Drivers With Serious Towing Needs Will Want to Check Out the 2017 Ram 1500

November 28th, 2016 by

2017 Ram 1500 Towing Capacity and Capabilities

Just because a truck comes with a powerful engine and a durable body doesn’t mean that it has impressive towing capabilities. The 2017 Ram 1500, however, excels in all three of those areas. Thanks to capable towing features and a high towing capacity, the 1500 has what it takes to tackle any job of just about any size.

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How Much Can the Ram 1500 Tow?

When you drive a pickup, the more you can tow, the better. You never want to be stuck with a project that is too big for your truck to handle. That’s no concern when you’re behind the wheel of the 2017 Ram 1500 thanks to its maximum towing capacity of 10,640 pounds.

But here’s the best part about that number… the MSRP on your new Ram 1500 doesn’t have to be a big number to get a big towing capacity. In fact, even the standard model can tow 10,620 pounds. So, whatever your budget may be, you can feel confident in the Ram pickup’s towing ability.

Features That Makes Towing Easier on the 2017 Ram 1500

2017 ram 1500 towing over a bridgeHaving such an impressive towing capacity is just part of the story, though. Ram engineers didn’t just leave it at that. Instead, they took steps to make sure towing with the 2017 Ram 1500 was easy and hassle free.

That’s because the truck features an integrated trailer hitch, seamlessly connecting your trailer to the truck’s frame. This creates a more secure hook-up, and ultimately, a safer drive. If things do start to get unsafe due to road or weather conditions, Trailer Sway Control can detect when a trailer is swaying and adjust wheel braking or engine power. This will automatically help eliminate unwanted trailer movement.

To make towing even easier, there are a number of optional features you can equip your truck with. These include a trailer tow mirror, tow hooks and a 7 pin wiring harness.

Learn more about the 2017 Ram 1500

The best way to learn more about the towing capabilities in the 2017 Ram 1500 is to come explore them yourself. Take a test drive here at Parks Motors and we’d be happy to tell you all about them.

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