2017 RAM 1500 Truck Review in North Aurora, IL

If you've reached this page, you know that a top-of-the-line pickup truck is in your future. For those that have decided on a pickup truck, but haven't landed on their favorite model yet, the 2017 Ram 1500 is an excellent option. To help you narrow down your choices a little bit, the experts at our Ram dealership in North Aurora, IL have highlighted noteworthy features of the Ram 1500 that drivers are going to love.

If you've already decided that the 2017 Ram 1500 is the perfect truck for your needs, head over to our new vehicle inventory to see which model has the features you've been looking for. We also encourage you to give our North Aurora, IL Ram dealership a call at (877) 288-5978 with any questions you may have.

2017 RAM 1500 Review in North Aurora, IL

2017 Ram 1500: Interior & Exterior

The striking design of the 2017 Ram 1500 is apparent inside and out. With the RamBox® cargo management system, you and your passengers will have more room to stretch out in the luxurious and technologically advanced interior of the Ram 1500 while your gear remains safe and secure in the truck bed.

Additional interior and exterior features include:

  • Available 22x9-in. forged aluminum polished wheels
  • Automatic quad halogen headlamps
  • Optional LED bed lighting
  • Black tubular side steps
  • 40/20/40 split bench seat
  • Black rotary shifter
  • Memory for driver's seat, mirrors, and pedals
  • Uconnect® 8.4 NAV

2017 Ram 1500: Capability & Capacity

When it comes to towing and hauling, few pickup trucks have what it takes to compete with the 2017 Ram 1500. Since it can carry and pull tremendous amounts of weight, the Ram 1500 is ideal for everything from weekend adventures to daily tasks on the jobsite.

Max. Towing Capacity

10,700 lbs.

Max. Payload

1,500 lbs.

2017 RAM 1500 Interior and Design in North Aurora, IL

2017 Ram 1500: Engine Specs

Whichever of the Ram 1500's engines you decide is best for your needs, you'll be a driving a powerful and responsive truck that's easy on the fuel. Review the table below to see what makes each engine so special.


3.6L Pentastar® V6

3.0L EcoDiesel V6

5.7L HEMI® V8


305 HP

240 HP

395 HP


269 lb.-ft.

420 lb.-ft.

410 lb.-ft.

MPG City/Highway 4x2

17/25 MPG

21/29 MPG

15/22 MPG

MPG City/Highway 4x4

16/23 MPG

19/26 MPG

15/22 MPG

2017 Ram 1500: Safety & Handling

With advanced occupant protection and driver assistance features, the 2017 Ram 1500 is the perfect way to make sure you and your passengers are safe should a collision occur. Thanks to a high-strength steel frame, a hydroformed tubular front frame unit, and eight ultra-tough crossmembers the 1500 is extremely resilient.

Additional safety and handling features include:

  • Four-wheel disc antilock brakes
  • Side-curtain airbags
  • Side-impact door beams
  • Electronic stability control
  • Hill start assist
  • Trailer sway control
  • Ready alert braking

Test-Drive the 2017 Ram 1500 In North Aurora, IL

If you would like additional information on our Ram dealership in North Aurora, IL or how you can take the 2017 Ram 1500 for a test drive, please don't hesitate to contact River Front Ram using the form on our website or by calling our team of vehicle specialists at (877) 288-5978.

2017 RAM 1500 Exterior and Capability in North Aurora, IL

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