2017 RAM 2500

2017 RAM 2500 at Reedman Toll Dodge Chrysler Jeep RAM Springfield 

The RAM 2500 features some new items for 2017. RAM updated the Power Wagon's design with inspiration from the 1979-80 "Macho Power Wagon." There is also a new four-wheel off-road package that offers tow hooks, hill-descent control, wheel flares, and more. The Laramie, Laramie Longhorn, and Limited now comes standard with a 6.4-liter V8 engine. The Laramie Longhorn and Limited get an upgraded suspension on the 4x4 models. Each 2500 has its own features, to learn more about them, continue reading below.

Under the 2500's Hood

The 2500 trucks come standard with a 5.7-liter V8 engine. It is powered by 400 pound-feet of torque and 383 horsepower. The V8 engine is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. The truck can be equipped with either rear-wheel drive or a part-time four-wheel drive. The Power Wagon comes exclusively with four-wheel drive. There are two other optional engines available for the RAM 2500. The first engine available is a 6.4-liter V8 that is powered at 429 pound-feet of torque and 410 horsepower. It is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. The second engine available is a turbocharged 6.7-liter diesel six-cylinder that is powered by 660 pound-feet of torque and 350 horsepower. It is paired with a six-speed manual transmission. There is also an option to match it with a six-speed automatic and the output is bumped up to 800 pound-feet of torque and 370 horsepower.

Design of RAM 2500

The Tradesman adds automatic headlights, black grille and bumpers, a locking tailgate, a six-speaker stereo, vinyl upholstery, and 17-inch wheels. The crew cab models come with power windows locks, and power adjustable, heated mirrors. The SLT adds an integrated trailer brake controller, a power-sliding rear window, power heated mirrors, keyless entry, cloth upholstery, an overhead console, carpeted floors, Bluetooth, full power accessories, and a 5-inch touchscreen. The Big Horn or Lone Star adds chrome grille slats, remote ignition, premium cloth upholstery, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and a limited-slip differential. The Laramie adds two-tone paint, project headlights, LED taillights, a rearview camera, front and rear parking sensors, leather upholstery, dual-zone automatic climate control, a 10-speaker surround-sound audio system, and heat features in the seats and steering wheel. The Laramie Longhorn adds chrome mesh grille, running boards, a spray-in bed liner, remote ignition, upgraded leather upholstery, power-adjustable pedals, a navigation system, and a full center console. The Limited adds automatic high-beams, automatic wipers, the RAMBox cargo management system, keyless ignition/entry, special black leather upholstery, and additional chrome exterior trim. The Power Wagon adds off-road features with all-terrain tires, Bilstein off-rad shock absorbers, tow hooks, skid plates, electronically locking front and rear differentials with a 4.10 axle ratio, an integrated front winch, and a front anti-roll bar.

What are all the exterior color options for the RAM 2500?

All the colors are Red Pearl, Flame Red, Luxury Brown, Black Forest Green, Blue Streak, True Blue, Bright Silver Metallic, Granite Crystal Metallic, Maximum Steel Metallic Brilliant Black, Pearl White, and Bright White.  

Do you have any used truck inventory?

Yes, we have trucks from Chevy, Ford, Nissan, and RAM. Check them out here! Used Truck Inventory

What is included in the Convenience Group?

The Convenience Group includes automatic high beam headlamps and rain sensitive windshield wipers.  


There are a few safety features that come standard like the Cargo-view camera, a rear back up camera, LED bed lighting, and front and rear park assist system. It also comes with electronic stability control that will enhance the control and stability of the vehicle in certain situations. It will reduce throttle input and deploy the brakes to counteract the over-steer and under-steer. Come down to Springfield Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM to check out the 2017 RAM 2500.

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