2017 RAM 1500
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New 2017 RAM 1500 at Springfield Chrysler Dodge Jeep for Springfield, PA
In a world with so many options for a truck, it's hard to make one that stands out. However, RAM makes it look easy with the RAM 1500. The RAM 1500 has ample options for configurations and many trims with unique luxury features. The 1500 can range from a workhorse to a lavish family truck to a truck that's made for wild and rocky terrain. With a comfortable drive, the 1500 is unique. RAM also sets the 1500 apart by making it the only available half-ton truck with an optional diesel engine. For 2017, the RAM 1500 has added tons of features to the successful Rebel trim and added some minor updates across the board, including a new 5-micron air filter. To learn more about the fantastic, stand alone 2017 RAM 1500, keep reading!
Under the 1500's Hood
Three incredible engines are available for the RAM 1500 this year. The first is a 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 that can produce 305 horsepower at 6,400 rpm and 269 pound-feet of torque at 6,175 rpm. One tier up is a 5.7-liter HEMI V8 engine, capable of 395 horsepower at 5,600 rpm and 410 pound-feet of torque at 3,950 rpm. The final option, a 3.0-liter turbocharged EcoDiesel V6 engine, can provide a hefty 240 horsepower at 3,600 rpm and 420 pound-feet of torque at 2,000 rpm. With either V6 engine, you get an eight-speed automatic engine. With the HEMI V8, you have the option of the aforementioned transmission or the standard six-speed automatic. Regardless of engine or transmission, any RAM 1500 can have 2-wheel drive or 4-wheel drive.
Design of RAM 1500
The half-ton, full-size 2017 RAM 1500 has plentiful trims, configurations, and features. Passenger capacity ranges from two to six. There are three unique cabs available. The first is a regular cab that can seat between two and three. It has two doors and has the largest bed options, with your choice of a 6' 4" or 8' cargo bed. The Quad Cab is suitable for up to six passengers, has four doors, and a 6' 4" bed. The Crew Cab, with larger doors, can also seat up to six and is available with a 6' 4" or 5' 7" cargo bed. As for trims, there are eleven options: Tradesman, Express, SLT, HFE, Big Horn, Lone Star, Sport, Rebel, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn, and Limited. The Tradesman is the most basic workhorse, the HFE comes standard with the diesel engine, the Rebel is best suited for off-road experiences, and the Limited is a complete luxury truck. All the other trims fall somewhere in between and add their own unique features. Twelve exterior paint colors add even more customization.
What exterior paint colors are available for the 2107 RAM 1500?
There are twelve available paint colors: Bright White, Pearl White, Maximum Steel Metallic, Bright Silver Metallic, Granite Crystal Metallic, Brilliant Black, Luxury Brown, True Blue, Blue Streak, Black Forest Green, Flame Red, and Red Pearl.
What engines are available for the 2017 RAM 1500?
There are three available engines: a 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 (305 hp, 269 lb-ft), a 3.0-liter turbocharged EcoDiesel V6 (240 hp, 420 lb-ft), and a 5.7-liter HEMI V8 (395 hp, 410 lb-ft).
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The 2017 RAM 1500 focuses heavily on the safety of its passengers. Standard safety features include antilock disc brakes, front-seat side airbags, full-length side curtain airbags, stability control, trailer-sway control, and hill start assist. In some trims and packages, front and rear parking sensors, a rearview camera, and a fully integrated trailer-brake controller are available. In testing conducted by the NHTSA, the 2017 RAM 1500 scored four of five stars. In similar testing conducted by the IIHS, the 2017 RAM 1500 was given the highest rating of moderate-overlap front-impact, side-impact, and whiplash protection via seat restraints. For a remarkable and affordable truck, come to Springfield CDJR and take a RAM 1500 for a drive today!
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