2021 Ram 3500 Exterior

How Does the 2021 Ram 3500 Fare in Terms of Performance?

Engine Options on the 2021 Ram 3500

One of the US’ longest lasting heavy duty pickup trucks, the 2021 Ram 3500 offers remarkable towing and payload capacities along with efficiency. It features an inky black interior with dark exterior colors and sharp lines. Further, it comes with a range of active and passive safety features. At Glenn Polk Auto Group in Gainesville, TX, we elaborate about the engine options on the 2021 Ram 3500.

What Engines Are Available on the 2021 Ram 3500?

The 2021 Ram 3500 is available with an option of three engines as listed below.

6.7-liter High-Output Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6 Engine

The 6.7-liter High-Output Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6 engine is combined with a fully electronically controlled Aisin six-speed automatic transmission. This engine has an output of 420 hp and a best-in-class torque rating of 1,075 lb.-ft. It has a towing capacity of 37,100 lbs. and a payload capacity of 6,570 lbs. The engine is updated for greater durability and lesser noise and vibration.

6.7-liter Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6 Engine

The 6.7-liter Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6 engine has an output of 370 hp and a torque rating of 850 lb.-ft. This engine features a towing capacity of 22,670 lbs. and a maximum payload capacity of 6,840 lbs. Further, it is combined with a six-speed automatic electronically controlled transmission with gear ratios that ensure optimum fuel efficiency.

6.4-liter HEMI® V8 Engine

The 6.4-liter HEMI® V8 engine is standard on the 2021 Ram 3500. It delivers an output of 410 hp and a torque rating of 429 lb.-ft. It has a towing capacity of 18,210 lbs. and a maximum payload capacity of 7,680 lbs.

2021 Ram 3500 Smart Towing Feature
2021 Ram 3500 Interior Display

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Smart Towing Features on the 2021 Ram 3500

The 2021 Ram 3500 is equipped with a 360º Surround View Camera and a Trailer Reverse Guidance View, which uses five cameras, that provide a comprehensive view of the vehicle’s surroundings. This is useful when you’re aligning your pickup truck with a trailer. The Trailer Tire Pressure Monitoring system provides live pressure readings for up to four trailers and up to 12 tires per trailer.

It can be a difficult proposition to hook your trailer. The Auto-Level Rear Air Suspension features a Bed Lowering Mode that gets the rear suspension to its lowest level, making it easy to hook the trailer. 

Are you interested in learning more about the engine options on the 2021 Ram 3500? Visit us at Glenn Polk Auto Group in Gainesville, TX, or schedule a test drive today! If you’re looking for a used truck, the Glenn Polk Auto Group offers a large inventory for sale at an affordable price!