Inside the timely new Ram Clean Air System (also on Dodges, Jeeps, and Chryslers)

The Ram Clean Air System, standard on the 2022 Ram 1500, filters 95% of air particulates, providing the “cleanest cabin air in a Ram Truck ever,” and separating out pollen, allergens, bacteria, smoke, and other pollutants.

2022 Chrysler 300On the Chrysler 300, it’s not called the Ram Clean Air System, but it’s still there. 

How does this new, improved system work? Is it basically the same old system with a new filter, or is it hooked up with, say, some electrostatic system, or two filters, one coarse and one fine?

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A Stellantis rep looked into the matter and determined that the company had switched to a finer filter—so in theory older cars could be given the newer filters, though the rep did not say this.

In any case, between the raging fires of the west spreading particulates through the land, as well as mold from flooded areas, higher-quality air filters were a timely addition for the 2022 Mopars.

David Zatz started what was to become the world’s biggest, most comprehensive Mopar site in 1994 as he pursued a career in organizational research and change. After a chemo-induced break, during which he wrote car books covering Vipers, minivans, and Jeeps, he returned with some friends to create StellPower.com, which is intended to end up as an enduring partnership. Contact him at (973) 925-6058 or check out the new junkyard/slant six book he edited.

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