2017 RAM 3500
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If you are looking for a heavy-duty truck with the highest towing capacity out of all the RAM trucks, then the 2017 RAM 3500 is the truck for you. The truck boasts a towing capacity of 31,210 pounds when properly equipped, and the cab and bed length comes in numerous configurations depending on your needs. The RAM 3500 delivers maximum power, but it also delivers maximum comfort from the cab. This heavy-duty truck smooths over rough pavement with its rear-coil spring suspension and creates a quiet and cozy haven in the cab. Add to that all the convenience items available, such as the Uconnect 8.4 infotainment system, satellite radio, Wi-Fi Hotspot capability and navigation, and you can have a very comfortable, hi-tech mobile office.
Under the 3500's Hood
Depending on your requirements for a specific powertrain, bed length and cabin size, the RAM 3500 offers a range of configurations. The 5.7-liter V8 engine is the first engine option, which generates 383 horsepower and 400-lb-ft of torque. A six-speed automatic transmission is coupled with this V8 engine, and its towing capacity is 13,900 pounds. The next engine level is the 6.4-liter V8, which generates 410 horsepower and 429-lb-ft of torque. This is also coupled with a six-speed automatic transmission, and its towing capacity increases to 16,520 pounds. The third engine available is the 6.7-liter turbodiesel V8. Three different transmission options can be selected with the turbodiesel: the standard six-speed automatic transmissions, the AISIN 6-Speed Automatic Transmission, or the six-speed manual transmission. With a fifth-wheel hitch, this engine can haul up to 31,210 pounds. The gas engine also has a maximum payload of 7,390 pounds. Rear-wheel drive is standard on all trims, but an optional part-time 4-wheel-drive is available for more traction.
Design of RAM 3500
The 2017 RAM 3500 has six trims: Tradesman, SLT, Big Horn, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn, and Limited. Cab sizes and bed lengths vary. You can have a two-door cab with an 8-foot bed, a crew cab (four-doors) with an 8-foot or 6 feet four-inch bed. Or, you can get the Mega Cab (four doors) with the 6 feet four-inch bed. Standard features on the base Tradesman model are cloth or vinyl upholstery, 17-inch steel wheels, a locking tailgate, a six-speaker audio system, heated mirrors, power windows/locks, and more. The SLT adds more convenience items like a 5-inch touchscreen with satellite radio, keyless entry, power accessories, a power-sliding rear window, Bluetooth, and more. Some of the luxury items found in the higher trim levels include: leather seating, metallic trim, soft touch surfaces, a premium 8.4-inch touchscreen with Uconnect, and more. Finally, these available features can be added for more convenience and utility: a fifth-wheel and gooseneck hitch, a sunroof, projector headlights, a 10-speaker audio system, a cargo-view camera, locking exterior cargo bins, wheel-to-wheel side steps, a spray-in bed liner, and more.
Does the 2017 RAM 3500 come with a diesel engine?
Yes! There is an available 6.7-liter turbodiesel V8 engine. Other engine options are the 5.7-liter V8 engine and the 6.4-liter V8 engine.
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The RAM 3500 takes safety seriously, therefore it includes the following standard safety features: keyless entry, electronic stability control, speed control, a tire-pressure information system, antilock brakes, and front/side/curtain airbags. Higher trims come equipped with rear parking sensors, a remote anti-theft alarm, and a rearview camera. If you need the most powerful RAM truck available, then the 2017 RAM 3500 is the one for you. Come test drive one today!
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