Have you decided on the 2021 Ram 1500 for your next work vehicle? Before tackling projects near and around the Edgewood, Bel Air, and Aberdeen, MD, areas, you have one final decision to make: Which trim level should you choose?

Each trim has its unique perks-and the Sport and Tradesman are two of your most desirable options. To show you what sets these two Ram 1500 trims apart, the team at Thompson Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram of Harford County is here to compare them head to head.

Exterior Style of the Sport and Tradesman

One glance at either of these trim levels, and you'll notice right away each one offers its own style. The 2021 Ram 1500 Sport features monochromatic paint with a body-colored full-front fascia and rear bumper. The front of this truck is also outfitted with a body-colored grille surround for a sleeker, more integrated look.

Want to stand out more on the freeway? The Tradesman swaps body-colored accents for the contrast of darker tones, with black front and rear bumpers and a black front upper fascia. Its contrasting black grille surround is unmistakable as well.

On both trims, you'll find fold-in side mirrors to make navigating in and out of compact places simpler. On the Tradesman, this exterior feature is black, while on the Sport, it's body-colored-with a heating feature as well to lend a hand during the snowy season!

Sport vs Tradesman: Cabin Configurations

Moving inward, you'll find some differences in cabin options on the 2021 Ram 1500 Sport and Tradesman as well:

Ram 1500 Sport

Regular Cab with 6-foot 4-inch box

Quad Cab with 6-foot 4-inch box

Crew Cab with 5-foot 7-inch box

Ram 1500 Tradesman

Quad Cab with 6-foot 4-inch box

Crew Cab with 5-foot 7-inch box

Crew Cab with 6-foot 4-inch box

Both the Quad and Crew Cabs expand seating for up to six passengers, so your coworkers can carpool with you from site to site. If you want more interior space, though, opt for the Crew Cab with 132 cubic feet of passenger room.

Ram 1500 Sport vs Tradesman: Towing Capacity

Another similarity these 2021 Ram 1500 trims share is their powertrain. The 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 delivers 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque for a commanding presence on and off the road.

Despite sharing the same engine, there are some differences in towing with the Sport and Tradesman. The Tradesman can be equipped to haul a maximum of 7,740 pounds-perfect for taking your heavily loaded trailer to your construction site.

Need extra brawn for your bulkiest equipment? You may prefer the Sport. When you choose 2-wheel drive, the long box, and regular cab, you'll be treated to a maximum towing capacity of 10,450 pounds.

Sport vs Tradesman: Which Ram 1500 Trim is Right for You?

The answer to which 2021 Ram 1500 is right for you lies in your specific needs around the Edgewood, Bel Air, and Aberdeen, Maryland, areas. No matter whether the Sport or Tradesman appeals to you, you can schedule a test drive at Thompson Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram of Harford County today.

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