2021 RAM 1500 at Cuero Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram

The Ram 1500 has been the go-to truck for those who need to get a big job done. In 2021, that trend looks to continue as the massive pickup continues to be the gold standard in terms of technology, ride comfort, and towing and hauling capability. This year also sees an increase in optional features such as a driver head-up display, a digital rearview mirror, and a trailer reverse control system that is designed to steer the truck for you as you steer the trailer back into a parking space. New this year is a TRX trim that comes with a pavement thumping turbocharged 6.2-liter V8 that has 702 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque. The TRX also comes with wide-body fenders, 35-inch tires, a specialized suspension, a reinforced frame, and a 2-inch chassis lift. There is a lot to love about the all-new RAM 1500. Continue reading as we go over all it has to offer!


5.7-Liter V8 Engine With eTorque

The available 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine with the Class-Exclusive eTorque Mild Hybrid Technology System blends performance-enhancing and efficient technologies with the addition of an available extra 130 pound-feet of torque for a V8 gas towing capacity of up to 12,750 pounds

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.


Tailgate Assist

The available nitrogen- and oil-charged dampened tailgate ensures an even, consistent assist in even the coldest or warmest climates. The available power-release tailgate with key fob control makes opening the tailgate easier than ever.

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.


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.

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.


Guided Parking

Available Parallel and Perpendicular Park Assist offers active guidance when parking. The guidance system directs you to engage the gear position, brake, and accelerator while it automatically controls steering.

Blind Spot Monitoring

Available on all 2021 Ram 1500 models, Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Path and Trailer Detection scans the blind spot zones beside and behind the vehicle to help ensure trailer safety while maneuvering, while automatically sensing and accounting for the length of the trailer.


Tailgate Fully Closed

It's everything you get with a traditional tailgate, plus the split doors offer extra features to give you more versatility when loading and unloading.

Tailgate Down

The multifunction tailgate functions as a traditional tailgate when that's what the job calls for, handling up to 2,000 pounds with ease.

Trim Levels for the 2021 RAM 1500


  • Active Front Air Dam
  • Electric Parking Brake
  • Remote Keyless Entry
  • 5-Inch Touchscreen

Big Horn

  • In-Floor Storage Bins
  • Nigh Edition Package
  • Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
  • Optional 12-Inch Touchscreen


  • Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
  • Digital Cluster Display
  • Alpine® Premium Audio System
  • Sport Appearance Package


  • All-Terrain Tires
  • Tow Hooks
  • Electronic Locking Rear Axle
  • LED Headlamps


  • Bold Chrome Accents
  • Premium Leather Accents
  • Leather-Wrapped Dashboard
  • Reclining Rear Seats


  • Four Corner Air Suspension
  • Harman Kardon® Premium Audio System
  • Power Running Boards
  • Leather Bucket Seats

What are the engine options?

With four available engines, the RAM 1500 is never short on power. Coming standard is a 3.6-liter V6 that makes an amazing 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. The engine pairs nicely with the RAMs eTorque system that helps with fuel economy. Optional is a 5.7-liter V8 capable of producing 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque, which is available with or without the eTorque. Most pickups today have a diesel option, and the RAM is no different as it has a diesel-powered turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 that makes 260 horsepower and an impressive 480 lb-ft of torque. Last is the TRX engine, which blows the competition out of the water with a supercharged 6.2-liter V8 with 702 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque. All engines pair with an eight-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive with a four-wheel-drive option if you choose. 

What are some of the features for the RAM 1500?

Seven trim levels are available for the RAM 1500, so you will always get many features. Starting things off is the base Tradesman, which comes with 18-inch steel wheels, air conditioning, trailer sway damping, and a 5-inch touchscreen with a six-speaker stereo. Next up is the Big Horn, which adds to this with either a 8.4-inch or 12-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Need a RAM with impressive off-road prowess? The RAM has you covered with specific features such as hill descent control, four underbody skid plates, an electronic locking rear axle, upgraded shocks, and all-terrain tires. The most luxury features can be found with the Laramie and the Longhorn with features such as power mirrors, leather upholstery, heated and ventilated front seats, side steps, reclining heated rear seats with under storage, and a spray-in bedliner with in-bed lighting. Next up is the Limited, which brings consumers a standard 12-inch touchscreen and 5.7-liter V8,  four-corner air suspension, wireless charging pad, and premium leather bucket seats. New this year is the TRX trim, which has high-performance features such as a head-up display, reverse steering control and RamBox cargo storage. 

What are a few of the safety features?

The RAM 1500 is dedicated to keeping you safe no matter where you travel in this world. Available is a Blind-Spot Monitoring System with Rear Cross-Path Detection, which monitors your blind spot area for vehicles and helps you make safer lane changes. Also available is an Adaptive Cruise Control System, which manages your speed so that you can maintain a pre-set distance between the RAM and the vehicles ahead. The last system we will discuss is the Parallel and Perpendicular Parking Assist System which offers you guidance while parking. The guidance system directs you to engage the gear position, brake and acceleration, while the RAM controls the steering.

Get the 2021 RAM 1500 at Cuero Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram

There is a lot to love about the 2021 RAM 1500, from the four powerful engines to many tech and safety features. We highly recommend taking a test drive of this amazing pickup, so head down to Cuero Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram can schedule one with our amazing sales team! If you find a trim you like, you can also stop by our finance department, where we will help you get the best deal possible. We can't wait to put you behind the wheel of the all-new RAM 1500!

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