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  • What To Know Beside 2017 Dodge RAM 1500 and its Colors

    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.

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    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.

    Interior

    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.

    Exterior

    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.

    2017 Dodge RAM 1500 Berlin City
    (Photo by Nils Hofmann; https://www.flickr.com/photos/145723096@N07/)
  • Dodge Small SUV

    This Dodge small SUV review might be what are you looking for. For you who are seeking for the affordable and practical SUV to your family, this might be a good option. The Dodge Journey 2019 seems to offer plenty of features.

    Is The 2019 Dodge Journey Good?

    The new series comes with some changes with the following pros and cons:

    Pros – It comes with an intuitive system for entertainment and also affordable price. Besides, the engine for the 2019 series is new with V6 coming with lower trims.

    Cons – Unfortunately, there are no safety features, base engine acceleration, ponderous handling, and the subpar predicted reliability rating.

    Features

    There are three trim levels including SE, GT, and Crossroad. This 2019 doesn’t include the SXT trim but it is good news seeing the V6 engine in the series. The 173 horsepower and 166 lb.-ft of torque resulted from its 2.4 liters 4 cylinder engine. This is delivered to its front wheels with the 4-speed automatic transmission.

    A bigger capacity is added to the Crossroad trims and SE versions with the 3.6-liter V6 engine resulting 283hp and its 260 lb.-ft. All V6 models come with the 6-speed automatic transmission. For the front-wheel drive, the feature is standard with the option for AWD (all-wheel drive).

    What Are The Changes In 2019 Dodge Journey?

    Besides removing the SXT trim, there are additional standard equipment for its base SE trim including the fog lights, performance improvements for the front and rear bumpers, LED rear taillights and the power heated side mirrors. Besides, the SE trim comes with the blacktop appearance package, there is also new paint color for the exterior.

    Then, What We Think About This New 2019 Dodge Journey?

    Of course, in terms of budget, this Dodge small SUV is the least expensive. For you who are seeking for the 3-row crossover SUV, this can be your reference. Of course, with such a budget, this car is lack of advanced technology and comfort features. With its 173 horses to the front wheels, who wants to haul the 7 passengers in the long journey? In case you feel OK with such power.

    Compared to other low budget small SUVs, this is not the best one but of course, it still has attractiveness to some targeted customers such as people who are running rental car companies rather than actual customers. Or, maybe for people who search for SUV with little power behind its wheel.

    Most of us appreciate the impressive 3.6L V6 engine with its keyless ignition, roof rails a 4.3-inch entertainment system and its comfortable reclining seats. But of course, the Dodge Journey series gives you the option to have three rows of seating. It depends on the trim level you choose.

    For the interior and colors capacities, the SUV offers 67.6 cubic feet when you fold the second and the third rows. It can deliver a satisfying ride and the best part is it is available in 10 options including Redline, Blood Orange, Contusion Blue, Destroyer Gray, Billet, Granite, Olive Green, White Noise, Pitch Black and Vice White.

    For latest SUV such as Ford’s 2020 Explorer, click here.

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