2017 RAM 1500

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New 2017 RAM 1500 at Foss Motors for Exeter, NH

If you are seeking a truck with an excellent trio of engine choices, then you have brought yourself to the right place. Here, you will learn about what the 2017 RAM 1500 has to offer to you as a prospective buyer. This truck offers plenty of comfort because of its smooth-riding suspension. It comes with an efficient eight-speed automatic transmission. If you purchase the RAM 1500 with a Rebel off-road package, then you will have extra capabilities. The truck offers a touchscreen interface, which is easy to use. Continue reading to learn more about the 2017 RAM 1500, and how this truck could be perfect for you!

Under the 1500's Hood

The 2017 Ram 1500 has a standard 3.6-liter gasoline V6 engine. This engine generates 269 lb-ft of torque and 305 horsepower. The vehicle comes with an eight-speed automatic transmission, as was indicated above. An alternative to the 3.6-liter gasoline V6 engine is a 5.7-liter V8 engine, which can get you 410 lb-ft of torque and 395 horsepower. Choosing to purchase the 2017 Ram 1500 with the V8 engine can get you a towing capacity of up to 10,640 pounds. If you would prefer an EcoDiesel engine, then that is available, as well. This engine is a turbocharged 3.0-liter diesel V6 unit, which is rated at 420 lb-ft of torque and 240 horsepower. A rear-wheel drive layout is standard for the Ram 1500, but four-wheel drive is available.

Design of RAM 1500

Multiple body styles are available for the 2017 RAM 1500, classified as a full-size pickup truck by vehicle experts. The vehicle's regular cab comes with two doors, and typically has space for up to three people inside. There's an available Quad Cab, and that has four doors. It seats up to six occupants. An attainable Crew Cab has four doors, but its rear doors are big. The Crew Cab has tons of rear-seat legroom. Ten different trim levels are available for the 2017 RAM 1500, and the trim levels are these: Tradesman, Express, HFE, SLT, Big Horn/Lone Star, Sport, Rebel, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn and Limited. The Tradesman is the base trim, which comes with a seven-pin wiring harness, 17-inch steel wheels, and plenty more! You can purchase the Ram 1500 with a 5-foot-7 or 6-foot-4 bed if desired, and with those bed sizes, RamBox weatherproof bedside bins are standalone options. An eight-foot bed is also available for the truck.

What's the truck's maximum towing capacity?

When purchased with the V8 engine, the truck can tow up to 10,640 pounds worth of equipment behind it.

Which trim is the base trim?

The Tradesman is the base trim, and it comes with great things like steel wheels, a seven-pin wiring harness, and more!

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The 2017 RAM 1500 comes with fantastic standard safety features like trailer-sway control, stability control, four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes, hill-start assist, full-length side-curtain airbags and front-seat side airbags. You may purchase this vehicle with a fully integrated trailer-brake controller if you desire, and a rearview camera is also available. If you purchase this vehicle with Uconnect Access, then you will have an emergency telematics system to connect you with a 9-1-1 operator by simply touching a button. In government crash testing, this vehicle received five stars for total side-crash protection. You are invited down to Foss Motors when you have some free time. We absolutely cannot wait to see you down here, and to assist you with your vehicle search here at this dealership!                                                                                                                                          

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