When it comes to a light-duty truck, you may find that 2017 RAM 1500 and its colors are attractive. The car has a very reliable performance. The 2017 edition comes with the night edition, so it’s quite appealing. This truck may look classic since the design isn’t different from the older generation. But Dodge has completed it with the V8 engine, so it stands with the good performance line-up of the truck.
Specification of 2017 RAM 1500
This car uses a V-6 engine with a capacity of 3.6 liters. The horsepower is 350 HP with torque of 269 lbs-ft @ 4175 rpm. The engine has 6 cylinders, each consisting of 4 valves, so the total valve is 24 units. Because this car appears as a truck, the rear is specifically used as cargo. The cargo capacity is 74.7 cu.ft.
The length of the car is 231″, 66.3″ width, 74.4” height and the ground clearance is 9″. There is only one car transmission variant, 8-speed automatic with OD and auto-manual. The average fuel consumption is 24 mpg. On a city trip, this truck spends 18 mpg. Meanwhile on the highway, it’s about 26 mpg.
The car security system is very good because there is an immobilizer, panic alarm, brake assist, ABS system, and power door locks. While the safety system is adjustable seatbelt, dual airbags, side impact bars, and front ventilated disc brakes.
The inside of the car uses black with a metal-look accent. There are two seats but can accommodate up to 3 passengers. Most of the interior is made from vinyl, but has been wrapped using fabric cloth. The chair can be reclining and adjusting the height manually. If the driver is tired, at least there is an arm-rest at the door-trim.
As a truck, the appearance of the car head unit is better than vehicles in the same class. Dodge completed this one with a radio data system, primary touch screen monitor, AM / FM radio, and 6-speakers. The head unit also has AC, but the settings are still using the manual button.
There are 8 trims which are sold for the RAM 1500 so far. They are Tradesman, Tradesman / express, SLT, Sport, HFE, Laramie, Rebel, and Longhorn. The 2017 RAM 1500 colors are red pearl, brown pearl, blue pearl, metallic crystal, metallic steel, blue streak pearl, flame red, and bright white. Altough the car appears as a truck, but the user will be able to enjoy the trip as using a sports car.
The front grille uses black and its size is quite large. The bottom is a bumper with a color with a grille, so is the bumper on the rear. Headlights use fully automatic halogens and aero-composite delay-offs. Unfortunately, this car is not equipped with fog lamps yet.
Both parts of the tire, front and rear use steel spare wheel. The size is 265/70 R17. The side of the car has door-handles that is the same color as the car body. This car only has two doors with manual mirrors. Even though this car is quite high, the side steps are still optional.
So, that’s all our short review of the 2017 RAM 1500. Are you interested? For another type of Ford, click here.