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Ram Commercial Introduces the 2022 Ram ProMaster

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2022 Ram ProMaster
The RamPromaster 2022 is a Class 2 full-size van aimed at one of the largest commercial customer categories: vocational use. PHOTO Stellantis

Ram Commercial has introduced the 2022 Ram ProMaster, a Class 2 full-size van designed for businesses, construction job sites and commercial fleets.

The 2022 Ram ProMaster will be available on dealer lots in the fourth quarter of 2021.

“Ram ProMaster continues to evolve as we listen and respond to customer input, and delivers an unmatched combination of advanced connectivity, interior comfort, refinement and safety features,” said Mike Koval Jr., Ram Brand Chief Executive Officer, Stellantis.

Ram Commercial will introduce a battery-electric ProMaster in 2023 in response to customer demand. More information will be available at a later date.

V-6 engine and nine-speed automatic transmission

The 2022 Ram ProMaster features the next generation of the 3.6-litre Pentastar V-6 engine and is now paired to a segment-exclusive TorqueFlite nine-speed automatic transmission.

This combination generates 280 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque while improving estimated fuel economy up to 9% when compared to the previous powertrain combination.

The 948TE 9-speed automatic transmission is the first of its kind in the Class 2 full-size van segment.

ProMaster’s new electric rack-and-pinion power steering system achieves a best-in-class turning diameter of 11 metres (36.3 feet), reduces maintenance, and only draws power from the vehicle when needed, enabling the engine to be more fuel-efficient.

Safety features 

For 2022, ProMaster includes the most safety features ever offered on Ram’s full-size commercial van with safety features like:

  • Full-Speed Forward Collision Warning,
  • Crosswind Assist,
  • Rear back up camera with dynamic gridlines,
  • Post-collision braking,
  • Drowsiness Detection,
  • Traffic Sign Recognition,
  • 360-degree Surround View camera
  • Digital rearview mirror

Optional safety features include Intelligent Speed Assist, Lane Keep Assist, Traffic Sign Information, Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop & Go, Active Drive Assist system, front parking sensors, auto high-beams and cornering function fog lamps and rain-sensitive windshield wipers.

The 2022 Ram ProMaster is available with class-exclusive Active Driving Assist (L2 class) for hands-on-wheel and eyes-on-road automated driving using lane centring with adaptive cruise control. The system uses multiple sensors, including radars and cameras, to dictate appropriate roads for the technology.

Crew Van package

The Ram ProMaster Crew Van is specifically tailored to meet the needs of customers transporting people and cargo at the same time.

  • Available in six different high roof cargo van models and is capable of carrying up to three passengers in the second row.
  • Fixed polycarbonate windows (driver side panel and sliding door),
  • A built-in safety partition
  • An elevated second-row bench seat

Cargo Van configuration

  • Cargo lengths of 2.5, 3, 3.7 and 4.1 metres (8, 10, 12 and 13.5 feet)
  • Up to 12 tie-down rings with 453-kg (1,000-lb.) rating fold away to maintain a flat floor
  • Five sidewall tie-down rings with 250-kg (550-lb.) rating.

Upfitter-friendly

The Ram ProMaster features a standard up-fitter electrical connector and an integrated cab configuration for unmatched up-fitter/conversion solutions. Adding to the ProMaster’s design for adaptability, virtually all primary vehicle systems are packaged forward of the cargo area.

The 2022 Ram ProMaster can be up-fitted for virtually every conceivable commercial need because of a unique front-drive system, body-integral construction and the multiple configurations offered.

The most vertically oriented sidewalls in the cargo van category (nearly 90 degrees in relation to the cargo compartment floor) combined with a best-in-class cargo width of 1,920-millimetres (75.6-inches) culminate in 13,111 litres (463 cubic feet) of cargo space.

 

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