2017 Ram Power Wagon

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This mod adds 2017 Ram Power Wagon for Car Mechanic Simulator 2018 mods.

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Locations Found:

Stock: Auctions Salons and Barns
4×4: Auctions Salons and Barns


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Car Overview:

The front grille of the new Ram Power Wagon 2017 exceeds in size the Ram 1500 Rebel

He heads Ram’s 4×4 range – “The leading off-road truck”

With new colors, lights, tires, grills and graphics inspired by the “Macho Power Wagon” 1979-80

New colors and interior materials, including seats in diesel gray and black with an impression that resembles the tire tread

Exclusive 17-inch wheels and Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac 33-inch tires

The standard 6.4-liter HEMI® V-8 engine, with 410 horsepower and 429 foot-pounds of torque, provides the best powertrain warranty in its class: 5 years / 60,000 miles

The “Articulink” front suspension system, exclusive to Ram, incorporates high-movement hinges and a stabilizer bar disconnection system, allowing additional flexibility and shaft articulation

Ram engineering continues to lead the segment in innovation and high strength, with rear suspension with coil and five hinges for better walking

The Ram Power Wagon incorporates differentials with front and rear electronic locks as standard for true four-wheel drive

12,000-pound Warn electric winch mounted behind the front bumper

The Power Wagon is available in the same details and designs of the Tradesman

Towing capacity of up to 10,030 pounds

Introduced in 1945, the Power Wagon was the first 4×4 pickup produced in series. No other van on the market equals the ability of the Power Wagon on and off the road

February 11, 2016, Auburn Hills, Mich. – Ram Truck continues to manufacture the best vans. The Ram 1500 EcoDiesel offers the best fuel economy in the industry with 29 miles per gallon (mpg). Ram’s high-end range has the best towing capacity in its category at 31,210 pounds and unmatched torque at 900 foot-pounds, but the Ram Truck has retained a title for longer than any other production pickup truck: To become the most capable off-road truck. The 2017 Ram Power Wagon receives all new exterior and interior design elements to match its aggressive behavior and off-road lifestyle.

For 2017, the Power Wagon will lead a range of all-terrain vans that includes the Rebel and the 4×4 off-road package. These vehicles will affirm the position of the brand as the leader among all-terrain vans.

Based on the Ram 2500 4×4 Heavy Duty Crew Cab model, the Power Wagon adds several engineering advances, including a unique suspension with more than two inches of lift, differential lock and a 12,000-pound winch, giving this beast a head start. significant on all other production vans.

“The Ram Power Wagon is an all-terrain vehicle with access to all kinds of places, which transmits confidence and allows owners to reach all recreational areas and achieve a lifestyle that can not be reached by another pickup truck,” said Mike Manley. , Responsible for the brands Jeep and Ram, FCA – Global. “The 2017 Ram Power Wagon effectively transports those who travel to extreme terrain, while also providing the towing capacity and necessary payload in a heavy-duty truck.”

The engineering innovations of the 2017 Ram Power Wagon include an unrivaled power of 410 horsepower, 6.4-liter HEMI® V-8 engine.

“Dating back to 1945, Ram Power Wagon’s heritage occupies a distinguished position in the Ram Truck range as an example of engineering innovation and off-road capability,” said Rob Wichman, Ram Truck engineering director. “For 2017, the unrivaled and tenacious resistance of the Power Wagon is combined with an appearance of invincibility.”

The Power Wagon was born in 1945 and was produced until 1980. The first models were based on the de ton military truck series of the Dodge brand called Weapons Carrier (WC) during the Second World War. The Power Wagon became a popular vehicle among the population. The emblematic truck was reintroduced in 2005 and now exists as an independent model in the range of Ram trucks.

Exterior design

The Ram Power Wagon 2017 is “the essential truck for off-road” with a new exterior design that leaves without a doubt the potential it has.

Similar to the Ram 1500 Rebel, the new Power Wagon incorporates a new grille with the outstanding logo of the letters “RAM” in Silver Billet. The darkened grid is framed by dual-use projector headlights with black bezel and LED lights. Molded vents in the hood also include a bright black graphic from the middle of the hood to the windshield.

The color of the truck marks the graphic characteristics of the Power Wagon. While the optional double-toned paint with black on the bottom remains. The design team used the popular graphic of the late 1970s for the profile. The 2017 model incorporates a thick vertical stripe on the back of the cab, with the words “Power Wagon” in large, contoured letters. These, pay tribute to a design of 36 years ago that make the Power Wagon model quickly recognized. The optional graphics are available in two slightly different colors, depending on the paint of the vehicle. The colors Bright White (bright white), Flame Red (flame red), Bright Silver (shiny silver),

The front fender effectively hides the 12,000-pound Warn winch, the roller guide and 125 feet of cable length. The only visible thing is the heavy steel cable and a hook the size of an excavator attached to one of the two enormous hooks of the front trailer. The 17-inch multi-surface forged aluminum wheels are unique and totally new for the Power Wagon. The wheels, silver on the outside and matt black on the inside, hold 33-inch tires and exposed nuts, with a central lid.

The blackened front design of the Rebel continues on the sides, on the trim of the fenders, on the logo in matt black and the mirrors and their lower panels, creating a look of their own.

Continuing towards the back, we find in the back door the emblem of “RAM”, in an original type of letter of 324 points of size in black color. The graphics of Power Wagon in glossy black are unified with the rear bumper with a black coating and with the black bezel around the taillights. A black “Power Wagon” label goes through the bottom of the rear door.

The 2017 Power Wagon also includes an optional rear-door camera to reverse, providing a greater field of vision when maneuvering. The exclusive chamber for the Ram loading zone is also optional. This view allows owners to control the load part without flipping. The touch screen of Uconnect 8.4 can switch between the view of the loading part or the rear view from the rear door. In addition, there is the option of a new three-leaf canopy cover with the Ram logo.

The Power Wagon is also available in the Tradesman Crew Cab 4×4 model. Although this option does not include the same interior and exterior design elements, it does have the same off-road equipment. This option includes the winch, organizer for the cargo area, larger tires, stabilizer bar with electronic disconnection, suspension and reinforcement of the lower part of the body. This package has paint without tonality variations. The edges of the grill and decorative accents are Tradesman model, and are black as well as the panels of the headlights and fenders.

Interior design

The new Power Wagon is available in two interior options and offers a uniquely designed cab that focuses on stylish operation. Improvements to certain parts of the lined and sewn surfaces are evidence of the changes of the previous year’s model.

The interior of the Power Wagon has been enhanced with unique seats finished in diesel gray and black with silky fabric. The seats are embossed with the footprint of the Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac tire, which is the rim of the Power Wagon. Optional heated front seats include Light Slate Gray decorative stitching and a Ram logo embroidery on the headboards, as well as a black and gray diesel badge with the words “Power Wagon” on top of the seats.

An option for a superior finish are the leather seats and the Power Wagon and Ram logos embroidered on the seats, as well as the Ram logo on the sides of the headboards. The combination of the Slate Gray seams provides a clean and meticulous look to the points where the materials come together. The ambient lights illuminate the top, the door panels and the part where the feet go, thus completing an exclusive environment.

Both finishes have a fully black instrument panel. The armrests of the doors and 20 percent of the console armrest cover are accented with Light Slate Gray stitching.

The 7-inch center panel uses graphics at the start of “Power Wagon”, and the bottom of the 8.4-inch Uconnect screen has off-road designs.

The central panel and the doors are finished in metallic gray paint, giving it a cast iron appearance and adding an industrial color of a serious character to the interior. The ventilation rings, in satin chrome color, delineate the points of exit of the air as well as the panel.

The steering wheel is covered in semi-perforated black leather with a heating function available. Accented with X-shaped seams in Slate Gray color, and the upper glove box and panel are finished with a Power Wagon model logo.

The floor mats, in diesel gray and with the logo of Ram Ram head, are made of “deep dish” rubber and are suitable for all types of weather conditions that help to contain dirt, dust and snow.

In the upper part, a new black interior panel and upper pillars, of the same color, complete the modifications to the interior of the Power Wagon 2017.


Irrefutable figures tell the unparalleled story of the 16-valve 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 factory engine, with 410 horsepower at 5,600 rpm and a torque foot efficiency of 429 foot-pounds (582 N • m) at 4,000 rpm . The engine calibration is exclusive to the Power Wagon to increase its off-road maneuverability. When driving a four-wheel drive vehicle in “low” mode, acceleration decreases and idling increases by 100 rpm (650 to 750 rpm), providing added control when ascending and descending in off-road locations at reduced speed.

The legendary HEMI structure provides the creation of the 90-degree V-8 engine. However, its advanced technology is avant-garde. The refrigerated recirculation of exhaust gases (EGR) offers greater efficiency. These attributes are manifested in lower pumping losses and number of emissions. Pumping losses are further reduced by variable valve timing (VVT). Efficiency is a hallmark of the 6.4-liter HEMI V-8, starting with the fuel economy system by deactivating cylinders. When conditions permit, such as on the road with cruise control, the system closes the four cylinders to save fuel. The engine features an active double air collector with optimized travel specifically for the high-end Ram range. The result is better torque at low revs without sacrificing high revving power.

In addition, the efficiency is reflected in a positive pressure ventilation system of the crankcase (PCV by its acronym in English), which is integrated into the air collector. The benefit that is obtained is the improvement in oil efficiency.

Heat is the enemy of durability, but the 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 has certain characteristics to deal with:

Large volume oil cooler

Jets of oil for the cooling of the piston

Aeronautical quality with stainless steel fasteners for better durability at high temperatures

In addition, the cooling circuit in the block, the heads and the water pump was optimized. The valve material was improved to combat deterioration and was fixed by a block of cast iron, aluminum cylinder heads and forged steel crankshaft. The 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 has a 5 year / 60,000 mile warranty.

The 6.4-liter HEMI is offered with the 66RFE six-speed automatic transmission and is connected to a Borg Warner BW 44-47 partial-drive manual transmission box. The Hill Descent Control allows drivers to control the speed of the Power Wagon on difficult and steep descents, using the buttons on the gear lever – without using the accelerator or brake pedals.

The axes of the Power Wagon are of a unique durability. Built by American Axle & Manufacturing, the units measure 9.25 inches in the front and 11.5 inches in the back (an increase of the old ones that were 10.5 inches). These, distribute the power through a ring and pinion ratio of 4.10: 1. The strong rear axles were improved to 38 mm, providing rotary force directly to the combination between the tire and the 33-inch wheel. Both axes include differentials with electronic blocks, controlled by electromagnetic actuators. All high-strength Ram trucks include an exclusive front axle disconnect system in the segment. When conditions require it, the front powertrain components are disconnected to reduce losses and improve overall efficiency. The system provides a gain in fuel efficiency of up to 1 mpg.


The suspension system was specially designed for the 2017 Ram Power Wagon, with Bilstein shock absorbers, modified control arms, springs and more than two inches of lift.

At the front, the full range of high-strength Ram trucks includes an advanced suspension with three hinges to guarantee its rolling resistance. The high capacity of rolling resistance is an important feature for vehicles of higher height, and especially for trucks with heavy loads, in addition to reducing the possibility of tipping. Rolling resistance is measured by determining how much the truck tilts from side to side during cornering, independently of the tires.

The Ram Power Wagon includes a suspension system of three hinges with Bilstein shock absorbers as standard, unique in this model. The “Articulink” design of Ram incorporates high-movement joints in the arm support to the shaft, allowing additional flexibility and shaft movement.

Additional suspension flexibility is achieved through the one-of-a-kind electronic disconnect stabilizer bar that allows the front axle to move more independently of the truck chassis. The uncoupling of the Smart Bar, maneuvered by the driver, is possible both in the “High” mode of four-wheel drive and in the “Low” mode at speeds below 18 miles per hour (mph). As a safety measure, the Smart Bar automatically resets at speeds above 18 mph, increasing roll resistance.

Heavy-duty trucks usually have a rear suspension designed to withstand heavy loads constantly. This usually decreases comfort while driving when it is unloaded. This is where Ram’s innovation comes in. All Ram 2500 heavy duty trucks, including the Power Wagon, have a rear suspension system with coil and five hinges, unique in the segment, to offer unrivaled driving and maneuverability.

The exclusive design with coil and five hinges works best on obstacles. The system of springs, and the robust spiral springs are more than capable of handling heavy loads. Although the 2017 Ram Power Wagon is packed with off-road components, owners will appreciate the ability to have loads of up to 1,510 pounds and a towing capacity of up to 10,030 pounds.

The coil design with five hinges provides support for all important points of force. Suspensions with spring springs work against the axle housing through shock absorbers (one on the front of the axle tube and one on the back). The superior design of the coil system with five hinges is able to prevent unwanted shaft rotations. Spring spring configurations also have no lateral support, which makes the ends and shackles have to withstand lateral loads – a task for which they are not particularly good, and one of the reasons why spring suspensions vibrate excessively on uneven surfaces.

Thanks to the control of the five-hinged shaft and the natural rotation, the connections on the drive shaft work without problems and with less vibration through the range of movement of the suspension, an advantage that spring springs do not have. Another benefit of the spiral spring with respect to the springs is the load that is not suspended and the elimination of friction in the shakes. In addition, the connections are designed to work with the rails of the chassis, so the packaging is better. It also has a reduction in weight of more than 40 pounds, compared to the configuration of spring springs.

The rear suspension also includes the Bilstein monotube shock absorbers, and another Bilstein shock absorber that attach the upper part of the rear axle to the chassis. This provides additional control, which makes the Ram Power Wagon offer much more than competitors offer for shaft control.

The combination of axle and suspension of the Ram Power Wagon 2017 provide a greater connection of the suspension, a determining factor when facing extreme obstacles. With the Smart Bar attached, the Ram Power Wagon achieves a Ramp Travel Index (RIT) that measures a vehicle’s suspension of 510 (26 inches away).

Ground clearance and protection

The Goodyear Wrangler Duratec 33-inch wheels of the Power Wagon will provide the optimum balance between performance on the road and off road, as they have grooves to help traction on sand, mud or snow. It is a tire ready for the most irregular terrains, but still offering a smooth handling on paved roads.

The Power Wagon has the largest tires and the highest suspension lift, with a distance from the ground of 14.3 inches, compared to 12 inches of the Ram 2500 high-strength truck. The approach angle of the truck was raised to 33.6 degrees, the exit angle was increased to 26.2 degrees and the ventral angle was reinforced to 23.5 degrees. This gives the Ram Power Wagon a considerable distance to the ground, enough to be able to traverse strong ups and downs, in addition to allowing a passage of up to 30 inches of water.

The Ram Power Wagon 2017 has many protection components for the bottom. Longitudinal bars protect the transfer case and the protective plates of the fuel tank, resulting in a reinforcement that minimizes damage to the bottom.


The high-strength Ram trucks incorporate a chassis made of 50,000 psi high-strength steel, which includes eight separate crossbars, main rails and fully enclosed rear rails to provide as much strength and efficiency as possible. The controls of the chassis, in the Ram trucks of high resistance, ensure incredibly low levels of noise, vibration and hardness. They also improve the handling and maneuverability characteristics.

A large structure, connected to the sheet attached to the chassis, protrudes into an elongated welding surface, creating a rigid and sturdy front section. The design ensures optimum mass efficiency without the need for reinforcements to provide strength, despite the complexity of the shape. The central rails of the chassis are manufactured in the form of cylinders, an efficient method to maintain consistent strength in less complex longitudinal sections. At the rear of the new chassis, the structure includes boxed rails and a crossbar on the factory installed rear axle.


The hydraulic steering system incorporates a spherical gear, which provides a sense of precision, despite the immense towing capacity and payload of the vehicle.


The four-wheel disc brakes are high strength on all models of the 2017 Ram trucks. The front rotors measure 14.17 inches (373 mm) in diameter and are clamped with double piston calipers. The 14.09 inch (356 mm) rear rotors also use double piston calipers. All Ram high-strength trucks have an electronic stability control (ESC) of four channels.


Ram high-strength trucks are equipped with a motor, transmission and robust body supports, which include hydraulic supports to reduce noise, vibration and hardness.

The Power Wagon includes a class 5 receiver hitch as standard equipment with four and seven connectors on the bumper. It also offers a high-definition camera system, to go back, which is mounted on the rear door and displays the images on the 8.4-inch screen. In addition, there is the option of a camera for the cargo area, located in the central part of the rear brake light, and allows observing the cargo area.

Electrical equipment

While the Ram truck brand continues to offer greater innovations and amenities, a technology that allows more and better electronic communication inside the truck is necessary. Ram’s Powernet electrical architecture system allows high and low speed data networks to activate up to 40 individual modules designed to improve vehicle performance and improve the comfort and safety of the driver and passengers. Within the Powernet high-speed network, each module (eg, electronic stability control) processes its data individually and transmits the relevant commands inside the vehicle to activate the additional systems (eg, anti-lock braking system) and adaptive cruise control).

Most commercial truck customers need to connect to the electrical system. Certain fleet owners even require access to vehicle information, especially ambulance packages and some utility companies. A best-in-class system interface module (VSIM) is able to communicate between non-original modules and several factory control modules. The VSIM interface module has 53 circuits, including lighting controls, door position and accelerator and transmission position. This class-exclusive module acts as a secure access to vehicle electrical systems and computer data to enable secure plug and play connectivity for greater ease of equipment.

The high strength Ram 2017 pickup truck is equipped with an intelligent battery sensor technology, which continuously measures the flow of current entering and leaving the battery. The system is activated automatically for load reduction, systematically shutting down some electrical systems on board the vehicle when the battery is running low.

The new Power Wagon offers a dual alternator system (the first of its kind for 3/4-ton and 1-ton trucks with gasoline powertrains) combining 220 amp and 160 amp units, resulting in a total power of 380 amp, the best of its kind.

Additional characteristics

Customers of the Ram Power Wagon can enjoy the convenience of folding electric mirrors and an electric rear window with defrosting system. In addition, the central locking system includes RamBox cargo management system and electric locks for the rear door, providing a convenient solution to close all exterior doors and cargo area covers. A spray applied coating and LED lighting of the cargo area, front and rear parking assistance system, adjustable electric pedals and remote start are also offered.

Cost of ownership and powertrain warranty for 5 years / 60,000 miles

The 2017 Ram Power Wagon is backed by a 5-year / 60,000-mile limited powertrain warranty. The powertrain limited warranty covers the cost of all parts and labor required to repair a powertrain component included in the coverage (engine, drive and transmission systems). The coverage also includes a free crane service to the nearest Ram dealer, if necessary. The warranty is also transferable, which means that customers who sell their vans during the warranty period may transfer coverage to the new owner. The 3-year / 36,000-mile limited basic warranty provides complete coverage for Ram Power Wagon trucks, from the bodywork to the electrical system.


The Ram Power Wagon 2017 is manufactured at the Saltillo assembly plant in Coahuila, Mexico, and will be available in the fourth quarter of 2016.

History of the Power Wagon – the first all-terrain utility vehicle produced in series in the United States

After the Second World War, some members of the armed forces who were returning home wrote to Dodge and asked the following: “Where can we get vans like the ones we used in the war?” Dodge responded by manufacturing the Power Wagon. Virtually unchanged since its introduction in 1945, the Power Wagons first appeared on the civilian market in 1946 with the WDX model. The truck had a design similar to the military vehicle carrying weapons, ¾ tons, with a wheelbase of 126 inches and a closed cabin. The denominations of the model changed with the years, but the Power Wagon was offered only like a truck of 1 ton until 1968.

The original Power Wagon featured a 230-cubic-inch engine with 6 cylinders, a two-speed gearbox, a four-speed transmission with a PTO opening, which sent power to the front and rear of the truck to use the auxiliary equipment, and some layers of rim of 9.00 / 16-8 on wheels of 16×6 inches and five bolts. The 1 ton Power Wagon reached a maximum gross vehicle weight (GVWR) of 8,700 pounds. Its maximum payload was 3,000 pounds.

The cargo area of one of the trucks was designed to measure 8 x 4.5 feet. Dodge manufactured this four-wheel drive truck more than a year and a half before the Willys 4T and 10 years before other manufacturers began producing 4×4 trucks, making it the first mass-produced civilian truck. The WDX 1947 offered services such as electric windshield wipers, sun visor and driver’s armrest, interior light, a heater and a 10,000-pound winch.

In 1957, Dodge introduced another line of trucks with four-wheel drive, also known as Power Wagons, with the designation of the models W100, W200, W300 and W500. With more conventional style, these Power Wagons were available with different engines, including the V-8s. The bodywork passed the transition from 1972 to 1980 with different grills and unique paint designs. Its utility and functionality were not challenged by the few competitors in the sector, such as the trailer, cargo, and snow removal capacity of the Power Wagon, equipped with eight-bolt shafts “Dana 60”, which was “king of the durability “.

After the model of 1980, the Power Wagon stopped producing with the introduction of the Dodge Ram, with the models of traction in the four wheels, being commercialized with the name of “Power Ram” until 1993. The logo of the Power Wagon was Reintroduced in 2005, and continues to hold the highest position in off-road truck capacity.

About the Ram Truck brand

Since its launch as an independent vehicle brand in 2009, the Ram Truck brand continues to establish its own identity with one goal: to build the best vans and commercial vehicles in the industry.

Creating a distinctive brand for trucks, Ram has been able to focus on the way his customers use their vans and the new features and functions they would like to see in them. The Ram brand covers the entire spectrum of the market whether it is a family that day by day uses its half-ton truck, a worker that requires a Ram Heavy Duty or a businessman who depends on his commercial trucks.

The Ram Truck brand has the most innovative line in the large truck market. The Ram has become the leader of large trucks by investing substantially in new products with aggressive design, refined interiors, durable engines and features that further enhance their capabilities. Ram customers, from those who use half-ton trucks to those who drive commercial vans, have a demanding range of needs and require vehicles that offer a high level of performance.

Beginning in 2016, Ram continues to beat the competition in the most coveted titles, fuel economy, cargo weight and towing capacity:

Best Exclusive Ecodiesel for fuel economy in its class – 29 mpg with Ram 1500

Best in the segment for its towing capacity – 31,210 pounds with Ram 3500

Best in the cargo weight segment – 7,390 pounds with Ram 3500

Best in the segment of torques – 900 lb-ft with Ram 3500 Cummins Turbo Diesel

Truck customers, from half a ton to commercial trucks, have extensive demanding needs and require their vehicles to provide high levels of capacity. Ram trucks are designed to offer a total experience.

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