The Dodge Ram 1500 truck is a recipient of the 2017 “Best Buy” award recipient. In order to determine the “Best Buys” category Consumers Digest selected vehicles that delivered the most value in their segment according to ownership costs and purchase price. Editors also considered fuel economy, fit and finish, ride quality, styling and acceleration in order to pick the winners.
The 2017 Dodge Ram offers excellent ride quality, numerous engine choices and a stylish cabin. Available trim levels include the Ram 1500 Sport and Ram 1500 Limited. The base engine is a 3.6 liter V6 engine with an output of 305 hp and 269 pound feet of torque. Buyers who want more power or plan to do a lot of towing may want to opt for the 5.7 liter V8 engine with an output of 395 hp and 410 pound feet of torque. Buyers who want improved fuel economy may want to opt for the 3.0 liter V6 turbodiesel engine with an output of 240 hp and 420 pound feet of torque.
The interior seats six passengers depending on the cab style selected. The Quad or Crew Cab seats six passengers while the Regular Cab model seats three. Standard interior features include a six-speaker stereo system and USB port. Available optional features include a power sunroof, premium 10-speaker sound system, satellite radio, navigation system, rearview camera, parking sensors and a voice activated Uconnect infotainment system.
A large array of safety features have been included such as ESC, traction control, brake assist, air bags, night vision and ABS.
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