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2017 RAM 2500 at Northwest Dodge for Houston, TX

Coming back strong in 2017 is the RAM 2500. The line-up grows with the new Power Wagon. The Power Wagon adds new interiors, grille, wheels, bumpers, and graphics. The style is inspired by the 1979-80 “Macho Power Wagon.” A new additional package for the 2500 is the 4×4 Off-Road Package. This includes features like tow hooks, hill-descent control, Bilstein shocks, transfer case skid plate, on/off road tires, limited-slip differential, wheel flares, and off road details. Now all the RAM trucks will get the five-micron cabin air filter. There are so many ways to customize the RAM 2500 truck to what the customer really wants, read below to find out about all the features.


Under the 2500’s Hood

Most of the RAM 2500 trucks come standard with a 5.7-liter V8 gas engine with a six-speed automatic transmission. It is powered by 400 pound-feet of torque and 383 horsepower. There is a modified version of the V8 that runs on compressed natural gas and gives the identical power figures to the gas version. If you want more options, there are two more engines. A 6.4-liter V8 engine with a six-speed automatic transmission. It is rated at 429 pound-feet of torque and 410 horsepower. The other engine option is a 6.7-liter diesel six-cylinder that makes 350 horsepower and 660 pound-feet of torque. This is paired with a six-speed manual transmission, but can have a six-speed automatic that makes 370 horsepower and 800 pound-feet of torque.


Design of RAM 2500

The 2017 RAM 2500 has many configurations. There are three cab styles: regular, crew, and Mega cab. There are two bed lengths: 8-foot bed and 6-foot-4 bed. There are seven trim levels: Tradesman, SLT, Big Horn/Lone Star, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn, Limited, and Power Wagon. The base trim, Tradesman, comes with 17-inch wheels, black grille and bumpers, automatic headlights, a locking tailgate, a six-speaker stereo system, a tilt-only steering wheel, a 40/20/40-split front bench, and vinyl upholstery and flooring. The regular cab comes with manual controls and non-heated mirrors. The crew cabs get power-adjustable, heated mirrors, and power windows and locks including the locking tailgate. The top trim, Limited, adds 20-inch wheels, monotone paint, additional chrome exterior trim, automatic wipers, automatic high-beams, keyless entry/ignition, black leather upholstery, and the RAMBox cargo management system. A lot of the features available on the higher trims can be added to the lower trims through packages or as standalone features. Things you can add are a cargo-view camera, load-leveling suspension, off-road tires, fifth-wheel trailer preparation, a sunroof, and a CD player.

What comes with the Big Horn/Lone Star?

The Big Horn, also known as the Lone Star in Texas, comes with an 18-inch wheels, chrome grille slats, remote ignition, foglights, a limited-slip rear differential, premium cloth upholstery, a 10-way power driver seat, a 115-volt power outlet, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls.

Can you help see how much my current vehicle would be valued at for trade-in?

Yes, you can input the info about your vehicle to see how much it would be valued at for trade-in. Trade-in Value

What are the color options available?

The colors available are 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, and Bright White.


The RAM 2500 truck has many safety features. The cargo-view camera allows the driver to see what is in the truck bed through the Uconnect display. The rear back up camera system can give the driver peace of mind while backing up into a parking spot. There is also the available front and rear park assist system that will alert the driver when the 2500 is too close to objects in front and in back of the vehicle. You should come down to Northwest Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM to check out the 2017 RAM 2500.