2017 RAM 1500
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New 2017 RAM 1500 at Fletcher Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram for Franklin, IN
The 2017 RAM 1500 is one of the finest trucks on the road, offering a rugged yet handsome design, a smooth suspension, and many great engine options. The full-size 1500 features an innovative powertrain that will provide a remarkable level of capability while also maintaining a high quality and comfortable cabin experience. The 2017 RAM 1500 will gain some exciting updates, including a number of new standard features. Additionally, all 1500 models will now come standard with the smooth shifting and efficient eight-speed automatic transmission.
Under the 1500's Hood
The 1500 is available with either two-wheel or four-wheel drive. There are two optional four-wheel drive systems, including one that has an Auto 4WD model that offers support when going off-road. As stated above, every engine is linked to an eight-speed automatic transmission. The base engine found with the 1500 is a 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 that produces 269 lb-ft of torque and 305 horsepower. This great engine can offer a towing maximum of 7,610 pounds and a maximum payload of 1,890 pounds. The next available engine is a 5.7-liter V8 that delivers 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque. It can offer a towing maximum of 10,640 pounds and a maximum payload of 1,890 pounds. The RAM 1500 is also available with a turbocharged 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 engine that can deliver 420 lb-ft of torque and 240 horsepower. The diesel will offer a 9,210-pound towing maximum and a 1,600-pound payload maximum.
Design of RAM 1500
The RAM 1500 is available in a two-door Regular cab, a four-door Quad Cab, and an extended four-door Crew Cab. There are ten optional trim levels with RAM offering something for every customer. The base trim is called the Tradesman, and it has highlights like a seven-pin wiring harness, 17-inch steel wheels, a Class IV receiver hitch, a spray-in bedliner, and a locking tailgate. The interior has air-conditioning, vinyl upholstery, cruise control, and a six-speaker sound system with an auxiliary input jack and USB port. The other optional trim levels include Express, HFE, SLT, Big Horn, Sport, Rebel, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn, and Limited. If you want an off-road-oriented truck, RAM offers their incredible Rebel trim. The Rebel will feature a crew cab body and a 5-foot 7-inch bed. It will have all-terrain tires with 17-inch wheels, front/rear Bilstein shock absorbers, keyless entry, and tow hooks. It will also have remote start, heated front seats, and a heated steering wheel.
What kind of wheels does the Big Horn trim have?
The Big Horn trim will feature 20-inch chrome-clad aluminum wheels!
Where can I learn more about purchasing a commercial vehicle?
To learn more about our lineup of commercial vehicles and how to go about configuring for your business's needs, head over to our Commercial Center!
Does RAM offer a premium audio system?
Yes, the 1500 can be equipped with an Alpine nine-speaker premium audio system which has a subwoofer and 12-channel amplifier!
For 2017, The RAM 1500 will come equipped with a great range of standard safety features. The standard equipment list will include stability control, antilock disc brakes for all four-wheels, trailer-sway control, hill start assist, and full-length side curtain airbags. RAM also offers a fully integrated trailer-brake controller, rear parking sensors, and a rearview camera. When the Uconnect infotainment system is available is will also have a Uconnect Access system, and this will offer emergency features like stolen vehicle tracking. If you would like to learn more about the 2017 RAM 1500 we would be happy to answer any of your questions! Just fill out the form below to get in touch with us at Fletcher Chrysler Products!
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