2017 RAM 2500 Houston TX



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2017 RAM 2500 at Clear Lake for Houston, TX

The RAM 2500 continues to offer the most capable three-quarter and one-ton pickups in the truck segment. For 2017, the Power Wagon is added to the line-up along with the new RAM 2500 4×4 Off-Road package. The Power Wagon gets a style inspired from the 1979-80 “Macho Power Wagon”. The Off-Road package includes hill-descent control, tow hooks, transfer case skid plate, Bilstein shocks, limited-slip differential, on/off road tires, wheel flares, and off-road decals. Now all the RAM trucks come with a five-micron air filter. There are many more features available in the 2017 RAM 2500, keep reading along to learn all about them!

Under the 2500’s Hood

The standard engine that powers the RAM 2500 is a 5.7-liter gas engine. It is rated at 400 pound-feet of torque and 383 horsepower. It comes with a six-speed automatic transmission. The modified version of the engine runs on compressed natural gas and produces the same power figures to the gas type. It is available with rear-wheel drive or a part-time four-wheel drive. There are also two other engine options. The first is a 6.4-liter V8 engine powered by 410 horsepower and 429 pound-feet of torque. It comes with a six-speed automatic transmission. The second is a 6.7-liter diesel six-cylinder engine with the option of six-speed manual and six-speed automatic. The manual transmission is rated at 350 horsepower and 660 pound-feet of torque. The automatic transmission is rated at 370 horsepower and 800 pound-feet of torque.

Design of RAM 2500

The 2500 truck has many different configurations. The seven trim levels are: Tradesman, SLT, Big Horn/Lone Star, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn, Limited, and Power Wagon. There are three cab styles: regular cab, crew cab, and Mega cab. There are even two bed lengths at 6-feet-4 and 8-foot bed. The base trim comes with all the basic features like automatic headlights, a locking tailgate, black grille and bumpers, a six-speaker stereo, a 40/20/40-split front bench, and a tilt-only steering wheel. The crew cabs come standard with power-adjustable, heated mirrors, and power windows and locks. The Limited model comes with color-keyed bumpers, monotone paint, additional chrome exterior trim, automatic wipers, automatic high-beam, the RAMBox cargo management system, keyless entry/ignition, and special black leather upholstery. Features that can be added are a load-leveling suspension, fifth-wheel trailer preparation, a cargo-view camera, a CD player, off-road tires, and a sunroof.

What is the towing capability for the RAM 2500?

The towing capability is up to 17,980 pounds.

What are the exterior color options?

The exterior colors 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 gets advanced multistage front airbags along with supplemental front seat-mounted side airbags, supplemental side-curtain airbags, and supplemental side-curtain front airbags. The electronic stability control will sense the difference between the driver’s intended path and the actual path the 2500 is traveling. It will apply selective braking and will reduce engine throttle to guide it back into its intended path. The frame is built with 50,000-PSI hydroformed steel. It also incorporated crossmembers for strength and mass efficiency as well as hydroformed front and rear rail contours. The rear back up camera system will give the driver a clear view of what is behind the vehicle, making trailering and parking easier. The front park assist system with the available rear park assist that will alert you when you are close to the vehicle in front. Check it out at Clear Lake Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM.