The perfect towing vehicle is available today in the 2017 Ram 1500 Big Horn Truck Quad Cab. This mix of work and pleasure vehicle provides the toughness to haul anything with the comfort and features to please the pickiest of individuals. This four-wheel drive beauty provides an eight speed shiftable automatic transmission paired with its 5.7L HEMI V8 motor. In this configuration, it can produce 395 horsepower with 410 ft.-lb. of torque. The fuel economy is fifteen miles per gallon in the city and twenty-one miles per gallon on the highway.
The interior seats six comfortable between the front and rear seats. It also provides some additional driver comfort in lumbar support and height adjustments in the front seat 40-20-40 split bench seat. Climate control is no issue with the dual zone ATC system and heated front seats including the steering wheel. Entertainment is provided with a Uconnect system providing AM/FM/SiriusXM radio on an 8.4” touchscreen display. The audio system with six speakers provides the ability for a GPS input antenna and charge only USB ports. In addition, a media hub is provided to allow stores music to be played throughout the cab.
Towing capability on the vehicle is impressive 7,810 maximum towing and 1,230 maximum payloads. This is assisted with the towing and braking package that has been added onto the Big Horn. The side mirrors have been extended to make it easier to see behind you when hauling a trailer. It also provides for a towing mode to provide extra assistance with gear shifts for slowing down and suspension for handling.