When it is about Ram, there is really no need for some special introduction. This is a full-size pickup truck which is produced by Chrysler, under the Dodge brand. It is present for almost 35 years and it is one of the most popular trucks in U.S. Original model came in 1981. During all these years we have seen four generations of it. Current model was released in 2009 and it was refreshed recently. Like all U.S. trucks, this one is also available in light and heavy duty variants. According to the several reports, a light duty model will be redesigned soon and probably released in 2017. The 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 is expected to come with complete overhaul, which will included numerous changes in all aspects.
2017 Dodge Ram 1500 changes
Well, exact details for 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 are still unknown, but we expect plenty of novelties. It will be interesting to see Dodge’s response to the new F-150, which comes with plenty of advanced technologies, such as aluminum-body, for example. Chrysler’s engineers will also offer plenty of latest design solutions. However, we don’t expect exactly the same types of changes. There are some reports that 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 could come in more conventional style, when it is about materials. On the other side, new model will definitely come with completely new look.
2017 Dodge Ram 1500 redesign
It is still unknown how new model will look like, but there are some indications that next generation will receive some changes in the same way as it was for new Jeep models. This refers mainly on mechanical parts. On the other side, it is pretty much for sure that Dodge will keep its unique design language. When it is about interior of 2017 Ram 1500, it is still early for some more precise information.
2017 Dodge Ram 1500 engine
When it is about engines, exact information is still unknown, but it is expected that most of the current units will carry on. Current model is available in both in petrol and diesel variants and it is expected that 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 will continue in same way. We expect to see V6 unit for base models, while V8 and diesel will be optional. It is also expected that new transmission will be introduced. Current 6-speed automatic will be probably offered for some base variants, while new 8-speed automatic will be available in higher trims.
2017 Dodge Ram 1500 release date
The exact date of 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 release is still unknown. New model should come somewhere in 2017, so there is also possibility to come as 2018-year model.