2017 RAM 1500 Monroe LA

2017 RAM 1500

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New 2017 RAM 1500 at Interstate Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram for Shreveport, LA

You have brought yourself to the right place to read about the 2017 RAM 1500 and why the fantastic vehicle stands out. The truck is known for its efficient and smooth eight-speed automatic transmission, three available engines, comfort through its smooth-riding suspension, quiet cabin, touchscreen interface and the Rebel 1500 off-road package. For the 2017 model year there has been some shuffling around of features amongst the trim levels. Keep reading to learn more about the 2017 RAM 1500 and how the fantastic pickup truck could be exactly what you have been looking in a vehicle!

Under the 1500's Hood

The 2017 RAM 1500's standard engine is a 3.6-liter gasoline V6 unit that produces 269 lb-ft of torque and 305 horsepower. Sport, Laramie Longhorn and Limited trims come standard with a 5.7-liter V8 engine that produces 410 lb-ft of torque and 395 horsepower. This engine can allow a driver to haul up to 10,640 pounds worth of equipment behind the fabulous truck. Then there's another available engine: a turbocharged 3.0-liter diesel V6 that can put out 420 lb-ft of torque and 240 horsepower. An eight-speed automatic transmission comes standard on every 2017 RAM 1500. Each 2017 RAM 1500 also has a rotary knob on the instrument panel. In Edmunds brake testing the 2017 RAM 1500 Laramie Crew Cab with four-wheel drive and a diesel engine could speed up from zero to sixty miles per hour (mph) in 8.7 seconds.

Design of RAM 1500

Ten trim levels--Tradesman, Express, HFE, SLT, Big Horn/Lone Star, Sport, Rebel, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn and Limited--are available for the 2017 RAM 1500. The 2017 RAM 1500 is available for purchase in one of many body styles. One of those is a Regular Cab that seats three and comes with two doors. The Regular Cab is available with either a 6-foot-4-inch or an 8-foot cargo bed. Then there's the Quad Cab that seats six people and has four doors. The Quad Cab automatically comes with a 6-foot-4-inch bed. Then there's the Crew Cab with big doors. The Crew Cab can be had with either a 5-foot-7-inch or a 6-foot-4-inch bed. Above we mentioned the Rebel model, and that was brand new a couple of model of years back so let us touch on it for a second: The Rebel model comes as a Crew Cab and with a 5-foot-7-inch bed. The Rebel comes with keyless entry, LED foglights, black fender flares and more.

Does the truck come with a rotary knob on the instrument panel?

Yes, it comes with a rotary knob on the instrument panel. It's really a nice thing to have.

Which size bed comes with the Quad Cab?

A 6-foot-4-inch bed comes with the Quad Cab. The Quad Cab has room for up to six people inside.

Do you have an online finance application?

Yes, we do have an online finance application! To get to it click here!


The 2017 RAM 1500 comes with plenty of standard safety equipment. That equipment includes full-length side curtain airbags, front-seat side airbags, hill start assist, trailer-sway control, stability control and anti-lock disc brakes. Front and rear parking sensors, a rearview camera and a fully-integrated trailer-brake controller are all available. If you get this truck with available Uconnect Access then you will have an emergency telematics system that connects you and passengers to a 911 operator through the touch of a button. Uconnect Access also provides stolen vehicle tracking. In government crash testing the 1500 received five stars for total side-crash protection. Come down to Interstate Dodge Chrysler Jeep RAM at your earliest convenience. We look forward to assisting you with your vehicle search!

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