2021 RAM 1500 at Shively Motors of Shippensburg

The latest generation of the RAM 1500 continues to be the most top-rated pickup in the world in 2021 thanks to a terrific range of engine options, a wide range of tech options, and some impressive numbers when it comes to towing and payload capacity. In 2021, RAM rolls out some optional tech features such as a driver head-up display, an available digital rearview mirror, and off-road readout that come via the bright 12-inch touchscreen. One of the coolest features the RAM has is a trailer reverse control system that can steer the RAM for you as you try to back the trailer into the parking lot. This year also brings you a TRX trim, one of the most powerful trucks you can buy as it comes with 702 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque. It can go from 0-60 mph in 4.5 seconds or less. There is a lot to go over with the all-new RAM 1500. Continue reading as we go over all it has to offer!


Active Air Dam

As the truck approaches 30 miles per hour, the active front air dam automatically extends downward 2.5 inches to reduce drag.

Class Exclusive Air Suspension System

The available Class-Exclusive Active-Level Four Corner Air Suspension automatically lowers the vehicle at highway speeds to drag and offer maximum efficiency. The lowering capability can also help access the bed and cab, enter parking garages, and hitch a trailer.


LED Headlamps

A sculpted hood, sleek headlamps, and an elaborate grille exemplify impressive design, including an active grille shutter and full LED Headlamps.

Power Running Boards

Available power side running boards deploy automatically when a door opens to help you step up and in with ease.


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 of 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.


Smart Breaking 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.

360 Degree Surround View Camera

The available 360° Surround View Camera and available power fold trailer tow mirrors provide a complete picture of vehicle surroundings to help make things like parking, loading, and unloading and hooking up a trailer safe, secure, and easy.


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.

Split 60/40 Doors

The 60/40 split swing-away doors open 88°, allowing you to access cargo, even while trailering quickly.

Trim Levels of the 2021 RAM 1500


  • Rear Back-Up Camera
  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Electric Parking Brake
  • Remote Keyless Entry

Big Horn

  • 12-Inch Touchscreen
  • Power Driver Seat
  • Chrome Front and Rear Bumpers
  • Sport Appearance Package


  • Leather-Trimmed Seats
  • Available 22-Inch Wheels
  • Night Edition Package
  • Alpine Premium Audio System


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


  • Leather-Wrapped Dashboard
  • Fold-Down Center Console
  • Rear Seat Ventilation
  • Power Running Boards


  • Corrugated Mesh Grille
  • Heated Rear Seats
  • Harmon Kardon Audio System
  • Four Corner Air Suspension

What are the engine options?

There are four powerful engines available for the RAM 1500, and we know you'll be impressed with each one. Starting things off is a 3.6-liter V6 engine that makes a terrific 30 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. The engine comes with an eTorque system that improves the fuel economy and smooths out the stop-start system. Optional is a 5.7-liter V8 that comes with 395 horses and a wonderful 410 lb-ft of torque. Are you looking for a truck with a diesel engine? The RAM has one in the form of a diesel-powered 3.0-liter V6 capable of producing 260 horsepower and an amazing 480 lb-ft of torque. The highest RAM 1500 trim level, the TRX, has its own unique engine, and it's a supercharged 6.2-liter V8 capable of producing 702 horsepower. All engines pair with an eight-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive with the option for four-wheel drive.

What are some of the RAM 1500 features?

Seven trim levels are available for the RAM 1500, and each comes with a ton of amazing features. The base RAM 1500 is the Tradesman, which comes with 18-inch steel wheels, air conditioning, trailer sway damping, and a 5-inch touchscreen with a six-speaker stereo. The Big Horn gives you more tech features such as a choice of either an 8.4-inch or 12-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Want the most off-road features? The Rebel has you covered with hill descent control, four underbody skid plates, an electronic locking rear axle, upgraded shocks, and all-terrain tires. If you want more luxury features, go with the Laramie! It comes with power mirrors, leather upholstery, heated and ventilated front seats, and a standard 8.4-inch touchscreen. The Longhorn continues this with de steps, reclining heated rear seats with under storage, and a spray-in bedliner with in-bed lighting. Limited versions of the RAM 1500 come with a 12-inch touchscreen, standard 5.7-liter V8 engine,  four-corner air suspension, wireless charging pad, and premium leather bucket seats. The highest trim level for the RAM 1500 is the all-new TRX, which has a head-up display, reverse steering control, and RamBox cargo storage. 

What are some of the safety features?

RAM is dedicated to keeping you safe both on and off the road, so the RAM 1500 provides you with all the latest safety systems. Available is an Adaptive Cruise Control System, which helps the RAM maintain a set distance between the driver and the traffic in front of it. Also available is a Surround-View Camera System, which provides you with a top-down view of the truck and its surroundings so you can get in and out of tight parking situations. The last safety system we will talk about is the Lane Keeping Assist System, which helps you steer the RAM 1500 back into its lane if it happens to drift.

Get the all-new RAM 1500 at Shively Motors of Shippensburg

The 2021 version of the RAM seeks to be the best yet as it comes with all the powerful engines you would expect, plus seven trim levels with some of the best features we have seen on a pickup. We know you want to take a test drive of this amazing pickup, so head down to Shively Motors of Shippensburg and schedule a test drive with our wonderful sales team. If you like the 2021 RAM 1500, be sure to check out our finance department, where we will help you get the best deal possible. If you can't make it down to the dealership, be sure to check out our full RAM 1500 inventory here on our website.

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