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New York Times Reviews the New 2017 Ram 1500 Night Edition: A Comfortable, Confident and Capable Truck

The 2017 Ram 1500 is one of three industry-leading half-ton pickups - the other two being the Ford F-150 and the Chevy Silverado - that has built a loyal following based on years of delivering on its brand promise - in this case of being incredibly versatile, reliable and long-lasting. In fact, the since 1988, the Ram 1500 has the highest owner loyalty of any half-ton pickup on the market. Auto writer Tom Voelk of The New York Times recently spent several days with the new 2017 Ram 1500 Night Edition to find out why it inspires such passion.

The Night Edition of the Ram 1500 is powered by Ram's legendary 5.7-liter Hemi V8 that pumps out 395 horsepower and 410 pound-feet of torque and is paired with a smooth-shifting eight-speed automatic transmission. The four-wheel drive system is activated with a simple push of a button, and the available air suspension allows you to lower the truck from your key fob to make climbing in an out a piece of cake on those days when you're stiff and sore.

Other stand-out available features include a heated steering wheel for cold mornings, Chrysler's excellent UConnect infotainment system with a large touchscreen interface and a sparking, high-end Alpine sound system. The Ram 1500 is available in three cab sizes and three bed lengths and has a total of 12 different trim levels (the Night Edition falls right about in the middle. Towing capability, depending on your setup, ranges from 4,200 to 10,700 pounds

We have specialize in maintaining a great selection of Ram trucks, including many versions the Ram 1500, here at Colorado Springs Dodge, and our truck specialists can help you compare models and features and select one that best suits your work and play needs, as well as your budget. We're located at 7455 Austin Bluffs Parkway, and our dealership is convenient to the nearby towns of Fountain, Fort Carson, Pueblo, Peyton and Calhan. Stop in today to take a look, or give us a call at (877) 750-2854 to schedule a test drive.

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