New 2017 RAM 1500 at Suburban Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM of Troy for Troy, MI
The 2017 RAM 1500 builds upon the brand's reputation of offering the most dependable, versatile, and above all powerful trucks on the road. What makes the 1500 a favorite among a range of drivers is its excellent drive quality, which is refined and smooth whether the bed is loaded or not. This is made possible through the unique coil-spring rear suspension. But the 1500 was built with workers in mind, and thus it features innovative engines for plenty of towing and hauling power. The 2017 RAM 1500 has seen some changes for the new year. The Outdoorsman trim level has been dropped, and the great trims have received shuffling and more standard features. Finally, the 2017 RAM 1500 will now equip the eight-speed automatic transmission with every powertrain configuration.
Under the 1500's Hood
RAM offers the most impressive lineup of engines within the truck segment, starting with the 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 that delivers 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. The previously mentioned eight-speed automatic transmission, which is standard with each engine configuration, features a unique rotary knob on the instrument panel, rather than the traditional shift lever. Customers can choose to stay with their two-wheel drive system which is standard or opt for one of two available four-wheel drive systems. Other available engines include a 5.7-liter V8 and a 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6. The 1500 has spectacular power ratings, and when it is properly equipped the truck's Pentastar engine delivers a towing maximum of 7,610 pounds. The diesel V6 can offer a maximum of 9,210 pounds, while the V8 delivers a towing maximum of up to 10,640 pounds.
Design of RAM 1500
The RAM 1500 can be configured in a wide range of ways, making this full-size pickup a favorite for truck drivers who want to customize the truck to their exact needs. There are three cab options - the regular, Quad, and Crew - in addition to many bed lengths. Each of the available trims will feature an impressive variety of standard features, and RAM has equipped their base Tradesman level with the equipment drivers need for many tasks around the worksite. Those standard features include a seven-pin wiring harness and a Class IV receiver hitch. Also standard are black door handles and bumpers, as well as a black grille. The truck features a great six-speaker sound system, as well as an auxiliary input jack and USB port. Many standalone features are available with the 2017 RAM 1500, including the RamBox weatherproof bedside bins, chrome bed rails, and sunroof.
How many trims are offered with the 2017 RAM 1500?
The 1500 is offered in 11 fantastic trims, ensuring a perfect truck for every driver!
Can you help me to find the exact RAM 1500 configuration that I want?
We would love to work with you to find your perfect RAM 1500. To begin the process, take advantage of our CarFinder Tool!
Are there any new packages available with the RAM 1500?
Yes, for 2017 RAM will be releasing their excellent Night Package, which features blacked-out exterior details for a customized look!
The 2017 RAM 1500 is equipped with excellent safety features, both standard and optional. Every RAM 1500 will feature four-wheel antilock disc brakes, hill start assist, stability/trailer-sway control, and a great range of airbags. Available features include a fully integrated trailer-brake controller, as well as a rearview camera and parking sensors for both the front and rear. If you would like to learn more about how the 2017 RAM 1500 could work for you, stop in or give us a call today at Suburban Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM of Troy!