New 2017 RAM 1500 at Chuck Patterson for Chico, CA
The RAM 1500 is the most fuel-efficient pickup in America. It includes the leading infotainment system with the Uconnect 8.4. There is the option to add the link coil suspension with four corner air suspension which adds great handling and the best ride. The aerodynamics are best-in-class with a coefficient drag of 0.360. With all the fuel-saving technologies the 1500 gets up to 29 mpg. This truck comes with three engine options to choose from. It has an award-winning interior, a rugged exterior look, and top-notch technology. Keep reading below, to learn more about the 2017 RAM 1500.
Under the 1500's Hood
The four-corner air suspension uses an automatic load leveling and helps improve the capability and performance in the RAM. There are three engine options in the RAM 1500. The 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 engine is powered by 430 pound-feet of torque and 240 horsepower. It can tow up to 9,210 pounds and has a payload of 1,600 pounds. It has a diesel oxidation catalyst, diesel particulate filter, and selective catalyst reduction so it is compliant with the emissions in all 50 state. The 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine is rated at 269 pound-feet of torque and 305 horsepower. This engine can tow up to 7,610 pounds and handle a payload of 1,880 pounds. The final engine option is 5.7-liter HEMI V8 that has fuel saver technology that deactivates half the cylinders when cruising to increase fuel economy. The horsepower in this engine is 395 and 410 pound-feet of torque.
Design of RAM 1500
The 1500 comes in multiple body styles. There is the regular cab with two bed sizes, the quad cab with one bed size, and the crew cab with two bed sizes. All the trim levels are Tradesman, Express, HFE, SLT, Big Horn/Lone Star, Sport, Rebel, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn, and Limited. The exterior of the 1500 truck will make other truck lovers turn their head to see what you are driving. The RamBox Cargo Management System has a durable, drainable, and secure storage system in the side rails of the truck bed. The Tonneau cover is available to add and it facilitates movement of air over the body of the truck. It has a great effect on airflow and will reduce drag. The interior gets a command center with the Uconnect System that can control the climate and give 3D terrain maps. There are also steering wheel-mounted button and Voice Command.
What are the bed size options for the regular cab?
The two sizes are 6-foot-4 inch or an 8-foot cargo bed.
Does the Laramie Longhorn model come with any new features?
Yes, the Laramie Longhorn is new with LED bed lighting, Keyless Go, SmartBeam, and rain sensing.
Where is your dealership located?
We are located at 257 East Avenue Chico, CA 95926. Directions
The 1500 is equipped with advanced security and safety features. It comes with amazing crumple zones, advanced airbags systems, and side-impact door beams. The locking system is simple with just a click on the key fob. It engages a vehicle theft security system that will protect your vehicle and everything in the RamBox Cargo. There is a rear back up camera hidden in the tailgate to help make parking easier and even help when backing up a trailer. The front park assist also helps with six sensors to send out ultrasonic waves and will alert the driver when there is an object in the way. The 2017 RAM 1500 will keep you, your passengers, and your belongings safe. Come down to Chuck Patterson Dealership to see the new 1500 truck.