Test-Drive the New 2017 Ram 1500 near Lawrenceville, IL

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Grab hold of the wheel of the latest iteration of the heavy-duty truck Consumer's Guide hasn't stopped talking about for the past five years: the 2017 Ram 1500. This muscular truck comes ready to work the moment you slide into its high-tech cabin, so prepare to accomplish the impossible. Best of all, you and your guests will ride comfortably inside this truck, all while it exerts unrelenting strength that you can feel as soon as you grip the wheel. Experience the excellence of the Ram 1500 today at our Ram dealership near Lawrenceville, IL, and get ready to take this tough truck on your next worksite or weekend adventure. Schedule a test-drive today!

Refined Interior & Smart Technology

Retreat from the noise of the worksite or hassles of your day inside the relaxing, refined and intuitive interior of the 2017 Ram 1500. This truck can be personalized to reflect your unique style when you furnish its interior in either optional Canyon Brown/Light Frost Beige or Black/Diesel Gray complete with European-sourced wood accents. If you want your rear passengers to enjoy the most passenger legroom in the Ram truck lineup, then consider the 2017 Ram 1500 Crew Cab 4x4 model for maximum comfort. If you would like additional help securing your cargo before you commute to work, we also suggest opting for the class-exclusive RamBox® Cargo Management System. This system features a durable, drainable and lit storage compartment built into the side rails of your truck bed. So pack up your gear and hit the road listening to your favorite music streamed wirelessly through your advanced Uconnect® infotainment system as you go! Other interior and technology perks can include:

  • Voice Command and Hands-Free Calling
  • SiriusXM® Traffic
  • 40/20/40 Split Bench Seat
  • Heated front seats
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Power 10-Way Driver Seat
  • In-floor rear cargo compartment

Aggressive Performance

Enjoy best-in-class and class-exclusive capabilities behind the powerful yet fuel-efficient 2017 Ram 1500. This heavy-duty truck works around the clock with its class-exclusive Active Level™ Four-Corner Air Suspension, which has been engineered to reduce drag and increase your efficiency. You'll also enjoy a best-in-class 29 highway mpg, so your family getaways can last longer. Plus, when it comes time to perform heavy lifting on your jobsite, your 2017 Ram 1500 will help you outperform with its bold 10,640-pound maximum towing capacity and 1,900-pound maximum payload capacity, so you can hitch up what you like without worry. Add in your choice of a V6 or V8 powertrain, and you'll command every worksite or roadway in unmistakable style. Your engine options and additional performance perks can include:

  • 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 engine, which outputs 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque
  • 3.6-liter Pentastar® V6 engine, which generates 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque
  • 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 engine, which exerts 240 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque
  • Class-Exclusive TorqueFlite® 8 eight-speed automatic transmission
  • Trailer Sway Control

Reliable Safety

Traverse around Illinois, Indiana and beyond with peace of mind inside the 2017 Ram 1500. This heavy-duty truck has been designed with front crumple zones to help protect you and your passengers in the event of a collision. Should you endure a side collision, you'll also be protected by innovative side-impact door beams. To increase your safety even further, you can equip your truck with numerous available driver-assistive technologies, too. Features like an optional ParkView® Rear Back Up Camera, among others, are perfect to help you evaluate your surroundings before maneuvering your Ram truck! Other safety features can include:

  • Electronic Stability Control
  • ParkSense® Front Park Assist System
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Side-Curtain airbags

Burst onto Midwest roads and worksites with dominant power and style thanks to the new 2017 Ram 1500. Visit Yochum Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram FIAT® today to test-drive the new Ram 1500!

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