The New 2021 RAM 1500 Classic

2021 RAM 1500 Classic

When you think of RAM trucks, a few words come to mind. Words like reliability, ruggedness, power, and capability. The new 2021 RAM 1500 Classic fits those descriptors to a tee, and it brings new and exciting offroad features to the table that will spark the interest and adventurous spirit of all RAM truck drivers and fans. It also brings back a lot of the same great features that have made it a mainstay in the Ram lineup for over a decade. You have multiple options to choose from for trim level, bed size, cab size, and drive train. Continue reading to learn more about the new features and packages for the 2021 RAM 1500 Classic.

2021 RAM 1500 Classic Specs and Performance

The 2021 RAM 1500 brings that durable and powerful performance that RAM truck customers have come to expect. There are two engines that are available for the 2021 RAM 1500 Classic. The standard engine is a 3.6-liter V6 engine that produces 305 horsepower and 269 pound-feet of torque. It is paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission. This engine and transmission pairing gives the 2021 RAM 1500 Classic 17 miles per gallon in city driving and 25 miles per gallon on the freeway. You’ll get about 20 miles per gallon with combined driving. This configuration provides 1,500 pounds worth of payload as well as a towing capacity of 4,960 pounds. It is the perfect truck for any moves as well as towing a boat or a trailer from point A to point B.

The other engine option is a more powerful 5.7-liter V8. This engine produces 395 horsepower and 410 pound-feet of torque and is also paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission. For fuel efficiency, you’ll get 15 miles per gallon with city driving and 22 miles per gallon on the freeway. This results in a combined 18 miles per gallon for mixed driving. With all of that power, you’ll have a payload capability of 1,600 hundred pounds and a towing capacity of 8,240 pounds. Your Dodge RAM 1500 will be ready for any construction projects or weekend getaways to the lake. Each trim level gives you options for the drive train you want with your 2021 RAM 1500 Classic. The 4×2 drive train is the standard choice, but if you require 4×4 for your truck that is available for the 2021 RAM 1500 as well.

Infotainment and Safety System

The interior and infotainment system in the 2021 RAM 1500 Classic is a perfect mix of rugged and refined. It provides you with everything you need in a daily driver while also showing you a side that is not afraid to get a little dirty. The standard infotainment system in the 2021 1500 Classic features a 5-inch touchscreen display equipped with the UConnect 3 infotainment system. It also comes equipped with 6 speakers and an auxiliary input in the front of the cab. The UConnect 3 has Bluetooth connectivity and AM/FM radio capabilities. It also comes with one USB input to charge and connect your phone. For the RAM 1500 driver that wants more infotainment, there is an upgraded option available. The UConnect 4 is also available as an optional feature.

The UConnect 4 has an 8.4-inch touchscreen and includes a 4G LTE hotspot for any work that you need to do on the road or from a job site. It also allows roadside assistance, theft alarm alerts, and will let you remotely lock or unlock your doors. The upgraded infotainment system also includes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. These great features make the integration between your Apple or Android smartphone with the infotainment system a breeze. You will get text messages and phone calls over the UConnect and also have access to navigation apps for those road trips and weekend getaways. The RAM 1500 Classic also features a 7-inch digital instrument panel showing you everything you need to know about your truck’s performance. It is customizable so you can choose which information you’d like to see.  All models of the 2021 1500 Classic come with Brake Assist as well as the ParkView backup camera.

Trim Levels


The Tradesman has three different cab sizes available for 2021. There is the Regular Cab, which has one row of seating and allows for a longer bed. By choosing the Regular Cab, you have the option of a 6.4-foot truck bed or an 8-foot truck bed. There is also a Crew Cab and Quad Cab option available for the Tradesman trim. The Crew Cab allows for your choice of a 5.7-foot bed or a 6.4-foot bed. The Quad Cab comes with a 6.4-foot truck bed. The Tradesman has an option of the 3.6-liter V6 engine or the 5.7-liter Hemi V8. It is also available with rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. There are three seat materials available for the 2021 RAM 1500 Classic’s Tradesman trim. The only color available is black, but you get to choose between Soul and Gear Cloth seats or Heavy-Duty Vinyl seats.


The Express has two available cab sizes for the 2021 RAM 1500 model. You have the choice of a Regular Cab or a Quad Cab. Both options come standard with a 6.4-foot truck bed. The engine options are also the same, with the choice of the standard V6 engine or the upgraded 5.7-liter Hemi V8. Rear-wheel drive and four-wheel drive are both available with this trim level. The standard interior options are identical to the Tradesman, with a black interior as the only option. The seat material options are also identical to the Tradesman. Some upgraded options that are available are heated seats as well as a heated steering wheel.


The newest and most adventurous trim level for the 2021 RAM 1500 Classic is the Warlock. The Warlock is available with a Crew Cab or Quad Cab setup. The Crew Cab comes with a 5.7-foot truck bed and the Quad Cab comes with a 6.4-foot truck bed. The Warlock trim of the 2021 Ram 1500 for sale comes with either rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive for the drive train. It also has the option of choosing the V6 or V8 engine depending on your preference. The Warlock is similar to the Rebel trim level in appearance. It features matte black decals, wheels, a matte black grill, as well as tow hooks. The Warlock also gets a 1-inch lift suspension and heavy-duty shocks. For lighting, you will get LED headlights and fog lights. It also has new 20-inch black powder-coated wheels for an elegant and stylish appearance. This trim is ready for whatever road and adventure you throw at it.

Test Drive a 2021 RAM Classic Today

The 2021 RAM 1500 Classic is back and as bold as ever. With trim levels and available options that are perfect for every fan and driver of the Dodge RAM 1500, the Classic is a great option for you. Patriot CJDR has proudly served the Norman and Chandler, OK areas for years, providing quality vehicles at fair prices. They have a large selection of 2021 RAM 1500s for sale and they’ll make it effortless to find you the right RAM 1500 for your needs. So why wait? Contact the friendly folks at Patriot CJDR and get behind the wheel of a 2021 RAM 1500 Classic for a test drive today.


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