2017 RAM 1500 Big Horn Chicago IL

2017 RAM 1500 Big Horn Chicago IL

Overview

The 2017 RAM 1500 Big Horn is a specialty vehicle in the extensive line-up of Dodge pickups that come in 4X2 and 4X4 variants, with a choice of engines and cab designs. Buyers can also add specialty performance models and numerous accessory options. The Big Horn occupies a niche in-between the specialized performance trucks and the basic work trucks. Read this article to learn more about what the 2017 Big Horn has to offer and visit our Chicago IL RAM 1500 dealership.

Interior

The RAM 1500 Big Horn interior is designed both for work and for comfort. The Big Horn cab can serve as a mobile office, thanks to an available Uconnect® 8.4 feature. Hands-free calling and voice command come with that accessory. The Big Horn also offers the SiriusXM® All Access Package with a free one-year trial. All models boast a navigation feature that comes with 3-D terrain maps and the service of Sirius XM Traffic and Sirius XM Travel Link. The navigation information is displayed on an 8.4-inch touchscreen.

Big Horn owners also get a multi-function key fob that can allow keyless entry, remote vehicle starting, and Enter ‘n Go™ configurations, to pre-set major controls in the cabin. All trucks offer an available central locking system and panic button combination unique to this class of truck. 2017 Big Horn models also come with automatic climate control this year. All models also come with standard 5-micron cabin air filters too.

The interior comes standard with other comfort and convenience features. There is a 115-volt power outlet, cloth upholstery, a 10-way power driver seat with power-adjustable lumbar support, dual-zone (automatic) climate control, and a rearview camera. Mobile wi-fi capability is available as well.

Exterior

The Big Horn line comes with a variety of exterior features, standard and optional, that allow owners to customize their vehicles. For a work truck, the exclusive RamBox® Cargo Management System with organizers and lighting helps keep tools and accessories, like jumper cables neatly stowed and readily accessible.

The 2017 RAM 1500 Big Horn offers many exterior options as well. Examples include wheel-to-wheel side steps, a tonneau cover, LED lights, and two choices of bed liner (spray-on or drop-in). The tonneau cover can make the truck a little more fuel efficient by improving airflow across the truck, which cuts drag.

The most obvious exterior features of the line would have to be the combination of bed and cab sizes. Buyers who need a truck that can carry gear and a work crew might opt for the crew cab or quad cab.

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2017 RAM 1500 Big Horn Chicago IL

Mechanical

The 2017 Ram 1500 Big Horn offers two gas engines and one diesel engine option attached to an automatic transmission attach to one of two drive trains. The base Big Horn comes with two-wheel drive, but there is a four-wheel drive option. Visit a local dealership to see the range of drivetrain options and learn more about the trucks many feature and learn about Chicago RAM truck specials. Your RAM 1500 dealership will have details.

Powertrain

The RAM 1500 Big Horn offers three engine options. The base 1500 comes with a Pentastar V6 coupled to an 8-speed automatic transmission that is good for 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. Two engine options up the torque and horsepower. A 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6 produces 240 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque. Buyers who need serious towing power probably want that engine or the gasoline-powered 6.7=liter V8 that produces 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque.

Towing and payload are the two key features of a pickup truck. The Big Horn delivers varying capabilities, depending on the engine and transmission, bed and cab. The base engine provides a towing capacity of 7,600 pounds. The diesel V-6 is good for 9,200 pounds, while the big V-8 allows for towing up the 10,650 pounds. Optional towing accessories may be need to reach those numbers. Learn more about the options in a Chicago IL dealership.

Buyers can combine several cabs and bed sizes. The regular cab version with two doors seats three and comes with either a 6-foot-4-inch or an 8-foot bed. The Quad Cab version boasts four doors and seating for six along with a 6′ 4″ bed. The Crew Cab with four doors and bigger rear doors, and get either a 5-foot-7 or 6-foot-4 bed. The RAM Crew Cab also features more rear legroom.

Safety

Each RAM 1500 Big Horn truck features a variety of safety features. Of course there are multiple air bags and anti-lock brakes. A strong frame and body contribute to crash safety as well. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gives the 2017 Ram 1500 four out of five stars for crash safety overall.

Visit our RAM 1500 dealership to learn more about the truck’s safety features. Be sure to ask about Chicago RAM truck specials too.

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2017 RAM 1500 Big Horn Chicago IL

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