The year 2021 marks the third year in a row that the Ram 1500 claims MotorTrend's coveted Truck of the Year honor. In 2019, the Ram 1500 claimed the honor. The Ram Heavy Duty and the Ram TRX are the 2020 and 2021 winners, respectively. These honors are no surprise to our staff members here at Champion of Decatur, Inc. in Decatur, AL. We've been huge fans of what Ram can offer and want all drivers to see what make these models so special! We pretty much love all of its stellar capability, safety and tech features. Come find a new Ram 1500 today and we can make your shopping experience much more special.

The Ram 1500 is the brand's bread and butter, a muscular light-duty pickup that excels at residential and light commercial use throughout Athens, AL. It comes in six iconic trims:

  • Tradesman
  • Big Horn
  • Laramie
  • Rebel
  • Limited Longhorn
  • Limited

Choose between eight or more exterior colors, 4x2 or 4x4 drivetrain options, a 5-foot-7-inch crew cab box or a 6-foot-4-inch crew cab box. Built to deliver power for the long haul, the Ram 1500 has a max towing capacity of 12,750 pounds when properly equipped. Its payload capacity is 2,320 pounds. These impressive numbers are the result of a standout engine lineup:

  • 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 engine that will create 480 lb.-ft. of torque to make towing and hauling much easier
  • 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine with eTorque that creates 305 horsepower
  • 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine with eTorque that cranks out 395 horsepower and runs a bit more efficiently
  • 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine that also makes 395 horsepower
  • 6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8 that makes an earth-shattering 702 horsepower

Enjoy Plenty of Modern Features and Technologies

When you dig into this remarkable selection of new trucks you are going to love that we are ready to help you choose a truck that can of-course bring you plenty of performance, but also tons of modern technology and features for drivers around Huntsville, AL!

Enjoy different features and technologies like:

  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Active Braking
  • Adaptive Forward Lighting System (lights turn up to 15 degrees, casting light around bends in the road)
  • Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist
  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • ParkSense® Front and Rear Park Assist
  • Uconnect® Infotainment platform
  • Center, in-dash 12-inch infotainment touchscreen
  • Smartphone integration with Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™
  • SiriusXM® satellite radio
  • 19-Speaker Harman Kardon Premium Audio System

Ram 1500 TRX: 2021 MotorTrend Truck of the Year

The 2020 Ram 1500 TRX is in a class by itself. Its off-road specific truck that is incredibly powerful and exciting to drive. Roughly 8 inches wider than the regular Ram 1500, the Ram 1500 TRX is powered by the Supercharged 6.2L HEMI® V8 engine. When equipped optimally, the Ram 1500 TRX gets to 60 MPH in 3.7 seconds with ease. It has an 8,100-pound max towing capacity and a 1,130 max payload capacity. The EPA estimated fuel economy is 14/18 MPG city/highway.

Despite its attention to fuel economy, the Ram 1500 TRX was built to burn rubber. It has unique features intended specifically for travel at high speeds over rough terrain. Its Launch Control with Launch Assist feature is the first for a Ram truck. The feature optimizes engine RPM and monitors wheel slip to ensure the fastest acceleration.

A flat-bottom steering wheel paired with shift paddles give the Ram 1500 TRX cockpit a race car look and feel. Shift paddles preserve the seamless, precise shifting of an eight-speed automatic transmission, but offer the tactile feel of hands-on manual shifting. Selectable drive modes let you tweak the 2020 Ram 1500 TRX engine and drivetrain for enhanced traction, wheel torque and control on roads throughout Madison, AL and Huntsville, AL! The drive modes you can enjoy are:

  • Sport
  • Snow Mode
  • Custom Mode
  • Mud/Sand Mode
  • Rock Mode
  • Baja Mode

Come over to Champion of Decatur, Inc. today and see first-hand what will make this truck so special! See you soon!

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