2022 Ram 1500: The Ram 1500 remains mostly unchanged for 2022, with the exception of new special edition models that feature unique color-equipment combinations. These include the Limited 10th Anniversary Edition, the Longhorn SouthFork, Laramie and Rebel G/T, and BackCountry. The Ram 1500 is a full-size pickup truck that seats 5 passengers and is offered in a quad cab and crew cab configurations. Competitors include the Chevrolet Silverado, Ford F-150, GMC Sierra, Nissan Titan, and Toyota Tundra. A high-performance off-road version is offered.
Eight trims are offered: Tradesman, Tradesman HFE, Big Horn/Lone Star, Rebel, Laramie, Longhorn SouthFork, Limited 10th Ann., and TRX. Four engines are offered: A 3.6-liter V6 with mild-hybrid system that makes 305 horsepower, a 5.7-liter V8 that makes 395 horsepower, a turbodiesel 3.0-liter V6 that makes 260 horsepower, and a supercharged 6.2-liter V8 that makes 702 horsepower (TRX). All engines pair to an 8-speed automatic transmission. Rear-wheel drive is standard with four-wheel drive being optional. Maximum towing capacity is rated at 12,750 pounds.
The Ram TRX is a high-performance off-road truck that boasts 702-horsepower, as well as Bilstein adaptive shocks, 2-inch lift kit, 35-inch all-terrain tires, upgraded brakes, Dana 60 rear axle, electronic locking differential, skid plates and launch control. Pricing ranges from $36,000 to $85,000.
2022 Ram Heavy Duty: The Ram HD sees the addition of the latest infotainment software, dubbed Uconnect5, as well as a new Silver Edition trim. Select trims now have new grille designs, as well as black body accents. The Ram HD is a heavy-duty pickup offered as 2500 and 3500 based on capacity that seats 3 to 5 passengers depending on configuration. Competitors include the Ford Super Duty, Chevrolet Silverado HD, and GMC Sierra HD.
Seven trims are offered: Tradesman, Big Horn, Lone Star, Power Wagon, Laramie, Longhorn, and Limited. Cab sizes include: Regular Cab, Crew Cab, and Mega Cab. Three engines are available: A 6.4-liter V-8 that produces 410 horsepower, a 6.7-liter turbodiesel Cummins V6 that produces 370 horsepower, and a high-output 6.7-liter turbodiesel Cummins V6 that produces 400 horsepower. The gasoline engine pairs to an automatic 8-speed transmission while the diesels get a 6-speed automatic. Rear-wheel drive is standard with four-wheel drive being optional. Maximum towing capacity is rated at 35,100 pounds. Pricing ranges from $40,000 to $70,000.
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