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2017 RAM 2500 at Pearson Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram for Richmond, VA

The 2017 RAM 2500 is a dynamic, capable, and powerful heavy-duty truck that will appeal to many drivers. This fantastic truck has earned wide acclaim for its ability to offer a comfortable and refined ride during even your toughest hauling jobs. It can offer innovation through the wide availability of technology, and a luxury-level experience with the high-end options. For 2017, the RAM 2500 will gain an updated new Power Wagon model, which will offer unending capability when going off-road and taking on the trails. Alternatively, there is a new Off-Road Package that can be equipped, and this will deliver plenty of power and support for going off the pavement.

Under the 2500's Hood

Drivers have many options when it comes to configuring the powertrain of the 2500. Most of the 2500 models will come standard with a 5.7-liter HEMI V8 gasoline engine.  The 5.7-liter V8 will have 383 horsepower, 400 pound-feet of torque, a maximum payload of 3,060 pounds, and a maximum towing rating of 13,890 pounds. The engine is paired to a six-speed automatic transmission. A modified version of this engine is also offered, and it will run on compressed natural gas. This configuration will produce the impressive power figures offered with the gasoline version. Additionally, there are two available engines that are offered. The first is a 6.4-liter HEMI V8 that has 410 horsepower and 429 lb-ft of torque, and it is paired to a six-speed automatic transmission. The available 6.7-liter Cummins Turbo Diesel I6 engine will produce 350 horsepower and 660 lb-ft when linked to a six-speed manual transmission. RAM will also offer a heavy-duty six-speed automatic with the diesel engine, and this will deliver 370 horsepower and 800 lb-ft of torque. The 2500 is made available with a rear-wheel drive or part-time four-wheel drive system. However, the off-road-oriented the Power Wagon is found only with four-wheel drive.

Design of RAM 2500

There are various ways that the RAM 2500 can be customized, which will ensure that every driver can find the perfect truck for their daily needs. Perfect for contractors or as part of a fleet, the 2500 is offered with a regular cab (two-door), crew cab (four-door), or Mega Cab (extended four-door). Short and long bed lengths will be offered depending on the chosen cab style, and there are six optional trim levels. The base Tradesman is the ultimate workhorse, with helpful features that will help at the job site. Next, there are the Big Horn, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn, and the luxurious Limited trim. Additionally, there is the Power Wagon which can be chosen as a trim level or equipped as an option package on certain Tradesman and Laramie models. Standard equipment includes a six-speaker stereo system, 17-inch steel wheels, a locking tailgate, and vinyl upholstery. Some of the options that can be equipped are a sunroof, a CD player, fifth-wheel trailer preparations, and a load-leveling suspension.

Are parking sensors available?

Yes, the RAM 2500 is available with ParkSense Front and Rear Park Assist Sensors!

Where can I learn more about the financing process?

You can easily learn about the financing process in our  Auto Finance Center!

Are there many storage options?

RAM offers many great storage solutions, including under-seat storage and in-floor cargo bins in the rear.  


Every RAM 2500 will come equipped with a variety of hands-free electronics, which will make it easy to for drivers to reduce distractions. There are also six standard airbags, and many electronic stability aids. Optional driver assistance features can include a ParkView Backup Camera and a ParkSense Rear Park Assist System. If you are curious to learn more about the excellent new 2017 RAM 2500 get in touch with us today at Pearson Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram!

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