Wheels & Tires
If you’ve been on the hunt for a pickup truck that’s worthy of your favorite off-road trails near Texarkana, you’ve probably taken an interest in the all-new 2021 RAM TRX (sometimes called the RAM Rebel TRX). This beast churns out 702 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque, but how does it compare to other off-road trucks, like the 2020 Ford Raptor? Landers Dodge Chrysler Jeep RAM compares the TRX vs. Raptor below to illuminate the many areas where the RAM TRX bests the Ford Raptor.
As a new addition to the RAM 1500 lineup, the RAM TRX is equipped with a Supercharged 6.2L HEMI® V8 engine that delivers Best-in-Class horsepower and torque.* “Best-in-Class” should tip you off that the RAM Rebel TRX outperforms the Ford Raptor, but you might be amazed by just how much:
2021 RAM TRX Engine
2020 Ford Raptor Engine
Curious about towing capabilities? Here, the TRX vs. Raptor competition is neck and neck with an 8,100-pound capacity and 8,000-pound capacity, respectively.
The RAM TRX and the Ford Raptor both provide standard 4WD, so you can start conquering local trails as soon as you get behind the wheel. But when you venture off-road, which truck is better built to take on rock crawling and water fording with ease? Compare the TRX vs. Raptor ground clearance, approach angles, and more, below:
When you’re going off-road, tires matter. The RAM Rebel TRX is fitted with a wheel and tire pairing that was designed especially for the TRX by Goodyear! Not only are the tires rated for speeds of up to 118 mph, but they’re also larger than the standard tires for the Ford Raptor. Here is a detailed comparison of the wheel and tire pairings for the TRX vs. Rebel:
In addition to the trail-worthy tires on the 2021 RAM TRX, here are some other TRX-exclusive exterior elements to look out for:
There’s room for friends and family on every Ruston adventure with a 5-passenger capacity in both the RAM TRX and the Ford Raptor. Additionally, both trucks allow you to connect to your smartphone with standard Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration, as well as Bluetooth® wireless connectivity. But while Ford’s SYNC® 3 infotainment system is displayed on a smaller 8-inch touchscreen display in the Raptor, the RAM TRX makes better use of its dash space with Uconnect® displayed on a massive 12-inch touchscreen.
Whether you want the most horsepower and torque offered by a light-duty pickup or superior off-road prowess, the RAM Rebel TRX is the way to go. Contact us to learn how you can secure the keys to a RAM TRX at our dealership near Monroe, and apply for financing online to get a head start on the purchase process. Interested in what other RAM models have to offer you? Check out our detailed guide to the 2021 RAM 1500 trim levels.
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