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The 2021 Ram 1500 Classic SLT vs 2021 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Double Cab 6M SB: Which Has Better Fuel Economy in Calgary?

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(Posted on May 15, 2021 at 10:01AM by Josh Lew)
<a href="https://renfrewchrysler.com/inventory#/?&orderBy=5&asc=1&t=0&filter=[New%2CRAM%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C]"><img src="/images/upload/May_2021/ram_classic_SLT.png"alt="Side view of black 2021 RAM SLT Classic 1500"/></a>The 2021 Ram 1500 Classic SLT and the 2021 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Double Cab 6M SB have similar engines (3.6L and 3.5L V6s, respectively). However, their powertrains possess different components and designs, so performance ratios vary - especially when it comes to fuel economy. 

Which truck offers better value at the pump? Let's compare the new 1500 Classic SLT with the Tacoma 4x4 Double Cab 6M SB. 

2021 Ram 1500 Classic SLT: Economy Outputs  

Engine
: 3.6L Pentastar V6
Fuel Economy (Highway): 9.6 L/100 km
Tank Capacity: 99L
Drive Type: 4X2/4X4

2021 Toyota Tacoma 6M SB: Economy Outputs

Engine
: 3.5L DOHC V6
Fuel Economy (Highway): 11.4 L/100 km
Tank Capacity: 80L
Drive Type: 4X4
 
The 2021 Ram 1500 Classic SLT is thriftier on the highway than its Tacoma rival and boasts a Combined economy rating of 11.9 L/100 km. Its shiftable 4x4 system includes an axle disconnect feature, which is helpful for improving fuel efficiency; and its more expansive tank bolster overall capability. Even with its gas-sipping engine, however, this pickup can tow up to 4,813 kg and deliver a maximum payload of 875 kg. No compromise is needed. 

Contact our Calgary dealership today to learn more about the 2021 Ram 1500 Classic SLT.

The 2021 Ram 1500 Classic Express vs Toyota Tacoma Double Cab 6A: Which Is Better for Towing in Calgary?

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(Posted on May 13, 2021 at 12:00PM by Josh Lew)
<a href="https://renfrewchrysler.com/inventory#/?&orderBy=5&asc=1&t=0&filter=[New%2CRAM%2C%2C2021%2C%2C%2C%2C2021%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C]"><img src="/images/upload/May_2021/2021_ram_1500_classic_towing.jpg"alt="2021 Ram 1500 Classic pulling a boat near a body of water"/></a>The 2021 Ram 1500 Classic Express and the 2021 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab 6A are hauling-oriented pick-ups. While both trucks are suitable for moving everyday cargo, one stands out when it comes to overall capability.

Let's examine the new ram Classic Express and its main competitor (the Tacoma Double Cab 6A) to see which offers superior performance - both on the road and at the pump.

2021 Ram 1500 Classic Express: Performance Specs

Engine
: 3.6L Pentastar V6
Transmission: 8-Speed Automatic 
Towing Capacity: 4,813-kg 
Fuel Economy (Highway): 9.6 L/100 km
Drive Type: 4x4

2021 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab 6A: Performance Specs

Engine
: 3.5L DOHC V6 
Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic 
Towing Capacity: 2,948-kg 
Fuel Economy (Highway): 10.5 L/100 km
Drive Type: 4x4

The 2021 Ram 1500 Classic Express is better in virtually all towing-related departments. It can accommodate up to 875 kg in its pickup bed, and it has plenty of features to complement its engine. For example, the class-exclusive multi-link coil spring rear suspension with heavy-duty shock absorbers helps the driver retain control when carrying a heavy haul - ensuring a smooth ride on even the roughest roads.

Contact our dealership today to learn more about the 2021 Ram 1500 Classic Express’s towing capabilities.

2021 Ram 1500 Night Edition vs Toyota Tacoma Double Cab 6A: Which Has a More Attractive Exterior in Calgary?

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(Posted on May 13, 2021 at 07:22AM by Josh Lew)
<a href="https://renfrewchrysler.com/inventory#/?&orderBy=5&asc=1&t=0&filter=[New%2CRAM%2C%2C2021%2C%2C%2C%2C2021%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C]"><img src="/images/upload/May_2021/2021_ram_1500_classic_night_edition.jpg"alt="2021 Ram 1500 Classic Night Edition with headlamps on in front of a bridge"/></a>The 2021 Ram 1500 Classic Night Edition and the Toyota Tacoma Double Cab 6A are work-oriented pickup trucks, intended to help Alberta drivers achieve total payload domination. While they are both capable haulers, only one has the good looks to serve as your transport for an evening on the town - transitioning from work to play with ease.

Which truck serves as the perfect complement for some city fun? Let's compare the 1500 and the Tacoma. 
 
2021 Ram 1500 Classic Night Edition: Exterior

Wheels
: 20” Gloss Aluminum
Grille: Gloss Black Grille
Lights: Auto-quad halogen headlamps
Colour Range: 9 options
 
2021 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab 6A: Exterior

Wheels
: 16” Steel
Grille: Black Grille
Lights: Halogen
Colour Range: 6 options
 
With its black gloss accents and aggressive styling, the 2021 Ram 1500 Classic Night Edition has a more attractive exterior than the Toyota. Its distinctive cross-hair grille and badging add to its appeal, and the body-coloured fenders and dark mirrors tie the entire look together. This is a striking ride from every angle. 

Contact our Calgary dealership today to see the 2021 Ram 1500 Classic Night Edition’s attractive exterior. You can also schedule a test drive and get behind the wheel to experience the features under the hood.

2021 Ram 1500 Limited Longhorn vs 2021 Ford F-150 Lariat: Which Brings Better Seats to Calgary, AB?

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(Posted on Mar 19, 2021 at 01:03PM by Josh Lew)
2021 ram 1500 for sale in calgary abThe 2021 Ram 1500 Limited Longhorn and 2021 Ford F-150 Lariat are mid-trim pickups offering plenty of functionality and high-end touches that help them stand out above their peers. Which of this pair is better when you compare essential comfort-related features like seating? 
 
2021 Ram 1500

Heating
: Standard front and rear
Upholstery: Full leather
Front Chair Design: High-back bucket 
Driver’s Seat: 12-way power-adjustable with lumbar support
Rear Seat: Reclining bench seat with heating

2021 Ford F-150

Heating
: Standard front
Upholstery: Leather-trimmed
Front Chair Design: 40/20/40 with foldable middle
Driver’s Seat: 10-way power-adjustable
Rear Seat: 40/60 bench with cushions 
 
With full leather bucket chairs and plenty of luxury-level features for the rear row, the 2021 Limited Longhorn wins this comparison. The Ram truck also adds subtle extras, such as four-way adjustable front headrests and ventilated seats, which aren’t flashy but help enhance comfort. 

To see this impressive interior for yourself, contact our Calgary, AB dealership.


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