New 2017 RAM 1500 at Wolfchase Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram for Bartlett, TN
If you have been looking for a light-duty pickup that offers a comfortable ride and plenty of capability for work around the house or even at the job site, the 2017 RAM 1500 is the best choice. This truck has earned acclaim throughout the years for its great ride quality and fantastic interior, and it features an innovative coil-spring rear suspension that maximizes the comfort of the ride whether the bed is loaded or not. The 2017 RAM 1500 has received some modest changes for the new year, with the most notable difference being that the eight-speed automatic transmission is standard with every engine. RAM has also edited the available trims and shuffled the standard features. Learn more below!
Under the 1500's Hood
The dynamic RAM 1500 is available with three fantastic engines. The standard engine is a 3.6-liter V6 that features 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque; when properly equipped, it has a towing maximum of 7,610 pounds and a payload maximum of 1,890 pounds. The available 3.0-liter diesel V6 offers 240 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque, and when it is properly equipped the diesel has a towing maximum of 9,210 pounds and a payload maximum of 1,600 pounds. Finally, RAM offers a phenomenal 5.7-liter V8 that can provide 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque, and it offers a towing maximum of 10,640 pounds and a payload maximum of 1,800 pounds. RAM offers two-wheel drive as the standard configuration, though customers can also choose between two different four-wheel drive systems. One of those four-wheel drive options has been engineered to enhance the performance when taking the truck off-road. For the ultimate off-road performance, choose the Rebel trim; it equips the 1500 with front/rear Bilstein shock absorbers, tow hooks, and all-terrain tires with 17-inch wheels.
Design of RAM 1500
The RAM 1500 is a full-size, light-duty pickup and it can be customized in almost any way. This makes it easy for the driver to find their perfect configuration, which will allow the RAM 1500 to be used for a number of purposes. There are three cab styles, called the Regular Cab, Quad Cab, and Crew Cab, and RAM offers short or long bed lengths with the Regular and Crew Cabs. RAM will offer over ten trim levels with their 2017 model, and every trim can be further enhanced with the available packages and standalone features. The trims offered by RAM include the work-oriented Tradesman, the off-road Rebel, and the luxury Laramie Longhorn. Some of the top features available with the 1500 include a Uconnect system, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, dual-zone automatic climate control, leather upholstery, and heated seating.
Is a diesel engine available?
Yes, the RAM 1500 is the only light-duty, half-ton pickup that is available with a diesel engine!
Are there ways that I can customize the truck for business?
Absolutely, the 2017 RAM 1500 can be customized in a wide range of ways. If you would like to learn more about how it can be outfitted to your needs head over to our Custom Ram Trucks Center!
What bed lengths are available with the Crew Cab?
The Crew Cab is available with two bed lengths - a short 5'7" or a longer 6'4".
Every 2017 RAM 1500 features many great safety and security features. Many safety features are standard, though RAM offers a range of options including front/rear parking sensors, a fully integrated trailer-brake controller, and a rearview camera. Equipping the Uconnect infotainment system will also equip the 1500 with Uconnect Access, which is an emergency telematics system. If you would like to learn more about the 2017 RAM 1500 contact us today at Wolfchase Chrysler Dodge Jeep!