Heavy duty trucks are high in demands all across the world. Ford and GMC excel in the manufacturing of such trucks along with RAM. However, RAM trucks have not seen many upgradations in the past few years, right from 2009. It is high time that these heavy duty trucks need an up gradation. Redesigning plans are on the cards for the heavy duty trucks from RAM.
2017 Dodge RAM 3500 – Innovations in the Dashboard, Storage, and Safety Features:
The 2017 Dodge RAM 3500 will be the 3rd generation of the heavy duty truck. The heavy duty trucks came in three models with petrol and diesel 6-cylinder Cummins engines and HEMI V8. The 2017 RAM 3500 has 6 trims namely Laramie, Laramie Limited, Tradesman, Laramie Longhorn Dually, SLT and Lone Star/Big Horn. The truck also comes in three cab styles – 4-door crew cab, 4-door mega cab, and 2-door regular cabs.
Significant upgradations are seen in the Dodge RAM 3500 2017 vehicle with redesigned front grille, improved suspension, muscular bodywork, trim materials with high quality, better headlights and fog lights, instrument panel lighting etc. special mention needs to be made of the automatic 8-speed transmission and the aero properties.
The trims Laramie Limited and Laramie Longhorn Dually have features like heated and ventilated seats, LED tail lights, dual zone auto climate control, cargo view camera etc. In the Mega cab category, the options are even better. For base and lower trim models of 2017 RAM 3500. Basic features are installed which make driving and riding in the heavy truck comfortable and convenient. The quality of materials and products that are used in the interiors of Dodge RAM 3500 2017 are high class.
As per industry reports, no particular reports have been obtained regarding specific safety and security features of 2017 Dodge RAM 3500. However, generally, it is being said that the heavy duty truck will have the required safety measures for sure.
2017 Dodge RAM 3500 – Whole Power Unit:
Engine experimentations are expected in Dodge RAM 3500 2017. The standard engine that will be used in the base model is a 5.7-liter, V6 engine, which has the capacity of producing 383 hp energy with 400 lbs-ft of torque. Other engine variations include diesel inline 6-cyinder with a 6.4-liter V8 engine. This engine provides an output of 410 hp and 429 lbs-ft of torque. Apart from these two options, there are 3 different output versions of 6.7-liter Cummins turbo diesel engine. They respectively provide 350 hp and 660 lbs-ft, 385 hp and 900 lbs-ft and 370 hp and 800 lbs-ft. The 2017 Dodge RAM 3500 promises great towing capacity in all trims with 9200 tons.
2017 Dodge RAM 3500 – Price and Expected Release Date:
The base trim of 2017 Dodge RAM 3500 comes within a range of $32,700 – $60,000. The higher trims are expensive. It is expected that 2017 Dodge RAM 3500 will be available in the market in the 1st or 2nd quarter of 2017.
To sum up, the 2017 RAM 3500 is going to be sure winner on the road, particularly on tough terrains. It is expected that this heavy duty truck will provide stiff competition to the likes of Ford F-350, Silverado 3500HD and so on.