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2017 Ram 1500 Review

Encourage new challenges as you tackle each one with exceptional capability and durable strength in the 2017 Ram 1500. Proud to be Canada’s Most Fuel-Efficient Full-Sized Pickup, this truck not only talks the talk but also walks the walk as it opens up doors to possibility everywhere it goes. The available trim levels include the ST, SXT, SLT, HFE, Outdoorsman, Big Horn, HFE, Sport, Laramie, Rebel, Laramie Longhorn, and the Laramie Limited.

Durable Ergonomics

One of the first trucks to earn a major award for its interior design, the 2017 Ram 1500 combines innovative technology with versatile comfort for a mobile office that works for you. Class-Exclusive full-leather seating elevates the design as you sit back in ergonomic bliss with features such as the available power-adjustable pedals and available 10-way power driver’s seat with 2-way lumbar adjust. Keep your ideal climate going strong on the inside with the available heated and ventilated front seats and optional heated 2nd-row seats as you grip the available premium leather-wrapped and heated steering wheel with real wood accents. This steering wheel also features mounted audio and cruise controls for access to your controls without having to remove your hands from the wheel. Enjoy the flexibility of the 60/40 split-folding seats and fold-flat rear load floor storage as you make room for just about anything.

On the outside of the 2017 Ram 1500, power and capability are referred to through the stable body structure and signature crosshair grille in a variety of textures and finishes. Optional chrome detailing such as the belt mouldings and door handles enhance the design as they promote elegance and refinement. Illuminate the path ahead with the premium bi-functional halogen projector headlamps, daytime running headlamps, fog lamps and premium LED taillamps for a constant ability to see and be seen.


Advanced Communication

Modern technology has been integrated into the design of the 2017 Ram 1500 so that you can stay connected to the important things in your life on the go. Through the available Uconnect® multimedia centre you are provided with an optional 8.4-inch touchscreen and hands-free communication through Bluetooth® streaming audio. These systems bring you access to calling, music search, messaging and an available navigation system for turn-by-turn directions to a variety of destinations. Entertainment is provided with the available Alpine® Premium Audio System, featuring 10 speakers, a dual-voice-coil subwoofer and a 7.1 surround-sound amplifier. You are also able to enjoy the widespread selection of the available SiriusXM Satellite Radio with a one-year subscription.

2017 Ram 1500 Parts & Accessories

For each 2017 Ram 1500, there is a set of Mopar Parts and Accessories designed to help you personalize your ride. Expand your cargo organization through the optional bicycle carrier, cargo basket and cargo ramps, allowing you to bring along anything you need easily. Keep your interior looking fresh and clean through the available premium carpets or the addition of storage bags. No matter what your needs and preferences are, you can select a set of parts and accessories to bring you truck to the next level.

Class-Exclusive Performance

Unleash your potential in the 2017 Ram 1500 as you enjoy the Class-Exclusive 3.0L EcoDiesel V, the 3.6L Pentastar TM VVT V6, or the 5.7L HEMI VVT V8. These three engine options bring you durability and stamina for even the most gruelling of jobs. Confidence is portrayed through the towing capacity of up to 10,640 lb (4, 826 kg) and a payload of up to 1,890 lb (857 kg). Shifting quality is improved as you engage with the available 8-speed TorqueFlite automatic transmission with the shift-on-the-fly part-time 4-wheel drive system for extra grip and pulling power on tricky terrains.


2017 Ram 1500 Engines


3.0L EcoDiesel V6 240 horsepower with 420 lb-ft of torque
3.6L Pentastar TM VVT V6 305 horsepower with 269 lb-ft of torque
5.7L HEMI VVT V8 395 horsepower with 410 lb-ft of torque

2017 Ram 1500 Towing Capabilities

Configuration Axle Ratio Max.GCWR (kg) Max. Loaded Trailer Weight (kg)
3.0L EcoDiesel V6 3.55 6,237 3,738
3.0L EcoDiesel V6 3.92 6,691 4,178
3.6L Pentastar TM VVT V6 3.21 4,468 2,164
3.6L Pentastar TM VVT V6 3.55 5.851 3,447
3.6L Pentastar TM VVT V6 3.92 5,851 3,270
5.7L HEMI VVT V8 3.21 6,260 3,905
5.7L HEMI VVT V8 3.55 6,532 4,182
5.7L HEMI VVT V8 3.92 7,235 4,826

2017 Ram 1500 Fuel Economy

Fuel Economy-L/100km (MPG) City Highway
3.0L EcoDiesel V6 with 4×2 8-speed automatic Up to: 11.6 (24) Up to: 8.4 (34)
3.0L EcoDiesel V6 with 4×4 8-speed automatic Up to: 12.1 (23) Up to: 8.8 (32)
3.0L EcoDiesel V6 (HFE) 4×2 with 8-speed automatic Up to: 11.3 (25) Up to: 8.0 (35)
3.6L Pentastar TM VVT V6 4×2 with 8-speed automatic Up to: 13.9 (20) Up to: 9.6 (29)
3.6L Pentastar TM VVT V6 4×4 with 8-speed automatic Up to: 14.5 (19) Up to: 10.1 (28)
5.7L HEMI VVT V8 4×2 with 6-speed automatic Up to: 17.0 (17) Up to: 12 (24)
5.7L HEMI VVT V8 4×4 with 6-speed automatic Up to: 17.5 (16) Up to: 12.7 (22)
5.7L HEMI VVT V8 4×2 with 8-speed automatic Up to: 15.7 (18) Up to: 11.0 (26)
5.7L HEMI VVT V8 4×4 with 8-speed automatic Up to: 16.1 (18) Up to: 11.5 (25)

Your actual fuel consumption will vary based on driving habits and other factors


Great design doesn’t go unnoticed, and with the 2017 Ram 1500 the following awarded have been granted:

  1. 2015 Kelley Blue Book Best Family Cars
  2. 2015 Ward’s ’10 Best Interiors’
  3. 2013 Rocky Mountain Truck of the Year
  4. 2013 North American Truck of the Year
  5. 2012 Consumers Digest Best Buy


Outstanding safety innovation has been integrated into the 2017 Ram 1500 with the following available safety and security features:

  • Advanced multistage driver and front passenger air bags
  • Supplemental front-seat-mounted side air bags
  • Supplemental side-curtain air bags
  • Four-wheel disc antilock brakes with Brake Assist
  • Tire pressure monitoring system with display screen
  • Electronic Stability Control with Hill Start Assist, Trailer Sway Control, Electronic Roll Mitigation, Rain Brake Support and Traction Control.
  • Locking tailgate
  • Pickup box lighting
  • Engine block heater
  • Park-Sense® Rear Park Assist System
  • ParkView® Rear Back-Up Camera
  • Sentry Key® antitheft engine immobilizer
  • Keyless Enter ‘n GoTM with proximity entry and push button start


Drive with peace of mind in the 2017 Ram 1500 and its following warranty:

  • Basic coverage: 3 years/60,000 km
  • Powertrain Limited Warranty: 5 years/160,000 km
  • Cummins® Turbo Diesel Engine Limited Warranty: 5 years/160,000

Some conditions may apply. See Redwater Dodge for full details in Redwater, AB, Canada.


2017 Ram 1500 for sale in Redwater, AB

Tough durability and holistic power are attained with the 2017 Ram 1500. As you seamlessly integrate this reliability into your life, you are given the tools and features you need for modern comfort, advanced connectivity and astounding capability.

Explore the 2017 Ram 1500 at your local Edmonton Ram Dealer – Redwater Dodge where our team of highly trained professionals take care of your every need with dedication.

Disclaimer: Price subject to change without notice. See dealer for details

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