The 2021 Ram Ram Pickup 1500 Truck comes in only 1 body type: Truck. The Ram Pickup 1500 Truck is available in 8 different trim level options: Tradesman, Big Horn, Lone Star, Laramie, Rebel, Laramie Longhorn, Limited, and TRX. The Tradesman is the base trim level option, while the TRX is the highest, most expensive configuration.

Which Ram Ram Pickup 1500 Trim Level Should I Buy?

Like with most other pickup trucks, you want to first determine your cab and bed configuration. The 2021 Ram 1500 is available with two cab styles (Quad Cab or Crew Cab) and three bed lengths. Some configurations are only available on certain trim levels. There are also four engine configurations: a 3.6-liter V6, a 5.7-liter V8, a diesel turbocharged 3.0-liter V6, and a supercharged 6.2-liter V8. A mild hybrid system is available with Ram’s eTorque system on the 3.6-liter V6 engine setup. The base Tradesman trim level has a starting price of $32,245.

The highest trim level available for the 2021 Ram 1500 is the TRX model, which starts at $69,995. It comes standard with the most powerful engine configuration. It also comes standard with 18-inch all-terrain tires and upgraded brakes. There are plenty of optional packages for more towing capacity, safety features, or comfort amenities.

Our pick for the best 2021 Ram 1500 trim level is the Big Horn model. The Big Horn trim level adds some features like fog lights, a split-folding rear seat, and exterior chrome trim. For a more luxurious trim level, drivers should take a look at the Laramie trim level which adds leather seating, smartphone integration, and a premium audio system.

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In this guide, we will breakdown the differences between each Ram Ram Pickup 1500 Truck configuration and help you determine which trim level to purchase.

What's the Difference Between 2021 Ram Ram Pickup 1500 Trim Levels?

Below is a table comparing some of the major features for the most popular Ram Ram Pickup 1500 Truck trim levels.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best RAM 1500 trim?

Our pick for the best 2021 Ram 1500 trim level is the Big Horn model. The Big Horn trim level adds some features like fog lights, a split-folding rear seat, and exterior chrome trim. For a more luxurious trim level, drivers should take a look at the Laramie trim level which adds leather seating, smartphone integration, and a premium audio system.

What are the different trim levels for a Ram Ram Pickup 1500?

The Ram Ram Pickup 1500 Truck is available in 8 different trim level options: Tradesman, Big Horn, Lone Star, Laramie, Rebel, Laramie Longhorn, Limited, and TRX.

What is the most basic Ram Ram Pickup 1500 model?

The Ram Ram Pickup 1500 Truck Type starts at $32,245. The Tradesman is the base trim level option, while the TRX is the highest, most expensive configuration.

What are similar models to the Ram Ram Pickup 1500 Trim?

Some similar models include the Ford F-150, Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Toyota Tundra, and Nissan Titan.