 1500 is the company’s best-selling model for years now. The all-new 2021 Ram 1500 will now look even better and it will introduce plenty of refreshments. The iconic pickup truck will get the latest visual upgrades and interior is improved too. Ram will introduce new features as well, such as tow hooks and optional wheels. Stylish looks fresh and more attractive.
Ram 1500 will get a lighter frame and new hybrid powertrain. Thanks to that, fuel efficiency will be impressive. Thanks to the numerous trim levels, Ram 1500 will remain customizable model as always before. Beside hybrid option, there won’t be any changes under the hood.
2021 Ram 1500 Design
The upcoming 2021 Ram 1500 will look very impressive. New styling and refreshed design will largely help this pickup to achieve even better sales. Aerodynamics are improved and Ram 1500 will get lighter steel frame. The new model will be around 220 pounds lighter than its predecessor. Whatsoever, Ram 1500 is the first pickup that offers front air dam. As you probably know, crosshair grille is not available anymore. Instead, Ram will introduce new six-sided grille.
On top of that, new tow hooks are available and new optional wheels are also in the offer. We must admit, new grille looks astonishing and it wears large RAM lettering. Headlights are reshaped and LED units are standard once again. On the other hand, adaptive headlights are still optional. Rear-end will get interesting upgrades. Taillights are modernized and the bumper looks more aggressive. New optional wheels are available now, however, 16-inch wheels are still offered as standard. New color options are a possibility for 2021.
The cabin will also get various upgrades. The 2021 Ram 1500 will get plenty of tech updates. Each trim level will get the same updates but some trims will get new features. Of course, trim levels are very important in deciding the level of luxury you want to have. Base trim still comes with the cloth seats and standard 8-inch displays.
The infotainment system is updated also and Uconnect now acts quicker than before. The optional 12-inch touchscreen looks truly amazing. Comfort is great, especially on the higher trim levels that are offering standard leather seats.
2021 Ram 1500 Powertrain
For the start, the 2021 Ram 1500 will get a hybrid powertrain. This version will combine standard V6 engine and electric motor. An electric generator will add around 90 hp and 130 lb-ft of torque. Thanks to that, Ram 1500 Hybrid will pack almost 400 horses.
The standard unit is still a proven 3.6-liter V6 that cranks out 305 hp and 270 lb-ft of twist. A 5.7-liter V8 is the optional engine that generates 395 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque. Ram will continue to roll with diesel powertrain option as well. A 3.0-liter V6 EcoDiesel is once again available. A diesel engine will produce up to 260 hp and torque is rated at 440 lb-ft. We are still waiting to hear exact hybrid specs and its impressive fuel efficiency.
Price and Release Date
The new pickup will now start at $29,000. On the other hand, the range-topping model will surely cost over $60,000. The forthcoming 2021 Ram 1500 will go on sale in the third quarter of 2020. On top of that, the hybrid version will arrive at the same time.