The 2017 will be a very active year for Pick-up trucks with a long list of new vehicles set to be released. One among them is the 2017 Dodge Ram 2500 which is expected to be one a whole new level of perfection. It is a full-size pickup truck with a front engine and both rear wheel drive as well as all-wheel drives option. The Ram trucks have been in the market since 1981. They are one of Dodge’s most popular vehicles. Dodge, which is currently under Chrysler group, will be looking to improve their stronghold in this segment of the automobile market with 2017 version of Ram 2500. Currently, it is under its fourth generation of production.
2017 Dodge Ram 2500 – Fresh New Look Promised
The 2017 Dodge Ram 2500 will have a typical pick-up truck look only more imposing in structure and muscular body. It will retain its box-like structure but this time, around there will be slightly curved edges. The large trapezoidal grille with chrome strips will have the company name in the center of it. A rectangular headlight also goes well with the overall design. Not much is known about the interior design. Going by the previous versions, the two rows of seating will be spacious and comfortable.
Powertrain, Performance and Fuel Economy of 2017 Dodge Ram 2500
Pickup trucks are such vehicles that are available and popular all over the world basically for its multipurpose usage. Designing an engine for such cars is a real challenge as drivetrain requires power, mileage as well as performance. The engine of 2017 Dodge Ram 2500 is set to provide all three. Its base model will have an engine consisting of 5.7 liter V8 petrol along with CNG based engine delivering nearly 383 HP and 400 lb-ft torque. As for diesel variants, there will be two options namely a 6.7-liter turbo charged 6 cylinders inline engine producing around 410 HP and 429 pound-feet torque and another one, a 6.4-liter V8 engine generating about 350 HP and 660 pound-feet torque. Excellent transmission units comprising both manual as well as automatic may be offered. The performance of 2017 Dodge 2500 is expected to be on better side as assumed by car experts. Average mileage rate of nearly 25 mpg can be expected from it. It has a top speed of almost 106 mph and can reach 60 mph from 0 mph in just 7.9 sec. Overall; its Powertrain stats look quite impressive.
2017 Dodge Ram 2500 – Competition and Pricing
Since there is no info on either cost price or release date of 2017 Dodge Ram 2500 by the company, everyone must depend on assumptions. $ 35,000 may be its standard price whereas $41,000 will be its optimum price. Towards the beginning of 2017, it can get released all around. The Dodge Ram 2500 2017 will face some serious competition from other major American and European car manufacturers. If Chevrolet releases its new version of Silverado Cheyenne along with 2017 Ram 2500, then it will be a tough competition. Other than that there is also the Ford F-150 Tremor.