2017 Ram 2500 Power Wagon Starts at $53,015

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Prices for the updated 2017 Ram 2500 Power Wagon will climb slightly higher than 2016 prices. The base price of a well-optioned and off-road capable Power Wagon will start at $53,015 (all prices include a $1,320 destination fee), with a top-to-the-line model with all the options going for just less than $60,000. The base 2016 model started at $52,355. The 2017 Power Wagon will go on sale by the end of 2016.

We've spent a good amount of time in the new Power Wagon and like the new look that echoes the design of the popular Ram 1500 Rebel. Thankfully, all the of the same features that have made the Power Wagon an impressive backcountry explorer are still in place: a taller stance, 33-inch Goodyear Wrangler tires, a unique five-link front suspension, electronic locking front and rear differentials, a sway-bar disconnect, monotube shocks and an integrated 12,000-pound front winch.

Those looking for more luxury appointments from the new Power Wagon can opt for the Leather & Luxury Package ($4,495), which replaces the cloth tire-tread-imprinted seats with a leather appointed interior, heated and ventilated 40/20/40-split front bench seat, 10-way adjustable driver seat, power folding mirrors, an upgraded security system, the Uconnect 8.4-inch touchscreen and more.

We should note the 2500 Power Wagon also can be ordered in the more economical base Tradesman crew-cab trim level by adding the Tradesman Power Wagon Package ($8,450) to bring the total to $48,315. This option is designed to allow municipalities and individual consumers a more economical way to get the engineering benefits of the Power Wagon without all the upfitted premium options.

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A lot of truck for the money
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NH5XFtOcCRQ

Hemi Power,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qd6chKepM0s

I find my self rescuing far too many people that arent prepared for wide open spaces.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q1BYbDw5Vgw

Awesome Hemi goodness to the rescue.
Boy that Chevy boy must have been red after that.

8 speed automatic yet?

I'd love to get a 2500 tradesman with the 6.4 hemi and 4.10 rears someday, it would be an awesome towing rig. Just need to better program the transmission though.

Its a good package. I really do believe Fiat would sell more if they offered it with the diesel. I heard all they would have to do is remove the winch to make room for it. Maybe there are also issues with the 5 link suspension with having the diesel as well.

Love the Power Wagon!

Still better off buying a Wrangler Rubicon for actual off-roading than this land whale...

There's your reason the Fiat-Ram Power Wagon sell less than 500 a year. Too much money for the truck that nobody wants or needs.

My 2016 SR 4x4 Tacoma was only $26,000 and it can do more off-road than that thing!

@OXI, you know who wont be doing any offroading? Gm, since they just laid off a bunch of people and cut jobs of 2,000

I guess this makes sense if you want to off road but the girly Jeep Wrangler's 2,000 or 3,500 towing capacity isn't enough for your toys...

Clint, the 6.7 Cummins would make it nose heavy. A much more sensible diesel option would be the 5.0 v8 Cummins. Much lighter and more fuel efficient. And since payload/towing capacities will be lower because of the long travel suspension, the 6.7's 900 lb-ft of torque would be unnecessary.

Nitro, that's only at the car plant as they focus more on trucks and SUVs.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/gm-suspends-third-shift-2-170956165.html

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/gm-plans-2000-layoffs-in-ohio-michigan-in-early-2017-2016-11-09

Off-roading at GM will be safe for now.

@liam, you mean like they did in 08, uh oh, not good to just focus on trucks.....I hope oil doesnt go up

Liam Never mind Nitro, he's just mad GM is crushing Ford in profits, sales and FCA has a chance to crush Ford in profits as well, selling only like a quarter of what Ford sells.

That being said Im look to trade in my awesome 2014 Chevy 1500 which this could be my next truck. Offer more bang for the buck with bout the same payload, I don't do hardcore offroading, but I am offroad just bout every day, and the winch will sure help pulling the 500 ft spools of pipe I deal with just bout everyday. The old man finally traded in his rusted out, coolant drinking 2013 Ford F150 STX 5.0L on a 2016 GMC.

HEMI V8 will say the Power Wagon has more payload at 1500 lbs (Tradesman) vs 1200 in the Raptor. But that difference is diminished will trim options and the AEV addons. I agree with oxi, you're better off buying a regular 4x4. If the Rams didn't have coil springs and had more payload they'd be a good buy.

Powr Wagon can tow Up to 10,030 pounds of towing capacity

Raptor Towing capacity is 8,000 pounds

Standard Warn 12,000-lb. electric winch mounted behind the front bumper, able to hang competitors off the ground

Raptor cannot have a winch

Introduced in 1945, Power Wagon was first mass-production 4x4 pickup — simply no other pickup on the market matches Power Wagon's on- and off-road capability

That being said Im look to trade in my awesome 2014 Chevy 1500 which this could be my next truck.

Offer more bang for the buck with bout the same payload, I don't do hardcore offroading, but I am offroad just bout every day,

and the winch will sure help pulling the 500 ft spools of pipe I deal with just bout everyday.

The old man finally traded in his rusted out, coolant drinking 2013 Ford F150 STX 5.0L on a 2016 GMC.
Posted by: johnny doe | Nov 10, 2016 2:50:53 PM

Yeah!

The Ram Power Wagon is an off-road, all-access pass, removing the limitations, instilling confidence and allowing owners to reach areas of recreation and lifestyle not attainable with any other pickup," said Mike Manley, Head of Jeep Brand and Ram Brand, FCA - Global.

"The 2017 Ram Power Wagon delivers to those who travel into extreme terrain, while providing the towing and payload capability required in a heavy-duty truck

I don't consider 10k towing and 1,500 lb max payload (probably 1200 actual), heavy duty capability for a heavy duty truck.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wEkhmeHdL3o

Junk LOL!

I'd love to get a 2500 tradesman with the 6.4 hemi and 4.10 rears someday, it would be an awesome towing rig. Just need to better program the transmission though.


Posted by: Gasser V8 | Nov 10, 2016 6:51:50 AM

You might be referring to the E G R valve.

http://www.allpar.com/mopar/V8/truck-hemi.html

Towing numbers mean nothing when you are off-roading!

2 warranty issues in 3 years and retained 94% of its value. If that's junk then every GM vehicle made is trash. Oh wait, you may be right.

Its funny that people try to compare the towing and payload of a 3/4 ton truck with an off road package to that of a purpose built High Performance off road supertruck (feel free to substitute the world "toy" for "truck" when referring to the Raptor as it really is more toy than truck unless Baja is your daily business.

The PW or any other OEM truck for that matter cant hang with the Raptor off road (especially if you wanna get where you are going in a hurry or first). The Raptor isn't meant to out tow or out haul anything and it really doesnt. Its meant to outrun everything and it does that VERY well. The PW in offroad terms still suffers from all the limitations and liabilities associated with a big long heavy 3/4 ton truck and hence is still more truck than off roader even though it does make sacrifices in payload and towing to be better offroad than any other currently offered 3/4 ton truck.

@Clint,

The Raptor or any other OEM truck for that matter cant hang with the Power Wagon off road (especially if you wanna get where you are going.). The Raptor isn't meant to out tow or out haul anything and it really doesn't. It's a one trick pony. The Raptor in offroad terms still suffers from being to wide and not enough truck for truck stuff. Towing and hauling.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NH5XFtOcCRQ

Raptor isn't made for fast speed off-roading.

In the slow hill-climb Ford came in 1st, Taco second and Powerwagon 4th.

Ford also came in 1st in the stone stair climb....

PW came in first on the rock garden. So unless you are off-roading in rock gardens...

http://special-reports.pickuptrucks.com/2012/09/ultimate-4x4-shootout-off-road-testing.html

PW is last in acceleration, braking and fuel econ.

PW really doesn't have any hauling capability either. 1500 and then add 200 in options and 500 lbs in AEV Prospector stuff you're payload is around 800.

Raptor best all-round: fast, off-road hills, off-road general, and on-road.

PW best off-roader for: rock gardens and 200 lb more payload.

@OXI, you know who wont be doing any offroading? Gm, since they just laid off a bunch of people and cut jobs of 2,000
Posted by: Nitro | Nov 10, 2016 9:27:49 AM


Yep. And a Ford would just melt the snow after it starts on fire. Makes it easier for the wrecker to pick it up and haul it off to scrap yard.

Luckily the 2017 PW grille looks like it can easily be swapped for a regular 2500 grille.

The new Rebel-style grille likes like a dog turd wrapped in burnt hair, floating in pool of vomit. I'd really like to know how such a monstrosity got the green light. Disgusting.

A lot of times I don't agree with George C, but I fully agree on this one!
It's high time that they put the 8 speed in the 2500! And why not one for 3500s that are equipped with a Hemi?

Last test I seen with the 6.4 hemi at towing the transmission couldn't transfer torque efficiently to the wheels. In fact I believe the 5.7 hemi performed the same or better in the same test due to better gear selection in the transmission.

@Gasser can you show me the article?

Ram cleaned house, best in class. One thing that will effect uphill long full thottle pulls in the 6.4 is the EGR valve. Similar to the ones on a Diesel engine for cooling the air intake charge.

http://www.allpar.com/mopar/V8/truck-hemi.html

Longest Lasting truck you can buy.

http://www.tfltruck.com/2014/10/2014-ram-2500-hd-6-4l-hemi-vs-6-0l-chevy-ike-gauntlet-hd/

This might be one of them. If not I could do some more digging tho. Lol I believe there were several sites that had the same results when they first came out with the 6.4 hemi that the transmission needed some tweaking or something. Don't get me wrong I like RAM, I just look for the strengths and weaknesses in everything regardless of brand. Brand loyalty is a good way to get suckered. Loo

Cool watch! Love hearing that hemi sound. Awesome job RAM on making a great truck with the best power plant under the hood today.

Ram cleaned house, best in class. One thing that will effect uphill long full thottle pulls in the 6.4 is the EGR valve. Similar to the ones on a Diesel engine for cooling the air intake charge.

http://www.allpar.com/mopar/V8/truck-hemi.html

Longest Lasting truck you can buy.


Posted by: HEMI V8 | Nov 11, 2016 10:48:29 PM

You are kidding right?

David im not kidding i bet your a ford or chevy fan boy

WOW a $100,000 truck. 53K for the truck + 47K to cover for repairs.

David im not kidding i bet your a ford or chevy fan boy


Posted by: HEMI V8 | Nov 12, 2016 8:39:38 AM

You obviously don't know what an EGR does. That's ok, you are a Fiat guy.

Ummm...sure your not thinking of an inter cooler? Didn't think they needed an inter cooler on a gas engine???

If it's a GTDI engine it might.

Posted by: HEMI V8 | Nov 11, 2016 10:48:29 PM

You are kidding right?


Posted by: David | Nov 12, 2016 8:28:24 AM

WHAT DO YOU DRIVE DAVID?

Ummm...sure your not thinking of an inter cooler? Didn't think they needed an inter cooler on a gas engine???


Posted by: Gasser V8 | Nov 12, 2016 2:34:39 PM

Read the article i posted. It's all there. Google EGR see how and why

WHAT DO YOU DRIVE DAVID?

Posted by: HEMI V8 | Nov 13, 2016 11:10:28 AM

When? I have a 2014 Raptor and just ordered a 2017. I have several other trucks too along with a Jeep for some off road fun. Based on your post I own a lot more stuff than you by a long shot. I pay cash for it too.

Fyi, you don't don't what an EGR valve is and who cares if it is cooled. Hardly anyone if at all uses EGR valves on gas engines anymore.

*Don't know*

10,000 lb towing is pretty good with an off-road designed truck that already weighs 7000lbs. And the standard 2500 with 6.4 has a gcwr of 22,500 not sure if that's with the 3.73 or 4.10 rear tho. Either way that's a towing machine. Lol



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