The front and side view of a white 2021 RAM 1500 parked during sunset.

Does the 2021 Ram 1500 Have a Tailgate Lock?

Do all the 2021 RAM 1500 trims come with a tailgate lock?

The RAM 1500 is one good-looking and powerful workhorse, and there is no denying that. With impressive performance figures, capabilities, and features, 1500 can get work done. One of the major functionalities of a pickup truck is its cargo bed and towing capabilities. Loading goods into the truck is one thing and keeping them secure is another. That said, does the 2021 RAM 1500 have a tailgate lock? Let’s find out.

The 2021 RAM 1500 is available in eight configurations – Tradesman®, Tradesman HFE, Big Horn®, Laramie®, Rebel®, Limited Longhorn™, Limited, and TRX. The price varies from $32,795 MSRP for the base Tradesman® trim and goes up to $70,425 MSRP for the top-end TRX trim. Interested in the 2021 RAM 1500? Contact us today to experience it in person.

[ Know more: 11 Exterior paint color options are available when buying a new 2021 Ram 1500 pickup truck ]

Does RAM offer a tailgate lock for the 2021 RAM 1500?

All the trims of the RAM 1500 come with a Locking and Dampened Tailgate. While the lower trims come with the conventional tailgate as standard, the higher trims can be spec’d out with RAM’s Multi-Function Tailgate. Locking tailgates are essential for the safety of the goods being carried and make a difference when carrying goods over long distances. To ensure more protection and security, opting for the Tr-Fold Tonneau Cover available for all the trims, is the right way to go.

2021 RAM 1500 Rear View with the Tailgate Door Opened
2021 RAM 1500 Front Left-Quarter View parked on a field with cattle in the background

More about the Multi-Function Tailgate offered for the RAM 1500

Keeping in line with their desire to evolve, RAM has strived to offer rugged and capable vehicles along with intriguing and thought-provoking features that will make a difference in their customer’s lives. One of those intriguing features is RAM’s Multi-Function Tailgate. The Multi-Function Tailgate is equipped with 60/40 split swing-away doors that can be swung open, which results in the ease of loading and unloading items without having to reaching for or sliding over, as you would do on a traditional tailgate. The split doors can be opened individually and up to an angle of 88 degrees, giving you the flexibility required to access the bed. A maximum loading weight of 2,000 pounds means that the multi-function tailgate can take on any challenge.

[ Know more: 2021 Ram 1500 is available with your choice of 5 available engine options ]

Have an eye on the 2021 RAM 1500? Well, we at Palmen Motors can help you out. Check out our online inventory to see our current selection of new RAM 1500 models. You can also contact us to schedule a test drive or for any other queries.