If you need durability, dependability and capability for light-duty jobs you should definitely consider Ram 1500 as you final choice. It can tow significant loads and provide comfortable ride with unique coil-spring rear suspension. However, you can also customize it according to your needs. Either you want to show it or enjoy in interior comfort and modern tech features; the Ram provides you ten trim levels and array of optional features that will suit all your requirements. But if you want high level of luxury and style 2017 Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn will prove to be right choice for you.
The Laramie Longhorn is the one step from top the top Limited trim. It comes in crew cab body style only which offers the most passenger comfort and legroom. Crew cabs come with two bed lengths including 5’7” or 6’4” bed. The Longhorn gets power from HEMI V-8 engine or form EcoDiesel V-6. It also features unique exterior and interior features.
2017 Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn: Design Specifics
Ram 1500 trucks have been familiar design form since its last redesign but the brand added some new elements over the years. It overall look is more truckish and rugged than what we can see on its closest rivals Ford F-150 and Silverado 1500. It might be its advantage or not depending on your preferences but it definitely has imposing attitude.
However, if you chose 2017 Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn, you will get the Ram 1500 expressed in unique more stylish way. It carries signature crosshair grille finished in chrome and bellow sits large bumper treated with chrome as well. For more imposing stance it rides on 20 inch aluminum wheels. Chrome accents can also be seen around headlights, on door handles, tailgate and rear bumper.
Other unique features associated with this trim level include tow hooks, the spray-in bedliner, higher capacity fuel tank, remote start, keyless ignition and entry, parking sensors, etc.
But unique features continue in its cabin as well. It sports real wood accentuated interior with upgraded leather upholstery. Wood accents are also present on its steering wheel and model also has leather-treated rear seats. Front seats include heating and ventilating features and driver memory setting. There is also an 8.4 inch UConnect infotainment system, ten-speaker sound system, and more.
2017 Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn: Performance
When it comes to the powertrains, you can equip 2017 Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn with two engine options.
Standard is a 5.7 liter HEMI V-8 engine. It can produce 395 hp and torque of 410 lb-ft. Like every other engines on this model it works together with an 8-speed Torqueflite transmission and two- or four-wheel drive. Max towing capacity with this engine is 10, 640 pounds. EPA estimates this powertrain at 15 mpg city and 25 mpg highway.
If you want better fuel efficiency and towing rates you can opt for a 3.0 liter EcoDiesel V-6 engine. It produces 240 hp and impressive 420 lb-ft torque. It raises max towing capacity to 9, 210 pounds. On the other hand it returns 23 mpg combined fuel economy with TWD. With power on all wheels fuel economy is 22 mpg combined.
2017 Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn: Price
If you want to enjoy in capability, comfort and style of the 2017 Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn you have to deal with the starting price of $49, 475.