New 2017 RAM 2500 at Fletcher Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram for Franklin, IN
If you want a truck that is endlessly reliable and capable at the job site, the 2017 RAM 2500 is the ultimate choice. This fantastic model can handle your heavy-duty needs while also providing a comfortable, refined ride whether the bed is loaded or not. The new 2500 has gained a number of great new features, most notably updates to the fantastic Power Wagon. Additionally, there is a new off-road package with unique four-wheel drive engineering, updates to the suspension on certain trims, and the 6.4-liter HEMI V8 is now standard on more trims.
Under the 2500's Hood
The 2500 can be configured in many ways, which will allow businesses to create the truck that best matches their needs. Starting with the powertrain, the 2500 is available with three optional engines. The first engine, which comes standard, is a 5.7-liter HEMI V8 that produces 383 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of torque. It is linked to a standard six-speed automatic transmission and can be modified to run on compressed natural gas (CNG). The first optional engine is a 6.4-liter HEMI V8 with 410 horsepower and 429 lb-ft of torque. The other fantastic engine offered is a turbocharged 6.7-liter Cummins diesel, and this can produce up to 370 horsepower and 800 lb-ft of torque when equipped with the available heavy-duty six-speed automatic transmission. The 2500 comes standard with a rear-wheel drive system, but it is offered with a part-time four-wheel drivetrain alternatively.
Design of RAM 2500
There are three available cab styles offered in either two- or four-door configurations. The two-door regular cab is offered with one long bed length, and the four-door crew cab is offered with either a long or short bed, while the extended four-door Mega Cab features a short bed. The truck is offered with seven trim levels, called the Tradesman, SLT, Big Horn, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn, Limited, and Power Wagon. Each trim has been equipped with a unique array of convenience features and high-quality materials. The Tradesman trim will feature 17-inch steel wheels, a locking tailgate, vinyl upholstery, and a six-speaker stereo with an auxiliary audio input and USB port. The new Power Wagon has tow hooks, a manual transfer case, and skid plates, among other off-road features. Additionally, the new 4x4 off-Road package will have Bilstein shocks, on/off-road tires, a limited slip differential, and more. Many of the features found on upper trims will be available optionally on lower trims. Some of the options can include a load-leveling suspension, a sunroof, and a cargo-view camera.
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There are many innovative safety features available with the 2017 RAM 2500. For instance, the 2500 is offered with a Parkview Rear Back Up Camera, which utilizes sensors to alert the driver of an impending collision when reversing. Also available is a Cargo-View Camera and a ParkSense Front and Rear Park Assist system. If you have any questions about the new 2017 RAM 2500, and the many ways it can be customized to your business's needs, contact us today at Fletcher Chrysler Products!