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2022 Ram 1500 New Features and Engine Specs


The current generation of the Ram 1500 is objectively one of the most well-reviewed, successful full-size pickup trucks ever built. Not only has it been named Best Full-Size Pickup in Canada for 2021 by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada, but it is also the reigning Truck of the Year (for the last three years) from MotorTrend magazine in the United States. Since the truck arrived at the showroom a few weeks ago, Southside Dodge customers have been asking about the engine specs and new features for the 2022 Ram 1500. A couple of Southside Dodge product experts put together this brief guide as to what the truck has to offer. Let’s see what they found.


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What is new for the 2022 Ram 1500?


Southside Dodge customers who enjoy getting off  the beaten path and exploring the outdoors will want to ask one of our product experts about the BackCountry package. The new accessory package can be added to the 2022 Ram 1500 Big Horn model.

“We’re constantly expanding and exploring new ideas to meet the needs and fuel the imagination of our passionate customers while offering the segment’s best combination of performance, capability and technology,” Mike Koval Jr., Ram Brand Chief Executive Officer – Stellantis, said in a press release. “Ram 1500 BackCountry will resonate positively with customers who live an active lifestyle, and this is the latest example of how Ram trucks deliver features and durability that will continue to win over more and more buyers.”




Ram 1500 BackCountry Package Features


A 2022 Ram 1500 equipped with the BackCountry features will present buyers with a noticeably different set of features that will help it stand out from the rest of the new Ram 1500 lineup. The BackCountry package includes:


  • 18-inch black wheels
  • Black two-tone exterior paint colours
  • Black badging and other accessories
  • Body-colour-matching grille surround


2022 Ram 1500 Performance Specs


The 2022 Ram 1500 is available in several trim grades and with four engine options:


  • 3.6-litre, V-6 with eTorque, making 305 horsepower and 269 pound-feet of torque.
  • 3.0-litre, EcoDiesel V-6, making 260 horsepower and 480 pound-feet of torque.
  • 5.7-litre, HEMI V-8, making 395 horsepower and 410 pound-feet of torque.
  • Supercharged 6.2-litre, HEMI V-8, making 702 horsepower and 650 pound-feet of torque.


Also, there is a version of the 5.7-litre engine equipped with the Ram eTorque mild hybrid system.


If you like what you have read so far, start the ordering process for the 2022 Ram 1500, today, when you make an appointment with a Southside Dodge product expert.

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