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Texas Truck Review – 2021 Ram 1500 TRX

Texas Truck Review - 2021 Ram 1500 TRX
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Think a T-rex is a dinosaur. Think again. It is the nickname for the half-ton 2021 Ram 1500 TRX with the Hellcat, 6.2-liter, HEMI®, V8 engine. Now that is big and powerful news. However, even better news is that it is available at your Texas Ram dealership, Ancira Ram. The 2021 TRX 4WD off-road pickup is built to conquer both on-road and off-road habitats. With improved suspension and a stronger frame that increases your off-road experience, you can add packages to customize the TRX and make it a truck that provides comfort and convenience during your work day. Read our Texas truck review, then contact us to get answers to any questions you have.

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Exterior – 2021 Ram 1500 TRX

The exterior of the 2021 TRX has been designed to increase its off-road capabilities. It is eight inches wider wîth a six-inch wider track then the regular 1500. To protect the underbody and other parts on the TRX, a full-length rock rail, five skid plates, powder-coated aluminum running boards, steel bumpers, and a bed-mounted spare-tire carrier are included. To create an 11.8-inch ground clearance, the TRX has 18-inch aluminum or beadlock-capable wheels, traction-focused 35-inch tires, a new raised alternator, and a new raised oil pan. Not only is the raised truck beneficial to off-road travel, but it allows the TRX to travel through up to 32 inçhes of water. With a crew cab and short bed, you can choose a two-tone or all black truck. You can also choose cargo-box lighting. To assist cooling the engine, a functional air intake scoop and a flow-through R-A-M badge are included in the grille. The air flows into the large airbox mounted on the engine. Other exterior features include amber identification lamps, LED Smartbeam Intelligent headlamps, adaptive forward lighting, and dual-exhaust system with five-inch matte-black tips.

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Interior – 2021 Ram 1500 TRX in San Antonio

If the 2021 TRX is going to be your office, you will appreciate the quiet ride provided by the insulation as well as the premium materials and technological features. It offers cloth and vinyl or leather-trimmed seats. The front bucket seats can include a heated driver’s seat. The steering wheel is flat-bottomed with a center instrument panel and aluminum paddle shifters. A carbon fiber and Alcantara® suede steering wheel is also available. A standard gearshift that includes a manual shifting mode is located in the center console. An integrated switch bank that provides a trailer reverse control system as well as six auxillary buttons is also included on the 2021 TRX. With the 2021 TRX, you can turn on the heated driver’s seat or the automatic temperature control to heat or cool your truck using the remote start feature. Since this is your office and work truck, you can add rear under-seat storage. A dual-pane panoramic sunroof can add to the pleasant environment in your truck.

Texas Truck Review - 2021 Ram 1500 TRX's Interior

The TRX also provides customizable performance and off-road pages on the 12-inch touchscreen and digital cluster that lets you change the settings to fit the driving conditions as well as access personal and performance records. To provide you with all the information you need, the touchscreen can be divided allowing multiple apps to be open at the same time. Alternative control of the display information can be accessed with knobs and buttons. A head up display (HUD) that projects information on the windshield is also available on the TRX. In addition, navigation information is available on the 12-inch display. Apple Car Play, Android Auto, and SiriusXM satellite radio can be included on the TRX. A 900-watt 19-speaker Harmon Madden premium sound system is available for your listening pleasure.

Texas Truck Review - 2021 Ram 1500 TRX's Mechanical

Mechanical – Ram 1500 TRX specs in San Antonio

The nitrogen gas-charged Bilstein® shocks are an important part of the off-road capabilities of the Ram 1500 TRX. They monitor the speed, braking, throttle position, and steering angle. With the Bilstein® shocks, the TRX offers dual-valve technology that sends information to the valves to adjust the shocks for the current road or terrain conditions. To further enable the high-speed off-roading, add an independent front suspension, upper and lower control arms, a Dana 60 rear axle, and a rear five-link coil-spring suspension setup.To prevent bottoming out, the TRX includes the ZoneControl® Jounce Cut Off.

Powertrain – 2021 Ram 1500 TRX dealer

In our Texas truck review, the features of the engine are important. As mentioned, Ram provided the TRX with a 702-horsepower, 650 lb-ft of torque, supercharged, 6.2-liter, HEMI®, V8 engine and an eight-speed automatic transmission. So, the TRX has enough power to tow 8,100 pounds and haul 1,310 pounds. Using the launch control and launch assist, the TRX controls the engine RPM for fast acceleration and good traction. With the powerful engine and the off-road capabilities, the TRX needs a large volume of air intake to keep the engine cool. With air flowing through the Ram badge on the grille and the hood scoop, air is pulled into the engine-mounted, 29-liter airbox at a rate of 32.9 liters per minute. The airbox filters out up to four time the debris that other trucks are able to remove and supplies the engine with cool air. In addition, the TRX provides eight drive modes including sport, snow, mud, rock, Baja, and custom. The 2021 TRX also has braided, stainless steel-covered hoses to protect the hoses from damage by pressure, heat, corrosion, and abrasion.

Safety – 2021 Ram 1500 TRX dealer

Since you will be using your Ram 1500 TRX as a work truck, our Texas truck review is covering the safety features. With the TRX, you are surrounded by a reinforced steel frame. It also includes ParkSense and park-assist for the front and rear. It includes a stop alert that shows you anything near your vehicle and applies the brakes, if necessary. A 360-degree view camera provides the view around your truck. The cameras aid with the blind-spot and cross-path detection alerts. The trailer reverse steering control is aided by a camera in the tailgate. The image is displayed on the 12-inch U-connect touchscreen. On the road, adaptive cruise control helps you stay a safe distance from vehicles ahead of you.

If you are looking for a powerful half-ton off-road work truck, then, the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX is the truck for you. Important features of the 2021 TRX are the strong frame, the 702 horsepower engine, and the improved suspension. The payload and the towing capacity of the TRX make it your work partner. The off-road capabilities are improved with the 11.8 inch of ground clearance and reinforced underbody. Packages are also available to add comfort features. To explore and test drive the 2021 1500 TRX, visit our Texas Ram dealership.

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