2021 Ram 1500 Review

2021 RAM 1500


The 2021 Ram 1500 is a popular pickup truck in a crowded class of competitors. It stands out with impressive towing capacity, a luxurious interior, and a long list of features.

Drivers in Fenton and Lansing, Michigan can understand more about the features of the new Ram from this 2021 Ram 1500 review by LaFontaine Family Deal.


Ram 1500 Engines and Power

2021 RAM 1500 TowingThe Ram 1500 is equipped with a 305-horsepower V6 engine as the entry-level engine. You can upgrade to several different engines, starting with an available 260-horsepower V6 diesel. Two gas-powered V8 engines are available that produce 395 horsepower, along with an available 702-horsepower supercharged V8 engine, which is available with the TRX model. All engines use an eight-speed automatic transmission.

Despite its size, the Ram 1500 offers poised handling and a smooth ride quality that keeps passengers comfortable. The steering feedback is excellent for driver confidence, and the large truck keeps its balance and composure on winding roads. Correctly equipped, the Ram 1500 can tow up to 12,750 pounds. As for off-roading, the Ram 1500 offers the Rebel and the TRX trim levels, which feature skid plates, specialized off-road suspensions, and locking differentials for more capability.

Ram 1500 Interior

The Ram 1500 comes in Crew Cab and Quad Cab configurations with a 6-foot-4 or 5-foot-7 bed. While both models boast plenty of passenger space, the Crew Cab is the best choice for regular travel with passengers. Cloth and synthetic leather upholstery are standard, but you can upgrade to available leather upholstery, heated seats, a heated steering wheel, automatic climate control, and ventilated seats.

Depending on the configuration, the Ram 1500 can haul up to 2,300 pounds. Many features are available to improve the cargo configuration and convenience, such as integrated RamBox® storage bins, a tailgate step, and a multifunction tailgate that can open downward or to the side. The cabin has numerous storage spaces for passengers to stow keys and wallets on the drive.

Ram 1500 Technology

2021 RAM 1500 InfotainmentThe Ram 1500 is equipped standard with a user-friendly Uconnect® infotainment system that displays a logical menu layout and a sharp touch screen with large icons. You’ll also get Bluetooth connectivity, USB ports, and a built-in Wi-Fi hotspot. More infotainment options are offered with available navigation, HD radio, wireless device charging, and Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ smartphone compatibility, a feature that allows you to connect your phone to the system for streaming music and accessing apps. Several premium sound systems are on offer.

The Ram 1500 offers safety features like a forward-collision warning with automatic emergency braking, a feature that alerts you to likely frontal crashes and activates the brakes automatically. You can also add an available surround-view camera system for parking and an available head-up display that projects information directly into your sightline.


Test Drive the 2021 Ram 1500

The 2021 Ram 1500 is one of the best pickups on the market, thanks to its impressive towing and hauling capacity, potent engines, and range of features and options.

Drivers in Fenton and Lansing, Michigan, can view the entire selection of 2021 Ram 1500 models when they stop by LaFontaine Family Deal. Call or venture into our showroom to reserve your test drive!


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