With GMC and Ford coming up with some amazing vehicles, the RAM also did not fail to amaze the car community. Even though the main rivals may have brought in some amazing features, RAM’s new version of the 3500 separates it from its opposition. For those who have a huge load carrying capacities, RAM is soon coming up with its new model for you; The 2017 RAM 3500. After its 2 significant models (the RAM 1500 and 2500), now RAM has come up with some major changes and updates in the form of the 2017 RAM 3500.
With other competing vehicles all set to release in this year, there is no doubt that the 2017 Ram 3500 is going to show the world that they are on par with their rivals. With an improved and elegant looking appearance, this truck is soon going to enter the market and attract a significant portion of the market.
With a maximum towing power of 30,660 lbs, a payload capacity of 7,020 lbs and a 900 pound per feet of maximum diesel torque, we are sure this truck is going to give tough competition to all its rivals and will make an ideal heavy duty vehicle. So, after hearing all this, are you interested to know more details about this truck? So, here you go; a detailed breakdown of the new 2017 RAM 3500.
2017 RAM 3500 – From the Outside:
The 2017 RAM 3500 is going to be a lightweight vehicle which will be able to carry some of the heaviest loads for you. This is because the designers and engineers have worked on the development of this truck using the lightest materials at hand. They have used aluminum to make the body light. Not only this, some other techniques have also played their role in making the weight lighter. Talking about its appearance, the 2017 RAM 3500 looks elegant yet bossy.
Grille and LED Lights:
In addition to this, it has a unique looking grille on the front fascia showing four equal divisions making the look smart and elegant that all other out there have grown accustomed to. Moving down from the top, there is a massive bumper which secures the important attributes of the front façade. Also, the bumpers have integrated fog lights making the truck look more powerful. Moreover, the heavy duty truck also has LED powered headlights. If you take a closer look, you will notice that they help the aggressive look matches the type of work it has to do; which is carrying heavy loads.
While we are talking about the front end of the truck, we will like to highlight that it has the sharpest and toughest tailgates attached to it. This time around, the company has equipped the tail lights with their latest ‘Ram Truck Tailgate Lift Assist’. It will help in managing the tension associated with lifting weight and will also assist in lowering the tailgate easily and smoothly.
Box Rail Caps:
Box rail caps will allow you to easily unload and load the cargo from the bed of the truck without any hassle. Also, these rail caps are sturdy, powerful and quite durable and help in reducing the number of scrapes and scratches that are quite common in trucks.
Peek Through the Side Mirror:
The side view mirrors in the exterior are fixed on both sides of the car. You can easily peek through the mirrors to enjoy a stunning view. These mirrors feature integrated turn and retracting capabilities. They also have defrosting abilities and much more for you to view the road with ease.
Let’s Peek Inside – The Interior:
With the ‘RAM Control Center’, we are sure that the driver will be in complete command of the RAM 3500 2017. The 8.4 inch, full-colour RAM control centre has the largest controllers. It covers the satellite radio, WiFi system, SiriusXM, Voice Command and all types of useful navigations, making your truck wired for office use on the move.
Cargo View Camera:
This camera is specially designed to ensure safety and security of the cargo you have loaded on your vehicle. This camera allows the driver to look at the backend of the truck through the ‘Uconnect’ technology. This camera can give you relief in terms of not worrying about the cargo while transporting it.
Rear Back Camera:
The new 2017 RAM 3500 features a high resolution, ‘Parkview’ rear back camera system. This camera gives you a crystal clear and colored view of what is behind the truck. This can really make you park easily, especially when you have cargo placed at the back which blocks your view.
Sophisticated Comfortable Seats of the Hardworking Truck:
The interior of the 2017 RAM 3500 is simply out a class. It is decorated with some of the most amazing features and attributes that make the inside even more spacious for lively riders. The seats of the new version are made up of soft leather which also have heating technology in them that provides you comfort. The seats also have storage areas built under them. The extra storage under the seats comes in handy and allows you to carry more loads.
2017 RAM 3500 – Engine and Expected Price:
The new 2017 RAM 3500 will have a 383 hp 5.7-liter V8; a 410-hp 6.4-liter V8 (370 hp in the Mega Cab); and a 6.7-liter turbo diesel inline-six engine that makes 350, 370, or 385 hp. The RAM has always brought in trucks and vehicles that last longer. The new version of the 2017 RAM 3500 also ensures durability. This is the reason why they have the confidence to go back to a diesel version with a 100,000-mile diesel power train and a gas powered truck with a 60,000-mile power train warranty. So, all those who are willing to buy a truck to lift their huge cargos, the 2017 RAM 3500 is the ideal option for them and they must buy it after as soon as it’s released. The price is estimated to be $34,400.