2017 Ram Rampage is not a plain workhorse vehicle. It creates a notion that truck can also be fancy in terms of design and top-notch features while delivering powerful performance. This new Rampage is also a replacement for the Fiat-based Dodge Dakota. Besides being fancy and sophisticated visually, this new Ram Rampage doesn’t seem to miss the brawny and sturdy nature.
2017 Ram Rampage – Engine options
An array of engine has been presented in this 2017 Ram Rampage which goes as great options for buyers. The first and foremost, there’s a 1.4-liter engine that is capable of producing 110 HP and similar amounts of torque. A 6-speed manual transmission is matched with this engine.
Another engine is a 2.4-liter 4 cylinder. This unit will also be mated to a 6-speed transmission. The output figure of this engine goes as 180 HP and 173 lb-ft of torque. Some sources also speculate that a 5.7-liter Hemi V8 engine is going to be incorporated into this pickup truck. If rumors become a reality, this option will have 345 horses under the hood.
Fuel Economy and Performance
Although the new Rampage is not the most fuel-efficient vehicles, it sure does seem to keep up a good reputation. The figure of mileage goes as 18 mpg in city and 27.5 mpg on highways. Speaking about performance, this vehicle is able to take a sprint from 0 to 60 mph in around 7 seconds.
2017 Ram Rampage is quirky in terms of design language on the exterior body. Even though this model carries the bone structure of a traditional pickup truck, new and modern lines also give it a contemporary profile.
One of the exterior parts in Rampage that draws attention right away is the grille which sports a crosshair design. This grille acquires much of the space in front fascia and 2 robust headlights sit astride to it. There are 17-inch aluminum alloy wheels which are accompanied by all-season tires.
The interior of the cabin completely breaks the stereotype of a traditional pickup truck with a slew of technological advancements. This model definitely seems to keep up with the lucrative offering as premium materials prevail the interior. Buyers have the option of choosing the leather upholstery. This cabin boasts of premium audio system, upgraded navigation, infotainment system and power functions in the front seat.
Competitors, Price and Release Date
2017 Ram Rampage will get stiff competition from Toyota, Nissan, Honda and GM with their full-size pickup trucks. The price of this model is not officially announced but is likely to start from $19,300. It should arrive during the last quarter of this year or early in 2017.