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New 2017 RAM 2500 at Suburban Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM of Farmington Hills for Farmington Hills, MI

The RAM truck line-up adds the Power Wagon and the 2500 4x4 Off-road Package. The Power Wagon is designed from the 1979-80 "Macho Power Wagon" with distinct graphics, grille, bumper, and interior. The 4x4 Off-road Package features hill-descent control, tow hooks, Bilstein shocks, transfer case skid plate, on/off road tires, wheel flares, limited-slip differential, and off road decals. Now, all the RAM trucks come with a five-micron cabin air filter. The Laramie, Laramie Longhorn, and Limited trims all now come standard with the 6.4-liter V8 engine. There is also an upgraded suspension on the Laramie Longhorn and Limited 4x4 models. Keep reading to find out more about the 2017 RAM 2500.

Under the 2500's Hood

The RAM 2500 comes standard with a 5.7-liter V8 gasoline engine. It is rated at 400 pound-feet of torque and 383 horsepower. It comes with a six-speed automatic transmission. The RAM truck is available with either rear-wheel drive or a part-time four-wheel drive. The Power Wagon is available with 4WD. There are, also, two other engine options available. The first option is a 6.4-liter V8 engine that has a six-speed automatic transmission. The powertrain is rated at 410 horsepower and 429 pound-feet of torque. The second option is a turbocharged 6.7-liter diesel six-cylinder engine. When this engine has a six-speed manual transmission it is rated at 350 horsepower and 660 pound-feet of torque. When it has a six-speed automatic transmission it is rated at 360 horsepower and 800 pound-feet of torque.

Design of RAM 2500

There are many configurations available for the 2017 RAM 2500. There are three cab styles, two bed lengths, and seven trim levels. The cab styles are a two-door regular cab, a four-door crew cab, and a four-door jumbo crew cab known as the Mega cab. The regular cab is an 8-foot bed, the crew cab is the 8-foot bed or 6-foot-4 bed, and the Mega cab has a short bed to fit a bigger cabin. The trim levels are the Tradesman, SLT, Big Horn/Lone Star, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn, Limited, and Power Wagon. The Tradesman and SLT trim models can have all three cab styles. The Big Horn/Lone Star, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn, and Limited are available with the crew cab or the Mega cab. The Cargo Management System includes a storage system in the side rails of the 2500 truck bed. Another storage system that comes in handy is the under-floor storage in the crew cab.

How much weight can the RAM 2500 tow?

The towing capacity of the RAM 2500 is up to 17,980 pounds.  

Can I add lighting to my bed?

Yes, there is an available LED bed lighting that goes on each side of the cargo bed and illuminates the rear area of the bed.  

Do you have a finance application online?

Yes, we do have a finance application online available for you. Check it out here.  Finance Application


The RAM 2500 has multiple standard safety features including advanced multistage front airbags, supplemental front seat-mounted side airbags, supplemental side-curtain front airbags, supplemental side-curtain front airbags, electronic stability control, sentry key theft deterrent system, speed control, and a tire pressure monitoring display. There are also some optional safety features including a center high-mount stop lamp with cargo view camera, rear park assist system, a remote start, and a rear back-up camera. The truck incorporates 50,000-PSI hydroformed steel in the frame and crossmembers for strength and mass efficiency. The front and rear rail contours are also hydroformed for a secure placement of suspension components. Suburban Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM of Farmington Hills can help you find the right configuration of 2017 RAM 2500 truck.

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