The approaching 2021 Ram 1500 Diesel is ready to compete with the latest Ford F-150 and Chevy Silverado 1500. This perfectly crafted pickup truck will get numerous refreshments for the following year. We must mention that Ram 1500 is the company’s best-selling pickup truck. Because of that, the new Ram 1500 will undergo further design changes that will include some refreshments outside and various updates inside.
On top of that, the newest Ram 1500 is getting a lighter platform and finally a hybrid powertrain. Moreover, diesel powertrains are still incredibly popular, but most of the manufacturers nowadays switching to hybrids and electric engines to preserve the environment.
2021 Ram 1500 Diesel Exterior Facelift
The upcoming 2021 Ram 1500 Diesel will get a couple of updates here and there. Most of the design will remain the same as on the gasoline model. The new Ram 1500, as we already wrote last months, will be refreshed and it will get a lighter frame that will affect aerodynamics. So, according to FCA, the new model will be around 220 pounds lighter than before. Thanks to that, the aerodynamics.
Iconic crosshair grille is gone and is no longer available. The manufacturer used the new six-sided grille that looks incredible and we must be honest bolder than before. The same headlight system is present and is powered with LED lights. On the back, there are reshaped LED taillights that provide more visibility.
The cabin of the 2021 Ram 1500 Diesel will be modern and upscale. Like the base model, the new Diesel will also get numerous upgrades. We must mention that the diesel version and gasoline variant offers the same arrangments inside. Ram’s half-ton pickup truck provides more comfort and more luxury than before.
There will be plenty of customizations inside and a few trims to choose. The base trim level comes with even more features than before. The standard equipment includes an 8-inch touchscreen, cloth upholstery, and plenty of high-tech. However, real luxury is starting on the upper trims. The buyers can get optionally leather seats, larger displays, and new safety aids.
According to Ram manufacturer, the new 1500 Diesel will be the most powerful pickup truck in this segment. The new half-ton diesel pickup truck will be equipped with a 3.0-liter V6 diesel engine that provides a robust output of 260 horsepower and 480 lb-ft of torque. The torque is improved over 14 percent if we compare it with last year’s model. Also, the horsepower rating is 8 percent better than before.
Thanks to this powerful V6 engine, the 2021 Ram 1500 Diesel has a better towing capacity of 12,560 pounds. The power is sent through an 8-speed automatic transmission and standard front-wheel-drive setup.
2021 Ram 1500 Diesel Price and Release Date
The famous 2021 Ram 1500 Diesel will retain the same look as the base model. According to the latest updates, the new model will be released in the last quarter of the next year. That means 2021 Ram 1500 will be available for purchase at the end of 2020. The price will most likely remain, and the base model will start at $29,000.