Used 2017 Ram 2500 for Sale
About the 2017 Ram 2500
If you need a pickup truck with some serious utility and power, a heavy-duty pickup like the 2017 Ram 2500 is an excellent choice. This workhorse truck not only looks sleek and rugged on the outside—but it has the powertrain and brawn to back up its appearance. From its standard V8 engine to its available turbocharged 6.7L diesel, the 2017 Ram 2500 is ready to tackle your toughest projects.
The Ram truck name has been separate from the Dodge Ram name since it became a distinct brand in 2009. For 2017, this heavy-duty truck is available in a range of three cab sizes, two bed lengths, and seven trim configurations so you can find a used model that best suits your needs. Check out a used 2017 Ram 2500 for yourself to see what this motivated pickup truck is capable of.
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Q: How much can the 2017 Ram 2500 tow?
A: When properly equipped, the 2017 Ram 2500 can tow up to 17,980 pounds.1
Q: What is the standard engine on the 2017 Ram 2500?
A: The base engine on the 2017 Ram 2500 is a 5.7L V8.
Q: Does the 2017 Ram 2500 have four-wheel drive?
A: Four-wheel drive is only standard on the 2017 Ram 2500 Power Wagon trim. Every other trim comes standard with front-wheel drive, but four-wheel drive was an optional upgrade when the truck was sold as new.
Q: What is the 4x4 Off-Road Package on the 2017 Ram 2500?
A: This refers to a package that was offered on the 2017 Ram 2500 crew cab and Mega Cab four-wheel drive models; specifically, this package adds features like tow hooks, a transfer case skid plate, limited-slip differential, and hill-descent control.
1Various factors may impact towing capacity, including weight of passengers, cargo, and options/accessories.
The 2017 Ram 2500 falls under this heavy-duty truck's fourth generation of production, which spanned from 2010 through 2018. When this generation debuted, it did so with a completely reworked suspension for a smoother ride, plus a slew of powerful engine options.
2017 Ram 2500 Engine Options
A total of three engines are available on the 2017 Ram 2500. The standard is a 5.7L V8 rated at 383 hp, which is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive. A part-time four-wheel-drive system was available for all trims with this engine when the 2017 Ram 2500 was sold new.
If you're craving more power, check out a used 2017 Ram 2500 with the optional 6.4L V8, which puts out 410 hp. This engine is also paired to a six-speed automatic transmission and can be found in both front- and four-wheel drive.
Topping out the engine offerings for the 2017 Ram 2500 is a turbocharged 6.7L diesel V6, which is good for 350 hp with its six-speed manual transmission and 370 hp with six-speed automatic.
Every 2017 Ram 2500 can be found with front- or all-wheel drive except for the Power Wagon trim, which was produced exclusively with four-wheel drive.
2017 Ram 2500 Cab and Bed Sizes
Three cab sizes are available on the 2017 Ram 2500: a two-door regular cab, a four-door crew cab, and a four-door jumbo crew cab (also known as the Mega Cab).
Opt for the regular cab and you'll find an eight-foot bed, although crew cab models can be found with either an eight-foot or six-foot-four-inch bed. Meanwhile, the Mega Cab is available exclusively with the shorter bed.
2017 Ram 2500 Trim Configurations
With seven different trims offered on the 2017 Ram 2500, exploring some key features from each may help you make your decision.
- 17-inch steel wheels
- Blacked-out grille and bumpers
- Heated side mirrors
- Automatic headlights
- Six-speaker sound system
- 18-inch wheels
- Keyless entry
- Five-inch touchscreen interface
- Bluetooth® connectivity
- Power heated side mirrors
- 18-inch alloy wheels
- Available remote start2
- Premium cloth upholstery
- Leather-wrapped steering wheel
- 115-volt power outlet
- Automatic dual-zone climate control
- Rearview camera with front and rear sensors
- 10-speaker surround-sound system
- Leather upholstery
- Drive-seat memory settings
- Spray-in bedliner
- Premium leather upholstery
- Heated front and rear seats
- Built-in navigation system
- 20-inch wheels
- Chrome exterior trim accents
- Keyless entry and ignition
- Premium black-leather upholstery
- Automatic headlights and windshield wipers
- Blacked-out headlights
- Exclusive 17-inch wheels
- Hill-descent control
- Tow hooks
- Skid plates
2Remote start functionality may require the purchase of a subscription plan and/or a compatible device like a smart phone. See the owner’s manual or manufacturer website for more information.