The New 2021 RAM 2500
Power, performance, and class; that’s what you’ll find in the new 2021 RAM 2500. From its sleek body lines to its luxury interior features to its incredible towing capacity, the new 2021 RAM 2500 offers you a top-of-the-line powerful truck. This superior pick-up has won numerous awards including the J.D. Power’s Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) award among many others.
From the moment you drive your RAM off Patriot CDJR’s lot in Chandler OK, you will experience the pride of ownership and the confidence that your new 2021 RAM 2500 will provide you with years of outstanding service. The new 2021 RAM 2500 features are so numerous that you will be impressed with the style and options available to you. This guide will walk you through some of the most exciting choices and options.
What Are the Features of the New 2021 RAM 2500?
The current gen of the RAM 2500 was introduced in 2019. RAM works hard to listen to their customers and it’s no surprise that the RAM Heavy Duty won the 2020 MotorTrend Truck of the Year award. This heavy-duty RAM is modern, clean, and purposeful with multiple improvements being added every year to keep it up-to-date.
The Powertrain and Suspension
The new 2021 RAM 2500 features the option of a powerful 410-hp 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 engine with 429 lb-ft of torque or the Cummins 6.7 liter turbodiesel engine with up to an insane 370hp and 850 lb-ft of torque. Clearly, if you need your truck for hauling, the RAM 2500 is the one that can handle the job!
The drivetrain of the new RAM 2500 truck’s powerful eight-speed automatic engine powers rear-wheel drive with 4WD available at the touch of a switch. With the Turbo-Diesel engine, you have the same powertrain with an Aisin-sourced six-speed automatic engine.
RAM spent a lot of time beefing up the suspension on the new 2021 RAM 2500. This heavy-duty truck has what they call Frequency Response Damping shocks which provide a better ride than most HDs with the help of the rear five-link coil springs. You can also opt for air springs to keep your truck level when loaded or when hauling a trailer.
The Cab and Bed
The new RAM 2500 offers three different cab options. In the regular cab, you have seating for two or three people. You can choose a crew cab or mega cab which will seat five or six people. All cab options have plushy interiors with noise-damping qualities to minimize exterior sounds.
You can get cloth seats or full leather seats, depending on the trim and your choice along with a heated and ventilated front bench seat or bucket seat. With the regular cab, you get an 8′ truck bed. If you choose the crew cab, you can opt for a 6’4″ bed or the longer 8′ bed. The mega cab is roomier, so you can only get it with the 6’4″ bed.
The tech available in the new 2021 RAM 2500 is outstanding with the largest-in-class 12″ touchscreen display console available (the base model screen is 5″-8.4″). Here you can access hands-free capability with Bluetooth, Android Auto smartphone, or Apple CarPlay compatibility. Some of the trims come with navigation. It has unique Uconnect features allowing you to access SiriusXM Satellite Radio or the optional Harman/Kardon Audio system. This system includes multiple speakers for the best audio experience.
The New 2021 RAM 2500 Capacity
One of the reasons for the high ratings for the new 2021 RAM 2500 is its astonishing power and capacity. Most HD pickups can’t compete with a payload of 4,010lbs thanks to the superior coil rear suspension.
The hauling capacity of the gas-powered 6.4-liter V-8 engine has the best-in-class standard being about to haul up to 17,540lbs. This version has a gross combined weight rating of up to 24,000lbs. With a Cummins 6.7 liter turbodiesel engine version that has 670 hp, the towing capacity increases to 20,000lbs!
Driver Assist and Safety Features
There is no safety rating for this huge pick-up truck since no one has seen it advisable to run it full-tilt into a wall to develop a rating. There are, however, multiple features that make it a very safe ride. Here are a few of them:
• driver and passenger airbags and optional side curtain airbags
• remote keyless Enter’n Go with push-button start
• tire pressure display
• automatic emergency braking
Multiple driver-assist features are standard, though some are optional:
• stableness management
• radar cruise control
• blind-spot monitoring
• lane-keep and steering assist
• parking sensor and 360-degree cameras
For a heavy-duty pick-up truck, the new 2021 RAM 2500 options for safety and driver comfort are indeed truly intuitive, comparable in the higher trims to a luxury vehicle!
The New 2021 RAM 2500 Trims
There are six main trims available within the RAM 2500 truck options. This guide will briefly describe some of the features available in each one.
The Tradesman is the work truck version of this powerful RAM pick-up. It comes in the standard colors for 2021 including the muted earth tones with a pearl finish and the more vibrant Flame Red or Hydro Blue. It has 17″ steel wheels. The regular cab has a bench seat and an 8′ bed, or you can get it with a crew cab and a 6’4″ or 8′ bed.
The Big Horn has the same color tones available. This model has many attractive chrome features including the 18-inch chrome-clad steel wheels, the chrome front, and rear bumpers, and a chrome grille.
This is the new 2021 RAM 2500 truck option you will buy if you’re a keen off-roader. It comes in the same colors as the other models but has some kickass features for off road capability. These include front and rear differentials and an electric winch. It also has front and rear Bilstein shocks that can sustain the challenges of uneven terrain. It has 17-inch black aluminum wheels.
The Laramie is a step up from the Big Horn with nine speakers with a subwoofer and it has 18-inch aluminum wheels. It has partially leather heated front seats and the base model of this version has an 8.4″ touchscreen. The rear axle has an anti-spin differential.
The Longhorn is a premium version of the Laramie with all its advantages and many additional luxury features. These include more leather in the cab with leather buckets seats that are heated and ventilated. The second-row seats are also heated. Another premium feature is the LED directional projector headlamps which provide more lighting. A standard feature of this model is navigation with the Uconnect multimedia center.
This is the top-of-the-line luxury version that comes with the 12-inch touchscreen Uconnect multimedia center with navigation. It’s not available in the more vibrant tone of the lower models, it only comes in the distinguished muted earth tones. The Limited has 20-inch chrome aluminum wheels. It has heavy-duty shock absorbers and even more leather inside the cab. For driving comfort in luxury, this is your model!
Buying Your New 2021 RAM 2500
For a powerful, yet luxurious ride, the new 2021 RAM 2500 can’t be beaten! By now you’re probably convinced, so it’s time to check out the amazing stock at Patriot CDJR in Chandler OK. Contact us today!
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