The world debut of 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 Rebel redesign

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The year 2015 is marked by the release of the new Dodge RAM 1500 Rebel, which is positioned as a full-size pickup with a high potential for permeability.

2017 Dodge Ram 1500 Rebel release date

Although the start of sales has not yet started, new 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 Rebel now is the best quality product among other representatives of it’s class. This trend is due to a minimum consumption of fuel and the presence of a unique multifunctional air suspension. It should also be noted that the new product can be operated not only with diesel fuel and conventional gasoline. The car is also able to result in the movement of alternative fuel.

Release date: middle 2016

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2017 Dodge Ram 1500 Rebel price

The exact price is not yet announced but it is expected that the starting price will not exceed $34,000 for the marketing strategy of the manufacturer

2017 Dodge Ram 1500 Rebel redesign

According to Bob Hegbloom acting as President and Executive Director of the company, the primary objective of development was determining the most appropriate off-road package for new items. However, the conducted investigations have not yet been able to give the optimal result. The best combination has not been determined. Hegbloom also noted that the new brainchild of the company falls in key segment of the market of pickups. Car with unique design and wide range of options.

The new Rebel is characterized by the presence of the modified grille. Powder coating the front bumper makes this item durable and can withstand significant mechanical load type. This point makes the operation more safe. From visual changes should focus on the installation of new tow hooks in the front.

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2017 Dodge Ram 1500 Rebel exterior

Regarding color choices, it is dominated by dark tones. Darkening of the entire front part smoothly into the mirror and the bottom panel covers the entire body parts. The other option of finishing of the car has a two-tone design.

Dodge Ram 1500 is equipped with a new seventeen-disks, made of aluminum alloy. The special design of the wheels and the presence of opaque coating make the wheels as strong as possible. It is of great importance in overcoming the difficult road segments.

The rearview mirror has new design. On the trunk is the logo and icon 4×4, emphasizing the uniqueness of the vehicle. The rear bumper also has a powder coating. Along its length there are notches that widen. The exhaust pipe has a dual tip. The black framing of the rear lights identical to the design of the headlights. The presence of surveillance cameras considerably simplifies the procedure of control of the vehicle and makes maneuvering easier solution to implement. A novelty that was introduced in 2015, available in five colors.

Functional rubber mats can be used in any weather. They perfectly prevent the spread of dirt and snow on the car. It is necessary to monitor their condition and to carry out work associated with the cleaning of these.

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2017 Dodge Ram 1500 Rebel interior

The interior of the truck is delicate. Mostly vinyl interior decoration alternates with fabric inserts of a different color. The front seats are equipped with heating function. On the headrests indicates the presence of a signature embroidery company.

The dashboard is black in color is highly ergonomic. The presence of the door armrest makes driving more comfortable.

The Central console is decorated with the logo of the company. There is a special holder for cell phone or tablet. Special insert allows you to use this stand for gadgets of any size.

Monotone trim alternates with full color interior parts. All this together allows you to create unique designs. During manufacture of the steering wheel, manufacturers resorted to the use of perforated leather. The presence of heat facilitates the process of driving in the winter.

2017 Dodge Ram 1500 Rebel specs

Excellent driving performance of this car is very well combined with sufficient off-road potential. Large overhangs allows to overcome problem areas.

Dampers accessories are provided by Bilstein. Setting unique data attributes and a new calibration of the steering wheel significantly improve the controllability of the vehicle. The stabilizer bar performs well its functions.

Seventeen-alloy wheels made from aluminium supplied in pairs with a robust all-terrain tires. They also overcome the lack of roads is not a significant problem for Dodge Ram 2015. This tire provides a comfortable ride in all conditions. Tires are designed for use on any surface.

Aggressive tread pattern ensures perfect traction with a road surface under the most adverse conditions. When using this rubber you can expect to improve traction even on snowy road. The special design of the tire prevents the accumulation of large amounts of water that ensures the maximum life of the rubber.

The presence of exclusive air suspension allows you to vary the amount of clearance depending on road surface conditions. This element allows you to smooth out all the bumps that occur on uneven terrain and improving ride quality. It should be noted that the combination of large tires and versatile air suspension allows you to significantly increase the clearance. The amount of clearance the new Ram 1500 is the largest among all cars of its class. This figure is equivalent to 265 mm.

2017 Dodge Ram 1500 Rebel engines

Power pickup is provided by various variations of components of power plants. One of them 3.6-liters and capable of producing 305 HP 5.7-liter HEMI V8 engine has a rated power equivalent to 395 horsepower. This variation of the vehicle can be offered with two or four wheels. According to a statement the company, a new pickup will appear on the market in the second half of this year.

3.6-liter six-cylinder engine is equipped with the option of changing the phase of the valves. Level of torque in this case will be equivalent to 269 Nm. This variation of the power unit consumes the minimum amount of fuel, resulting Dodge Ram 1500 can easily be positioned as the most economical model among the representatives of this class. A more powerful 5.7-liter engine has eight cylinders. Torque in this case is 410 Nm.

The variation of components of power plants are available in a pair with rear differential. You should also focus on the unique additional system that allows you to increase the maximum torque in minimum span of time. This option can be very useful in conditions of rough off road conditions. When the road is unlocking the differential, whereby the wheels can rotate independently from each other. This allows to improve the quality of vehicle control.

Engines aggregated eight-speed transmission, which improves fuel efficiency and makes the car more manageable on the road.

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2017 Dodge Ram 1500 Rebel warranty

Manufacturers are confident in the high quality of the products, so every customer is a special warranty period which lasts for five years. The proposal loses its relevance for overcoming 100000 km. Warranty covers the cost of component parts and the repairs. This list may also include the waste transporting vehicle to the nearest dealer if necessary.

Standard warranty is valid for a three-year time period. It allows the electrician to fix or even upgrade the damaged bumper cover. More minor damage can also be eliminated in this way.

2017 Dodge Ram 1500 Rebel production

Production of the Dodge Ram pickup 1500 carried out at the plant in Warren (Michigan). Assembling cars there since 1938. Here were assembled more than 12.5 million copies. Another Assembly plant is located in Mexico on the territory of the city of Saltillo.

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2017 Dodge Ram 1500 Rebel V8
Drivetrain
Engine type OHV 16V V8, direct fuel injection
Displacement 5.7L
Power/torque 395 hp; 410 lb-ft
Transmission 8-speed automatic
Dimensions
Wheelbase 149.5 in
Length N/A
Height N/A
Passenger volume N/A
Cargo volume N/A
Performance
0-60 6.6 sec
Top speed 106 mph
PRICE RANGE: $28,000-$54,000 (est)
Competitors: Chevrolet Silverado, Ford F-150, GMC Sierra 1500

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Summary

One of the best and most popular pickup truck from RAM will get a minor update next year. It affects exterior design and some of engine range.

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