2017 Dodge Ram also known as Ram pickup is a full-size pickup produced by FCA US LLC. Since From 2010, it was sold under the Ram Trucks brand. Previously, Ram was part of the Dodge lineup of light trucks. The name Ram was the first time in 1981 on the redesigned Ram and Power Ram following the outgoing and rebadging of the Dodge D-series pickups and B-series order. The truck is named after the male hood ornament that first appeared on Dodge vehicles in 1933. The ram truck is in its fourth generation as the model year 2009.
Dodge Ram has been named Motor Trend magazine’s Truck of the Year five times, the 2nd-generation Ram won the award in 1994, the 3rd-generation of Ram Heavy Duty won the award in 2003, the 4th-generation Ram Heavy Duty 2010 and won the current Ram 1500 in 2013 and 2014. The male is currently being built at the Saltillo Truck Assembly in Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico and the Warren Truck Assembly in Warren, Michigan, United States.
The first-generation Ram Trucks & vans launched in 1981 called for a ram hood ornament that first appeared on Dodge vehicles in 1933. The previous Dodge models designations: “D”, “B” or Aries indicated two-wheel drive while the “W” or Power ram indicated wheel drive. Like Ford, Dodge used 150 to a one-half ton truck, 250 for a three-quarter-ton truck, and 350 to indicate one-ton truck. Standard cabin, “club” extended cab and crew cab versions offered with 6.5 ft (2.0 m) and 8 feet (2.4 m) bed lengths and “Utiline” and “Sweptline” style boxes. Externally, the first-generation Rams facelifted versions of the previous-generation Dodge D-series pickups introduced in 1972. The new model introduced greater wraparound taillights, single rectangular headlamps, and square-off body lines. Among other things, set Slant-6 and V8 petrol engines available.
2017 Dodge Ram Interior
Inside, 2017 Dodge Ram, the interior has been updated and includes a new style bed, and a completely new dashboard and instrument cluster, with a three-pod design a speedometer in the center, with the two sides pods with an ammeter on the top left , leaving a temperature gauge bottom, a fuel gauge on the top right, and an oil pressure gauge at bottom right. Models do not have a full meter package only indicator lights in place of the temperature and oil pressure gauges. Among the options offered on the ram front bumper guards, a sliding rear cabin window, air conditioning, cruise control, tilt steering column, power door locks and windows, AM / FM stereo with cassette player, and a plow package for 4 wheel-drive version 1984 D100 short box came 2wd and 4wd. The Club Cab from the lineup after 1982, but dodge the tools and re-entered the Club Cab a decade later in the 1991 model. The four-door crew cab dropped after the model year 1985 and was never again in this generation.
2017 Dodge Ram Plug-in hybrid
A two-mode hybrid version is planned to start production in 2010, but Chrysler decided it in favor of a smaller test fleet of 140 plug-in hybrid (PHEV) rams developed with the support of a US$ 48 million grant from the US Department of energy canceled by the American recovery and reinvestment Act of 2009. Chrysler PHEV pickup project financed an estimated total cost of US $97400000. the RAM 1500 pickup PHEV is set to the January 2011 Washington Auto Show. The vehicle was part of a three-year demonstration program intended to test field and evaluate battery performance over a wide range of drive cycles and temperature ambients, and also to evaluate customer acceptance. The PHEV protester pickups assembled at the plant Warren Truck Assembly in Michigan and plug-in hybrid conversion takes place at the Chrysler Technology Center in Auburn Hills, Michigan. The protesters will be awarded on the basis of the test between local and state governments, utilities and a US Army base. Chrysler has no plans for a production version.
2017 Dodge Ram Safety
The 2017 Dodge Ram comes standard with four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes, side curtain airbags and an electronic stability program or ESP. In Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) crash tests, the 2009 Ram has a good overall score in the frontal crash test and a marginal rating in the side impact test, as well as the roof strength test.
2017 Dodge Ram has a 5-star frontal crash test rating from the NHTSA but under later test methods it an overall 3-star rating. In the side pole test, it was a single star rating because of excessive powers to the thoracic region. While the Ram 1500 features standard side curtain does not include side torso airbags. The 2017 Dodge Ram has been redesigned and retested and has a 5-star rating.