2021 RAM 1500 test drive and review at Bessette Automobiles in Cowansville
Of all the full-size trucks on the market, no one can deny that the colossal stature, rugged looks and stance of the 2021 RAM 1500 truck stand out from the crowd. With its imposing grille flanked by the big letters RAM, its rocker panels and its black wheel arches and its domed bonnet, we know that we are dealing with a tireless workhorse. In addition, as every year, the AJAC (Automobile Journalists Association of Canada) presents its list of winning vehicles in all categories, and in 2021, the title of Best Truck 2021 goes to the RAM 1500, and for a 3rd year in a row, Motortrend magazine awarded him the title of Truck of the Year .
If you shop in this category, it is true that the variety can be difficult, with so many options on the menu, it is easy to get lost. Nevertheless, to help you make an informed choice, we present to you a test drive of the RAM 1500 and to do so, we have opted for the Limited version , which starts at a little over $ 72,000, but that gives you skills to match every dollar you spend.
A super competent engine
Located between the Limited Longhorn trims and the demonic TRX, this 2021 RAM 1500 comes standard with the famous 5.7-liter HEMI V8 engine with an output of 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque, which mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission. While traveling the streets of Cowansville and St-Jean, this RAM truck enchanted us with its agility, surprisingly enough for such an imposing vehicle, and we never felt its weight, which nevertheless borders on 2 tons. In fact, its acceleration is pretty amazing and it behaves more like an SUV than a truck in terms of driving dynamics. In short, this truck is a real charm to drive, no matter where you are.
An interior just like a living room
Obviously, who says RAM also means plush interior. Spacious as you wish, with a ton of storage here and there, great amenities, superb decor with wood trim, real wood please, supple leather that smells so good, a few touches of metal, bucket seats in light gray color with blue inserts and contrasting seams, ultra comfortable, very good quality and magnificent, heated and ventilated, a high driving position and more than adequate windows, finally, we will never tire of this environment and Throwing in the miles has never been so enjoyable.
In the middle of the dashboard reigns a large 12-inch screen whose Uconnect 4C NAV multimedia center is disconcertingly easy to use, unlike other systems, and we have access to a host of gadgets to stay connected or listen to your favorite music, like Sirius XM Satellite Radio, Wireless Charging Pad, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Bluetooth. Also, with the 2-zone automatic climate control, the countless adjustments for the seat, lumbar support, the audio system and its dozen speakers and subwoofer, you will want to multiply the reasons to go out, just for the sake of it. take a walk and enjoy this big luxury to spoil yourself.
And for workers who have to use their pickup as a work tool, you will not only be spoiled, you will be thrilled! Parking in narrow streets or in the ever-too-small spaces of shopping centers, for example, will be done by shouting with the Park-Sense front and rear parking assistance system, the remote opening of the tailgate, the running boards. electric, the multifunction tailgate that allows you to open it as an ordinary tailgate vertically or as a door on the side, super practical if a trailer is attached to your pickup, and the famous RamBox storage system where you can hide tools, among other things, protected from bad weather and prying eyes. With the crew cab and 6.4-inch body, which our test model was equipped with,
In short, come and try the RAM 1500 2021 at Bessette Automobiles in Cowansville
If we summarize, the RAM 1500 2021 is a force of nature, coupled with a cozy and ultra comfortable side and every moment spent in your pickup will make you wonder how you could have done without it for so long. It not only gives you exceptional skills, but also remarkable handling and an environment as efficient as it is comfortable. So don't delay and come and choose yours today at Bessette Automobiles in Cowansville in Montérégie , near Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu.