2017 Ram 1500 vs 2016 Ram 1500

Buying a new pickup truck can be quite a big decision, depending on what capability and style preferences you have. The Ram trucks have consistently proven to be a top competitor when it comes to power and versatility, and the 2017 Ram 1500 pickup is not looking to be any less impressive. Today, we're comparing the standard features for the 2017 Ram 1500 and 2016 Ram 1500 pickup trucks, helping you to choose the model-year that fits your budget and your needs.

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2017 Ram 1500 VS 2016 Ram 1500
3.6-liter V-6 Standard Engine 3.6-liter V-6
305/269 Horsepower/Torque 305/269
Vinyl Base Seating Trim Vinyl
$26,395 Starting MSRP $26,145

2017 vs 2016 Ram 1500 Engine Specs

Whether you choose to drive the 2017 Ram 1500 or the 2016 Ram 1500, you'll find the same impressive 3.6-liter V-6 engine under the hood at the base trim. Of course, there are several different engines available for you to upgrade to including the 5.7-liter V-8, and the 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6. The EcoDiesel option achieves up to 29 miles per gallon on the highway, delivering the best fuel economy of any full-size pickup on the market. The 5.7-liter V-8 engine offers a max payload of 1,730 lbs and a max towing capacity of 10,700 lbs. With power like this, you can see why the tough jobs demand a Ram pickup.  

When it comes to the interior, you have plenty of options for added comfort and convenience. Not every tough truck has to sacrifice style and luxury. Optional features for the 2017 Ram 1500 pickup include: leather seating trim, ParkSense front and rear park assistance, ParkView rear back up camera, leather-wrapped steering wheel, Uconnect 8.4 with an 8.4-inch touch screen, and more. If you are interested in taking your Ram 1500 experience to the next level, ask our sales team about all the exciting features available in the Big Horn and Laramie trim levels. 

2017 Ram 1500 Chrome Grille
2017 Ram 1500 Rambox Features
2017 Ram 1500 LED Taillights
2017 Ram 1500 Red Interior Trim