New 2017 Ram 1500 pickup trucks bring forth an array of improvements. There are 12 trim levels for customers to choose from. The 2017 Ram 1500 Rebel is one of the most attractive models. This trim combines a revamped performance with a dynamic styling. Crew Cab body configuration comes with this pickup truck along with different engine options. It’s undoubtedly one of the best upper trim with all the best-in-class features and packages.
2017 Ram 1500 Rebel – Engine options and MPG
Coming as a standard engine is the 3.6 liter V6 mill that churns out 269 lb-ft of torque and 305 HP of power. This engine has been paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission system and is also able to haul up to 7,600 pounds.
2017 Ram 1500 Rebel can be powered also by the 5.7 liter Hemi V8 which offers a towing capacity of up to 10,500 pounds. The output figure of this engine goes as 410 lb-ft of torque at 3,950 RPM and 395 HP of power at 5,600 RPM. The 8-speed automatic transmission system along with a four-wheel drive arrives with this powerful Hemi.
This engine includes features like Next Generation Engine Controller, Heavy Duty Transmission Oil Cooler, Heavy Duty Engine Cooling, Engine Oil Heat Exchanger and Electronically Controlled Throttle.
Talking about fuel economy, the figures check at 15 mpg in city, 21 mpg on highways and 19 mpg on a combined basis.
To enhance the driving experience of the Ram Rebel, the company has incorporated an auto-leveling suspension system that ensures an excellent stability even when the limits of its payload are reached.
The front portion comprises of independent suspension that increases off-road capabilities of this pickup truck. Other such features include front and rear anti-roll bar.
2017 Ram 1500 Rebel – Exterior
This 2017 Ram 1500 Rebel is available in 2 body configurations, 4×2 Crew Cab and 4×4 Crew Cab. The 2 tone paint on its exterior body makes this vehicle visually attractive. One of the most distinctive features of its exterior is the grille which has a unique design.
A robust skid plate adorns the front bumper; the door mirrors have auto-dimming feature and incorporate turn signal as well. These mirrors also include heating function.
Some extra features in this model are a trailer hitch receiver, a bed liner, and rear step bumper. The measurement of exterior dimension goes as:
- Height – 78.1 inch (1,984 mm)
- Width – 81.5 inch (2,070 mm)
- Length – 229.0 inch (5,817 mm)
- Curb Weight – 5,623 pounds
- Wheelbase – 140.0 inch (3,556 mm)
The off-road prowess is characterized by the following figures:
- Ground Clearance (max) – 9.3 inch (236 mm)
- Ground Clearance (min) – 8.8 inch (224 mm)
- Ramp Breakover Angle – 25˚
- Approach Angle – 25˚
- Departure Angle – 23˚
There are several color options for its outer body to choose from. Some of them include Bright Red, Black Clear Coat, Agriculture Red, True Blue Pearlcoat, Maximum Steel Metallic Clearcoat, and Construction Yellow.
As this Ram 1500 Rebel is one of the top trims, its interior cabin is equipped with great features. The front console has been reworked as fancy trims/highlights have been added. This quirky theme continues on the rest of this cabin. The steering wheel has arrives with audio controls and leather upholstery.
Front seats have heating function along with lumbar support. Split folding seat has been featured in the rear with center armrest. Some of the features in this cabin include
- Keyless entry
- Beverage holders
- Air conditioning
- Passenger door bin
- Illuminated entry
- Vanity mirrors
- Overhead console
An array of safety features have been presented in this truck, and some of them are traction control, ignition disables, dual airbags, panic alarm, ABS, electronic stability, parking assist and pre-tensioners.
This 2017 Ram 1500 Rebel starts from $44,995. Prices of this pickup truck also vary according to the engine, body paint and additional accessories. Interested ones can check out this model in dealerships.