The Ram 1500 is getting an all-new trim level, titled Longhorn Southfork, which adds loads more luxury features. The number one ranked full-size pickup truck according to U.S. News & World Report, MotorTrend, CarandDriver, Forbes, and many more will get even better for the 2022 model year. The new Longhorn Southfork enhances the Longhorn trim adding extra comfort, detail, and luxury. It replaced the Limited Longhorn 10th Anniversary in the lineup which hones in on the Texas cowboy aesthetic. The most luxurious pickup truck just added more luxury features.
New Longhorn Southfork features?
For the 2022 model year, a few new features are being added to the Ram 1500 Longhorn Southfork. The all-new Ram 1500 trim adds a multi-function tailgate, deployable bed step, spray-in bed liner, metal pedal kit, and Falken Wildpeak all-terrain tires. LED box lighting, cargo tie-down hooks, and a cargo divider are also included. The Longhorn Southfork trim level is also the only way of getting the exclusive Mountain Brown interior color. You’ll also get bucket seats, suede door bolsters with a leather insert and a laser filigree detail.
Some of these features are extremely simple but add much more convenience to the already best-in-class truck. The multi-function tailgate and deployable bed step are great for those using the truck for work. All-terrain tires give the Ram 1500 that much more offroading capability, and the box lighting and cargo equipment make for the most luxurious storage compartment in a pickup.
What is the Ram multi-function tailgate?
The multi-function tailgate works as any other tailgate would, but even better. The first feature you’ll notice is after pulling the handle it comes down slowly to avoid slamming and damaging itself or other parts of the truck. On top of the slow drop opening, it can also be opened with side hinges as 60/40 doors giving you easy bed access. Getting into the bed with the gate opened to the sides is even easier, because you and whatever cargo you’re carrying don’t have to go over the tailgate. There’s also a small deployable bed step that appears just under the rear bumper. This makes it extremely easy for anyone to step up into the bed. The less climbing, the better.
How much does the Ram 1500 Longhorn Southfork cost?
Since the Ram 1500 is so well-liked and the Longhorn Southfork variant adds even more luxury, you’d expect it to be really expensive. The price of the Longhorn Southfork may surprise you. The model will start at just $61,620 and will go on sale sometime in the fourth quarter of 2021. Compared to the competition, the Ram 1500 Longhorn Southfork comes in priced under the Ford F-150 Limited as well as the GMC Sierra 1500 HD Denali. The leading truck in the segment offers one of its highest trim levels for a more affordable price than its competitors, how could you go wrong?
If the Longhorn Southfork is too much for you, the Ram 1500 Tradesman starts at just $32,795. That’s a few thousand dollars more than both the F-150 and Silverado’s comparable models. Though the Ram 1500 received a 9.9/10 critic’s rating from U.S. News as well as a 9.4 interior rating. The Ram 1500 is a capable pickup truck with an immense focus on luxury and comfortability. That’s how the most luxurious pickup truck just added more luxury features.