There's no shortage of good quality trucks on the market when it comes to satisfying the wants and needs of a vehicle savvy public. However, for those of you looking for that particular truck, the truck that has it all, the one, the King of the Road, then Dodge has your back: Look no further than the 2022 Ram 1500 TRX. The RAM 1500 TRX is designed for pure performance. This monster will have no problem cruising the highway one minute to exploring a few miles of rough off-road terrain the next. Let's just say you've got 702 horses rumbling under that hood, horses just waiting to burst forth to do your bidding. Make no mistake, this truck is not for the faint-hearted. This truck has been designed and developed for those of you who aren't afraid to push the envelope, explore the world around you, and most of all, sit back and enjoy the ride.
An All-Around Perfect, High Performance Build
With just one look at its 8 inch wide fenders, classic LED lighting, high quality steel frame, and savage grille, you just know that you've come in contact with greatness, a true master of the road. Designed to work with you and your desires, the 2022 RAM TRX 1500 takes your dreams of great road adventures and makes them a reality. Powered by a supercharged 6.2 liter HEMI V8. means you're in charge of an engine with best in class horsepower, providing you with 650 lb-ft of torque. Horsepower comes in at 702 horses, 6,100 RPM, giving you the punch to hit 0 to 60 in 4.5 seconds. Don't forget, this performance vehicle has also been designed to take on some pretty tough terrain. In fact, no mods are necessary. In other words, it's built to take on the off-road terrain right when you drive it off the showroom floor. This truck doesn't mess around, we're talking everything from dirt, sand, hills to rock climbing. But don't take our word for it, all the evidence you'll need can be seen in this video.
All this power needs a healthy airflow in order to function properly. Here, optimal cooling is provided by its huge air box. The TRX's state-of-the-art air induction system takes in 32.9 liters of air/minute. the capability to filter four times the dirt and grime as its closest competitors. Combined fuel economy comes in at 12 MPG with 10 MPG for city travel and 14 MPG for highway. Fuel tank capacity is 33 gallons. This provides you with a driving range of 330 miles and 462 for highway travel. At the time of this writing, this 8 speed automatic, four-wheel drive truck comes with a suggested base price of is $72,390. Superior suspension provided by Bilstein Active Dampening Shocks. The Bilstein Black Hawk e2 system are exclusive to the TRX only with 11.8 inch ground clearance, 13 inch front suspension travel and 14 inch rear suspension travel.
The 2022 RAM TRX 1500 is packed when it comes to top-of-the-line features, including 35 inch Goodyear Wrangler Territory all-terrain tires, made specifically for the TRX. Another cool extra is the flat-bottomed carbon fiber with Alcantara suede detailed steering wheel. Flat-bottomed steering wheels not only look cool and sporty, but also provide more comfort and for some drivers, improve ease of control. As for safety features, back-up camera, ABS, tire pressure monitor, brake assist, stability control and traction control all come standard.
Superior Driver Aid and Infotainment System Technology
When it comes top-of-the-line driving tech, the TRX leaves its competition eating dirt. The 2022 Ram 1500 TRX comes loaded with the best infotainment tech available standard. Included are HD and satellite radio, MP3 player, auxiliary audio input and premium sound system. As for connectivity, you get WiFi Hotspot, Bluetooth connection and smart device integration. Finally, hard disk drive storage for your favored media is standard. The 2022 RAM TRX 1500 comes with an easy to read, 12 inch touch screen display. Known as the Uconnect 5C NAV display, this high-definition touch screen puts you in control of the TRX. Finally, via Dodge's exclusive switch bank, the 2022 RAM 1500 TRX provides you with eight drive modes, plus valet which instructs the 1500 to adapt to your needs as you drive off or on road. When all is said and done, all of these features won't mean much if the driver isn't comfortable. Have no worries, as the 1500 TRX has you covered in the comfort zone. Examples of standard comfort features include A/C power mirrors, climate control, cruise control, keyless entry and remote engine start are there waiting for you.
According to Ram Brand Chief Executive Officer, Mike Koval, Jr. “Ram customers demand even more, and our new models deliver that with a selection of exterior and interior appointments and content for greater personalization,” Which is just what Ram did with its well stocked Ignition Edition version of the TRX. The Ignition Edition 2022 Ram 1500 TRX is all about power, right down to the color. Only offered in brilliant orange, each Ignition Edition comes with the TRX Level 2 Package. known as the TRX Level 2 Equipment Package. This package includes an upgraded floor console, rear window defroster, and heated seating, among others. Also included is driver seat memory wireless charging pad and trailer brake control. If intrigued, then jump on it ASAP, as there will only be 875 of these powerhouses made available for production. As for the price, this special edition of the TRX will set you back around $93,280.
Final Thoughts: Make it Personal
For decades, Dodge MOPARS have ruled the roads. It's an exclusive club, and the 2022 Ram 1500 TRX is a member of that club. Remember, you're dealing with a MOPAR when you own this master of the road, and with MOPAR comes accessories--mean accessories. Accessories such as cooling systems, fenders, wheels and more. By utilizing MOPARS fine line of high quality add-ons, you will soon turn your 2022 RAM TRX 1500 into your very own ride, unique unto you. With all of this and more, it can be said with great confidence, that this truck will serve you for many years to come.
Written by Benjamin Smith
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