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2017 RAM 1500 Taylorville IL

2017 RAM 1500

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New 2017 RAM 1500 at Trinity Dodge for Taylorville, IL

Offering versatility and power in the most agile of pickups, the 2017 RAM 1500 is an exceptional option for the light-duty truck class! Off-road ready and with plenty of towing power, the innovative air-ride suspension and fuel-efficient engine options make the 2017 RAM 1500 a uniquely equipped vehicle! Ten trim levels, three cab options and multiple bed lengths allow you to pick and choose the features you like best, leading to a truly custom light-truck! Keep reading below to learn more about the exceptional features and unparalleled power of the 2017 RAM 1500!

Under the 1500's Hood

RAM knows it's what's under the hood that counts when it comes to pickup trucks, and the 2017 RAM 1500 provides plenty of options to keep you happy! Whether you want the powerstation HEMI V8 under the hood or would rather go for the fuel-efficient EcoDiesel engine, the 2017 RAM 1500 obliges. The standard engine found on the 2017 RAM 1500 is the critically-acclaimed 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine that generates 205 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. Economically-minded customers will want to check out RAM's exclusive EcoDiesel 3.0-liter V6 engine the delivers 240 horsepower, 420 lb-ft of torque and an exceptional 29 miles to the gallon! If you're less concerned about fuel-efficiency and more concerned with power, consider the mammoth 5.7-liter HEMI V8 engine that utilizes variable-valve timing to achieve 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque! With a standard smooth-shift eight-speed transmission and RAM's trademarked air-ride suspension system, the 2017 RAM 1500 always offers a sleek and comfortable ride!

Design of RAM 1500

The 2017 RAM 1500 is offered in an unparalleled amount of model options, cab style and bed lengths, with ten unique trim levels and multiple unique configurations to choose from! The 2017 RAM 1500 is found in ten trim levels; the base Tradesman, the Express, the High-Fuel Economy (HFE) trim, the SLT, the Big Hon/Lone Star (Lone Star offered only in Texas), the Sport, the off-road Rebel, the Laramie, the Laramie Longhorn and the top-of-the-line Limited. Luxurious interior details skip the Tradesman trim, which comes with utility-minded features like a seven-pin wiring harness, automatic headlights, a locking tailgate, a Class IV receiver hitch, air-conditioning, a spray-in bedliner, vinyl upholstery and a six-speaker sound system rounding out the features. Stepping up to the Express trim adds carpeted floors and mats, foglights and body-colored exterior accents, while removing the trailer hitch and bedliner. The HFE (high-fuel-economy) trim offers an exclusive engine stop/start function, designed to stop the engine when idling to better conserve gas. The 2017 RAM 1500 SLT trim is the first real luxury trim, featuring chrome exterior accents, power accessories, dual gloveboxes, remote keyless entry and a 5-inch touchscreen display center that offers USB and Bluetooth compatibility. The Big Horn (or Lone Star trim in Texas) offers a 115volt household outlet, remote start functions, a rearview camera, a leather wrapped steering wheel and a larger 8.4-inch Uconnect touchscreen, as well as the Uconnect Access telematics system. The 2017 RAM 1500 Sport trim adds projector-style headlights, LED taillights, and interior/exterior accent lighting. The Laramie trim adds more chrome trim, a heated steering wheel and a 10-speaker sound system, while the Laramie Longhorn trim adds tow hooks, a larger fuel tank, front and rear parking sensors, a navigation system and wood interior trim. The off-road ready Rebel is special variant, with all-terrain tires, rear Bilstein shock absorbers, LED foglights and black fender flares, plus exclusive cloth-and-vinyl upholstery. Finally, the top-of-the-line Limited trim features side-step bars, automatic windshield wipers, a self-leveling air suspension and fancier leather upholstery. The incredible diversity of trims and features found on the 2017 RAM 1500 allow you to truly customize your truck to suit your needs!

What exterior colors options are available for the 2017 RAM 1500?

The 2017 RAM 1500 is offered in Red Pearl, Flame Red, Luxury Brown, Black Forest Green, Blue Streak, True Blue, Bright Silver Metallic, Granite Crystal Metallic, Maximum Steel Metallic, Brilliant Black, Pearl White & Bright White.  

Where can I view your entire RAM Truck inventory?

We make it easy to view our entire RAM inventory online from the convenience of your own home! Click HERE To View Our RAM Truck Inventory!

How much is my trade-in vehicle worth?

Find the Kelley Blue Book Value of your trade-in by using our handy calculator! Click HERE To Value Your Trade-In!


For all the power, style and substance of the 2017 RAM 1500, RAM still manages to focus on safety! Standard features for the 2017 RAM 1500 include four-wheel antilock brakes, hill-start assistance, stability controls and trailer-sway controls. A full suite of airbags includes full-length side curtain bags that work with the front mounted ones to cushion the cabin in case of collision. Front and rear parking sensors are available, as is a rearview camera, ideal for navigating tight parking lots or backing around corners. The Uconnect Access system offered in some 2017 RAM 1500s allows you to utilize emergency telematic systems, like 911 assistance and stolen vehicle recovery and tracking. This exciting and unique offering from RAM is a ruggedly refined light-pickup-truck you'll enjoy driving! Stop by Trinity Dodge or fill out the form below to schedule a test-drive of the 2017 RAM 1500!  

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