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2017 RAM 2500 at Legacy Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram for La Grande, OR

The 2017 RAM 2500 is a terrific new heavy-duty pickup truck that offers a comfortable riding quality and unparalleled capability for your towing and payload needs. With its multi-link rear suspension, the wide range of powerful HEMI engines, and many customization options, the 2500 is a fantastic option for commercial customers who need a dependable and versatile truck for the daily jobs. The new 2500 heavy-duty will be offered with some great new options for 2017. A new Power Wagon trim has been added, and it draws upon the legendary 1979 Macho Power Wagon trim as inspiration. There is also a new Off-Road package with the 2500 4x4, and the 6.7-liter HEMI V8 is now equipped standard on the following trims: Laramie, Laramie Longhorn, and Limited.

The Highly Capable RAM 2500

There are three incredible engines available with the new 2017 RAM 2500. The 6.7L Cummins Turbo Diesel I6 engine will offer incredible ratings, coming in at 800 lb-ft of torque, 370 horsepower, a maximum payload of 3,160 pounds, and a maximum towing rating of 17,980 pounds. It is linked to a class-exclusive six-speed manual transmission and offered with a six-speed automatic transmission. The optional Heavy-Duty 6.4L HEMI V8 engine boasts 429 lb-ft of torque, 410 horsepower, a maximum payload of 3,990 pounds, and a best-in-class towing rating of 16,320 pounds. Finally, the incredible 5.7L HEMI V8 has Variable Valve Timing technology. It will provide 383 horsepower, 400 lb-ft of torque, a maximum payload rating of 3,060 pounds and a maximum towing rating of 13,890 pounds. The V8 engines will come standard with a six-speed automatic transmission. The 2500 delivers a sophisticated and smooth ride whether the bed is full or empty, and this is due to its five-link coil rear suspension and three-link front suspension. The 2500 is also offered with a Class-Exclusive Rear Auto-Level Air Suspension, which is easily operated with the push of a button. Rear-wheel drive is standard, but a part-time four-wheel drive system is also offered. The Power Wagon comes equipped with an off-road-oriented four-wheel drive system.

Ample Design Options

The 2500 is offered to customers in three cab styles. RAM offers the two-door regular, the four-door crew cab, and the jumbo four-door Mega Cab. Bed length options will vary depending upon which cab is chosen, but lengths can include a long 8-foot cab and a shorter 6.4-foot bed. There are seven main trim levels - the Tradesman, SLT, Big Horn, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn, Limited, and Power Wagon. The Tradesman trim will come equipped with features that are particularly useful at the job site, as well as a six-speaker stereo with an auxiliary audio input and USB port. The recently updated Power Wagon has received a range of new features both inside and out, including stylish detailing, luxurious interior amenities, and off-road features including Bilstein off-road shock absorbers, skid plates, tow hooks, and all-terrain tires.

Are automatic high-beams available?

Yes, the RAM 2500 is available with Automatic High-Beam Control Headlamps that utilize a sensor in order to detect oncoming traffic, and turn the headlamps from high to low beams.  

Do you have additional resources for business owners?

We have many resources for business owners, all of which can be found in our  Commercial Center!

What fabric should I choose for my seats if I do commercial work?

We would recommend the work-grade vinyl seating, which is incredibly durable and easy to clean.  


The heavy-duty 2500 truck has a 50,000-PSI hydroformed steel frame, and it has additional crossmembers to maximize strength. There are many safety and security features found in the 2500, including standard hill descent control, advanced multistage front airbags, electronic stability control, and remote keyless entry. Optional features can include a Cargo View Camera, a ParkSense Front/Rear Park Assist system, a ParkView Rear Back-Up Camera, and a security alarm. If you need a truck that offers a comfortable ride and unmatched capability, the 2017 RAM 2500 is the best option. Give us a call today at Legacy Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram if you have any questions about our commercial trucks!

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