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2017 Ram Trucks Overview

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If you are looking to buy a full-size pickup truck, you should consider buying a 2017 Ram truck. Ram trucks have long been known for their outstanding durability, class-leading capability, and low maintenance costs. They are sure to be of great value to your business or company. The 2017 Ram trucks offer refined interior, inspiring ride quality, exceptional power, and advanced tech features. This 2017 Ram Trucks Overview offers insight into what more these trucks have to offer.

Engine: 5.7L eight-cylinder

Horsepower: 395hp

Torque: 410 lb-ft

Transmission: automatic

Fuel Economy: 15/22 mpg

Powertrain of the 2017 Ram 1500


The 2017 Ram 1500 is a top pick in the half-ton full-size light-duty pickup truck segment. It is one of the most-awarded trucks in its segment. You are assured of great value for your money with it. The 2017 Ram 1500 offers three powerful engine options. Its base models feature a standard award-winning 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine that generates 305hp and 269 lb-ft of torque. Its Sport, Laramie Longhorn, and Limited come equipped with a more powerful 5.7L V8 engine that generates 395hp and 410 lb-ft of torque. Its third engine option is a turbocharged 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 engine that puts out 240hp and 420 lb-ft of torque. The EcoDiesel engine is standard on the HFE trims and available on most of the other trims. The 2017 Ram 1500 boasts a maximum payload capacity of 1,900 pounds and a maximum towing capacity of 10,640 pounds.

The 2017 Ram 1500 gives drivers a great deal of power.


Cabs of the 2017 Ram 1500


The 2017 Ram 1500 is available in regular cab, quad cab, and crew cab body styles. It is available with cargo boxes of three different lengths, i.e. a five-foot-seven-inch box, a six-foot-four-inch box, or an eight-foot box. You can choose the configuration that best suits your intended purpose. Like the 2017 Ram 1500, the 2017 Ram 2500 and 3500 trucks have been awarded severally for their outstanding pulling power, their inspiring fuel economy, and their comfort and ride quality. The 2017 Ram 2500 and 3500 trucks are heavy-duty trucks, i.e. they are built for heavy-duty hauling and towing tasks. They are bigger, stronger, and more capable than the 2017 Ram 1500. The ¾-ton 2017 Ram 2500 boasts a maximum gas payload capacity of 3,990 pounds and an incredible maximum diesel towing capacity of 17,980 pounds.

The one-ton 2017 Ram 3500, on the other hand, is even bigger than the 2017 Ram 2500. It can be had with either a single-rear-wheel configuration or with a dual-rear-wheel configuration. This truck boasts a class-leading maximum gas payload capacity of 7,390 pounds and a maximum diesel towing capacity of 31,210 pounds. However, in terms of power, the 2017 Ram 2500 and 3500 feature the same engine options. The base engine is a 5.7L Hemi® V8 engine that puts out 383hp and 400 lb-ft of torque. Standard on the Laramie, Laramie Longhorn, and Limited trims and available on all the other trims is a 6.4L Hemi® V8 engine that serves up a best-in-class gas engine output of 410hp and 429 lb-ft of torque. These trucks can be had with an available Cummins 6.7L turbo diesel engine that is good for 385hp and 900 lb-ft of torque.


Highlights of the 2017 Ram Chassis Cabs in Puyallup


Like the 2017 Ram 1500, the 2017 Ram 2500 and 3500 trucks are available in regular cab, quad cab, and crew cab body styles. As its name suggests, the 2017 Ram Chassis Cab consists of a cab and a bare flat frame that can be upfitted with any kind of truck body. For example, it can be upfitted with a dump truck body or with the body of a fire engine or ambulance. This truck’s cab is as large as that of the 2017 Ram 3500, and it shares the 2017 Ram 3500’s 6.4L Hemi® V8 and the Cummins 6.7L turbo diesel engine options. The 2017 Ram Chassis Cab is available in 3500, 4500, and 5500 trims. This truck is available in only regular cab and crew cab body styles and with 143.5-inch, 167.5-inch, and 172.4-inch wheelbase options. The 2017 Ram 5500 Chassis Cab boasts an outstanding gross combined weight rating of 38,500 pounds.

If you want a more comprehensive 2017 Ram Trucks Overview, come to Larson Dodge at 2001 N. Meridian Ave., Puyallup, WA, 98371. We can organize a test drive for you in any one of these trucks. Larson Dodge is a premier Ram truck dealer that supplies the people of Puyallup and other surrounding cities with new and used Ram trucks of different kinds.

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The 2017 Ram 1500 can give your passengers plenty to talk about.

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