2017 Dodge Ram 2500

When searching for a heavy duty pick up, the 2017 Dodge Ram 2500 is a great place to start. Built for the commercial customer, a variety of upgrades are available along with numerous body combinations and trim levels enabling you to find the exact tool needed to do the job right. The towing capacity of 17,000 lbs and large cab is a must for any business vehicle. You can also choose from features like two or four doors, LED bed lighting and V8 or heavy-duty Hemi. And, don't forget standard features like Bluetooth, remote start and pre-installed, locking toolbox. Read on to find out what the latest Ram truck has to offer, whether for the family or your business.

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  1. The truck is intended for commercial use. Does it have to come with leather seats and carpeting?
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    The Tradesman is designed especially for the rugged worksite. It comes standard with durable vinyl seating and easy to maintain rubber floor mats while delivering the same muscular power found on some of the other trims developed for the civilian market.

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  2. What comforts are available for the driver?
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    On long hauls, there is no replacing an easily adjustable driver's seat. The Ram can deliver with leather trimmed, heated and powered bucket seats. The Laramie even includes memory settings for both the driver and front passenger. Power lumbar assist provides adjustable support in just the right place. Remote start will bring the cabin up to temperature on cold mornings while heated exterior mirrors save all the scraping.

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  3. What cab and box combinations are available on the Dodge Ram 2500?
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    The Tradesman and SLT are both available with a standard 2-door cab and full-sized 8' box. The shorter 6' 4" regular box can be ordered on the Big Horn, Laramie, SLT and Lonestar trim levels with a four-passenger crew cab or the spacious Mega cab.

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  4. What is unique about the truck bed?
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    RAM trucks feature the RamBox cargo management system. A locking toolbox is built into the exterior space of the truck bed. Store tools, power cords and other accessories out of sight. For higher trim models, power locks that work with the truck's remote system can be utilized for total security at every job site without adding keys to your fob. The system also features additional bed tie downs, moveable dividers and LED bed lighting.

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  5. The job site isn't paved yet. Can the truck handle rough roads?
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    Upgrades can include an additional 5.5 gallons of diesel for extended range beyond the standard 32 gallon tank when traveling the back country. Skids plates for the fuel tank and transfer case are available to protect vulnerable mechanics on the undercarriage. The four-wheel drive system has a manual selection and provides superior traction over muddy, graveled and snowbound surfaces.

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  6. What kind of weight can it tow?
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    You can haul and trailer and load weighing up to 17,000 lbs. when you combine the 4x4 and additional trailering package. Upfits are available for gooseneck, fifth-wheel, and even lightweight tow bodies. For complete details, contact the commercial sales associate at your RAM dealer. Onboard brake controllers, wiring harnesses and available high-mounted rear facing cameras make hooking up easy as pie.

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  7. What kind of engine is under the hood?
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    Four engines are available to select from; the 5.7-Liter V8 HEMI VVT Engine and 6.4-Liter V8 Heavy Duty HEMI with MDS provide exception performance using traditional unleaded gasoline. The 6.7-Liter I6 Cummins Turbo Diesel Engine requires an additional investment of about six thousand but provides extended durability and increased performance producing up to 800 foot pounds of torque. No hill is too daunting for this power plant, even when pulling a full load. The 5.7-Liter V8 HEMI CNG Engine works on compressed natural gas, allowing consumers to explore this new segment of the fuel industry.

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  8. Can a hands-free call be placed?
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    Every Ram truck has Bluetooth technology on board, readily able to connect to your smartphone. Access apps on the center dash touchscreen to find favorite contacts and utilize music streaming services. With the large center console featuring USB, iPhone and 12v auxiliary outlets, it's almost as good as having a miniature office inside the cab. Stow your electronics and tool out of sight with locking console, glove box and additional cubbies located throughout the cabin.

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