Ram ProMaster 2022 commercial van does boast a much new driver-assistance technology. This includes important infotainment features and some noteworthy mechanics improvements.
Ram ProMaster Outward Appearance
The dashboard is undergoing a big transformation, while Promaster’s outward appearance is really unchanged. Drastically redesigned is the van’s center stack. It now comes with a newly standard 7.0-inch touchscreen replacing the old 5.0-inch unit. In fact, there is an even larger 10.0-inch touchscreen that is now available, too. Therefore, there are both upgraded systems that feature Uconnect5 software, which does enable over-the-air updates. This includes a wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Amazon Alexa voice assistant, and a Wi-Fi hotspot. In addition, there are now more charging ports. They include two USB and two USB Type-C ports. Plus, a 115-volt outlet and a wireless device charger are also available.
The center stack does welcome a revised HVAC controls along with a new infotainment interface. It looks sleeker than the old rotary knobs. There is also a new panel of switches for the hazard lights, traction-control system plus more. Then there is a more exciting and more pronounced shifter lever. Also, a new steering wheel is adorned with more physical controls. In fact, the driver now faces a modernized instrument panel with either a 3.5- or 7.0-inch digital display. There is an electronic parking brake, push-button start, and keyless entry for all doors are brand-new additions. In fact, there’s a new Crew Van package that is including the second row of seats that are for up to three passengers. Yet it’s all only available for cargo vans.
In terms of driver-assistance technology, the 2022 ProMaster has added several new ones. The models last year have introduced a small amount of active safety equipment. This includes an automated emergency braking and blind-spot monitoring. In addition, the roster of available tech has dramatically grown and taken off. In fact, it includes a 360-degree camera. Plus automatic high-beam headlights. As well as adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go functionality. There are front parking sensors and more.