2017 Ram 1500 Updates

August 17th, 2017 by

Given it’s status in the full-size truck segment, the 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 has a lot to offer any new truck shopper. Focusing on improving ride quality and driver feedback, the new Ram goes to long lengths for the 2017 model year. When you are considering buying a new full-size truck, check out the 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 upgrades below to see how this truck stacks up to the competition.

2017 Dodge Ram 1500 Upgrades

Drivetrain – The addition of a silky smooth eight-speed automatic transmission improves the 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 gas mileage. Not only that but improvements to the shifting in the transmission ensures a smooth ride each and every time. Further improvements to the cabin and noise cancelling upgrades make the Dodge Ram cabin as quiet as a church mouse.

Suspension – Big changes ahead for the 2017 model year, as the Ram gets several upgrades to it’s already excellent ride quality. New for the 2017 model year is a complete set of traditional coil and spring suspension in rear of the truck. This gives the truck and driver more control and increases stability in turns. The changes to the suspension allow the 2017 Dodge RAM 1500 to soak up road imperfections and potholes with a best in class ride quality.

Interior – Emphasis on improving the interior was a huge issue for Dodge. Changes to the 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 cabin include a new infotainment system and a host of safety measures. The upgraded infotainment panel gives you complete control over the various new safety features. Some of these features include a new blind spot monitor and hill start assist. Although the 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 lacks a bit in towing power compared to others in the same segment, the upgraded cabin makes up for this shortcoming.

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Various trim packages – Along with the new 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 upgrades is a host of new trims for the full size truck. These trims were announced at the Detroit Auto Show and include the HFE, Outdoorsman, Limited, Laramie Longhorn, Sport, Tradesman, Express, Rebel, and Laramie. Along with these trims, there is a SRT trim that’s rumored to make an appearance.

More standard equipment – Dodge raises the bar by including more equipment in their base truck. Some of these new standard features include automatic headlights, dual-zone automatic climate control, a 3.5-inch driver information display, and a fully upgraded sound system.

Additional features like foglights, twenty-inch aluminum wheels, floor mats, carpeted floors, Bluetooth connectivity and heated mirrors are optional in other trims. There are many other options when it comes to the 2017 Dodge Ram 1500, from the larger touchscreen panel to 20 inch rims. These changes make the new Dodge Ram one of the best choices in the full size segment.

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