Introducing the 2022 Ram 1500 BackCountry Edition

Introducing the 2022 Ram 1500 BackCountry Edition

At the Chicago Auto Show, Ram unveiled the 2022 Ram 1500 BackCounty Edition. The BackCountry Edition will embody Ram's accomplishments in providing off-road capable trucks. The Ram 1500 BackCountry perfectly balances comfort, capability, and convenience for truck owners to enjoy their ride from the downtown streets to the off-road trails. Here at Pearson Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, our goal is to keep our customers well-educated on the brands that we sell. With that being said, below, you can learn more about the 2022 Ram 1500 BackCountry Edition and everything it has to offer!

What makes the Ram 1500 BackCountry so capable?

The name BackCountry wasn't handed out; it was earned. The Ram 1500 BackCountry features the 4x4 Off-Road Group. This provides drivers with an off-road-tuned suspension system, integrated front tow hooks, all-terrain tires, hill-descent control, and an electronic locking rear differential. The 4x4 Off-Road Group also offers skid plate protection for the fuel tank, power steering fluid tank, front suspension, and transfer case. The BackCountry Edition also features the Bed Utility Group which features cargo bed lighting, a bed extender deployable side step, spray-on bedliner, and adjustable tie-downs.

What powers the Ram 1500 BackCountry Edition?

Two engines are available for the 2022 BackCountry Edition. Standard is a 5.7L V8 engine that provides 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque. Also available is the 5.7L V8 with eTorque mild-hybrid technology. This provides better fuel economy and up to 130 lb-ft of extra torque. Both engines are mated to the trusted TorqueFlite 8-speed automatic transmission for smooth torque distribution and seamless shifting. Lastly, the Ram 1500 BackCountry comes standard with a 4x4 drivetrain.

What design features are found on the BackCountry Edition?

Ram is known for making some of the automotive world's most capable and dependable trucks. But the level of capability that Ram trucks provide never sacrifice style. The BackCountry makes a bold statement with its black exterior accents on the badges. It also features 18-inch black alloy wheels, black lower cladding for a two-tone exterior, black side mirrors, black headlight bezels, black running boards, and black exhaust tips. This particular truck also comes standard with a body-colored tonneau cover and grille.

Get a Ram 1500 BackCountry Edition in Richmond VA

The 2022  Ram 1500 BackCountry will begin to roll into showrooms in the Fall of 2021. So if you're in the Richmond, VA area and want to put a Ram 1500 BackCountry in your driveway, then we invite you to get in touch with the friendly sales team here at Pearson Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. You can visit us in-store or contact us by phone or right here on our website. We hope to hear from you soon!

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