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2021 RAM 2500 Big Horn Crew Cab 4WD
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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 RAM 2500
Big Horn Crew Cab 4WD
MSRP
$46,125
Invoice
$43,258
Average Price Paid
$43,072
1,623 listings nationwide

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2021 RAM 1500
Big Horn Crew Cab 4WD
MSRP
$43,465
Invoice
$40,994
Average Price Paid
$40,719
4,223 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2021 RAM 2500
Big Horn Crew Cab 4WD
Fair Price
$44,419
Good Price
$42,318
Great Price
$41,116
2021 RAM 1500
Big Horn Crew Cab 4WD
Fair Price
$42,260
Good Price
$39,855
Great Price
$38,480

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 RAM 2500
Big Horn Crew Cab 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$62,612
8 listings nationwide

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2021 RAM 1500
Big Horn Crew Cab 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$49,157
42 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 RAM 2500
Big Horn Crew Cab 4WD
No Expert Reviews
2021 RAM 1500
Big Horn Crew Cab 4WD
Cherise Threewitt Test Drive Review:

Always the bridesmaid but never the bride, the Ram 1500 enters the fray of high-performance off-road vehicles with cocksure confidence. Second place in truck sales last year, Ram earns...

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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 6

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 RAM 2500
Big Horn Crew Cab 4WD
No User Reviews
2021 RAM 1500
Big Horn Crew Cab 4WD
Marklynn writes:
Loved the ride
Power Ranked 2020 Ford F-150 King Ranch SuperCrew 4WD worse.
"Hemi"
Value Ranked 2020 Ford F-150 King Ranch SuperCrew 4WD better.
"Just classy "

Specs

2021 RAM 2500
Big Horn Crew Cab 4WD
2021 RAM 1500
Big Horn Crew Cab 4WD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
4X4
4X4
4X4
4X4
4X4
Fuel Economy, City
--
--
15 MPG
21 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
--
21 MPG
29 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 32 gal 26 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Diesel
Gasoline
Gasoline
Biodiesel
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Power
370 hp @ 2,800 RPM
410 hp @ 5,600 RPM
395 hp @ 5,600 RPM
260 hp @ 3,600 RPM
305 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
850 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
429 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
410 lb-ft @ 3,950 RPM
480 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
269 lb-ft @ 4,175 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
19:1
10:1
10.5:1
16:1
11.3:1
Displacement
6,700 cc
6,400 cc
5,700 cc
3,000 cc
3,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
4.21 in x 4.88 in
4.09 in x 3.72 in
3.92 in x 3.58 in
3.27 in x 3.6 in
3.78 in x 3.27 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 6 seats 6 seats
Front Legroom 40.9 in 40.9 in
Back Legroom 40.2 in 45.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- --
Maximum Payload 3,360 lbs 1,838 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 14,390 lbs 6,460 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 20,000 lbs 11,320 lbs
Exterior
Length 238.8 in 232.9 in
Width 83.5 in 82.1 in
Height 80.2 in 77.6 in
Wheelbase 149 in 144.6 in
Bed Length 76.3 in 67.4 in

Available Options

2021 RAM 2500
Big Horn Crew Cab 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat
  • Black Clearcoat
  • Bright White Clearcoat
  • Case IH Red
  • Construction Yellow
  • Delmonico Red Pearlcoat
  • Detonator Yellow Clearcoat
  • Diamond Black Crystal Pearlcoat
  • Flame Red Clearcoat
  • Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat
  • Hydro Blue Pearlcoat
  • Light Green
  • Maximum Steel Metallic Clearcoat
  • Midnight Blue Pearlcoat
  • National Safety Yellow
  • New Holland Blue
  • Olive Green Pearlcoat
  • Omaha Orange
  • Patriot Blue Pearlcoat
  • RV Match Walnut Brown Metallic Clearcoat
  • School Bus Yellow
  • Timberline Green Pearlcoat
  • Utility Orange
  • Yellow

Option Packages

  • 9 Alpine Speakers W/Subwoofer
  • Radio: Uconnect 12.0 W/Navigation
  • Radio: Uconnect 4 W/8.4" Display
  • Radio: Uconnect 4C Nav W/8.4" Display
  • Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover
  • Engine: 6.7L I6 Cummins Turbo Diesel
  • Chrome Flat Wheel-To-Wheel Side Steps
  • Painted Flat Cab-Length Side Steps
  • Painted Flat Wheel-To-Wheel Side Steps
  • Auto Level Rear Air Suspension
  • Bed Utility Group
  • Blind Spot & Cross Path Detection
  • Chrome Flat Cab-Length Side Steps
  • Level 1 Equipment Group
  • Level 2 Equipment Group
  • Level B Equipment Group
  • Mopar Spray In Bedliner
  • Mopar Trailer Camera Wiring W/No Camera
  • Night Edition
  • Power Sunroof
  • Premium Lighting Group
  • RAMBOX Cargo Management System
  • Ram Telematics
  • Ram Telematics 3-Year Subscription
  • Ram Telematics 5-Year Subscription
  • Safety Group
  • Safety Group B
  • Snow Chief Group
  • Sport Appearance Package
  • Tech Package
  • Towing Technology Group
  • Towing Technology Group B
  • Black, Premium Cloth 40/20/40 Bench Seat
  • Diesel Gray/Black, Premium Cloth 40/20/40 Bench Seat
  • LT Frost Beige/Black, Premium Cloth 40/20/40 Bench Seat
  • Light Mountain Brown/BLK, Premium Cloth 40/20/40 Bench Seat
  • Power Sunroof
  • 5th Wheel/Gooseneck Towing Prep Group
  • Mopar 20K Direct Mount 5th Wheel Hitch
  • Wheels: 18" X 8.0" Polished Aluminum
  • Wheels: 20" X 8.0" Polished Aluminum
2021 RAM 1500
Big Horn Crew Cab 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Anvil Clearcoat
  • Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat
  • Bright White Clearcoat
  • Delmonico Red Pearlcoat
  • Diamond Black Crystal Pearlcoat
  • Flame Red Clearcoat
  • Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat
  • Hydro Blue Pearlcoat
  • Maximum Steel Metallic Clearcoat
  • Olive Green Pearlcoat
  • Patriot Blue Pearlcoat
  • Spitfire Orange Clearcoat
  • Tank Clearcoat

Option Packages

  • Radio: Uconnect 12 W/Navigation
  • Radio: Uconnect 4C Nav W/8.4" Display
  • Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover
  • E-Locker Rear Axle
  • Engine: 3.0L V6 Turbo Diesel Gen 3
  • Engine: 5.7L V8 Hemi MDS VVT
  • Engine: 5.7L V8 Hemi MDS VVT ETORQUE
  • Wheel To Wheel Side Steps
  • 4-Corner Air Suspension
  • 9 Amplified Speakers W/Subwoofer
  • Bed Utility Group
  • Big Horn Level 1 Equipment Group
  • Big Horn Level 2 Equipment Group
  • Blind Spot & Cross Path Detection
  • Built-To-Serve Edition
  • Dual-Pane Panoramic Sunroof
  • E-Locker Rear Axle
  • Level 1 Safety Group
  • Mopar Black Side Steps
  • Mopar Black Tubular Side Steps
  • Mopar Trailer Camera Wiring W/No Camera
  • Multi-Function Tailgate
  • Night Edition
  • North Edition
  • Off Road Group
  • Premium Lighting Group
  • RAMBOX Cargo Management System
  • Ram Telematics
  • Ram Telematics 3-Year Subscription
  • Ram Telematics 5-Year Subscription
  • Sport Appearance Package
  • Technology Group
  • Trailer Tow Group
  • Wheel To Wheel Side Steps
  • Black, Deluxe Cloth Bucket Seats
  • Diesel Gray/Black, Deluxe Cloth Bucket Seats
  • LT Frost Beige/Black, Deluxe Cloth Bucket Seats
  • Light Mountain Brown/BLK, Deluxe Cloth Bucket Seats
  • Wheels: 18" X 8" Premium Paint Cast
  • Wheels: 20" X 9" Aluminum Chrome Clad (WRK)
  • Wheels: 20" x 9" Aluminum Chrome Clad

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