If you’ve driven a Ram 1500 before, you know it’s one of the best trucks around. Between its attractive styling, big performance, and luxurious interior and ride quality, the Ram 1500 has it all. Now the 2017 model has a whole lot of new features, so there’s never been a better time to buy a new 1500.
There’s also plenty the new Ram 1500 carries over from the 2016 model. Ram didn’t fix what wasn’t broken—it kept the truck’s Uconnect 8.4-inch touchscreen with navigation, for instance, as well as all 11 trim levels and 12 exterior color options.
The 1500 has the same capable powertrain options too: a 5.7-liter HEMI V8 with 395 horsepower and a 3.6-liter V6 with 305 ponies. The engine options maintain the same fuel economy as well, with an impressive 25 mpg on the highway with the 3.6-liter V6.
The 2017 model adds convenience and safety features like remote start, a rear backup camera, and Rear Park Assist, along with cab comforts like dual-zone temperature control. The is always formidable—it’s won several Truck of Texas awards in the past and was named to KBB’s Best Family Vehicles list in 2015—the 1500 is now easier to drive than ever and has the boosted tech drivers are looking for.