The 2017 Ram 1500 is one of the better full-sized pickup trucks on the market. With a price tag of between $26,495 and $53,575 it’s also one of the cheapest. The Ram 1500 comes with a choice of engines delivering between 240 and 395 horsepower.

There have have been a few changes to the 2017 model, including new standard features for the Rebel, Sport, Laramie, Longhorn and Big Horn trims. In total there are 12 trims to choose from. The 6-speed transmission is no longer available for the 2017 model.

The Ram 1500 uses a fuel-efficient turbodiesel engine that provides an excellent ride quality. The interior of the 1500 is also very good although the base engine has a lower towing capacity then other rivals.

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Price

The 2017 Ram 1500 is available in a number of different trims, 12 in total. It also offers different cabin layouts such as the Regular, Quad and Crew cabs. Crew cabs are the largest and come with a full back seat. The Quad cabs come with a small back seat. Base price of the Ram 1500 is just over $26,000 and goes up to $53,000 for the Limited trim. The price curve seems to be in line with other pickup trucks in this class.

Alternatives

There aren’t a great deal of choices when it comes to the full-sized pickup and the 2017 Ram 1500 is one of the better ones on the market. Some other options are the 2017 Ford F-150 with powerful engines and agile handling. The 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 is also a good choice and has a starting price of just slightly more than the Ram 1500.