2017 RAM 1500 Erie PA


2017 RAM 1500

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New 2017 RAM 1500 at Humes Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram for Waterford, PA

If you're looking for a unique and clever pickup then you have come to the right place. Here you will read about the 2017 RAM 1500, a truck with a high-quality coil-spring rear suspension to provide a smooth ride. This vehicle offers three engines to choose from, and offers an efficient 8-speed automatic transmission. If you get this vehicle with the available off-road package then you will have extra capability. The vehicle's cabin is both attractive and quiet, and offers an easy-to-use touchscreen interface. Continue reading to learn more about the truck and how this excellent vehicle could be for you!

Under the 1500's Hood

A 3.6-liter gasoline V6 engine is standard for the RAM 1500. The engine creates 269 lb-ft of torque and 305 horsepower. An 8-speed automatic is the default transmission for this vehicle. The truck comes with a rotary knob on the instrument panel in place of a traditional stalk or shift lever sticking out of the steering column. A rear-wheel drive layout is standard for this vehicle, however, two different four-wheel drive systems are available. One of those systems is a traditional part-time unit that has manual mode selection while the other makes an Auto 4WD mode available to switch between rear- and four-wheel drive based on the driving condition. Both of these systems have low-range gearing through a 2-speed transfer case. This vehicle is capable of towing up to 10,640 pounds worth of equipment when had with the available V8 engine.

Design of RAM 1500

Vehicle experts consider the RAM 1500 to be a full-size pickup. It is available in a regular cab that seats up to three people and has two doors. There's also an available Quad Cab that seats up to six and has four doors. But, wait: there's also a Crew Cab that comes with four doors and either a 5-foot-7 or 6-foot-4 bed. There are 10 available trim levels for this truck, and the trim levels are these: Tradesman, Express, HFE, SLT, Big Horn/Lone Star, Sport, Rebel, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn and Limited. The base Tradesman has a 7-pin wiring harness, a locking tailgate and vinyl floor covering. This trim also has a six-speaker sound system, a USB port, an auxiliary input jack, a Class IV receiver hitch and a rear backlight.

Is four-wheel drive available for the truck?

Yes, and better yet there are two different four-wheel drive systems available for the truck!

How many people can fit inside the Quad Cab?

Up to six people may fit inside the Quad Cab.

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Conclusions

Getting the 2017 RAM 1500 will provide you with a vehicle that has these safety features: an engine immobilizer, stability control, dusk-sensing headlamps, trailer-sway control, tire pressure monitoring, anti-lock disc brakes, emergency braking assist, front-seat side airbags and full-length side curtain airbags. Front and rear parking sensors, a rearview camera, Uconnect Access with an emergency telematics system, and a fully-integrated trailer-brake controller are all available. In a simulated panic stop in Edmunds testing this vehicle came to a complete halt from sixty miles per hour (mph) in less than 130 feet. In government crash testing this truck earned five out of five stars possible for total side-crash protection. Come down to this dealership when you have some time. We can't wait to speak to you about your vehicle search and how we think the 2017 RAM 1500 could be your ideal truck!

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