2017 Dodge Ram 2500

This Chrysler’s division is specialized for trucks. Along with F-series and Silverado, Ram is a synonym for American trucks. These three nameplates are also hardest competitors, an arch rivals. The 2017 Dodge Ram 2500 will be an entry-level model, when it comes to heavy duty trucks. It stands between light duty 1500, and toughest 3500 model. Compared to competition, this model is a little bit outdated. Both Ford and Chevy redesigned their models recently, while current Ram is present since 2009. Because of that, company prepared some modifications for the 2017 Dodge Ram 2500. However, it will be just a refresh, while complete redesign is expected in next two or three years.

2017 Dodge Ram 2500 changes

2017 Dodge Ram 2500 front view

The 2017 Dodge Ram 2500 will come refreshed. Those are the latest reports that circulate on the internet. Although complete redesign was expected, this overhaul was apparently delayed. According to the latest rumors, next generation of this truck will come somewhere in about two or three years. However, since both rivals Chevy and Ford came or will come with big changes, 2017 Dodge Ram 2500 will also come with some modifications, to remain competitive until new generation come. Exact details about this refresh are still unknown, but we can presume that most of them will be visual, which mechanical part will probably remain untouched.

2017 Dodge Ram 2500 redesign

According to some reports, this model will be some kind of prelude to next-generation model, when it is about styling. To be more precise, 2017 Ram 2500 will come with new front end, which will feature plenty of elements of company’s future design language. When it is about body style and trims, things will remain unchanged. The 2017 Ram 2500 will be available in SLT, Limited and Laramie trims, while cab configurations are Regular Cab, Double Cab and Mega Cab.

2017 Dodge Ram 2500 interior

2017 Dodge Ram 2500 engines

This aspect of the truck will remain unchanged. The 2017 Dodge Ram 2500 will be offered in two V8 variants. First one is 5.7 liter engine, which has 383 horses, while other has displacement of 6.4 liters and max power of 410 horses. Also, there is a diesel-powered 6.7 liter V8, which is good enough for around 370 horsepower. The 2017 Ram 2500 will be available in either 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission.

2017 Dodge Ram 2500 release date and price

The 2017 Dodge Ram 2500 is expected to come somewhere late this year, with the starting price of around 32.000 dollars.

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One Response to 2017 Dodge Ram 2500

  1. Dan Ortego says:

    I’ve been in the market for a RAM Cummins 2500 for about 20-years. Back when I worked at a Dodge dealership I was allowed to take one home during lunch and I fell in love with that massive torque and classic sound. For me it’s all about the interior and comfort. The main thing holding me back is the outdated auto-transmission shifter and the lack of seat ventilation. I’ve been waiting for them to come out with the tranny dial selector as they have on the 1/2 ton for quite sometime. When Dodge stops dragging their feet on some of some of these very simple features is when I’ll sign on the dotted line.

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