2021 Ram 1500 TRX Makes Powerful Debut
The 2021 Ram 1500 TRX is the most powerful mass-produced truck ever. Thanks to a 6.2-liter supercharged HEMI V8 engine paired to a TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission that generates 702 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque, the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX tackles off-road adventures like no other light-duty pickup on the market today.
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“The all-new 2021 Ram 1500 TRX sets the benchmark for extreme performance pickup trucks and solidifies Ram Truck’s position as the off-road truck leader,” said Mike Koval, Head of Ram Brand, FCA – North America.
It only takes 4.5 seconds to hit 60 mph behind the wheel of the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX. Zero-100 mph takes a few seconds longer — 10.5 — and speed maxes out at 118 mph. When properly equipped, the powerful pickup can tow 8,100 pounds and has a 1,310-maximum payload capacity. It features 32 inches of water fording and 11.8 inches of ground clearance to deliver you access and success over the most challenging terrains.
The standard Uconnect 4C NAV infotainment system features a 12-inch touch screen equipped with Off-Road Pages and Drive Modes. You have access to satellite radio with SiriusXM 360L with Personalized Stations Powered by Pandora. The Harman Kardon audio system floods your cabin with sound pulsating from 19 speakers.
Choose among combinations of cloth and vinyl, leather and suede, and red and carbon fiber-accented leather and suede to outfit the interior. A flat-bottom steering wheel is new, and the center console boasts five USB ports, a wireless charging dock, and ample storage.
The 2021 Ram 1500 TRX prioritizes your safety with advanced driver-assist technologies. Whether you’re on the highway or way off the beaten path, you will feel better knowing that available systems such as Blind-spot Monitoring, Ready Alert Braking, and Full-Speed Forward Collision Warning-plus are watching out for you. In all, the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX features over 100 safety systems.
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If you want to push the limits of your off-road adventure or tackle extreme environments, there is no better-equipped model than the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX.
DeAnn Owens is a Dayton transplant by way of the Windy City, yet considers herself to be a California girl at heart even though she’s only visited there once. To get through the dreaded allergy season unique to the Miami Valley, she reads, writes, complains about the weather, and enjoys spending time with her husband, two sons, and their newest addition, a Boston terrier puppy that is now in charge of all their lives. In the future, she hopes to write a novel and travel through time. See more articles by DeAnn.