2021 Ram 1500 vs 2021 Ram 1500 Classic in Aurora, ON

2021 Ram 1500
2021 Ram 1500 Classic

2021 Ram 1500 vs. 2021 Ram 1500 Classic in Aurora, ON

Ram has long been responsible for the most reliable and capable pickup trucks on the market, and Aurora Chrysler has taken the opportunity to compare two of those popular models in the 2021 Ram 1500 and the 2021 Ram 1500 Classic. If you're based in Aurora, Ontario or any of the nearby areas of Vaughan, Brampton, Toronto, or Mississauga, allow us to help you figure out which of these pickups suits you best.

Get to Know the 2021 Ram Trucks

Regular towers and off-roaders will find a lot to like about both the Ram 1500 and 1500 Classic, as both boast plenty of brawn and capability. That said, each of these pickups may attract two different kinds of towers. The 2021 Ram 1500 strikes an ideal balance between boldness and refinement, and that goes for both its interior and exterior. 

As for the Ram 1500 Classic, this beloved pickup is true to its name without looking dated, as its muscular design and comfortable cabin make it a great throwback that Ram diehards can enjoy to the fullest. These two trucks are known for their many available configurations, and that hasn't changed for their 2021 model year, as drivers can personalize their ride with their choice of numerous trim, cab, and bed options.


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2021 Ram 1500 vs 2021 Ram 1500 Classic

Step into Aurora Chrysler Ram to learn more about the 2021 Ram 1500 vs the Ram 1500 Classic for sale in Aurora, Ontario. Both trucks offer a well-spaced interior cabin for six passengers, though it's limited in cargo space. Besides, the 2021 Ram 1500 Classic has a traditional layout with four doors and seats five passengers comfortably.

The 2021 Ram 1500 Classic comes with a 3.6-litre Pentastar V-6 engine that can produce 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. The 2021 Ram 1500 has a 3.0-litre EcoDiesel V-6 engine to produce 240 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque. As for the transmission, the 2021 Ram 1500 Classic uses an eight-speed TorqueFlite automatic transmission system that can produce 202 horsepower and 235 lb-ft of torque. The 2021 Ram 1500 has a six-speed automated transmission system with the same parameters as other truck versions.

The Ram 1500 Classic and the Ram 1500 offer a fuel capacity of 20-litres. Ram 1500 Classic can go up to 21 L/ 100km in the city and 23 L/ 100km on the highway. However, the Ram 1500 can go up to 19 L/ 100km in the city and 24 L/ 100km on the highway.

2021 Ram 1500 Interior

2021 Ram 1500 Interior

2021 Ram 1500 Exterior

2021 Ram 1500 Capability

Trim Levels

The 2021 Ram 1500 Classic comes in six different trim levels: Sport, Big Horn, Lone Star, Laramie, Rebel and Outdoorsman. The latter three are the top-of-the-line models, while the first three are optimized for off-roading.


The Ram 1500 Classic's cabin has a traditional layout with two front seats and a bench seat in the rear. All models come with six airbags, a rear-view camera, Bluetooth audio streaming, stability control, traction control, and keyless entry functionality. The 2021 Ram 1500 Classic has leather upholstery, ventilated seats and dual-zone climate control, while the top-of-the-line trims come with heated and ventilated seats. The top-of-the-line models also come with a 9-inch display for entertainment using Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

The 2021 Ram 1500's cabin has a similar layout, but it does not have dual-zone climate control or ventilated seats. However, the top-of-the-line trims come with 14 speakers, dual-zone climate control and heated seats, among other features.

2021 Ram 1500 Classic Interior

2021 Ram 1500 Classic Heated Front Seats

2021 Ram 1500 Classic Exterior

2021 Ram 1500 Classic 4-Wheel Drive Options

Engines & Towing Comparison

A great pickup takes the edge off tough jobs and hefty hauls, and rest assured, both the Ram 1500 and 2021 Ram 1500 Classic can oblige. This year's Ram 1500 comes with several different engine options. A standard 3.6-litre V6 packs 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque, while an available 5.7-litre HEMI V8 offering boasts a formidable 395 horsepower. Thrill-seekers and avid off-roaders may also want to meet the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX trim, which boasts a supercharged HEMI V8 with a jaw-dropping 702 horses. An eight-speed automatic transmission comes standard and provides smooth shifting, while an available all-wheel drive system gives the 1500 all-weather capability to go with a refined ride. As for its payload and towing capacity, this Ram truck sets a high bar, hauling up to 2,300 pounds in its flatbed and towing up 12,750.

Like its stablemate, the 2021 1500 Classic offers several robust engines, beginning with a base V6 motor of its own with 305 horsepower. This classic pickup also boasts an available HEMI V8 with close to 400 horses, while a smooth eight-speed automatic transmission pairs with either one of these sturdy motors. Its similarities to the 2021 Ram 1500 don't end there, as this long-running truck also treats its drivers to a ride that's both composed and comforting in equal measure. As the good folks at Ram will tell you, first-rate hardware equals first-rate performance and capability, and the 1500 Classic is nothing if not capable. In addition to an excellent payload of up to 1,930 pounds, this Ram pickup can also tow up to 10,610 pounds.

In short, whatever your towing needs, both the Ram 1500 and 1500 Classic can handle them, and our Aurora Chrysler dealership's financing services can facilitate your purchase of either one of these pickup trucks. Drop us a line for more on how we can help you finance your new Ram today.

Capability Comparison

The 2021 Ram 1500 Classic comes with a standard 3.6-litre V-6 engine for performance, while the only option is an optional 5.7-litre HEMI V-8 engine that produces 395 horsepower and 616 lb-ft. Of torque. Transmission options for the Ram 1500 Classic towing capacity come based on a standard eight-speed automatic transmission system. The control of the engine and transmission comes based on sensors. Ram 1500 comes with an optional six-speed transmission with three modes: tow/haul, Snow/ice, and normal driving conditions.

Design Comparison

Both these pickups know how to leave a lasting impression, just in different ways. Brawny as it may be, the 2021 Ram 1500's exterior is also modern and refined. Between its sleek bodywork and a bold, awe-inspiring grille, this popular truck can turn some heads. On the inside, this Ram pickup boasts excellent ergonomics and plenty of room, which you can optimize with the available Crew Cab configuration. The 2021 1500's comfortable and welcoming cabin also offers available leather trim and ventilated seating, as well as wood accents for those looking to add a touch of luxury to their drive.

The 2021 Ram 1500 Classic's design, by comparison, boasts everything you'd expect of a Ram truck, and we mean that as a compliment. Don't let its name fool you; the 1500 Classic's design is far from outdated, with 17-inch steel wheels, a formidable grille, and a muscular frame combining for a stunning, rugged exterior. Longtime Ram lovers will also be thrilled to know the 1500 Classic's cabin is as practical and comfortable as the 1500's, with your choice of heavy-duty vinyl or cloth seating coming standard. If you crave optimal comfort, the Classic also offers popular amenities like dual-zone automatic climate control and a heated steering wheel.

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The 2021 Ram 1500 and Ram 1500 Classic are among the best new pickup trucks on the market. Their performance on the road is impressive. Contact us at Aurora Chrysler Ram to browse through our new Ram trucks available in our inventory.

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