2017 RAM 1500 Reading PA

2017 RAM 1500

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New 2017 RAM 1500 at Savage L & B Dodge Chrysler Jeep for Reading, PA

The 2017 RAM 1500 is a fantastic half-ton truck with tons of options. With three available engines and eleven trims, the 1500 is highly customizable and suitable for any need. The 2017 RAM 1500 is also a unique truck, as the only half-ton truck in its class to offer a diesel engine. This engine also boasts fantastic fuel economy. Updates for this year include substantial standard feature improvements for the RAM 1500 Rebel, including an 8.4-inch Uconnect, dual-zone climate control, a security alarm, remote start, a rear backup camera and rear park assist, and more. Remote start and the security alarm are now also standard on the RAM 1500 Sport. The 1500 Laramie Longhorm model adds LED bed lighting, Keyless Go, rain sensing wipers, and SmartBeam. All 2017 RAM 1500 trucks are now also equipped with a five mircon cabin air filter.  

Under the 1500's Hood

There are three available engines for the 2017 RAM 1500. The first is a 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine, good for 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. This engine's fuel economy is estimated at 25 mpg combined. The second optional engine is a powerful 5.7-liter HEMI V8 engine, with an estimated fuel economy of 22 mpg combined. This engine can power a 2017 RAM 1500 with 395 horsepower and 410 pound-feet of torque. The last option for engine is the remarkable and innovative 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6, good for 240 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque. This engine's EPA estimated fuel economy is  a stunning and impressive 29 mpg combined. All engines are equipped with a standard 8-speed automatic 845RE transmission.

Design of RAM 1500

With 11 trim levels and a wide range of cabin and bed options, the only struggle you'll have with your new 1500 is trying to pick which one suits you best. The regular two-door cab option seats three passengers and has two cargo bed choices: 6-foot-4-inch or 8-foot. The Quad Cab is made for passengers, comfortably seating six and paired with a 6-foot-4-inch bed. The Crew Cab is a large and spacious option with four doors and is available with your choice of a 5-foot-7-inch or 6-foot-4-inch bed. Your choices in trim level are: Tradesman, Express, SLT, HFE, Big Horn, Lone Star, Sport, Rebel, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn, and Limited. The Tradesman is the base model and is the 'workhorse' of all the options. The Express features larger wheels, new mats, and a body-colored grill. The HFE, which stands for high fuel economy, is the only one of the options to come with the diesel V6 engine standard. The SLT adds a variety of technology features, while the Big Horn and Lone Star add additional comfort features like upgraded upholstery and remote start. The Sport is the first model up to offer the V8 engine option as a standard features, improves the headlights, taillights, and interior lighting, as well other sports oriented features depending on the cab you select. The Rebel is geared toward off-roading experiences and features foglighgts, all-terrain tires, and unique upholstery.  The Laramie adds some luxury features such as a heated steering wheel, leather upholstery, heated and ventilated leather-trimmed front seats, and a wood interior trim. The Laramie Longhorn comes with further luxury features like navigation, tow hooks, keyless entry and ignition paired with remote start, a wood accented steering wheel, and more. The Limited offers the most luxurious options provides improved leather upholstery, automatic wipers and high beams, and self-leveling air suspension.

Where can I find your inventory of new RAM vehicles?

You can find our up-to-date inventory of RAM vehicles by clicking the following link. Feel free to call us with any questions you have about specific vehicles you're interested in! RAM Inventory

How many engine options are there for the 2017 RAM 1500?

There are three available engines for the 2017 RAM 1500: a 3.6-liter V6, a 5.7-liter V8, and a 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6.  

Does your dealership have a service center?

Yes, we do! Click the link to learn more about what we do and get in contact with us! Services


In government crash testing, the 2017 model year RAM 1500 scored four out of five stars for overall crash protection. For total side-crash collision protection, the 2017 RAM 1500 scored a full five stars. Equipped with various safety features at every level, including the benefits of models featuring Uconnect Access, the 2017 RAM 1500 is safe and secure. We would love to show you all the additional features of the 1500 in person at our dealership today, or answer any questions you have over the phone or through our contact form below. We hope to hear from you soon!

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