2021 Ram 1500 Akron OH

2021 Ram 1500 at Fred Martin Superstore

Handling the toughest jobs and taking on the carpool lane with ease, the Ram 1500 is one formidable full-size pickup truck! The spacious cabin makes room for all your passengers comfortably while still making it easy to bring along all the gear you need in the bed. Plus, the engine power under the hood allows you to tow more gear behind the truck if needed. Entering into the 2021 model year, the Ram 1500 offers new features like a head-up display and a brand new trim level called the TRX! Continue reading the rest of our 2021 Ram 1500 model review to learn more about this truck.

HEAD-TURNING BY DESIGN

KEEP ‘EM IN SIGHT

The power fold trailer tow mirrors, now available with the available 360° Surround View Camera, flip out to give you exceptional visibility around whatever you might be towing and fold in when you need to maneuver in tight spaces.

MULTIFUNCTION TAILGATE

The available multifunction tailgate has been engineered with two doors that swing open 88°, offering easy access to your bed while maintaining the robustness you need on the job and in the field.

POWER FOR THE LONG HAUL

SMART TOWING TECHNOLOGY

Peace of mind is essential, especially while towing. That’s why we continue to innovate with advanced and helpful available towing features like the new Trailer Tire Pressure Monitoring, Trailer Light Check and the Trailer-Tow Power-Fold Mirrors with an available 360° Surround View Camera.

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.

ENGINEERED FOR PEACE OF MIND

INNOVATIVE TRAILERING FEATURES

The 2021 Ram 1500 features Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Path and Trailer Detection that scans blind spot zones beside and behind your vehicle, Electronic Stability Control to help retain control of brakes and engine power, Electronic Roll Mitigation to help keep your truck centered as you move and Hill Start Assist to retain braking pressure if you need to start up when stopped in gear on a steep grade.

SMART BRAKING TECHNOLOGY

Command your truck with serious stopping power. Available Forward Collision Warning with Active Braking (FCW+) helps mitigate potential collisions while giving drivers more time to react. FCW+ can bring the vehicle to a full stop, if necessary. Available Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop and Go (ACC+) detects vehicles ahead. If increased braking is needed in slower traffic, ACC+ will automatically apply the brakes to a set distance.

THE MOST LUXURIOUS TRUCK IN ITS CLASS

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.

HEAD-UP DISPLAY

Keep your eyes on the road while being aware of your gear with the new reconfigurable display that shows stats like MPH, incoming calls, turn-by-turn navigation and which gear the vehicle is in.

2021 Ram 1500 Trim Lineup

Tradesman

  • ParkView® Rear Back Up Camera
  • Uconnect® 3 with a 5-inch touchscreen
  • Bluetooth

Big Horn

  • Premium Cloth Seating
  • Power Driver Seat
  • Sport Appearance Package

Rebel

  • Aggressive All-Terrain Tires
  • Electronic Locking Rear Axle
  • Rugged Style

Laramie

  • 22-inch Wheels
  • Leather-Trimmed Seats
  • Night Edition Appearance Package

Limited Longhorn

  • Corrugated Mesh Grille
  • Real Wood Accents
  • Power Running Boards

TRX

  • Supercharged 6.2L HEMI® V8 engine
  • Bilstein® Black Hawk® e2 Shocks
  • 19-Speaker Harman Kardon® Premium Audio System

Can you tell me about the features offered for this truck?

Drivers have a total of seven trim levels to choose from. Standard features include trailer sway damping, an adjustable steering wheel, air conditioning, 18-inch steel wheels, a six-speaker sound system, and a 5-inch touchscreen. The upper trims, like the Big Horn, Laramie, Longhorn, and Limited, add features like larger touchscreens, heated/ventilated front seats, a power rear windows, navigation, in-bed lighting, heated rear seats, side steps, a four-corner air suspension, and power-deployable running boards. The Rebel and TRX trims are outfitted for off-roading with outstanding features that no other truck can compete with.

What about the engine options?

There are four engine options making up the Ram 1500’s powertrain lineup. The standard engine is a Pentastar 3.6L V6 that generates 269 lb-ft of torque and 305 hp. This engine is boosted with eTorque mild-hybrid technology for enhanced fuel economy. The next engine offered is a 5.7L V8 that creates 410 lb-ft of torque and 395 lb-ft of torque, offered with and without the eTorque technology. Diesel lovers will dig the available 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 that produces 480 lb-ft of torque and 260 hp. The last engine powers only the TRX trim level. This 6.2L supercharged V8 that kicks out 650 lb-ft of torque and 702 hp. All engines are mated to an automatic eight-speed transmission and both RWD and 4WD are available.

Could you talk about the Ram 1500’s safety features?

Safety, from the work site to the lake, is a top priority for the Ram brand which is why the full-size 1500 pickup offers a variety of safety features and driver aids. Standing out among the rest of the features are lane keeping assist that steers the Ram back into the lane if the truck starts to stray and the surround-view 360-degree camera parking system that grants drivers a bird’s-eye view of the 1500 in tight parking situations. Another great safety feature is adaptive cruise control which allows the driver to set a certain distance from the vehicle ahead and maintain it by adjusting the speed.

Test Drive a 2021 Ram 1500

Come on down to Fred Martin Superstore and get your hands on the steering wheel of a 2021 Ram 1500! Our sales associates will help you figure out which of the trim levels best suits the needs of your busy lifestyle and join you for a test drive so you can experience the ride quality and features first hand. Don’t have the time to stop at the dealership? You can still check out all the Ram 1500 we have to offer from wherever you are!