New 2017 RAM 1500 at Thompson Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM of Baltimore for Baltimore, MD
If you've been looking for an interesting pickup truck with unique features then you have brought yourself to the right place. For the 2017 model year various trims of this vehicle gain additional features. An eight-speed automatic transmission is now standard on every 2017 RAM 1500. Continue reading to learn more about the 2017 RAM 1500 and how the super fantastic and customizable truck could be right for you!
Under the 1500's Hood
The vehicle's standard engine, on the base trim, creates 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. This standard engine, by the way, is a 3.6-liter gasoline V6. The RAM 1500 has a rotary knob on the instrument panel instead of shift lever. This vehicle comes standard with two-wheel drive, however, two different four-wheel drive systems are available. Both of these have two-speed transfer cases with low-range gearing. One of the systems is your typical part-time unit that has manual mode selection. The other four-wheel drive system automatically switches between rear- and four-wheel drive as required by the driving condition. The vehicle's Sport, Laramie Longhorn and Limited trims come standard with a 5.7-liter V8 engine that creates 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque. The HFE trim presents a standard turbocharged 3.0-liter diesel V6 engine to buyers. This engine produces 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque. For fuel economy this engine will provide up to 22 miles per gallon (mpg) highway, 15 mpg city and 17 mpg combined.
Design of RAM 1500
The 2017 RAM 1500 is considered to be a full-size pickup truck by vehicle experts. The Tradesman is the base trim that comes with a seven-pin wiring harness, 17-inch steel wheels, a locking tailgate, a rear backlight, vinyl floor covering, vinyl upholstery, and a six-speaker sound system with an auxiliary input jack and a USB port. The Express trim comes with carpeted floors and floor mats. The HFE trim's name stands for "High Fuel Economy." The SLT trim comes with an overhead console and satellite radio. The Big Horn trim, also known as the Lone Star, comes with a 115-volt power outlet. The Sport trim comes with 20-inch wheels. The Laramie trim will give you leather upholstery, while the Laramie Longhorn trim offers wood interior trim. The Limited trim will provide a self-leveling air suspension to buyers. See? There are so many options here!
Which engine is standard on the Sport trim?
The 5.7-liter engine is standard for this trim.
Is a locking tailgate standard?
A locking tailgate is indeed standard. It even comes on the base Tradesman trim.
Do you have a CarFinder tool?
Yes, we offer this tool! Check it out by clicking here!
This vehicle comes with full-length side curtain airbags, front-seat side airbags, trailer-sway control, stability control, hill-start assist and four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes. If you get this vehicle with Uconnect Access then you will have a telematics system to connect you with a 911 operator by you simply pressing a button. Uconnect Access also provides stolen vehicle tracking. Front and rear parking sensors, a rearview camera and a fully integrated trailer-brake controller are all available. In government crash testing this truck earned five stars for total side-crash protection. We would like you to come down to Thompson Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM of Baltimore when you have a bit of free time. We really can't wait to show you the 2017 RAM 1500! You may even call us first before you come down here, or you can fill out the online contact form provided below!