The 2022 Ram Truck Lineup Has a New Uconnect Infotainment System With Many Appealing Features

There is much to like about the 2022 Ram Truck lineup. The truck models boast high-powered engine options, impressive off-road capabilities, towing prowess, and high-level utility. The 2022 Ram Truck lineup also benefits from an infusion of many appealing technology features, including the new UConnect 5 infotainment system.

What new features are in the 2022 Ram Truck Uconnect 5 infotainment system?

Uconnect 5 infotainment system in a Ram Truck
Ram Uconnect 5 | Ram

The 5th-generation Uconnect infotainment system in the 2022 Ram Truck lineup builds upon the previous version. It has faster performance, a more user-friendly design, many new features, and more customization options. 

With the wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, you can seamlessly integrate the features of your smartphone with the Uconnect infotainment system. Also, with the wireless charger, you can conveniently charge your smartphone while on the road. Additionally, with the dual-phone application, Ram pickup and Ram Commercial fleet drivers can easily share relevant information. 

The Uconnect mobile app provides greater functionality. Via your smartphone, you can use the Uconnect mobile app to remotely perform a variety of functions. This includes such things as unlock and lock the doors, start the truck engine, and receive relevant notifications. The Uconnect mobile app also enables you to get external assistance, help the police locate a stolen vehicle, and notify parents when their child exceeds a set boundary with the truck.

RELATED: The 2022 Ram 1500 Cut Crucial Features to Stay in Production

It’s a breeze to find your destination with the new navigation system in Uconnect 5. Helpful features in the navigation system include turn-by-turn directions, traffic services, and connected services. Also, the new navigation system has new last-mile navigation and maps over the air features. The last-mile navigation feature provides walking instructions for the last mile of your destination. The maps over-the-air feature automatically downloads and installs map updates.

Uconnect 5 has a more advanced voice recognition feature that more closely matches your natural voice in a conversation. It also has an improved ability to pick out your voice when the background noise is very loud, such as when you have the windows rolled down. 

2022 Ram Truck over-the-air updates

Red 2022 Ram 1500 parked in front of a large house
2022 Ram 1500 | Ram

In addition to the maps over-the-air feature, Uconnect 5 offers over-the-air capabilities for updating other truck software, as well as for servicing your truck. Many of the over-the-air updates will be done automatically. Other updates will be performed when taking your truck to get serviced. The over-the-air function also helps with keeping your truck in good working condition. This is accomplished by working in conjunction with the vehicle health report and alert features, as well as the Ram mobile app. 

Customization options for the 2022 Ram Truck Uconnect 5 infotainment system

With the ability to customize Uconnect in many different ways, Ram Truck owners can modify it to suit their individual needs and preferences. You can uniquely adjust the home screen and create up to five different user-profiles and multiple customizable interfaces. Customizable settings include frequently used features, such as towing or payload information, off-road apps, seating position, temperature, and mirror placement.

RELATED: Ram Recalls 212,000 Trucks Over Airbag Blowouts