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2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab

MSRP range: $32,795 - $46,670 Price range reflects Base MSRP for various trim levels, not including options or fees.

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Ford F-150 vs. Ram 1500, Two of the Most Popular Trucks Face Off

The Ford F-Series is not only the most popular pickup truck in the U.S., it is also the most popular vehicle in the nation. So when the newly redesigned 2021 F-150 was released, we just had to see how it stacks up against the Ram 1500, our previous Edmunds Top Rated pickup.

FAQ

Is the Ram 1500 a good car?

The Edmunds experts tested the 2021 1500 both on the road and at the track, giving it a 8.4 out of 10. And then there's safety and reliability. Edmunds has all the latest NHTSA and IIHS crash-test scores, plus industry-leading expert and consumer reviews to help you understand what it's like to own and maintain a Ram 1500. Learn more

What's new in the 2021 Ram 1500?

According to Edmunds’ car experts, here’s what’s new for the 2021 Ram 1500:

  • New TRX version with 702-horsepower V8 engine
  • Newly available head-up display
  • New optional Trailer Reverse Steering Control
  • Part of the fifth Ram 1500 generation introduced in 2019
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Is the Ram 1500 reliable?

To determine whether the Ram 1500 is reliable, read Edmunds' authentic consumer reviews, which come from real owners and reveal what it's like to live with the 1500. Look for specific complaints that keep popping up in the reviews, and be sure to compare the 1500's average consumer rating to that of competing vehicles. Learn more

Is the 2021 Ram 1500 a good car?

There's a lot to consider if you're wondering whether the 2021 Ram 1500 is a good car. Edmunds' expert testing team reviewed the 2021 1500 and gave it a 8.4 out of 10. Safety scores, fuel economy, cargo capacity and feature availability should all be factors in determining whether the 2021 1500 is a good car for you. Learn more

How much should I pay for a 2021 Ram 1500?

The least-expensive 2021 Ram 1500 is the 2021 Ram 1500 Tradesman 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A). Including destination charge, it arrives with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of about $32,795.

Other versions include:

  • Tradesman 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) which starts at $32,795
  • HFE 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) which starts at $34,645
  • Tradesman 4dr Quad Cab 4WD SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) which starts at $36,295
  • Lone Star 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) which starts at $37,290
  • Big Horn 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) which starts at $37,290
  • Lone Star 4dr Quad Cab 4WD SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) which starts at $40,790
  • Big Horn 4dr Quad Cab 4WD SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) which starts at $40,790
  • Laramie 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) which starts at $41,980
  • Laramie 4dr Quad Cab 4WD SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) which starts at $45,480
  • Rebel 4dr Quad Cab 4WD SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) which starts at $46,670
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What are the different models of Ram 1500?

If you're interested in the Ram 1500, the next question is, which 1500 model is right for you? 1500 variants include Tradesman 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A), HFE 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A), Tradesman 4dr Quad Cab 4WD SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A), and Lone Star 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A). For a full list of 1500 models, check out Edmunds’ Features & Specs page. Learn more

More about the 2021 Ram 1500

2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab Overview

The 2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab is offered in the following styles: Big Horn 4dr Quad Cab 4WD SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A), Big Horn 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A), Lone Star 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A), Laramie 4dr Quad Cab 4WD SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A), Lone Star 4dr Quad Cab 4WD SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A), Tradesman 4dr Quad Cab 4WD SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A), Tradesman 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A), Rebel 4dr Quad Cab 4WD SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A), Laramie 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A), and HFE 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A). Ram 1500 Quad Cab models are available with a 3.6 L-liter mild hybrid engine, with output up to 305 hp, depending on engine type. The 2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab comes with four wheel drive, and rear wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed shiftable automatic.

What do people think of the 2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab?

Consumer ratings and reviews are also available for the 2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab and all its trim types. Overall, Edmunds users rate the 2021 1500 Quad Cab 3.2 on a scale of 1 to 5 stars. Edmunds consumer reviews allow users to sift through aggregated consumer reviews to understand what other drivers are saying about any vehicle in our database. Detailed rating breakdowns (including performance, comfort, value, interior, exterior design, build quality, and reliability) are available as well to provide shoppers with a comprehensive understanding of why customers like the 2021 1500 Quad Cab.

Pros

  • Impressively smooth ride
  • Cabin is roomy, quiet and laden with useful storage and tech features
  • Great combo of fuel economy and towing power from available diesel engine
  • Range-topping TRX provides exceptional off-road abilities and performance

Cons

  • Common driver assist features are limited to higher trims

Edmunds Expert Reviews

Edmunds experts have compiled a robust series of ratings and reviews for the 2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab and all model years in our database. Our rich analysis includes expert reviews and recommendations for the 2021 1500 Quad Cab featuring deep dives into trim levels including Big Horn, Lone Star, Laramie, etc. with careful analysis around pricing, features, performance, mpg, safety, interior, and driving and performance. Edmunds also offers expert ratings, road test and performance data, long-term road tests, first-drive reviews, video reviews and more.

Read our full review of the 2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab here.

Our Review Process

This review was written by a member of Edmunds' editorial team of expert car reviewers. Our team drives every car you can buy. We put the vehicles through rigorous testing, evaluating how they drive and comparing them in detail to their competitors.

We're also regular people like you, so we pay attention to all the different ways people use their cars every day. We want to know if there's enough room for our families and our weekend gear and whether or not our favorite drink fits in the cupholder. Our editors want to help you make the best decision on a car that fits your life.

What's a good price for a New 2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab?

2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab Tradesman 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A)

The 2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab Tradesman 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $34,490. The average price paid for a new 2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab Tradesman 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) is trending $3,846 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $3,846 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $30,644.

The average savings for the 2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab Tradesman 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) is 11.2% below the MSRP.

2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab HFE 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A)

The 2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab HFE 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $36,340. The average price paid for a new 2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab HFE 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) is trending $4,100 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $4,100 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $32,240.

The average savings for the 2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab HFE 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) is 11.3% below the MSRP.

2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab Big Horn 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A)

The 2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab Big Horn 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $38,985. The average price paid for a new 2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab Big Horn 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) is trending $3,772 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $3,772 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $35,213.

The average savings for the 2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab Big Horn 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) is 9.7% below the MSRP.

2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab Lone Star 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A)

The 2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab Lone Star 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $38,985. The average price paid for a new 2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab Lone Star 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) is trending $3,772 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $3,772 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $35,213.

The average savings for the 2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab Lone Star 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) is 9.7% below the MSRP.

2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab Laramie 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A)

The 2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab Laramie 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $43,675. The average price paid for a new 2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab Laramie 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) is trending $4,520 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $4,520 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $39,155.

The average savings for the 2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab Laramie 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) is 10.3% below the MSRP.

2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab Rebel 4dr Quad Cab 4WD SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A)

The 2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab Rebel 4dr Quad Cab 4WD SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $48,365. The average price paid for a new 2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab Rebel 4dr Quad Cab 4WD SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) is trending $4,606 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $4,606 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $43,759.

The average savings for the 2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab Rebel 4dr Quad Cab 4WD SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A) is 9.5% below the MSRP.

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Which 2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cabs are available in my area?

2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab Listings and Inventory

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Edmunds has deep data on over 6 million new, used, and certified pre-owned vehicles, including all models of the 2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab and all available trim types: HFE, Laramie, Rebel, etc. Rich, trim-level features & specs and options data tracked for the 2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab include (but are not limited to): MSRP, available incentives and deals, average price paid, warranty information (basic, drivetrain, and maintenance), features (interior and exterior color, upholstery, bluetooth, navigation, cruise control, parking assistance, lane sensing, keyless ignition, satellite radio, folding rears seats,run flat tires, wheel type, tire size, sunroof, etc.), vehicle specifications (engine cylinder count, drivetrain, engine power, torque, engine displacement, transmission), fuel economy and MPG (city, highway, and combined, fuel capacity, range), vehicle dimensions (interior cabin space, vehicle length and width, seating capacity, cargo space). Edmunds also provides tools to allow shopper to compare vehicles to similar models of their choosing by warranty, interior features, exterior features, specifications, vehicle dimensions, consumer rating, edmunds expert review, safety rating, and color.

What is the MPG of a 2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab?

2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab Big Horn 4dr Quad Cab 4WD SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A), 8-speed shiftable automatic, regular unleaded
21 MPG compined MPG,
19 city MPG/24 highway MPG

2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab Big Horn 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A), 8-speed shiftable automatic, regular unleaded
22 MPG compined MPG,
20 city MPG/25 highway MPG

2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab Lone Star 4dr Quad Cab SB (3.6L 6cyl gas/electric mild hybrid 8A), 8-speed shiftable automatic, regular unleaded
22 MPG compined MPG,
20 city MPG/25 highway MPG

EPA Est. MPG21
Transmission8-speed shiftable automatic
Drive Trainfour wheel drive
Displacement3.6 L
Passenger VolumeN/A
Wheelbase140.5 in.
Length228.9 in.
WidthN/A
Height77.7 in.
Curb Weight5001 lbs.

Should I lease or buy a 2021 Ram 1500?

Is it better to lease or buy a car? Ask most people and they'll probably tell you that car buying is the way to go. And from a financial perspective, it's true, provided you're willing to make higher monthly payments, pay off the loan in full and keep the car for a few years. Leasing, on the other hand, can be a less expensive option on a month-to-month basis. It's also good if you're someone who likes to drive a new car every three years or so.

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