Difference between RAM 1500 and RAM 1500 Classic

Difference between RAM 1500 and RAM 1500 Classic

If you are considering purchasing a pickup truck, you may have considered the Dodge Ram truck. The Ram 1500 and Ram 1500 Classic are two trucks that have a lot to offer. If you are wondering which Ram is right for you, stop by Eastside Dodge Chrysler and speak to our sales representative for more details. We will assist you with finding the ideal truck. In the meantime, let's take a look at the difference between Ram 1500 and Ram 1500 classic.


Differences Between Ram 1500 and Ram 1500 Classic



The Ram 1500 Classic and the Ram 1500 share some similarities. They both have the same engines, which are:


• 3.6L Pentastar V6 gas engine 305 hp and 269 lb.-ft. of torque
• 5.7L HEMI V8 engine delivers 395 hp and 410 lb.-ft. of torque


There is one difference between these two trucks when it comes to the engine. With the Ram 1500, you have the choice for an additional engine option, which is the 3.0L EcoDiesel V6, which delivers 260 hp and 480 lb.-ft. of torque.


When it comes to the exterior, the Ram 1500 Classic offers drivers three options: Regular, Quad, and Crew, while the Ram 1500 has two options: the Quad and the Crew.


As far as bed configurations, the Ram 1500 Classic will allow drivers to choose from three options. These are:

• A standard 6-ft. 4-in. bed
• A 5-ft. 7-in. bed
• An 8-ft. bed


The Ram 1500 has the first two options but does not have the 8-ft. option. The Ram 1500 weighs less than the Classic due to it having a lighter frame.


Finally, another difference you might notice is the Classic is designed with a more down to earth look. That's kind of where it gets its name -- "Classic" from. It has some simple classic styling like a black grille, black door handles, and optional black front bumper with body-colored rub strip.


Ram 1500 Classic


There are other exterior options that can be added as an appearance packages. Some of the these include:


• Chrome Appearance Group
• Chrome Appearance Group w/Body Color Fascia
• Black Ram 1500 Express Group Package


You'll get vinyl seating unless you want to upgrade to a premium cloth on certain trims.


In addition, the 2021 Ram 1500 Classic delivers standard safety features, such as seatbelt pre-tensions and several airbags. You can also upgrade to a theft-deterrent alarm system.


Discover the innovative Uconnect system technology on the Classic, which allows you to integrate your smart phone.


Ram 1500



You will notice the Ram 1500 has plenty of safety technology features that are ready to assist you in your journeys through town. These include:


• Forward Collision Warning with Active Braking
• LaneSense Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist
• Pedestrian Emergency Braking
• Blind spot monitoring
• 360° surround view camera
• Smart braking technology
• Innovative trailering features


Also, reclining seats, tailgate assist, and a 360 surround view camera are additional features of the Ram 1500 that you can opt for.


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