2017 RAM 3500 Houston TX



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2017 RAM 3500 at Clear Lake for Houston, TX

For 2017, a new 6.4-liter HEMI engine is standard on Limited, Laramie Longhorn and Laramie models. This is a pillar of the hard-working trades industry that you have located, as the RAM 3500 is engineered and created for work and towing as its primary focus. There are new features for 2017, for instance: every 2017 Ram truck now uses a new 5-micron cabin air filter. Also, Bilstein monotube shocks are standard on Laramie Longhorn Limited 4×4 models.

Under the 3500’s Hood

The 2017 Ram 3500 has an option for a 6.7-liter turbodiesel V8 engine that can have 1 of 3 possible transmissions. The 1st transmission is a 6-speed automatic (standard) and gets to 370-hp and has 800 lb-ft of torque. Next is the 6-speed manual transmission (available) that strengthens fuel efficiency at 350-hp and 660 lb-ft of torque. The third transmission election is the heavy-duty Aisin 6-speed automatic (available) which attains 385-hp and whips up 900 lb-feet of torque, getting to an astounding 31,210 pounds of towing capacity (with a 5th-wheel hitch). The 3500 also has a 383-hp 5.7-liter V8 engine choice that is put with a 6-speed automatic transmission, and this duo gets up to 400 lb-ft of torque. 17,480-lbs can be towed with this pairing and it has a payload capacity of 4,042-lbs. A 6.4-liter V8 is possible for the 3500 and will reach 410-hp and 429 lb-ft of torque when managed by the 6-speed automatic. The towing capacity for this arrangement is 16,520-lbs, with a 7,390-lbs payload limit. Payload totals can achieve 6,680-lbs with the 6-speed manual, 6,720-lbs with the 6-speed automatic as standard, and 6,580-lbs with the HD 6-speed automatic transmission. All of these capacities are contingent on standard RWD and single rear wheels (not the available double rear wheel version). The Ram 3500 has an obtainable supplemental air suspension system as well as a rear Hotchkiss leaf spring system. In the front suspension, a solid axle, stabilizer bar, coil springs, and a 3-link with track bar are found. A part-time 4WD setup with a dual-speed transfer case (& low-range gearing) is an option, otherwise it will be the rear-wheel drive as standard. The base Tradesman is absolutely tough and capable with its manual 4WD transfer case, and all other models use an electronic variant.

Design of RAM 3500

The 6 models of the 2017 RAM 3500 are the Tradesman, Laramie Longhorn, Big Horn (‘Lone Star’ in Texas), SLT, Laramie, and the Limited. All models are possible to acquire with either standard single or double rear wheels (optional). Crew Cab versions exist with one (of two) bed lengths, while there are in 3 cab setups and 6 models for all 3500 models. The Regular Cab 3500 enters standard with an 8.2-ft truckbed, and the Mega Cab naturally has a 6.4-foot bed. The Tradesman and SLT are seen in 3 cab styles: the triple-passenger Regular Cab, the 5- to 6-passenger Crew Cab, and the expansive 5- to 6-passenger Mega Cab, with all other models coming as either Crew Cab or Mega Cab styles. The Tradesman is standard with cruise control and a tilt-only steering wheel, all models beyond that gain a telescoping tilt-wheel steering column. All models have as standard one of the several variants of the UConnect infotainment system, with a 5- or 8.4-inc display. In the Laramie and up, a high-end 8.4-in touchscreen with GPS navigation is able to be chosen. A spray-in bedliner becomes also is an option for any model, plus, keyless entry/ignition, a sliding rear window, and chrome tube-shaped side-steps. Options for many items, depending on model level, include a load-leveling rear air suspension, a power sunroof, off-road tires, extra audio capabilities, a cargo-box camera, and the brand-specific RamBox, which has 2 lockable compartments placed over the rear fenders and aligned to the truckbed’s sides.

Where are you located?

We are located at 15711 Gulf Freeway Webster, TX 77598.

How much could a 2017 RAM 3500 tow?

The 3500 can tow up to 31,210-lbs when properly outfitted!


Standard on all models is Electronic Stability Control, which contains items like Brake Assist, Hill-start Assist, electronic roll mitigation, Rain Brake Support, all-speed traction control Ready Alert Braking, and trailer-sway control. Select model levels can have a standard rear-view camera, rear parking sensors, and/or a remote anti-theft alarm. Standard safety equipment appearing in the 2017 Ram 3500 is traction and stability control, front side-mounted airbags, standard 4-wheel antilock disc brakes, a tire-pressure information system, front airbags and– in Crew or Mega Cab models, rear head curtain airbags– in addition to a post-collision safety system.