2022 Ram 1500 Brings Bold Power to BC

May 24,2022

With more horsepower than ever before, the new 2022 Ram 1500 lineup is one of the toughest trucks in its class. Offering both diesel and gasoline engine options, you can complete light-duty tasks with ease.

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As the best full-size, light-duty pickup in its class, the new 2022 Ram 1500 lineup is available with four different engine options. From gasoline to diesel power, you can find the perfect match to suit your daily driving needs. Available for sale at O'Connor Chrysler in BC, you can take one of these beasts home with you right now.

2022 Ram 1500: 3.6 L Pentastar V6
Standard on the Tradesman and Big Horn trim levels, the 3.6-litre V6 engine from Pentastar is Canada's top-selling motor. It has an estimated fuel economy rated at 13.8 L/100 km (17 mpg) in the city and 9.4 L/100 km (25 mpg) on the highway. That translates to about 11.2 L/100 km (21 mpg) combined. 

Paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission and the eTorque Mild Hybrid System, it delivers 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque. You can choose between 4x2 or 4x4 drivetrains, and the maximum towing limit for both is 3,496 and 3,383 kg (7,710 and 7,460 lbs), respectively. That is plenty of strength for pulling a boat, trailer, or small RV along for your next adventure in the wild.

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2022 Ram 1500: 5.7 L HEMI V8
The 2022 Ram 1500 Sport, Rebel, Laramie, Limited Longhorn, and Limited are also strapped with the 5.7-litre HEMI V8. You can expect to get 15.7 L/100 km (15 mpg) in the city and 10.7 L/100 km (22 mpg) on the highway. That comes out to a combined fuel efficiency of 13.1 L/100 km (18 mpg).

Coupled with the same 8-speed automatic transmission, it pushes out 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque. If you get the GT Package, it will also be partnered with the aforementioned eTorque Mild Hybrid System. As for hauling, the 4x2 version can pull 5,783 kg (12,750 lbs), and the 4x4 model can manage 5,175 kg (11,410 lbs). That is the highest towing rating in the present lineup.

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2022 Ram 1500: 3.0 L EcoDisel V6
If you prefer an alternative to gasoline, then the 3.0-litre EcoDiesel V6 is a fantastic solution. It gets approximately 10.7 L/100 km (22 mpg) in the city and 7.4 L/100 km (32 mpg) on the highway. This makes for a combined total of 8.7 L/100 km (27 mpg).

Mated with the same 8-speed automatic transmission and your choice of drivetrain, it generates 260 hp and 480 lb-ft of torque. The 4x2 offers one of the highest towing capacities, estimated at 5,696 kg (12,560 lbs). Meanwhile, the 4x4 can transport a trailer weighing up to 4,472 kg (9,860 lbs). Keep in mind that this motor is only available on the Rebel, Laramie, Limited Longhorn, and Limited trim levels.

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2022 Ram 1500: 6.2 L HEMI V8
Finally, the top-of-the-line 2022 Ram 1500 TRX is moved by the supercharged 6.2-litre HEMI V8. Since it is so robust, the fuel economy is rated at 23.5 L/100 km (10 mpg) in the city and 16.8 L/100 km (14 mpg) on the highway. That still translates to 19.6 L/100 km (12 mpg) Combined, however, and assures maximum fun away from the pump.. 

While it still has an 8-speed automatic transmission, this version comes with full manual control. Coupled with the 4x4 drivetrain, it produces a staggering 702 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque. The maximum hauling limit is 3,673 kg (8,100 lbs), and it offers six selectable modes for enhanced traction over various terrain.

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Find a 2022 Ram 1500 Truck in BC

Would you like to give the 2022 Ram 150 a try in person? Get in touch with our team of friendly agents at O'Connor Chrysler in BC. They will help you find the best model for your needs and schedule a test run.