New 2017 RAM 1500 at Legacy Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram for La Grande, OR
The 2017 RAM 1500 is one of the best full-size pickup trucks on the market, competing in the same segment as the Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra, and Ford F-150. There are many different configurations that can be chosen, and customers have the choice between three different cab styles and a number of bed lengths. There is also a fantastic Rebel trim that will make it easy to go off-road, and this trim has gained a number of new standard features for 2017 like dual-zone climate control, an 8.4-inch touchscreen Uconnect system, and anti-spin differential. Furthermore, each of the trims will gain a variety of new standard features including a 5-micron air filter across the board.
Under The 2017 RAM 1500's Hood
Three dynamic engines are available with the 2017 RAM 1500. The first engine is a 3.6-liter V6, and it comes standard on most of the models. It offers 269 lb-ft of torque @ 6,175 rpm and 305 horsepower @ 6,400 rpm. An eight-speed automatic transmission is standard and it is engaging and efficient, making it a great option for anybody trying to cut fuel costs. The fuel economy ratings will vary depending on which drive system you choose, but the base configurations with two-wheel drive will provide up to 17 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway. There are two excellent optional engines if you want more choices. The other available engines include a 3.0-liter turbodiesel V6 or a 5.7-liter Hemi V8. The turbodiesel V6 has the eight-speed automatic transmission, while the Hemi V8 features a six-speed automatic transmission.
The Great Design of the RAM 1500
The RAM 1500 has a great design no matter which cab or bed length you choose. The vehicle has RAM's classic grille, and a rugged yet handsome overall style that makes it a standout on the road. More than anything, the 1500 has a design that will make it easier for truck drivers to complete any work or personal task. To make it more convenient, there are eleven fantastic trims that are equipped with many standard features both inside and out. The Tradesman is a great trim to choose if you simply want a truck for the work site, as it comes with a locking tailgate, tilt steering wheel, automatic headlights, a six-speaker radio system with auxiliary and USB inputs. Some of the optional features found in the higher end trims include a Uconnect Access infotainment system with an 8.4-inch touchscreen, a heated steering wheel, LED bed lighting, and the excellent RamBox cargo system.
What kind of suspension does the 1500 have?
The 2017 RAM 1500 has a unique five-link coil spring rear suspension, which has made it a favorite among customers due to the comfortable drive quality it offers.
Do you sell commercial vehicles?
We have a great range of commercial vehicles including heavy-duty trucks and cargo vans. Learn more over at our RAM Commercial Center!
What features does the Driver Information Display have?
The RAM 1500 has a 7-inch Driver Information Digital Cluster Display. It is easy to view while driving and offers convenience with a tachometer, speedometer, tire pressure gauge and more.
A Safe, Powerful, and Well-Designed Pickup Truck
The 1500 has been constructed with high-strength steel and it features safety features like stability control, antilock disc brakes, trailer-sway control, hill start assist, along with full-length side curtain airbags and front-seat side airbags. RAM offers great optional features including a fully integrated trailer-brake controller, front/rear parking sensors, a rearview camera. The optional Uconnect Access system will provide you with quick access to emergency services, including 911 operators and stolen vehicle tracking. You can learn more about the incredible new 2017 RAM 1500 by giving us a call today at Legacy Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram!