2017 Ram Promaster Cargo Van Pricing



Pros

  • Front-wheel-drive configuration offers improved low-traction performance and tight turning radius
  • Wide variety of body styles to suit a range of business needs
  • Available on-board internet connection
  • Up to 5,160 pounds of payload capacity

Cons

  • Clunky automatic transmission on diesel models
  • Hard to find a comfortable driving position
  • Unrefined ride quality, even for a van
  • Less towing capacity than other full-size vans

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Features & Specs

2500 High Roof w/159" WB 3dr Van (3.6L 6cyl 6A)1500 Low Roof w/118" WB 3dr Van (3.6L 6cyl 6A)1500 Low Roof w/136" WB 3dr Van (3.6L 6cyl 6A)1500 High Roof 3dr Van (3.6L 6cyl 6A)3500 High Roof w/Extended Length 3dr Van (3.6L 6cyl 6A)2500 High Roof w/136" WB 3dr Van (3.6L 6cyl 6A)3500 High Roof 3dr Van (3.6L 6cyl 6A)
Starting MSRP$34,295$29,995$30,795$31,695$38,145$32,695$35,495
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Seating2222222
Transmission6-speed automatic6-speed automatic6-speed automatic6-speed automatic6-speed automatic6-speed automatic6-speed automatic
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Horsepower280 hp @ 6400 rpm280 hp @ 6400 rpm280 hp @ 6400 rpm280 hp @ 6400 rpm280 hp @ 6400 rpm280 hp @ 6400 rpm280 hp @ 6400 rpm

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I own 9 of these. Run away, Run away, Run away.
I am a fleet owner and purchased several of these because they are very functional with a great overall design and platform. They safely handle a lot of weight and have superior freight space. They are actually kind of fun to drive because you are setting way up high like an old flat nosed tractor. They are front wheel drive and do pretty good in the snow and ice and gas mileage is far superior to the others. So it sounds great right?, so why the poor review? What a piece of JUNK! Headlight bulbs are about every 6 weeks, headlight capsules melting right onto the bulbs at the tune of a $1000 per occurrence. The factory built in Jake brake is so overly sensitive that even empty on the slightest of down grades it is downshifting abruptly and the rpms shoot up to 4500. There is coolant loss that apparently is impossible to detect? Lifter knock will form around 85,000 miles faithfully. I have had so many problem with these I know the Ram customer care rep by name and memorized her extension. I put 200k bumper to bumper warranties on them at the tune of $5,000 each, which is great but between actually trying to get them in for service within 3 to 4 days, waiting for parts for days and crazy expensive repairs it is a constant nightmare and almost not even worth it. Then once they are repaired they try to get out of warranty by saying it is maintenance or normal wear and tear. In general Ram dealers are the pits for service work, usually only having 1 or maybe 2 techs who are even "certified" to work on the Promaster. The worst is Ram knows these problems exist and take no responsibility or have figured out any fixes for it. I have a dealer service bulletin I "acquired" outlining the problem but they refuse to recall it. The 2018 engineering marvel to remedy the problem..... they eliminated the daytime running lights and put the old headlight manual on and off switch. Ram customer care will help pay for the premature repairs a couple times but after one or two you are on your own. I am not brand loyal, and had no preconceived brand bias one way or the other. It is on very seldom occasion that I leave reviews on any products, but the Promaster is deeply flawed when it comes to durability. I have a few Ford Transits, the cargo space in narrower, they are rear wheel drive and about 2-3 miles per gallon less but very reliable. The 2016 Transit that has 305,000 miles on it has had less cost in repairs then the 2017 Promaster with 45,000 miles. Chevy Cutaways are bulky with poor gas mpg but cheap, quick and easy to fix. The Chevy Cutaways typically need transmissions at about 150k miles, but they are readily available and takes about 5 hours at the dealership (GM crate one installed for about $3200 - $3700) I will not be buying another Promaster and I hope this review helps any business owner out there make a better choice for your business needs.
Get a horse and buggy instead, its more reliable.
Worse. decision. ever. We made the mistake and bought two for our business fleet, a business we heavy depends on our vehicles for and one has been in the shop 4 MONTHS, it under warranty less than 30k miles on it and they still can’t figure out how to fix it! 4 MONTHS! The other one has had so many little issues its annoying, no radio currently as that is the latest thing to break. oh and also have to replace headlight bulbs every 5,000 miles, driving home with no headlights at night is SO FUN! And you have to take it to a dealer that can work on them not just any Ram dealership can. Save your money and time! The biggest issue is That it is UNDER WARRANTY and this company REFUSES TO STAND BEHIND THEIR WARRANTY ON THEIR PRODUCT!!! AVOID AT ALL COST
Headlights are junk
Try the ford. Promaster replaced coil packs two times-headlights-are junk replace headlight once a month engine rattle transmission shifts up and down all the time

2017 Ram Promaster Cargo Van for Sale

Ram Promaster Cargo Van 2017 1500 High Roof 3dr Van (3.6L 6cyl 6A) White Knuckle Clear Coat Gray vinyl
New 2017Ram Promaster Cargo Van1500 High Roof
MSRP:$35,780
Est.Loan: $616/mo
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The 'Everybody Price' includes ONLY REBATES AND INCENTIVES THAT EVERYBODY QUALIFIES FOR (Unlike many of our competitors). Your only additional fees are Tax, Tag Fees, $299 Processing Fee (not required by law) and Destination Fees are not included. Destination charges: $995 - $1445(all new Chrysler, Dodge Jeep models) $1,195 - $1645 (all new RAM models). Incentives are based on MidAtlantic business center residency. All availability, prices, and specifications are subject to change without notice. Any accessories added by the dealer are additional. 'Conditional Price' includes conditional rebates and incentives. Not everyone will qualify for the conditional incentives. Click on incentives to determine your eligibility. For clarification regarding any conditional incentive, please call to determine your eligibility.

Ram Promaster Cargo Van 2017 3500 High Roof w/Extended Length 3dr Van (3.6L 6cyl 6A) White Knuckle Clear Coat Gray vinyl
New 2017Ram Promaster Cargo Van3500 High Roof w/Extended Length
MSRP:$42,660
Est.Loan: $738/mo
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Dare to compare! How about this great vehicle! Some vehicles just speak for themselves! Top features include remote keyless entry, telescoping steering wheel, power windows, and 1-touch window functionality. It features an automatic transmission, front-wheel drive, and a refined 6 cylinder engine. Our experienced sales staff is eager to share its knowledge and enthusiasm with you. They'll work with you to find the right vehicle at a price you can afford. Call now to schedule a test drive. 301 776 7373

Ram Promaster Cargo Van 2017 1500 High Roof 3dr Van (3.6L 6cyl 6A) White Knuckle Clear Coat Gray cloth
New 2017Ram Promaster Cargo Van1500 High Roof
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The 2017 Ram ProMaster is the only full-size commercial van that uses front-wheel drive. That may sound odd for a work vehicle, but there are advantages to the setup, including improved traction (particularly when the van is relatively lightly laden), a smaller turning radius and excellent visibility because the transversely mounted engine allows a short hood. But rear-drive, and every other big van is rear-drive, has its advantages as well. So which advantages work best for you?

Before Ram was Ram, it was Dodge. And Dodge's history of commercial delivery vehicle goes back to 1919 when it introduced its first half-ton panel truck. But the ProMaster is actually based on the third-generation Fiat Ducato van; a European design introduced in 2006 that's also produced in countries around the world. The significant difference between the ProMaster and all its siblings is that while the others are offered solely with four-cylinder diesel engines, the ProMaster is offered with a gas-burning V6.

In fact the ProMaster's V6 is the same Pentastar 3.6-liter 24-valve V6 offered in many Ram, Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep vehicles. Rated at 280 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of peak torque in the ProMaster, it's hooked up to a six-speed automatic transmission. A turbocharged, 3.0-liter four-cylinder EcoDiesel four rated at 174 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque is also offered with a six-speed automatic transmission.

Keep in mind that the ProMaster is a commercial vehicle. The accoutrements and comforts that can be taken for granted in a consumer-intended vehicle are either optional or missing altogether. It's usually sold as a bare shell ready to be outfitted with shelving, dog grooming equipment, a full taco kitchen or whatever.

Flexibility being vital to business users, the ProMaster is available as a plain wall cargo van, a people hauler with seats and windows, or a chassis cab or cutaway. It's also offered in half-, 3/4- and 1-ton rated chassis; with 118-, 136- and 159-inch wheelbases; and with a low- or high-roof for additional headroom. That's a lot of flexibility.

As a commercial vehicle, the EPA doesn't rate the ProMaster's mileage. But expect the EcoDiesel engine to deliver better fuel mileage, while the Pentastar V6 is likely to have better responsiveness and may have better access to fuel in far-flung locations.

Buying a commercial van is a business decision. It means making a hard-nosed choice on what's best for your needs and which vehicle can meet those needs as efficiently as possible. Edmunds is your partner in getting the right Ram ProMaster at the right price to boost your profits.

2017 Ram Promaster Cargo Van Overview

The 2017 Ram Promaster Cargo Van is offered in the following styles: 2500 High Roof w/159" WB 3dr Van (3.6L 6cyl 6A), 1500 Low Roof w/118" WB 3dr Van (3.6L 6cyl 6A), 1500 Low Roof w/136" WB 3dr Van (3.6L 6cyl 6A), 1500 High Roof 3dr Van (3.6L 6cyl 6A), 3500 High Roof w/Extended Length 3dr Van (3.6L 6cyl 6A), 2500 High Roof w/136" WB 3dr Van (3.6L 6cyl 6A), and 3500 High Roof 3dr Van (3.6L 6cyl 6A).

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What's a good price for a New 2017 Ram Promaster Cargo Van?
2017 Ram Promaster Cargo Van 3500 High Roof w/Extended Length 3dr Van (3.6L 6cyl 6A)

The 2017 Ram Promaster Cargo Van 3500 High Roof w/Extended Length 3dr Van (3.6L 6cyl 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $42,660. The average price paid for a new 2017 Ram Promaster Cargo Van 3500 High Roof w/Extended Length 3dr Van (3.6L 6cyl 6A) is trending $6,749 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

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The average savings for the 2017 Ram Promaster Cargo Van 3500 High Roof w/Extended Length 3dr Van (3.6L 6cyl 6A) is 15.8% below the MSRP.

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2017 Ram Promaster Cargo Van 1500 High Roof 3dr Van (3.6L 6cyl 6A)

The 2017 Ram Promaster Cargo Van 1500 High Roof 3dr Van (3.6L 6cyl 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $36,275. The average price paid for a new 2017 Ram Promaster Cargo Van 1500 High Roof 3dr Van (3.6L 6cyl 6A) is trending $3,198 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $3,198 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $33,077.

The average savings for the 2017 Ram Promaster Cargo Van 1500 High Roof 3dr Van (3.6L 6cyl 6A) is 8.8% below the MSRP.

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