2017 Ram 2500: Power For the Bigger Jobs
You have your reasons for wanting to drive a large and powerful pickup truck and we’re not going to argue with them. Whether you need to tow a trailer full of items for a competition, bring a travel trailers with you so that you have a home away from home on the road, or you need to enjoy a way to get larger jobs done on the jobsite, the Ram 2500 is a pickup truck that can get the work done for you. This big brute has been one of the favorites on the road for several generations to give you the ride and performance you need.
What are you using the Ram 2500 pickup truck for? If you’re in need of the truck that you’re crew will respect and enjoy riding along with you, it may be time for one of the higher trims that will allow you to offer your team a comfortable and near luxury ride on the way to and from the worksite. On the other end of the spectrum you could have the work truck style of the base model and know that you’ve still got a powerful and capable truck without all the trimmings.
For the 2017 model year the Ram 2500 HD adds a new Power Wagon trim that’s meant to celebrate the 1979 Macho Power Wagon model. The 4X4 model is now equipped with a bran d new off road package and the 6.7-liter Hemi V8 engine is now a standard offering for the Laramie, Laramie Longhorn and Limited models. This continues to be a truck that you’ll be able to enjoy on and off the road to give you the power deliver you need and the ability to get the work done you’re trying to accomplish on a daily basis.
Under the hood of this big truck you’ll find three engines you can choose from. The base engine is the 5.7-liter V8 which brings in 383 horsepower and 400 lb.-ft. of torque. This engine is offered with a six-speed automatic transmission to make it easy to enjoy what this truck has to offer. Moving up you can have the 6.4-liter V8 engine and enjoy 410 horsepower and 429 lb.-ft. of torque while using the same transmission for this truck. These two powertrains use gasoline for the fuel and can bot be had with a 4WD setup if desired.
Moving up to the diesel power that you expect to have at the top of the lineup you’ll find a 6.7-liter turbocharged diesel six-cylinder engine that uses either the same six-speed automatic or a six-speed manual transmission. The automatic gives you 370 horsepower and 800 lb.-ft. of torque while the manual version make 350 horsepower and 660 lb.-ft. of torque for you. This is the power monster you want and with this diesel powertrain you’ll also enjoy the benefit of exhaust braking to help stop this big brute when you need to stop sooner on the road or on the trails.
As the truck you want to setup anyway you can, the Ram 2500 HD is a truck that allows you to enjoy the benefits of a touchscreen navigation system, can include a voice recognition system, offers a ten-speaker premium sound system from Alpine, gives you a set of back up sonar sensors, has power folding trailer tow mirrors, a rearview camera, and an integrated brake. This is a truck that gives you the look, feel, power and items you need to make it a comfortable truck to drive wherever you need to go on the road or out in the wilderness.
Are you ready for a powerful beast on the road that can help you enjoy the life you can on the open road or gives you the benefit of a great work truck to get the job done? If so, the 2017 Ram 2500 HD is an impressive choice that you can make to have the ride and the quality you’re looking for. Let this big beast give you what you want when you need something substantial that can handle the workload you have. Come see your nearby Ram dealer today and check out this impressive heavy duty performer for yourself.