Can you talk about the 2022 Ram 1500 engine and drivetrain?
Absolutely! The 2022 Ram 1500 comes standard with a 3.6L V6 engine, while three others are available. The standard V6 offers 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. It also offers surprising fuel economy with eTorque mild-hybrid technology. Standard on the Limited trim, while optional to the entire lineup, is a 5.7L V8 engine that pushes out 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque, providing 11,610 pounds of towing capacity. The eTorque system is available for the V8 engine to boost the towing capacity up to 12,750 pounds and enhance fuel economy. Drivers can also opt for a 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 with 260 horsepower and 480 lb-ft of torque to haul up to 12,560 pounds. Lastly, the TRX is returning for its sophomore year, offering 702 horsepower, 650 lb-ft of torque, and a 4.5-second 0-60 time with a supercharged 6.2L V8 engine! The V6, 5.7L V8, and EcoDiesel engines are mated to a TorqueFlite 8-speed automatic transmission that powers the front wheels, while all trim levels are available with 4×4. The TRX employs a high-torque enabled 8-speed automatic and features standard 4×4.
2022 Ram 1500 technology features
While the Ram 1500’s engine lineup is sure to please, Ram didn’t forget about technology. In fact, the 2022 Ram 1500 is the most technologically advanced one yet! An 8.4-inch Uconnect 5 infotainment touchscreen comes standard on the Big Horn and all following trims. In addition to four times faster-operating speeds, Uconnect 5 adds features such as Amazon Alexa virtual assistant capability with home-to-car functionality. This allows you to continue a to-do list, play music, check the weather, and more. In addition, the home-to-car function lets you lock, unlock, and start the Ram 1500 using your in-home Alexa device. Wireless Apple CarPlay/Android Auto is also included, seamlessly integrating your smartphone to the truck’s touchscreen without fumbling with a charging cord. Other Uconnect 5 features include five user profiles, voice-activated navigation with over-the-air traffic updates, Bluetooth for up to two devices, and a 4G LTE WiFi hotspot. For safety tech, the Ram 1500 is eligible for the Advanced Safety Group, which adds blindspot monitoring with trailer coverage and rear cross-traffic warning, forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning, and adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go.
Are any special editions available?
In addition to the wide selection of new features, four special editions are available for the 2022 Ram 1500. First, Ram has partnered with (RED), pledging $4 million to help fight global health emergencies. The (RAM)RED Edition features red exterior accents to symbolize the partnership. The following special edition is the GT available for the Laramie and Rebel. This offers performance features like a TRX-inspired gear shifter, steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters, a performance hood with hood scoops, cold air intake, and performance exhaust with dual outlets. Third, the Limited 10th Anniversary Edition is also available, adding luxurious features like quilted leather upholstery, Harman-Kardon audio with 19 speakers, a 12-inch touchscreen, and a 7-inch digital driver information display with custom graphics. Lastly, the BackCountry Edition is available for the Ram 1500 Big Horn, which adds all-weather floormats, high-strength steel running boards, all-terrain tires, heavy-duty shocks, skid plates, and an electronic locking rear axle.
Test drive the 2022 Ram 1500 in Madison, OH!
If you’re searching for a new truck that offers impressive capability, plenty of style, and loads of comfort and technology, the Ram 1500 is for you! And if you want to test out the 2022 Ram 1500 in the Madison, OH area, Classic Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram is the place you need to be! Here you can find a selection of 2022 Ram 1500 models in stock and a friendly sales team to help you find the perfect one! We hope to see you soon!