Trim Levels of the 2021 RAM 1500

Trim Levels of the 2021 RAM 1500

Written by Dave Smith Motors

After a few years of dominance, the RAM 1500 is back in 2021, and it might be the best iteration of the powerhouse pickup yet. In 2021, the RAM 1500 continues to dominate the competition with its highly advanced technology, quality interior materials, and some terrific numbers when it comes to towing and hauling. This year also sees a ton of optional tech such as a driver head-up display, an available digital rearview mirror, and an awesome trailer reverse control system that can steer the truck for you as you back the trailer into a parking spot. There is even a new TRX trim, which delivers a powerful engine and several performance enhanced features. There are seven trims available for the RAM 1500. Continue reading as we go through them all!


Starting off the RAM 1500 lineup is the base Tradesman, which gets a 3.6-liter V6 engine that pumps out an impressive 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. You have the option of a 5.7-liter V8 that produces 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque or a diesel engine, which is a turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 that is capable of 260 horsepower and an amazing 480 lb-ft of torque. The V6 comes standard with an eTorque system that helps with the fuel economy. The eTorque is optional on the V8. Each engine pairs with an eight-speed automatic transmission and the option of rear-wheel or all-wheel-drive. As for features, the Tradesman comes with 18-inch steel wheels, a 5-inch touchscreen, air conditioning, trailer sway damping, and a six-speaker stereo.
  • 3.6-Liter V6
  • 18-Inch Steel Wheels
  • Air Conditioning
  • 5-Inch Touchscreen

Big Horn

Moving up to the Big Horn adds more impressive features such as 18-inch aluminum wheels, foglights, and a 60/40-split folding rear seat. There are also technologically advanced options such as an 8.4-inch or 12-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability.
  • 8.4-Inch or 12-Inch Touchscreen
  • Apple CarPlay/Android Auto
  • Foglights
  • 18-Inch Aluminum Wheels
Big Horn


If you want to take the RAM 1500 off-road, the Rebel is the trim for you as it comes with more aggressive styling, LED exterior lighting, large all-terrain tires, upgraded shocks and suspension tuning, hill descent control, four underbody skid plates, and an electronic locking rear axle.
  • Aggressive Styling
  • All-Terrain Tires
  • Electronically Locking Rear Axle
  • Four Underbody Skid Plates


Two of the more luxurious trims of the RAM 1500 are the Laramie and the LongHorn, and they come with features such as a standard 8.4-inch touchscreen, power mirrors, leather upholstery, and heated and ventilated front seats. The LongHorn adds to this with side steps, reclining heated rear seats with under storage, and a spray-in bedliner with in-bed lighting.
  • Power Mirrors
  • Standard 8.4-Inch Touchscreen
  • Heated Seats
  • Side Steps


The Limited adds even more impressive features to the lineup as it comes with a 12-inch touchscreen, four-corner air suspension, wireless charging pad, and premium leather bucket seats. The 5.7-liter V8 engine also comes standard for those in need of a little more power.
  • 5.7-Liter V8 Engine
  • Four Corner Air Suspension
  • Leather Bucket Seats
  • Wireless Charging Pad


Last up is the all-new TRX trim, which comes with a supercharged 6.2-liter V8 capable of producing 702 horsepower and a whopping 650 lb-ft of torque. The engine connects with a smooth sailing eight-speed automatic transmission. As for features, the TRX comes with a head-up display, reverse steering control, and RamBox cargo storage. 
  • Supercharged 6.2-Liter V8
  • Head-Up Display
  • Reverse Steering Control
  • RamBox Storage

Get the new RAM 1500 at Dave Smith Motors

With these amazing seven trims, we know you want to take a test drive of the all-new RAM 1500. Join us here at Dave Smith Motors and schedule a test drive with one of our amazing representatives. Go ahead and rev the engine of this amazing pickup and if you find a trim you love, be sure to check out our extensive financial department, where we will assist you in getting the best deal possible. We can't wait to put you behind the wheel of the all-new RAM, but if you can't make it down to the dealership, be sure to check out our extensive inventory here on our website.

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