Learn More About the 2017 Ram 2500 in Plainfield, IN
The Ram 2500 is a tough, commercial-grade truck with ample power and exterior storage space to help all your busiest days go more smoothly. Whether you’re hauling heavy loads around an industrial site or depending on your Ram to help you have fun at a football tailgate party, this versatile vehicle is up to the challenge.
There are four trim levels for the 2017 Ram 2500, but only three of them have exterior differences. You might select the Tradesman, with its 17-inch steel wheels that feature a silver finish that complements the truck’s body color. Or, you could purchase the SLT, which has a wheel diameter that’s an inch bigger than the Tradesman, with the same wheel materials and finish color. Furthermore, the SLT offers heated exterior mirrors.
Then, there’s the Laramie, with wheels that are the same size as the SLT. The main exterior difference with this trim level is fog lamps. Finally, there’s the Longhorn. It offers the same exterior features as the Laramie, so you’ll need to take a peek inside the truck to see some of the most compelling reasons to choose this trim level over others.
When picking your engine for the Ram 2500, there are several options. Go with a 5.7-liter V8 standard option, or one that’s compatible with two types of fuels. Both versions of that engine get 383 horsepower and 400 pounds per foot of torque, and are available with a six-speed automatic transmission. There’s also a 6.4 HEMI V8 engine that gets 410 horsepower and 429 pounds per foot of torque.
If you decide to select a Cummins 6.7-liter turbo diesel engine, you can get it with either a manual or automatic six-speed transmission. The former boasts 350 horsepower and 660 pounds per foot of torque, while the automatic version is capable of 370 horsepower and 800 pounds per foot of torque. Finally, there’s the Cummins 6.7-liter high-output turbo diesel. It can give you 385 horsepower and 900 pounds per foot of torque.
The Ram 2500 is available with an electronic stability control package that offers many ways to improve performance despite potentially demanding conditions. For example, there’s a brake assist feature that boosts your stopping power. Also, an electronic roll mitigation feature helps your truck stay upright if it’s in danger of tipping over. Plus, there’s technology that keeps towed loads from swaying as you drive.
This truck works with the Uconnect system that offers multimedia, traffic data, and more. When properly equipped, it’s compatible with a camera that shows views of your cargo as you drive. It’s also possible to get your 2017 Ram 2500 with a parking assistance feature, complete with a video screen.
There are numerous multi-stage air bags on the Ram 2500, including front and side protection. Also, an available remote keyless entry system features a panic button so you can easily get help if needed when walking to the truck.
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