2017 RAM 2500
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New 2017 RAM 2500 at Susquehanna for Wrightsville, PA
Coming to RAM 2500 trucks in 2017 are some new features and packages. The 4x4 Off-road Package will feature essential components for off-road driving like hill-descent control, Bilstein shocks, tow hooks, a limited-slip differential, transfer case skid plate, off-road decals, and wheel flares. There is also a Power Wagon that pulls inspiration from the 1979-80 "Macho Power Wagon" including new interior, grille, wheels, bumpers, and legacy graphics. RAM trucks are innovative and have amazing ride quality. Read below to learn about all the 2500 features.
Under the 2500's Hood
Most of the 2500s come with a 5.7-liter V8 gas engine. It is powered by 383 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque. It gets a six-speed automatic transmission. The 2500 can have rear-wheel drive or a part-time four-wheel drive, but the Power Wagon comes with four-wheel drive. There are two other engine options available for the RAM 2500. The first option is a 6.4-liter V8 engine. It is rated at 410 horsepower and 429 pound-feet of torque. This engine is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. The second engine option is a turbocharged 6.7-liter diesel six-cylinder. It is rated at 350 horsepower and 660 pound-feet of torque. It is paired with a six-speed manual transmission, but has the option to have a six-speed automatic that gets 370 horsepower and 800 pound-feet of torque. The 2500 can tow up to 17,980 pounds and can haul up to 3,990 pounds.
Design of RAM 2500
The 2500 is available in many different configurations. There are three cab styles, two bed lengths, and seven trim levels. The trims available are Tradesman, SLT, Big Horn/Lone Star, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn, Limited, and Power Wagon. The cab styles are a two-door regular, a four-door crew cab, and a four-door jumbo crew cab called Mega Cab. The cab sizes range from 6-foot-4 to 8-foot cargo beds. The base model comes with 17-inch wheels, automatic headlights, a 40/20/40-split front bench, a locking tailgate, black grille and bumpers, power accessories, vinyl upholstery, and a six-speaker stereo with a USB port. The top trim is the off-road themed Power Wagon it features 17-inch wheels, all-terrain tires, tow hooks, skid plates, a manual transfer case, hill descent control, a front anti-roll bar, and a power front winch. A lot of the upper trim features can be added to the lower trims. Additional features that can be added are a load-leveling suspension, fifth-wheel trailer preparation, a cargo-view camera, a CD player, off-road tires, and a sunroof.
What is a Tonneau cover?
A Tonneau cover helps facilitate movement of air over the body to make the truck more aerodynamic.
What is the Snow Chief Package?
The Snow Chief package includes a limited-slip axle, clearance lamps, transfer case skid plate, 18-inch on/off road tires, an auxiliary instrument panel, and a 220-amp alternator.
Can you help me find the right tires for my vehicles?
Yes, we have a tires section on our website, where you input your vehicle information and it brings up your options. Check it out here! Tires!
The safety features available in the 2017 RAM 2500 are a cargo-view camera, a rear back-up camera system, LED bed lighting, and front park assist. The cargo-view camera allows the driver to see what is happening in the truck bed through the Uconnect display. The rear back-up camera system allows the driver to see what is behind them to make parking easier. The LED bed lighting on each side of the bed help when working at times when there is limited light. The front part assist system will alert the driver when the truck is too close to objects in front of the vehicle. It even comes with rear park assist to help with objects too close in the back of the vehicle. Susquehanna Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM will help you choose the right RAM 2500 model for you.
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