The forthcoming 2021 Ram HD is spied testing, and from the first images, we can see that some improvements will happen. The race for the best heavy-duty truck lineup will start, and 2021 Ram HD is ready to show its power through attractive design and great lines of engines. At first glance, Ram HD looks bolder, and the manufacturer will use a more aggressive approach thanks to the newly installed grille.
Also, the interior will get various updates, and upcoming HD models will introduce a new Premium audio system, an all-around view camera, and a more prominent 12-inch reconfigurable touchscreen display with split-screen capability.
2021 Ram HD Exterior Upgrades
According to the latest spy shots, the approaching Ram’s heavy-duty models will get minimal exterior updates. Moreover, some refreshments will happen in terms of styling and this model will be stronger and more aggressive. Also, thanks to the spy images, we can see through camouflage different grille shape and all-new headlights.
Furthermore, the manufacturer will introduce a new super-sized grille that looks bolder. On the back, some refreshments will also happen and we can see a new taillights system that is wider and visually better than before.
Premium Audio System and All-Around View Camera Included
The new 2021 Ram HD will get a completely new interior. The manufacturer will add more features and the cabin will be more comfortable. The reason for a complete restyling is the release of the new Ford Ranger model. Furthermore, the manufacturer will try to stay competitive and it will continue to compete with the strongest pickups in this segment.
The base model will be offered with more quality materials, and as standard, it includes 750-watt Harman Kardon audio system with 17 speakers, a 360-degree surround-view camera, and the new 12-inch reconfigurable touchscreen display with split-screen capability. As you can see, most of the features will be implanted from the popular Ram 1500 model.
2021 Ram HD Powertrain Specs
The 2021 Ram HD in the engine department will be unchanged. From some reports, the Ram’s heavy-duty lineup will deploy the same engines as the previous model. So, we can expect both gasoline and diesel powertrain options. The first gasoline engine that powers this pickup truck is a mighty 5.7-liter V8 engine that provides incredible 385 horses and 400 lb-ft of torque. The optional engine is still a 6.4-liter Hemi V8 that produces 410 hp and 430 lb-ft of torque.
However, diesel powertrain will be once more highlight of the offer. This engine consists of a 6.7-liter Cummins V8 that can produce around 400 hp. On the other hand, the torque of this model is highly rated with a little less than 950 lb-ft.
Thanks to this strong engine, Ram HD can tow over 35,000 pounds. However, gasoline engines are also well-rated but not high as diesel. Both gasoline models provide 14,000 pounds of towing capacity. Like before, all the engines above will be paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission.
2021 Ram HD Price and Arrival
The upcoming Ram’s heavy-duty lineup will get some small improvements and we assume that price will be slightly higher than before. The current Ram 2500 Tradesman regular cab 4×2 starts at $32,000, and from some rumors, the new pickup will cost $2000 more or $34,000.
On the other hand, the Ram 3500 Limited Mega Cab 4×4 with 12-inch Uconnect 4C touchscreen comes will almost reach a $68,000 mark. All models can be expected to hit markets in the second half of 2020.