Test-Drive the New 2017 Ram 1500 in Fergus Falls, MN

Test-Drive the New 2017 Ram 1500 in Fergus Falls, MN


When you opt for the 2017 Ram 1500 Heavy-Duty truck, you can be certain that you'll receive tenacious power and unrelenting capability whether you're on or off the clock. The moment you arrive onto a jobsite or weekend destination, you'll turn heads in awe at the muscular build and stunning interior amenities of your Ram 1500. Buying or leasing a 2017 Ram 1500 is unquestionably the best investment you could make, as its numerous awards prove its excellence. For over the past five years, this heavy-duty truck has faithfully been named a Consumer's Guide® Best Buy, and more recently, a 2017 Consumers Digest Best Buy, so visit our Ram dealership in Fergus Falls, MN, today to test-drive the Ram 1500!

Muscular Performance

When you go to work behind the wheel of the powerful 2017 Ram 1500, you can count on experiencing best-in-class and class-exclusive capabilities that only a Ram truck can deliver. The dynamic and unyielding performance of the 2017 Ram 1500 begins with its class-exclusive Active Level™ Four-Corner Air Suspension that works to reduce drag while increasing your efficiency. This powerful suspension helps you net up to a best-in-class 29 highway mpg, so you can keep working even when others start to quit. When you're faced with a daunting task at work or home, your 2017 Ram 1500 will have your back again with its impeccable towing capacity of up to 10,640 pounds and maximum payload of 1,900 pounds. Best of all, the Ram 1500 features three bold powertrains that all exert daring horsepower and torque to ensure you never go without the commanding power you need. Your engine options and additional performance perks can include:

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

Rugged Interior and Connected Technology

When you need a break from the hectic noise of the worksite or daily dramas, slide into the rugged and high-tech cabin of the 2017 Ram 1500. To make your interior unique to you, you can furnish your cabin with either available Black/Diesel Gray interior or Canyon Brown/Light Frost Beige interior colors complete with European-sourced wood accents. If road trips are something you desire, consider opting for the 2017 Ram 1500 Crew Cab 4x4 model, so your loved ones can enjoy the most passenger legroom in the Ram truck lineup during your journeys. If you're just commuting back to work, don't hesitate to store the gear you need in the class-exclusive RamBox® Cargo Management System, which is a durable, drainable and lit storage compartment built into the side rails of your truck bed. If you still require additional space, you can access the 40/20/40 Split Bench Seat and available in-floor rear cargo compartment, too. Other interior and technology perks can include:

  • Heated front seats
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Uconnect® infotainment system
  • Voice Command and Hands-Free Calling
  • SiriusXM® Traffic
  • Power 10-Way Driver Seat

Professional-Grade Safety

The 2017 Ram 1500 works to protect you and your loved ones while you're out touring Minnesota. In the event of a collision, you'll be shielded by front crumple zones that actively absorb the force of a crash and deflect it away from you and your passengers. Should you be involved in a side collision, your Ram 1500 will protect you again with its innovative side-impact door beams. If you'd prefer another layer of safety, you can just as easily opt for additional driver-assistive technologies to help keep you out of harm's way. Features like an available ParkView® Rear Back Up Camera, among others, will help to take the guess work out of maneuvering your Ram in tight quarters, so you can feel more confident on the road. Other safety features can include:

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

It's clear that the athletic style, bold performance and intelligent cabin of the 2017 Ram 1500 are just a few of the reasons why this heavy-duty truck has been praised as America's longest lasting pickup truck. Visit Nelson Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram today to test-drive the Ram 1500!

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