2017 Dodge Ram 1500

2017 Dodge Ram 1500 is a full-size pickup available in various body styles. The 2017 Dodge Ram 1500, is available with either a 6-foot-4-inch or 8-foot cargo bed. The crew cab improves rear seat legroom and is available with either a 5-foot-7 or 6-foot-4 bed. There are 11 trim levels: dealer, Express, HFE, SLT, Big Horn / Lone Star, Outdoorsman, Sport, Rebel, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn and Limited.

The Express is similar to the dealer, but remove the receiver hitch and bed liner, and it comes standard with 20-inch aluminum wheels, body-color bumpers, foglights, carpeted floors and floor mats. The 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 HFE cut level only comes in regular- or quad-cab body style with the 6-foot-4 cargo bed, rear-wheel drive and petrol or diesel V6 engine. These include black grille, automatic engine stop-start, 17-inch aluminum wheels, a tonneau cover and cloth upholstery.

The 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT adds Chrome exterior trim, heated mirrors, power accessories, remote keyless entry, joining full center and overhead consoles, dual gloveboxes, a 5-inch touchscreen interface, satellite radio and Bluetooth phone and audio. Extended and Crew cabs to add a rear backlight and a power-sliding rear window.

2017 Dodge Ram 1500 Interior

Inside, 2017 Dodge Ram 1500, an interior is as good as it gets in the truck segment. Even the lower trim levels boast a stylish design, with a satisfactory material and intuitive controls that are reasonably easy to reach, while the available wood trim and premium leather upholstery are predictable nearby. Experienced truck owners can only throw by the rotating shift button on the dashboard, but it quickly becomes second nature, and it frees useful storage space compared to trucks with the console-mounted shifter. The 2017 Ram 1500, front seats themselves soft, yet found an adequate balance between support and comfort. back seat crew cabs are very comfortable, offers many legroom and a pleasant seatback angle.

2017 Dodge Ram 1500 Engine

The 2017 Ram 1500’s base engine is a 3.6-liter petrol V6 generates 305 horsepower and 269 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is an eight-speed automatic. Rather than a traditional gear lever, the eight-speed is controlled by a rotary knob on the instrument panel. 2017 Dodge Ram 1500, rear-wheel-drive (2WD) layout is standard, but there are two available 4WD systems. Both have a two-speed transfer case with low range gearing. But one is a traditional part-time system with manual mode selection, while the other offers, in addition, an Auto 4WD mode that automatically switches dictate between rear- and four-wheel drive as conditions.

2017 Dodge Ram 1500 Safety

Standard safety equipment on the 2017 Ram 1500 includes four-wheel antilock disc brakes, stability control, helping Hill home, trailer sway control, front-seat side airbags and full-length side curtain airbags. A fully integrated trailer brake controller is not available, like a rearview camera and front and rear parking sensors.

2017 Dodge Ram 1500 Diesel

2017 Dodge Ram 1500 Diesel

All 2017 Dodge Ram Models come with UConnect access an emergency telematics system that connects with 911 operators at the touch of a button and provides stolen vehicle tracking. In testing, both a Quad Cab 2WD with the gas V6 and a crew cab 4WD came to a standstill with the diesel V6 from 60 mph in 128 feet, which is average for similar set full-size pickups.

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The crew cab improves rear seat legroom and is available with either a 5-foot-7 or 6-foot-4 bed.
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