Ram 1500 BackCountry Edition Targets Improved Off-Road Performance

Jul 13, 2021

Ram recently introduced the new BackCountry Edition for the Ram 1500 Big Horn and Lone Star models and will be on display at the Chicago Auto Show.

“We’re constantly expanding and exploring new ideas to meet the needs and fuel the imagination of our passionate customers while offering the segment’s best combination of performance, capability and technology,” said Mike Koval Jr., Ram Brand Chief Executive Officer – Stellantis. “Ram 1500 BackCountry will resonate positively with customers who live an active lifestyle and this is the latest example of how Ram trucks deliver features and durability that will continue to win over more and more buyers.”

The 2022 Ram 1500 BackCountry Edition features off-road features straight from the factory while staying true to the hardworking nature of the Ram 1500.

The 2022 Ram 1500 BackCountry Edition features 18-inch black wheels, black two-tone exterior paint, black badging, exhaust tips, headlamp bezels, mirrors and running boards. A body-color grille surround and tonneau cover also are included.

Standard functional features include the 4×4 Off-Road Group, which includes tow hooks, skid plates for the front suspension, transfer case, power steering and fuel tank, rear electronic locking axle, off-road calibrated shocks, hill-descent control and all-terrain tires and Bed Utility Group, which includes upper adjustable tie downs, bed extender (available with RamBox only) deployable bed step, bed lighting and spray-in bed liner.

Inside, the 2022 Ram 1500 BackCountry offers a black interior with bucket seats. A BackCountry badge on the instrument panel and all-weather slush mats from Mopar round out the interior content.

The 2022 Ram 1500 BackCountry is available in 4×4 Quad and 4×4 Crew Cab configurations with both the 5.7-liter V-8 and 5.7-liter V-8 engine with eTorque mild-hybrid assist.